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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 543 124 25.5 21.3-30.2 133 27.3 23.0-32.2 48 7.3 5.4- 9.9 238 39.8 35.2-44.7
GENDER
Male 227 53 27.3 21.0-34.8 61 29.1 22.5-36.7 20 6.6 4.1-10.4 93 36.9 30.2-44.2
Female 316 71 23.6 18.5-29.7 72 25.6 20.1-31.9 28 8.1 5.4-12.0 145 42.7 36.6-49.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 355 72 23.6 18.6-29.6 75 23.8 18.7-29.7 32 8.2 5.6-11.7 176 44.4 38.5-50.4
Non-Hispanic Black 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 27.6 18.9-38.6
Other 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 154 40 28.3 20.9-37.0 53 37.2 29.0-46.2 14 6.2 3.6-10.5 47 28.4 21.4-36.5
44-64 209 50 26.2 19.8-33.7 47 21.6 15.8-28.8 18 8.4 5.1-13.5 94 43.8 36.3-51.6
65+ 172 32 19.5 13.4-27.4 31 17.9 12.4-25.1 15 8.0 4.6-13.4 94 54.7 46.1-63.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 68 31.6 24.9-39.2 47 22.7 16.7-30.0 16 5.0 2.9- 8.5 97 40.7 33.5-48.2
Some College + 314 55 19.8 14.8-25.8 86 31.5 25.5-38.2 32 9.4 6.5-13.4 141 39.3 33.3-45.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 61 24.6 18.9-31.3 66 29.6 23.2-36.8 24 8.0 5.2-12.1 103 37.9 31.3-45.0
$50,000+ 177 33 24.5 17.2-33.6 45 27.5 20.0-36.5 15 7.0 4.0-11.8 84 41.0 32.9-49.6

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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.

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