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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Fruits and Vegetables

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption per day*

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  Total
Respond.#
Less than once or never 1 to less than 3 times 3 to less than 5 times 5 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,744 233 3.6 2.9- 4.3 2,201 35.7 33.9-37.6 2,591 37.1 35.3-38.9 1,719 23.6 22.1-25.2
Pitt County 418 19 4.6 2.8- 7.5 138 32.9 27.7-38.5 174 39.8 33.9-45.9 87 22.8 17.9-28.5
GENDER
Male 158 10 5.9 3.1-11.0 62 38.8 31.0-47.3 53 33.6 26.5-41.5 33 21.6 15.2-29.9
Female 260 9 3.2 1.4- 7.2 76 27.2 21.1-34.3 121 45.7 37.1-54.6 54 23.9 17.1-32.3
RACE
White 290 8 2.2 1.0- 4.7 89 30.5 24.4-37.4 129 43.8 36.3-51.7 64 23.5 17.6-30.5
Other 127 11 9.4 4.9-17.2 49 38.0 29.2-47.7 45 31.5 24.2-39.9 22 21.1 13.2-31.8
AGE
18-44 219 9 4.3 2.1- 8.7 84 39.0 32.0-46.5 85 37.0 30.4-44.1 41 19.7 14.2-26.7
45+ 195 10 5.0 2.5- 9.7 52 24.8 18.1-32.9 87 42.9 33.0-53.5 46 27.3 19.1-37.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 11 7.3 3.8-13.5 68 42.5 33.8-51.6 62 34.5 26.3-43.7 22 15.7 9.5-24.8
Some College + 253 8 2.8 1.2- 6.1 68 26.1 20.1-33.3 112 43.5 35.2-52.0 65 27.7 20.9-35.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 16 7.9 4.6-13.3 79 36.5 29.3-44.4 86 34.6 27.5-42.5 36 21.0 14.2-29.9
$50,000+ 99 0 0.0 . - . 25 24.5 15.8-36.1 48 49.0 35.3-62.8 26 26.5 17.0-38.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 415 9 2.2 1.1- 4.3 117 31.0 25.8-36.7 153 35.8 30.6-41.2 136 31.0 26.0-36.6
Forsyth 465 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 135 30.0 25.4-35.2 181 36.5 31.6-41.8 135 29.7 24.9-34.9
Guilford 425 12 3.7 1.8- 7.2 127 33.5 27.9-39.5 170 37.3 32.0-43.0 116 25.5 20.9-30.8
Henderson/Transylvania 475 6 1.3 0.5- 3.5 125 32.8 26.9-39.2 167 32.1 27.2-37.5 177 33.8 28.7-39.3
Mecklenburg 448 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0 143 35.9 30.1-42.2 181 37.9 32.2-44.0 115 23.7 19.2-29.0
Orange 441 10 2.4 1.2- 4.8 118 27.7 22.3-33.7 180 38.0 31.9-44.4 133 32.0 24.4-40.6
Randolph 433 30 7.6 5.0-11.4 145 32.5 27.5-38.0 158 34.8 29.0-41.1 100 25.1 18.7-32.9
Robeson 443 26 5.1 3.3- 7.7 211 50.7 44.7-56.7 146 33.6 28.2-39.4 60 10.7 8.0-14.0
Wake 432 13 3.4 1.9- 6.1 135 34.4 29.0-40.3 174 37.0 31.8-42.5 110 25.2 20.7-30.4
Western NC 659 28 5.7 3.6- 8.7 201 31.8 27.6-36.2 272 38.3 34.1-42.7 158 24.3 20.5-28.5
Piedmont NC 888 24 2.9 1.7- 4.8 319 38.4 34.3-42.7 337 37.7 33.7-41.7 208 21.1 18.0-24.5
Eastern NC 802 33 3.8 2.6- 5.6 287 36.4 32.4-40.6 298 36.5 32.6-40.6 184 23.3 19.9-27.1

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* Data in this table were derived from the fruits and vegetables questions.

#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, 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, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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