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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Sugar Drinks

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%)
North Carolina 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
Region 8 544 107 22.8 18.8-27.3 104 20.5 16.7-25.0 64 11.4 8.5-15.0 269 45.3 40.4-50.3
GENDER
Male 229 59 27.9 21.6-35.2 48 20.8 15.4-27.6 21 10.0 6.1-15.9 101 41.3 34.2-48.8
Female 315 48 17.5 13.0-23.1 56 20.2 15.3-26.3 43 12.8 9.1-17.7 168 49.4 43.0-55.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 352 60 19.8 15.3-25.3 54 17.9 13.4-23.6 40 10.6 7.5-14.9 198 51.6 45.5-57.7
Non-Hispanic Black 110 25 24.3 16.1-35.0 *** *** *** 16 14.1 7.7-24.6 *** *** ***
Other 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 157 40 27.3 20.2-35.8 43 26.6 19.7-34.9 18 10.4 6.3-16.8 56 35.7 27.8-44.3
44-64 210 45 22.0 16.4-28.9 36 18.2 12.7-25.4 23 11.1 6.8-17.5 106 48.7 41.1-56.4
65+ 169 20 15.5 9.8-23.6 23 11.9 7.7-18.1 22 13.8 8.3-22.1 104 58.8 49.8-67.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 226 59 28.2 21.9-35.6 45 18.4 13.3-25.0 20 9.6 5.7-15.5 102 43.8 36.5-51.4
Some College + 316 46 17.3 12.7-23.2 59 22.6 17.3-28.9 44 13.1 9.3-18.1 167 47.1 40.7-53.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 252 52 24.7 18.8-31.7 55 21.8 16.4-28.4 30 11.6 7.7-17.2 115 41.9 35.0-49.1
$50,000+ 177 25 17.1 11.4-25.1 31 20.1 13.6-28.6 24 14.0 8.7-21.8 97 48.8 40.1-57.5

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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.

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