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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Fruits and Vegetables

Vegetable (including potato) 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 9,434 923 10.3 9.4-11.4 5,461 58.7 57.1-60.3 2,413 25.1 23.7-26.5 637 5.9 5.2- 6.7
-Guilford County 445 30 6.1 4.0- 9.2 240 56.0 50.5-61.4 129 28.7 24.0-34.0 46 9.1 6.5-12.7
GENDER
Male 164 10 5.2 2.5-10.5 93 55.5 46.5-64.1 49 31.9 24.2-40.8 12 7.4 3.7-14.0
Female 281 20 6.9 4.2-11.2 147 56.5 49.7-63.1 80 25.8 20.6-31.9 34 10.8 7.5-15.2
RACE
White 312 15 4.0 2.2- 7.1 157 52.3 45.8-58.8 104 33.7 27.7-40.2 36 10.0 7.0-14.1
Other 132 15 10.7 5.9-18.5 83 64.5 54.1-73.6 24 17.5 11.3-26.1 10 7.4 3.2-16.1
AGE
18-44 176 15 8.0 4.5-13.8 111 65.4 56.7-73.1 36 19.4 13.5-27.1 14 7.2 3.8-13.3
45+ 265 15 4.4 2.4- 7.8 127 46.8 40.0-53.7 92 37.8 31.2-44.9 31 11.0 7.5-15.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 20 10.9 6.5-17.7 87 60.9 51.6-69.5 32 20.8 14.3-29.2 13 7.4 4.0-13.1
Some College + 291 9 3.2 1.5- 6.7 153 54.1 47.2-60.8 96 32.4 26.4-39.0 33 10.3 6.8-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 24 12.5 8.0-19.1 112 58.4 49.8-66.6 42 21.9 15.6-29.8 17 7.2 4.2-12.0
$50,000+ 142 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 70 52.7 43.3-61.9 54 38.0 29.2-47.5 14 7.9 4.4-13.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 454 41 8.6 6.0-12.1 223 50.7 45.2-56.2 142 31.6 26.6-37.0 48 9.2 6.7-12.4
Guilford 445 30 6.1 4.0- 9.2 240 56.0 50.5-61.4 129 28.7 24.0-34.0 46 9.1 6.5-12.7
Mecklenburg 448 41 11.9 7.8-17.9 270 59.3 53.2-65.1 113 25.1 20.4-30.4 24 3.7 2.4- 5.8
Orange 452 33 11.2 6.0-19.9 229 46.2 39.1-53.4 136 31.7 25.1-39.1 54 11.0 6.6-17.6
Wake 453 38 9.2 6.4-13.0 273 64.7 59.3-69.8 114 20.7 16.7-25.2 28 5.4 3.4- 8.4
Chatham/Lee 400 38 13.4 8.5-20.5 238 59.4 52.8-65.6 102 23.2 18.7-28.4 22 4.0 2.5- 6.4
Nash/Wilson 379 45 11.9 8.7-16.1 234 63.1 57.0-68.7 79 20.2 15.5-25.9 21 4.8 2.9- 7.8
Craven/Pamlico 456 38 9.7 6.5-14.3 274 60.5 54.9-65.9 125 26.1 21.5-31.3 19 3.7 2.2- 6.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 437 32 6.7 4.6- 9.7 260 58.8 52.7-64.6 113 24.4 20.0-29.3 32 10.1 5.8-17.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 454 45 10.2 7.2-14.2 256 58.8 52.4-64.9 130 25.7 20.8-31.2 23 5.3 3.3- 8.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 478 40 8.9 5.7-13.7 303 66.5 59.4-73.0 102 19.3 14.4-25.2 33 5.3 3.5- 7.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 39 17.7 7.9-35.1 228 53.6 42.5-64.3 124 22.3 17.0-28.7 34 6.4 4.2- 9.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 475 76 15.8 12.3-20.0 281 59.1 53.9-64.2 88 18.3 14.7-22.6 30 6.8 4.5-10.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 419 54 13.5 9.8-18.3 255 59.6 53.4-65.6 85 20.3 15.7-25.9 25 6.5 4.2- 9.9
Northeast NC I 460 52 11.1 8.2-14.9 298 68.0 62.5-73.0 85 17.0 13.4-21.4 25 3.9 2.6- 6.0
Northeast NC II 511 48 9.1 6.4-12.7 302 61.1 55.9-66.0 129 23.8 19.8-28.4 32 5.9 4.1- 8.5
Northeastern Partnership 971 100 9.8 7.7-12.4 600 63.5 59.6-67.2 214 21.4 18.5-24.8 57 5.2 3.9- 7.0
Mountain AHEC 1,306 119 9.7 7.4-12.6 679 52.4 48.1-56.7 391 27.9 24.6-31.5 117 9.9 6.5-14.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,312 376 11.1 9.4-13.1 1,999 61.3 58.4-64.0 742 22.0 19.7-24.4 195 5.7 4.6- 7.1
Piedmont 4,046 355 10.0 8.6-11.5 2,347 58.5 56.2-60.7 1,060 25.9 24.0-28.0 284 5.6 4.7- 6.7
Western NC 2,076 192 10.2 8.3-12.5 1,115 54.1 50.5-57.6 611 28.2 25.2-31.3 158 7.5 5.3-10.6

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* Data in this table were derived from vegetables 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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