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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables+

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  Total
Respond.#
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,834 2,203 76.0 73.4-78.4 567 21.0 18.7-23.4 37 1.5 0.9- 2.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.7 25 1.4 0.8- 2.6
GENDER
Male 1,075 785 71.1 66.7-75.2 250 23.7 20.0-27.8 24 2.4 1.3- 4.4 2 0.3 0.0- 1.5 14 2.5 1.2- 5.1
Female 1,759 1,418 80.4 77.5-83.0 317 18.6 16.0-21.5 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2 0 0.0 . - . 11 0.4 0.2- 0.9
RACE
White 2,177 1,716 77.3 74.5-79.8 426 20.5 18.0-23.1 19 1.1 0.5- 2.1 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 14 1.0 0.5- 2.2
African American 513 369 69.6 62.7-75.8 118 24.3 18.6-31.0 17 3.3 1.6- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 2.8 0.9- 8.1
Other Minorities 104 86 81.0 65.2-90.6 16 17.7 8.3-33.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
HISPANIC
Yes 78 58 75.8 58.4-87.5 16 18.9 8.9-35.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 1 2.7 0.4-17.3 2 1.8 0.4- 8.4
No 2,748 2,140 76.1 73.5-78.5 548 21.0 18.7-23.5 36 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 23 1.4 0.7- 2.6
AGE
18-24 244 183 75.4 66.6-82.5 47 15.8 10.7-22.9 6 1.6 0.5- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 7.1 3.0-15.9
25-34 535 394 68.6 61.8-74.7 126 27.8 21.8-34.6 10 2.8 1.1- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3
35-44 584 453 78.8 73.3-83.3 114 18.9 14.5-24.3 12 1.6 0.8- 3.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.7 0.2- 2.6
45-54 514 392 75.3 68.8-80.8 113 22.6 17.4-28.8 5 1.5 0.3- 6.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8
55-64 399 320 75.9 68.6-82.0 74 22.4 16.6-29.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2
65+ 536 442 81.7 76.5-86.0 90 17.4 13.2-22.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 374 273 69.5 61.5-76.5 91 26.9 20.4-34.6 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.2 0.5-10.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 867 673 75.3 70.3-79.8 176 21.1 17.0-25.9 10 2.2 0.9- 5.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 7 1.3 0.4- 3.5
Some Post-H.S. 726 562 77.7 73.1-81.8 146 19.9 16.0-24.3 11 1.1 0.5- 2.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 1.3 0.5- 3.8
College Graduate 859 689 79.0 74.5-82.8 152 18.4 14.9-22.6 10 1.0 0.5- 2.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 7 1.2 0.4- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 194 69.0 59.6-76.9 64 24.7 17.6-33.4 8 3.9 1.2-12.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.5 0.7- 8.0
$15,000- 24,999 479 376 74.5 67.2-80.6 93 21.9 16.3-28.8 6 1.7 0.5- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.9 0.4- 8.7
$25,000- 34,999 373 280 73.3 66.2-79.5 82 23.7 17.8-30.8 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 3 1.0 0.2- 4.6
$35,000- 49,999 451 363 79.4 73.4-84.3 80 17.8 13.3-23.5 5 0.9 0.4- 2.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.9 0.5- 7.1
$50,000+ 753 591 76.7 71.4-81.2 151 21.3 16.9-26.3 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 6 1.1 0.3- 3.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 191 145 74.9 67.2-81.3 41 21.8 15.9-29.2 3 2.0 0.6- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.2 0.2- 6.0
Cumberland 208 163 80.8 71.4-87.7 41 17.0 10.7-26.0 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Durham 174 132 69.5 54.1-81.5 38 28.3 16.5-44.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
Forsyth 209 168 80.7 73.3-86.5 37 17.6 12.0-24.9 3 1.5 0.4- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Gaston 210 168 79.8 72.6-85.5 37 15.8 11.1-22.0 4 3.3 1.0- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
Guilford 199 156 77.8 70.5-83.7 38 19.8 14.2-27.0 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
Mecklenburg 204 156 76.7 69.7-82.5 43 20.8 15.4-27.6 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.3- 6.6
New Hanover 191 142 73.6 65.5-80.4 45 24.1 17.5-32.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
Onslow 200 170 86.2 80.0-90.7 28 12.6 8.3-18.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 198 148 76.5 69.1-82.5 42 19.3 13.9-26.2 4 2.7 0.8- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.5 0.5- 4.7
Western NC 280 215 75.8 69.7-81.0 61 22.6 17.6-28.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Piedmont NC 311 234 73.7 67.1-79.3 68 22.8 17.6-29.1 3 1.2 0.3- 4.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.3 0.9- 5.7
Eastern NC 259 206 76.5 69.1-82.6 48 19.9 14.4-26.8 2 1.2 0.3- 5.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 2 1.8 0.4- 8.1

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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