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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sugar Drinks--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

About how often do you drink regular soda or pop that contains sugar?

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  Total
Respond.^
1+ times a day 1+ times a week 1+ times a month Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,674 1,023 21.8 20.4-23.3 1,300 24.4 23.0-25.8 768 12.9 11.9-14.0 2,583 40.9 39.3-42.4
GENDER
Male 2,403 545 26.9 24.7-29.2 591 25.5 23.4-27.7 309 12.3 10.8-14.1 958 35.3 33.1-37.6
Female 3,271 478 17.2 15.6-19.0 709 23.4 21.6-25.3 459 13.5 12.1-15.0 1,625 45.9 43.8-48.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,924 813 19.8 18.4-21.3 1,062 22.9 21.5-24.4 684 13.5 12.4-14.8 2,365 43.7 42.0-45.4
No 737 207 32.9 28.8-37.3 234 31.8 27.8-36.2 81 9.6 7.4-12.4 215 25.6 22.1-29.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,601 271 21.3 18.7-24.1 348 24.6 22.0-27.4 228 13.6 11.6-15.9 754 40.5 37.6-43.5
Overweight 1,900 332 20.9 18.7-23.3 431 24.0 21.7-26.4 256 13.4 11.6-15.4 881 41.7 39.1-44.4
Obese 1,601 310 23.7 21.0-26.6 381 24.4 21.9-27.2 218 12.2 10.4-14.3 692 39.7 36.7-42.6
Current Smoker
Yes 942 319 39.3 35.4-43.3 207 22.9 19.7-26.3 100 9.5 7.5-12.0 316 28.3 25.1-31.8
No 4,701 700 17.9 16.5-19.4 1,086 24.8 23.3-26.4 663 13.7 12.5-14.9 2,252 43.7 42.0-45.4
History of CVD**
Yes 668 109 20.2 16.4-24.7 115 16.7 13.6-20.3 92 12.8 10.0-16.2 352 50.3 45.6-55.0
No 4,961 907 22.0 20.5-23.6 1,175 25.3 23.8-26.8 670 13.0 11.9-14.2 2,209 39.8 38.1-41.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 599 126 24.5 20.5-29.0 129 22.9 19.3-27.1 90 14.9 11.8-18.5 254 37.6 33.3-42.2
No 4,883 853 21.3 19.8-22.8 1,121 24.4 22.9-26.0 654 12.7 11.6-13.9 2,255 41.6 39.9-43.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 247 45 20.8 15.1-27.9 46 21.7 16.1-28.5 31 11.8 8.0-17.2 125 45.7 38.5-53.1
No 5,225 936 21.8 20.3-23.3 1,200 24.4 23.0-25.9 712 12.9 11.9-14.1 2,377 40.9 39.3-42.5
COPD
Yes 494 120 28.9 23.8-34.7 94 19.6 15.6-24.3 58 12.3 9.1-16.5 222 39.2 34.0-44.6
No 5,153 899 21.2 19.8-22.7 1,198 24.7 23.3-26.2 706 13.0 11.9-14.2 2,350 41.1 39.4-42.7
Current Asthma
Yes 487 104 25.3 20.1-31.3 110 23.4 18.9-28.6 74 14.7 11.2-19.0 199 36.6 31.5-42.1
No 5,158 915 21.4 20.0-22.9 1,183 24.5 23.1-26.0 691 12.8 11.7-13.9 2,369 41.3 39.7-42.9
Diabetes
Yes 761 82 11.8 9.3-14.9 124 17.3 14.4-20.8 84 9.6 7.5-12.1 471 61.3 57.1-65.3
No 4,906 940 23.1 21.6-24.7 1,176 25.3 23.8-26.9 681 13.3 12.2-14.6 2,109 38.2 36.6-39.9
Disability
Yes 1,560 295 22.3 19.7-25.2 294 19.4 17.1-21.9 215 13.1 11.2-15.3 756 45.1 42.1-48.2
No 4,094 725 21.7 20.0-23.4 1,003 26.1 24.4-27.8 549 12.8 11.6-14.2 1,817 39.4 37.7-41.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,810 306 21.1 18.6-23.8 330 18.8 16.6-21.1 237 13.0 11.2-15.0 937 47.2 44.4-50.1
No 3,864 717 22.1 20.4-23.8 970 26.6 24.9-28.3 531 12.9 11.7-14.3 1,646 38.4 36.6-40.3

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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