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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Fruits and Vegetables

Fruit (including fruit juice) 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 9,389 3,468 39.1 37.5-40.7 5,067 52.3 50.7-53.9 482 5.2 4.5- 6.1 372 3.5 3.0- 4.0
-Guilford County 445 151 34.1 29.1-39.5 248 55.3 49.7-60.8 28 6.0 3.8- 9.2 18 4.6 2.5- 8.3
GENDER
Male 164 53 29.8 22.7-38.0 96 58.2 49.2-66.7 8 5.8 2.5-12.6 7 6.3 2.6-14.1
Female 281 98 38.0 31.4-45.1 152 52.7 45.8-59.5 20 6.2 3.9- 9.7 11 3.1 1.6- 6.1
RACE
White 312 109 35.6 29.7-42.1 174 57.0 50.5-63.3 21 5.3 3.4- 8.2 8 2.1 0.9- 4.5
Other 132 41 30.2 21.8-40.3 74 52.1 41.6-62.5 7 7.5 3.0-17.4 10 10.1 4.6-20.9
AGE
18-44 176 70 37.3 29.4-45.9 87 50.6 41.7-59.4 12 6.2 3.0-12.2 7 6.0 2.5-13.8
45+ 265 80 30.9 24.9-37.7 158 59.8 52.9-66.4 16 5.9 3.4-10.0 11 3.4 1.7- 6.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 64 39.1 30.6-48.4 76 50.1 40.7-59.5 8 5.6 2.6-11.7 4 5.2 1.6-16.1
Some College + 291 87 31.7 25.7-38.5 171 57.8 50.9-64.5 19 6.1 3.5-10.6 14 4.3 2.3- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 74 36.3 28.6-44.7 101 51.0 42.4-59.6 11 5.0 2.6- 9.2 9 7.7 3.5-15.9
$50,000+ 142 43 33.4 24.9-43.1 86 59.6 50.0-68.5 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2 6 3.2 1.2- 8.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 452 148 35.1 29.9-40.7 255 54.4 48.8-59.8 32 6.9 4.7-10.0 17 3.6 2.2- 5.9
Guilford 445 151 34.1 29.1-39.5 248 55.3 49.7-60.8 28 6.0 3.8- 9.2 18 4.6 2.5- 8.3
Mecklenburg 446 148 33.7 28.3-39.5 253 54.9 48.8-60.8 24 7.3 4.0-12.8 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7
Orange 449 109 28.9 22.1-36.8 281 60.2 52.2-67.6 29 3.7 2.5- 5.5 30 7.2 3.5-14.6
Wake 453 155 35.3 30.1-40.8 263 57.7 52.1-63.2 29 5.9 3.6- 9.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Chatham/Lee 396 141 35.5 29.8-41.7 224 57.5 51.2-63.5 22 4.6 2.7- 7.8 9 2.4 1.1- 4.9
Nash/Wilson 375 150 43.4 37.5-49.4 188 47.0 41.2-53.0 13 3.6 1.8- 7.3 24 5.9 3.7- 9.4
Craven/Pamlico 453 167 38.3 32.9-43.9 246 54.4 48.8-59.9 24 4.3 2.8- 6.7 16 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 435 175 41.2 35.6-46.9 228 49.7 43.9-55.6 18 4.1 2.4- 7.0 14 5.0 1.8-13.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 455 164 38.2 31.9-44.9 255 54.6 47.9-61.1 19 4.1 2.4- 6.7 17 3.1 1.9- 5.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 473 182 43.1 34.6-52.1 249 48.7 40.6-56.8 20 4.3 2.3- 7.9 22 3.9 2.4- 6.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 423 160 49.3 38.4-60.2 221 42.1 33.0-51.8 26 5.4 3.1- 9.3 16 3.2 1.8- 5.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 471 209 42.3 37.2-47.6 211 46.0 40.7-51.4 23 5.4 3.5- 8.4 28 6.3 4.0- 9.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 418 180 43.5 37.6-49.6 200 47.1 40.9-53.4 19 4.8 2.3- 9.6 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7
Northeast NC I 459 157 38.6 32.2-45.5 260 52.9 46.4-59.2 25 5.1 3.3- 7.9 17 3.3 1.8- 6.1
Northeast NC II 511 210 44.3 39.0-49.7 264 48.6 43.4-53.9 22 4.2 2.6- 6.8 15 2.9 1.7- 5.0
Northeastern Partnership 970 367 42.3 38.2-46.5 524 50.1 46.0-54.2 47 4.5 3.2- 6.3 32 3.1 2.0- 4.6
Mountain AHEC 1,299 440 33.0 29.3-37.0 723 57.5 53.4-61.6 83 5.7 4.4- 7.5 53 3.7 2.6- 5.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,295 1,295 39.5 36.7-42.4 1,704 51.4 48.4-54.3 154 5.0 3.8- 6.7 142 4.1 3.2- 5.2
Piedmont 4,028 1,450 39.6 37.4-41.9 2,217 51.8 49.5-54.1 214 5.4 4.3- 6.7 147 3.2 2.5- 4.0
Western NC 2,066 723 35.9 32.6-39.3 1,146 56.1 52.6-59.5 114 4.8 3.7- 6.2 83 3.2 2.4- 4.2

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

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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