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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 1,230 462 34.8 31.0-38.8 560 45.7 41.4-50.0 148 13.2 10.4-16.5 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 51 5.4 3.5- 8.3
GENDER
Female 1,230 462 34.8 31.0-38.8 560 45.7 41.4-50.0 148 13.2 10.4-16.5 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 51 5.4 3.5- 8.3
RACE
African American 1,230 462 34.8 31.0-38.8 560 45.7 41.4-50.0 148 13.2 10.4-16.5 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 51 5.4 3.5- 8.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 5 25.2 7.6-57.9 7 73.8 41.1-91.9 1 0.9 0.1- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 13 5 25.2 7.6-57.9 7 73.8 41.1-91.9 1 0.9 0.1- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,217 457 34.9 31.0-38.9 553 45.5 41.2-49.9 147 13.3 10.5-16.6 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 51 5.4 3.5- 8.4
AGE
18-24 89 29 20.6 12.1-33.0 37 47.4 31.9-63.4 15 18.0 9.0-32.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 7 13.8 5.4-31.3
25-34 197 59 28.2 20.5-37.5 99 52.0 42.0-61.7 30 14.5 8.8-22.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 8 4.9 1.8-12.6
35-44 256 81 29.0 21.8-37.4 118 47.7 38.8-56.7 44 16.2 10.3-24.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 11 6.2 2.8-13.2
45-54 256 93 40.8 32.4-49.7 123 41.4 33.3-50.1 30 13.9 8.1-22.7 2 1.3 0.2- 6.6 8 2.6 1.0- 6.7
55-64 180 75 42.8 32.8-53.5 89 45.8 35.9-56.1 10 7.4 3.5-15.2 2 2.4 0.5-11.3 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4
65-74 138 76 55.8 43.4-67.5 49 34.6 24.1-46.9 11 9.0 4.3-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
75+ 102 45 48.4 34.4-62.6 39 39.9 27.1-54.2 8 5.1 2.1-12.0 0 0.0 . - . 10 6.6 3.0-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 121 41.4 32.9-50.4 109 38.0 29.9-46.9 36 13.0 8.3-19.7 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 13 5.2 2.4-10.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 138 30.6 24.4-37.6 197 50.2 42.5-57.9 60 14.6 10.0-20.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 19 4.5 2.1- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 295 107 29.2 22.3-37.2 143 48.3 39.5-57.2 28 13.7 7.9-22.7 4 1.3 0.4- 4.2 13 7.5 2.9-17.9
College Graduate 235 96 43.0 34.8-51.6 109 41.6 33.5-50.1 24 10.3 5.9-17.3 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 5 4.7 1.9-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 112 36.8 29.2-45.0 104 45.1 36.6-54.0 29 12.1 7.6-18.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 8 4.6 1.6-12.5
$15,000- 24,999 282 82 24.8 17.9-33.1 139 49.7 40.3-59.1 43 19.1 12.2-28.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 15 5.8 2.7-12.0
$25,000- 34,999 163 62 37.9 27.9-49.2 71 41.2 30.6-52.6 23 17.3 9.3-29.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 6 2.4 0.9- 6.1
$35,000- 49,999 111 40 33.2 22.2-46.5 57 52.3 39.2-65.2 11 13.3 6.6-25.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.1 0.3- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 64 21 34.6 20.5-51.9 35 50.5 34.1-66.9 5 9.5 2.1-33.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 2 4.7 1.0-18.9
$75,000+ 53 26 49.1 32.2-66.1 25 41.8 25.7-59.8 2 9.2 2.3-29.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 15 6 30.2 12.1-57.5 7 49.4 23.2-75.8 2 20.5 4.6-58.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 70 25 36.0 23.4-50.9 35 45.3 32.1-59.3 7 9.1 4.2-18.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.5 3.0-26.7
Mecklenburg 81 32 38.3 27.3-50.6 34 40.5 29.1-53.0 9 11.0 5.5-20.8 2 2.5 0.6-10.6 4 7.7 2.7-20.0
Orange 30 12 36.2 20.3-55.7 15 51.3 32.6-69.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.0 2.3-34.1
Wake 53 18 32.7 20.2-48.2 25 48.3 33.5-63.4 6 13.9 6.1-28.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.1 1.8-13.4
Chatham/Lee 53 22 49.5 34.5-64.7 24 41.0 27.1-56.5 6 7.9 3.2-18.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.6 0.2-10.5
Nash/Wilson 77 32 36.3 25.5-48.8 33 44.2 32.2-56.8 10 14.5 7.3-26.7 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 1 2.3 0.3-14.4
Craven/Pamlico 56 21 32.6 19.6-49.0 24 50.0 32.6-67.4 7 10.5 4.6-22.4 1 2.4 0.3-15.4 3 4.5 1.3-14.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 5 27.6 6.7-67.1 2 59.1 18.2-90.4 1 8.9 1.0-48.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.4 0.5-30.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 11.6 1.5-53.4 3 62.0 24.1-89.3 1 11.8 1.5-54.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 34 34.1 24.1-45.7 45 43.2 32.8-54.2 17 15.0 8.6-24.8 1 1.8 0.3-11.6 6 6.0 2.2-15.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 6 77.3 39.8-94.6 2 22.7 5.4-60.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 92 39 41.3 30.5-53.1 37 37.8 27.3-49.6 13 17.2 9.5-29.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.7 1.0-12.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 99 36 41.6 31.3-52.8 47 43.2 32.9-54.0 13 11.9 6.6-20.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.3 1.0-10.4
Northeast NC I 164 61 38.0 29.5-47.3 76 44.4 35.7-53.4 17 12.1 7.0-20.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 9 5.1 2.4-10.4
Northeast NC II 95 28 27.2 18.4-38.2 56 57.9 45.9-69.0 9 12.7 5.9-25.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7
Northeastern Partnership 259 89 33.0 26.6-40.1 132 50.6 43.3-57.9 26 12.4 7.8-19.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 10 3.4 1.7- 6.8
Mountain AHEC 30 14 36.5 19.0-58.5 11 35.4 18.1-57.6 5 28.2 11.3-54.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 647 244 34.5 29.0-40.4 294 45.2 38.9-51.6 80 15.5 11.1-21.3 4 1.0 0.3- 3.2 25 3.9 2.2- 6.8
Piedmont 539 198 35.2 29.9-40.9 251 46.0 40.2-52.0 61 11.2 7.9-15.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5 24 6.6 3.7-11.6
Western NC 44 20 30.4 14.6-52.7 15 46.7 22.0-73.1 7 21.2 8.3-44.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1

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^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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