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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Sugar Drinks

During the past 30 days, how often did you drink sugar-sweetened fruit drinks (such as Kool-aid and lemonade)
sweet tea, and sports or energy drinks (such as Gatorade and Red Bull)?

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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%)
North Carolina 5,651 998 20.1 18.8-21.4 1,540 29.7 28.2-31.3 587 10.5 9.6-11.6 2,526 39.7 38.1-41.2
-Piedmont 2,815 472 19.1 17.4-20.9 789 29.3 27.3-31.4 321 11.7 10.4-13.1 1,233 39.9 37.9-42.1
GENDER
Male 1,177 230 22.8 20.0-25.9 348 30.0 27.0-33.2 120 9.8 8.1-11.9 479 37.3 34.2-40.5
Female 1,638 242 15.8 13.8-17.9 441 28.7 26.1-31.5 201 13.3 11.4-15.4 754 42.3 39.5-45.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,837 285 17.8 15.7-20.0 476 27.1 24.7-29.6 214 11.7 10.2-13.5 862 43.4 40.8-46.1
Non-Hispanic Black 572 114 22.1 18.3-26.4 188 34.1 29.6-39.0 75 14.7 11.4-18.7 195 29.1 25.1-33.4
Other 371 70 21.5 16.9-26.9 117 32.7 27.3-38.7 24 5.8 3.7- 8.9 160 40.0 34.2-46.1
AGE
18-34 488 128 28.4 24.0-33.3 186 38.1 33.2-43.3 58 11.0 8.3-14.3 116 22.5 18.5-27.1
35-44 440 61 14.4 11.0-18.5 151 34.3 29.5-39.5 55 11.7 9.0-15.3 173 39.6 34.6-44.8
45-54 534 83 17.0 13.6-20.9 153 28.1 24.1-32.5 62 13.6 10.4-17.5 236 41.4 36.8-46.0
55-64 544 93 17.1 13.8-21.0 129 24.0 20.1-28.3 63 12.6 9.4-16.5 259 46.4 41.6-51.2
65-74 464 57 14.2 10.7-18.5 104 20.5 16.7-25.1 52 10.9 8.1-14.5 251 54.4 49.0-59.7
75+ 307 42 15.3 10.7-21.3 58 18.9 14.3-24.5 26 8.9 5.8-13.2 181 57.0 50.4-63.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 73 26.7 21.1-33.1 75 28.4 22.3-35.4 27 9.2 6.0-14.0 115 35.7 29.6-42.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 702 159 25.5 21.8-29.5 196 30.3 26.3-34.5 73 10.7 8.3-13.6 274 33.6 29.8-37.6
Some Post-H.S. 741 137 19.3 16.2-22.8 208 28.1 24.5-32.1 82 12.0 9.6-14.9 314 40.6 36.6-44.7
College Graduate 1,065 99 8.8 7.2-10.8 310 30.9 27.9-34.1 136 13.5 11.4-16.0 520 46.7 43.5-50.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 49 20.8 15.4-27.4 72 32.5 25.6-40.2 29 15.4 10.2-22.6 89 31.4 25.1-38.4
$15,000- 24,999 434 113 28.0 23.2-33.3 121 30.1 25.0-35.7 36 8.3 5.8-11.8 164 33.7 28.8-38.9
$25,000- 34,999 236 49 23.6 17.7-30.7 65 24.5 18.8-31.3 24 9.8 6.3-15.0 98 42.1 34.4-50.2
$35,000- 49,999 303 51 22.1 16.5-28.9 94 28.5 23.2-34.5 42 12.1 8.6-16.7 116 37.3 31.1-44.0
$50,000- 74,999 340 50 17.1 12.7-22.7 108 32.0 26.2-38.5 35 10.8 7.5-15.3 147 40.1 34.2-46.3
$75,000+ 689 62 9.9 7.5-12.8 179 28.0 24.3-32.1 94 14.5 11.8-17.8 354 47.6 43.5-51.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 664 110 18.3 15.1-22.1 148 23.4 19.6-27.6 78 12.3 9.6-15.6 328 46.0 41.6-50.5
No 2,141 361 19.3 17.3-21.5 637 30.9 28.6-33.3 242 11.5 10.0-13.2 901 38.3 35.9-40.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 314 49 18.7 13.9-24.8 75 25.2 20.0-31.2 31 10.5 7.2-15.0 159 45.6 39.4-52.0
Non-Veteran 2,491 421 19.1 17.3-21.1 714 29.9 27.8-32.2 288 11.8 10.4-13.4 1,068 39.2 37.0-41.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,469 219 17.0 14.8-19.5 426 29.5 26.8-32.4 179 13.0 11.1-15.2 645 40.4 37.6-43.4
Regional City or Suburban 765 139 19.8 16.7-23.4 207 29.1 25.4-33.2 83 10.4 8.3-13.0 336 40.7 36.7-44.8
Rural 581 114 23.0 19.0-27.6 156 29.2 24.8-34.1 59 10.0 7.5-13.3 252 37.8 33.2-42.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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