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 7420 73.8 0.5 72.9 74.7
GENDER
Female 4002 67.8 0.7 66.4 69.1
Male 3418 80.2 0.6 78.9 81.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 588 94.3 1.0 92.3 96.3
25-34 years 941 87.3 1.1 85.1 89.4
35-44 years 1065 78.8 1.2 76.5 81.1
45-54 years 1318 71.8 1.2 69.5 74.0
55-64 years 1532 64.1 1.1 61.9 66.2
65+ years 1976 54.8 0.9 53.0 56.6
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 6954 72.7 0.5 71.7 73.6
Hispanic 433 85.3 1.6 82.3 88.4
RACE
White only 6475 72.1 0.5 71.1 73.1
Black or African American only 344 84.4 2.1 80.2 88.5
Other race only 384 82.9 1.9 79.3 86.6
More than one race 149 82.9 3.1 76.8 89.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 532 81.1 1.6 78.0 84.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 2103 76.7 0.8 75.0 78.3
Some college 2376 75.1 0.8 73.5 76.6
College graduate 2409 66.7 0.9 65.0 68.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 641 81.4 1.4 78.7 84.2
$15,000 to $24,999 1197 78.0 1.2 75.8 80.3
$25,000 to $34,999 795 73.9 1.4 71.1 76.7
$35,000 to $49,999 1089 77.2 1.2 74.9 79.5
$50,000 or more 2823 70.0 0.8 68.5 71.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 4336 77.6 0.6 76.5 78.8
Out of work 354 83.2 1.8 79.7 86.7
Homemaker/Student 572 77.2 1.6 74.1 80.3
Retired 1687 55.3 1.0 53.3 57.2
Unable to work 446 73.2 2.1 69.1 77.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1897 61.4 1.0 59.4 63.4
1 to less than 20 hours 430 70.0 2.1 65.9 74.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 998 80.0 1.2 77.6 82.3
40 plus hours 3151 77.4 0.7 76.0 78.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 4229 70.6 0.6 69.4 71.9
Divorced/Separated 1220 75.6 1.1 73.3 77.8
Widowed 779 55.4 1.5 52.4 58.4
Never married 1171 88.3 0.9 86.4 90.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 5522 74.8 0.5 73.8 75.8
Living with a disability 1863 70.1 1.0 68.2 72.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 436 76.8 1.8 73.3 80.2
Rural 799 75.0 1.4 72.2 77.8
Densely-settled rural 1322 74.0 1.1 71.9 76.1
Semi-Urban 1132 75.9 1.2 73.6 78.1
Urban 3731 72.7 0.7 71.4 74.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 1031 86.8 1.0 84.8 88.8
Insured 6369 71.3 0.5 70.3 72.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 6816 76.9 0.5 76.0 77.8
Have diabetes 597 45.6 1.7 42.3 48.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 6691 73.7 0.5 72.7 74.6
Current asthma 680 74.2 1.5 71.2 77.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 5171 76.7 0.5 75.6 77.7
Yes 2206 65.2 0.9 63.4 67.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 6628 73.5 0.5 72.6 74.5
14+ days mental health NOT good 706 77.1 1.5 74.1 80.1
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 5982 71.6 0.5 70.6 72.7
Current smoker 1404 83.0 1.0 81.1 84.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 2332 74.5 0.8 73.0 76.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 2525 74.0 0.8 72.4 75.6
Obese, BMI>=30 2191 72.7 0.9 71.0 74.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 2087 74.9 0.9 73.2 76.7
Yes 5317 73.4 0.5 72.3 74.5
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 6452 74.4 0.5 73.4 75.3
Served on active duty 965 69.8 1.4 67.1 72.4

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, lemonade), sweet tea, and sports
or energy drinks such as Gatorade and Red Bull)
 
On Questionnaire Split A