Percentage of Adults That Drank Any Sugar Drink at Least Once in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 4186 80.7 0.6 79.4 81.9
GENDER
Female 2431 77.5 0.8 75.9 79.1
Male 1755 83.9 0.9 82.1 85.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 258 95.0 1.5 92.0 97.9
25-34 years 500 93.6 1.1 91.4 95.8
35-44 years 551 86.1 1.6 83.1 89.2
45-54 years 755 77.4 1.6 74.2 80.6
55-64 years 899 70.5 1.5 67.5 73.5
65+ years 1223 65.5 1.2 63.0 67.9
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 4000 79.6 0.6 78.3 80.8
Hispanic 183 91.6 2.0 87.7 95.5
RACE
White only 3685 79.1 0.7 77.8 80.4
Black or African American only 228 86.5 2.8 81.1 91.9
Other race only 198 90.3 2.2 86.0 94.5
More than one race 62 87.1 4.3 78.6 95.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 261 88.0 1.9 84.3 91.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 1111 79.5 1.2 77.1 81.9
Some college 1224 81.3 1.1 79.1 83.4
College graduate 1590 78.1 1.0 76.2 80.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 371 85.3 2.2 80.9 89.6
$15,000 to $24,999 656 85.0 1.5 82.1 87.8
$25,000 to $34,999 444 79.1 2.0 75.1 83.0
$35,000 to $49,999 602 82.1 1.5 79.1 85.0
$50,000 or more 1626 77.3 1.0 75.2 79.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2232 83.8 0.8 82.3 85.3
Out of work 211 89.3 2.0 85.4 93.2
Homemaker/Student 370 86.7 2.0 82.8 90.5
Retired 1106 65.2 1.4 62.5 67.9
Unable to work 261 75.4 3.2 69.1 81.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1257 72.0 1.3 69.4 74.6
1 to less than 20 hours 230 81.5 2.4 76.8 86.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 554 85.8 1.4 83.0 88.5
40 plus hours 1611 82.9 0.9 81.1 84.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2488 78.5 0.8 77.0 80.1
Divorced/Separated 596 79.4 1.8 75.9 83.0
Widowed 491 67.7 2.1 63.6 71.8
Never married 599 91.4 1.3 88.8 94.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 3056 81.9 0.7 80.6 83.2
Living with a disability 1114 76.1 1.4 73.4 78.9
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 236 77.6 3.0 71.6 83.5
Rural 394 82.8 1.7 79.5 86.0
Densely-settled rural 719 82.1 1.4 79.4 84.9
Semi-Urban 630 81.5 1.5 78.5 84.5
Urban 2207 79.7 0.9 78.0 81.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 509 90.6 1.3 88.1 93.2
Insured 3673 78.6 0.7 77.3 80.0
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 3844 83.6 0.6 82.5 84.8
Have diabetes 338 50.5 2.5 45.7 55.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 3812 80.5 0.6 79.2 81.8
Current asthma 352 81.7 2.1 77.5 85.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 2864 83.1 0.7 81.8 84.5
Have arthritis 1305 73.0 1.3 70.5 75.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 3720 80.1 0.7 78.8 81.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 408 85.5 1.8 82.0 89.0
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 3418 78.8 0.7 77.4 80.2
Current smoker 754 88.0 1.2 85.7 90.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1395 81.2 1.1 79.2 83.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1413 80.2 1.1 78.1 82.3
Obese, BMI>=30 1185 80.2 1.2 77.9 82.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 998 80.6 1.3 78.1 83.1
Participates in leisure time physical activity 3186 80.7 0.7 79.3 82.1
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 3664 81.4 0.6 80.1 82.6
Served on active duty 522 75.1 1.9 71.3 78.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had drank any sugar drink at least once in the past 30 days
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
Sugar drinks include: soda or pop, sweetened fruit drinks (such as Kool-aid,
cranberry juice cocktail, lemonade and fruit drinks you made at home and added sugar to)
and other sugar sweetened drinks (such as sports drinks, energy drinks, coffee drinks or sweet tea.)
 
On Questionnaire Split A