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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,265 171 15.5 12.2-19.4 792 61.5 57.2-65.7 229 17.6 14.7-21.0 73 5.3 3.9- 7.3
GENDER
Female 1,265 171 15.5 12.2-19.4 792 61.5 57.2-65.7 229 17.6 14.7-21.0 73 5.3 3.9- 7.3
RACE
African American 1,265 171 15.5 12.2-19.4 792 61.5 57.2-65.7 229 17.6 14.7-21.0 73 5.3 3.9- 7.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 10 82.6 51.6-95.5 2 11.6 2.4-41.1 1 5.7 0.7-34.2
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 10 82.6 51.6-95.5 2 11.6 2.4-41.1 1 5.7 0.7-34.2
Non-Hispanic 1,252 171 15.6 12.3-19.5 782 61.4 57.1-65.6 227 17.7 14.7-21.1 72 5.3 3.9- 7.3
AGE
18-24 93 21 27.0 14.0-45.5 59 53.9 37.9-69.2 12 18.7 9.0-34.8 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
25-34 200 20 10.4 5.9-17.8 125 63.3 53.6-72.1 38 15.9 10.4-23.5 17 10.3 5.6-18.4
35-44 262 31 15.0 9.1-23.6 169 66.3 57.5-74.1 49 13.5 9.2-19.4 13 5.2 2.7- 9.8
45-54 259 43 18.3 11.7-27.3 154 55.2 46.3-63.8 45 20.3 14.2-28.2 17 6.2 3.4-11.1
55-64 184 24 11.8 6.9-19.6 108 66.1 56.6-74.4 34 15.0 9.9-22.2 18 7.1 4.0-12.2
65-74 148 17 8.9 4.6-16.6 97 65.2 52.9-75.8 31 24.8 15.4-37.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3
75+ 106 13 13.9 6.5-27.3 72 59.7 44.7-73.1 17 23.2 12.0-40.1 4 3.1 0.9-10.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 53 23.4 16.5-31.9 189 57.9 48.9-66.4 39 15.6 9.7-24.2 12 3.1 1.5- 6.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 429 68 16.9 11.2-24.9 274 64.9 57.1-72.0 60 13.1 9.0-18.6 27 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 303 33 12.4 6.8-21.4 192 60.7 51.3-69.3 60 19.8 13.5-28.2 18 7.1 3.7-13.4
College Graduate 237 16 9.1 4.8-16.5 136 59.9 51.4-67.8 69 25.2 19.0-32.8 16 5.8 3.3- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 34 12.2 7.7-18.7 196 74.4 66.7-80.8 33 9.1 5.8-14.2 10 4.3 1.8- 9.7
$15,000- 24,999 286 46 17.4 11.6-25.3 176 55.2 45.6-64.4 46 21.6 14.0-31.8 18 5.8 2.7-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 163 21 17.5 9.2-30.6 93 59.3 47.8-69.9 38 17.2 11.3-25.3 11 6.0 3.0-11.7
$35,000- 49,999 113 11 11.5 5.3-23.2 73 71.7 59.3-81.5 22 10.4 5.8-18.2 7 6.4 2.3-16.1
$50,000-74,999 64 5 5.6 1.6-18.1 32 55.8 39.2-71.2 22 33.1 19.7-50.0 5 5.6 1.8-15.5
$75,000+ 53 4 10.8 3.6-28.3 26 48.8 31.9-66.0 21 38.5 23.5-56.1 2 1.9 0.4- 7.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 1 4.7 0.6-27.6 8 46.3 21.7-72.8 6 42.9 19.1-70.5 1 6.1 0.8-33.7
Guilford 71 9 12.0 5.8-23.0 42 64.9 51.5-76.2 11 12.4 6.6-22.3 9 10.7 5.2-20.9
Mecklenburg 82 11 15.6 8.3-27.2 48 54.8 42.5-66.6 19 24.9 15.6-37.2 4 4.8 1.7-12.6
Orange 31 2 4.8 1.2-17.6 16 55.9 37.0-73.3 10 27.5 14.1-46.6 3 11.8 3.4-33.8
Wake 55 3 8.1 2.6-22.5 36 68.3 53.5-80.2 13 20.1 11.2-33.6 3 3.4 1.0-11.0
Chatham/Lee 53 4 3.7 1.3- 9.8 36 67.9 51.9-80.7 13 28.4 16.2-44.8 0 0.0 . - .
Nash/Wilson 80 13 13.4 7.3-23.3 49 67.3 55.2-77.5 15 16.9 9.4-28.5 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4
Craven/Pamlico 57 6 22.7 8.2-49.2 32 48.5 31.6-65.7 16 23.6 13.2-38.6 3 5.2 1.5-16.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 2 13.3 2.3-50.3 6 78.5 38.6-95.5 1 8.2 0.9-46.5 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 11.8 1.5-54.0 3 61.0 23.3-89.0 2 27.1 6.1-68.0 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 14 11.7 6.3-20.8 71 65.7 54.4-75.5 14 16.9 9.8-27.7 6 5.6 2.2-13.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 3 25.3 7.4-58.9 5 62.6 30.0-86.8 1 12.0 1.7-52.5 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 14 12.0 6.7-20.7 61 65.4 53.9-75.3 11 13.3 6.9-23.9 9 9.3 4.7-17.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 12 12.7 7.0-22.0 70 64.0 52.7-74.0 15 15.8 9.3-25.6 5 7.5 2.8-18.3
Northeast NC I 171 18 12.7 7.5-20.6 120 68.4 59.4-76.2 25 14.9 9.3-22.8 8 4.0 1.9- 8.2
Northeast NC II 100 20 19.0 11.8-29.2 57 57.3 45.9-68.0 18 17.3 10.4-27.2 5 6.4 2.6-15.0
Northeastern Partnership 271 38 15.7 11.1-21.7 177 63.2 56.0-69.8 43 16.0 11.4-22.0 13 5.2 2.8- 9.3
Mountain AHEC 32 5 8.7 2.8-24.1 17 52.4 31.4-72.6 8 27.4 12.6-49.8 2 11.5 2.6-38.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 670 104 21.5 15.8-28.5 419 60.6 54.1-66.7 108 12.5 9.6-16.1 39 5.5 3.6- 8.3
Piedmont 549 60 11.6 8.1-16.4 347 62.1 56.1-67.7 110 21.1 16.6-26.5 32 5.2 3.3- 8.2
Western NC 46 7 6.5 2.3-16.8 26 65.3 42.2-82.9 11 21.7 9.5-42.5 2 6.5 1.4-25.5

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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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