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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 1,222 40 4.1 2.8- 6.1 662 55.2 50.9-59.4 403 30.8 27.2-34.7 20 1.3 0.7- 2.5 97 8.5 6.2-11.6
GENDER
Female 1,222 40 4.1 2.8- 6.1 662 55.2 50.9-59.4 403 30.8 27.2-34.7 20 1.3 0.7- 2.5 97 8.5 6.2-11.6
RACE
African American 1,222 40 4.1 2.8- 6.1 662 55.2 50.9-59.4 403 30.8 27.2-34.7 20 1.3 0.7- 2.5 97 8.5 6.2-11.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 0 0.0 . - . 7 56.1 18.4-87.8 5 43.9 12.2-81.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 12 0 0.0 . - . 7 56.1 18.4-87.8 5 43.9 12.2-81.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,210 40 4.1 2.8- 6.2 655 55.2 50.9-59.5 398 30.8 27.1-34.7 20 1.3 0.7- 2.5 97 8.6 6.3-11.6
AGE
18-24 89 8 7.5 2.9-18.1 40 56.1 40.1-70.8 33 26.3 16.1-40.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 10.1 3.1-28.1
25-34 195 5 2.9 1.0- 7.6 105 58.1 48.2-67.4 76 33.8 25.3-43.5 3 1.8 0.3- 8.7 6 3.5 1.4- 8.4
35-44 257 6 2.6 0.9- 7.6 134 50.3 41.4-59.2 88 33.0 25.1-41.9 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8 21 12.9 7.5-21.4
45-54 254 6 3.4 1.4- 8.4 136 53.2 44.4-61.8 86 34.3 26.6-43.0 2 1.4 0.2- 7.9 24 7.6 4.0-14.0
55-64 175 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1 96 60.9 50.9-70.1 54 29.8 21.4-39.9 3 1.4 0.4- 5.2 17 6.6 3.5-12.1
65-74 138 5 5.7 2.3-13.7 81 55.4 42.9-67.3 37 25.8 17.0-37.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 13 12.3 5.2-26.1
75+ 101 4 7.4 2.2-21.5 66 60.5 46.0-73.4 25 23.1 13.8-36.2 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 5 7.2 2.2-21.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 13 7.9 4.0-15.2 143 44.8 36.3-53.7 93 35.2 27.1-44.3 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7 29 10.6 6.0-18.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 410 23 5.4 3.2- 8.9 208 57.3 49.8-64.4 135 25.1 19.7-31.3 6 1.9 0.7- 5.5 38 10.3 6.6-15.8
Some Post-H.S. 296 4 2.6 0.8- 8.8 170 58.3 49.1-66.9 99 31.6 24.2-40.1 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 16 6.9 2.6-16.9
College Graduate 232 0 0.0 . - . 138 57.4 48.8-65.6 76 36.4 28.5-45.0 4 0.8 0.3- 2.7 14 5.4 2.7-10.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 262 11 6.0 2.7-12.5 138 56.1 47.4-64.4 81 28.1 21.3-36.1 3 1.1 0.2- 4.9 29 8.8 5.3-14.2
$15,000- 24,999 278 8 4.0 1.6- 9.2 152 57.7 48.5-66.5 99 30.5 23.1-39.0 5 2.0 0.6- 6.2 14 5.9 2.7-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 157 3 3.3 0.7-13.8 88 55.4 43.7-66.6 52 30.1 20.8-41.5 5 2.9 0.7-11.3 9 8.2 3.1-19.9
$35,000- 49,999 108 2 2.1 0.4-10.2 50 50.2 37.1-63.4 43 41.1 28.6-54.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 11 6.1 2.8-13.1
$50,000-74,999 61 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 40 57.3 39.5-73.4 17 41.2 25.2-59.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2
$75,000+ 52 2 4.6 0.8-22.5 34 67.6 50.4-81.1 14 25.7 14.1-42.3 2 2.0 0.4- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 0 0.0 . - . 8 36.0 16.0-62.4 7 57.9 31.6-80.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.1 0.8-33.4
Guilford 70 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 36 55.7 41.6-68.9 25 30.9 20.2-44.3 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 5 10.2 3.8-24.2
Mecklenburg 78 4 6.4 2.1-17.6 37 47.8 35.6-60.3 28 35.1 24.2-47.7 0 0.0 . - . 9 10.7 5.0-21.4
Orange 30 0 0.0 . - . 16 51.6 32.8-69.8 9 29.1 14.9-48.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.0 4 16.3 5.9-37.8
Wake 53 3 7.2 2.0-22.6 22 44.2 29.9-59.5 23 40.7 27.0-56.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.9 3.0-19.1
Chatham/Lee 52 3 9.5 2.8-27.6 23 48.8 33.8-64.1 18 26.0 15.5-40.1 2 3.5 0.8-14.0 6 12.1 4.8-27.7
Nash/Wilson 79 2 2.9 0.7-11.3 44 53.0 40.6-65.1 28 39.4 27.9-52.1 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 3 3.3 0.8-12.2
Craven/Pamlico 54 3 4.6 1.3-15.0 30 49.1 31.6-66.9 14 32.8 16.4-54.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.0 6 11.8 4.1-29.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 6 86.0 53.9-97.0 1 5.2 0.6-34.3 1 4.3 0.5-30.1 1 4.4 0.5-30.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 5 0 0.0 . - . 3 67.1 25.3-92.5 1 16.3 2.1-63.7 1 16.6 2.2-64.2 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 101 2 3.3 0.8-12.4 55 60.7 49.6-70.8 40 33.7 24.3-44.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 6 69.0 34.3-90.4 3 31.0 9.6-65.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 92 2 1.9 0.5- 7.3 44 45.1 34.0-56.7 42 48.9 37.3-60.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.2 1.5-11.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 94 4 9.1 3.4-22.2 47 48.5 37.4-59.7 30 31.5 22.0-42.8 0 0.0 . - . 13 10.9 6.0-19.0
Northeast NC I 168 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2 104 60.6 51.6-68.9 49 30.8 23.2-39.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5 10 6.5 3.1-12.8
Northeast NC II 96 5 6.5 2.6-15.4 59 57.4 45.4-68.6 23 27.6 17.6-40.4 2 3.5 0.9-12.9 7 5.0 2.3-10.5
Northeastern Partnership 264 7 3.3 1.4- 7.5 163 59.1 51.7-66.1 72 29.3 22.9-36.6 5 2.5 0.9- 6.5 17 5.8 3.4- 9.7
Mountain AHEC 32 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 17 49.1 28.5-69.9 13 45.3 25.5-66.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.4 0.5-21.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 644 20 3.2 1.8- 5.5 359 55.3 49.0-61.5 206 31.6 26.3-37.4 10 2.2 0.9- 5.2 49 7.8 4.8-12.4
Piedmont 533 19 4.9 2.9- 8.2 277 54.7 48.7-60.5 183 30.5 25.5-36.0 8 0.7 0.3- 1.7 46 9.3 6.1-13.8
Western NC 45 1 1.2 0.2- 8.8 26 67.7 44.9-84.3 14 26.7 12.3-48.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5 2 2.8 0.6-12.5

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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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