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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,016 148 15.8 12.9-19.1 275 30.3 26.6-34.4 100 10.3 8.1-13.1 493 43.6 39.6-47.6
GENDER
Male 442 73 17.1 13.0-22.3 129 33.0 27.4-39.0 48 11.7 8.2-16.5 192 38.2 32.7-44.0
Female 574 75 14.6 10.9-19.2 146 28.0 23.1-33.5 52 9.1 6.5-12.7 301 48.3 42.8-53.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 879 120 14.8 11.9-18.2 234 29.8 25.8-34.1 86 10.4 8.0-13.4 439 45.0 40.8-49.3
Non-Hispanic Black 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 136 34 25.5 17.3-35.9 47 36.3 27.2-46.5 18 13.5 7.7-22.6 37 24.6 17.4-33.6
35-44 109 19 18.9 11.2-30.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 22.8 14.9-33.3
45-54 152 23 13.2 8.3-20.3 48 33.5 24.6-43.8 18 9.9 5.6-16.7 *** *** ***
55-64 223 30 11.2 7.4-16.5 56 23.1 17.1-30.4 *** *** *** 120 57.7 49.5-65.4
65-74 238 27 10.7 6.9-16.3 52 20.9 15.0-28.2 23 9.7 6.0-15.6 136 58.7 50.5-66.4
75+ 147 13 10.7 5.9-18.6 26 19.5 12.0-30.1 *** *** *** 97 62.3 51.8-71.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 280 55 21.4 15.8-28.4 68 26.4 20.2-33.7 28 9.7 6.0-15.3 129 42.5 35.4-50.0
Some Post-H.S. 289 51 17.9 12.9-24.4 88 32.1 25.8-39.1 34 13.8 9.3-19.9 116 36.3 29.8-43.2
College Graduate 338 29 8.9 5.8-13.5 87 28.4 22.5-35.1 30 9.4 6.3-13.8 192 53.3 46.6-59.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 181 32 14.0 9.4-20.5 41 25.4 17.9-34.8 25 16.4 10.0-25.6 83 44.2 34.9-53.8
$25,000- 34,999 105 17 14.8 8.7-24.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 135 25 18.6 11.2-29.4 37 28.5 19.5-39.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 142 17 12.8 7.3-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 69 35.8 26.5-46.4
$75,000+ 176 17 13.8 7.8-23.3 57 35.1 26.5-44.8 22 13.9 8.5-21.7 80 37.3 29.1-46.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 328 45 10.6 7.5-14.6 87 28.9 22.8-35.9 25 7.4 4.4-12.0 171 53.1 46.0-60.1
No 686 103 18.1 14.4-22.6 188 31.0 26.4-36.0 75 11.7 8.8-15.3 320 39.2 34.6-44.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 15 10.9 6.2-18.4 33 26.4 17.7-37.5 17 15.5 8.6-26.3 74 47.2 37.0-57.7
Non-Veteran 875 132 16.5 13.3-20.1 242 30.9 26.9-35.3 83 9.6 7.3-12.5 418 43.0 38.8-47.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 236 22 9.5 5.9-14.9 61 29.4 22.8-37.1 25 12.1 7.6-18.6 128 49.0 41.5-56.5
Rural 780 126 18.1 14.5-22.3 214 30.7 26.2-35.5 75 9.7 7.2-12.9 365 41.6 37.0-46.3

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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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