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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Sugar Drinks

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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
-Western 1,023 174 24.0 20.3-28.3 232 21.9 18.8-25.4 125 10.7 8.6-13.2 492 43.4 39.4-47.4
GENDER
Male 448 78 24.3 19.1-30.3 105 22.4 17.8-27.7 65 13.0 9.5-17.4 200 40.4 34.9-46.2
Female 575 96 23.8 18.7-29.9 127 21.5 17.5-26.2 60 8.6 6.4-11.6 292 46.0 40.6-51.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 883 147 23.8 19.8-28.4 182 20.6 17.3-24.3 113 11.0 8.8-13.7 441 44.6 40.4-48.9
Non-Hispanic Black 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 139 38 35.6 26.2-46.3 45 30.0 21.7-39.9 *** *** *** 43 25.7 18.5-34.6
35-44 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 154 *** *** *** 34 18.7 12.4-27.0 21 10.1 6.1-16.2 66 41.2 31.6-51.6
55-64 224 33 14.8 9.9-21.6 39 14.5 10.2-20.3 33 15.1 10.0-22.0 119 55.6 47.5-63.4
65-74 238 29 15.6 10.0-23.4 52 20.5 14.8-27.6 37 14.5 9.9-20.8 120 49.4 41.3-57.7
75+ 147 14 9.8 5.4-17.2 20 13.7 8.3-21.8 *** *** *** 96 64.0 53.8-73.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 *** *** *** 20 13.6 7.7-22.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 65 30.8 23.8-38.7 68 21.2 16.2-27.2 30 10.9 6.9-16.6 121 37.2 30.7-44.3
Some Post-H.S. 289 51 20.6 15.2-27.4 73 27.6 21.5-34.6 29 8.3 5.5-12.4 136 43.5 36.7-50.6
College Graduate 340 21 6.3 3.7-10.5 71 20.0 15.3-25.7 57 17.2 12.9-22.6 191 56.4 49.9-62.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 181 43 27.0 18.8-37.1 38 22.5 15.6-31.4 19 9.1 5.1-15.8 81 41.4 32.6-50.8
$25,000- 34,999 104 16 19.5 11.4-31.4 32 26.6 17.9-37.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 137 20 20.6 12.1-32.8 30 23.2 14.8-34.6 17 12.4 6.8-21.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 143 *** *** *** 38 24.9 16.9-35.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 177 16 16.0 9.2-26.3 36 17.9 11.9-26.0 33 15.9 10.5-23.3 92 50.1 40.8-59.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 328 60 20.2 14.6-27.4 67 20.7 15.6-27.0 36 8.9 5.9-13.4 165 50.1 43.0-57.3
No 692 114 25.8 21.1-31.1 165 22.5 18.8-26.8 89 11.5 8.9-14.7 324 40.2 35.6-45.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 *** *** *** 36 25.7 17.7-35.9 25 18.3 11.4-28.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 878 161 26.4 22.2-31.0 195 21.4 18.1-25.1 99 9.5 7.4-12.0 423 42.8 38.6-47.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 237 20 10.9 6.8-16.9 55 25.8 19.4-33.4 35 13.5 9.5-18.8 127 49.9 42.4-57.3
Rural 786 154 28.8 24.1-34.0 177 20.5 17.2-24.4 90 9.7 7.3-12.7 365 41.0 36.5-45.7

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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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