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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Fruit and Vegetable 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 1,266 74 7.9 5.3-11.7 467 36.9 32.9-41.1 455 35.8 31.9-39.9 270 19.4 16.5-22.7
GENDER
Female 1,266 74 7.9 5.3-11.7 467 36.9 32.9-41.1 455 35.8 31.9-39.9 270 19.4 16.5-22.7
RACE
African American 1,266 74 7.9 5.3-11.7 467 36.9 32.9-41.1 455 35.8 31.9-39.9 270 19.4 16.5-22.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 7 49.5 15.7-83.7 4 38.6 9.5-78.9 2 11.9 2.5-41.7
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 7 49.5 15.7-83.7 4 38.6 9.5-78.9 2 11.9 2.5-41.7
Non-Hispanic 1,253 74 7.9 5.3-11.8 460 36.8 32.8-41.0 451 35.8 31.9-39.9 268 19.4 16.5-22.8
AGE
18-24 93 10 19.4 7.9-40.4 37 34.1 21.4-49.5 33 37.5 24.1-53.2 13 9.0 4.3-17.9
25-34 200 9 4.7 2.0-10.6 67 33.8 25.0-43.8 79 37.6 28.6-47.5 45 24.0 16.5-33.5
35-44 262 13 6.3 2.7-14.4 110 46.3 37.6-55.3 88 33.4 25.8-41.9 51 14.0 9.7-19.8
45-54 259 18 8.1 3.7-16.8 99 34.1 26.4-42.8 85 34.9 27.2-43.4 57 22.9 16.5-30.8
55-64 184 12 7.8 3.8-15.4 63 35.4 25.7-46.5 60 35.2 26.2-45.4 49 21.6 15.2-29.7
65-74 149 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8 51 30.6 21.3-41.9 59 39.8 28.7-52.0 34 27.7 17.3-41.3
75+ 106 6 6.2 1.8-18.8 33 31.6 20.6-45.2 48 37.9 26.1-51.4 19 24.3 12.9-41.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 25 11.2 6.6-18.4 117 41.2 32.9-50.0 102 27.7 21.3-35.3 50 19.9 13.2-28.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 429 31 9.5 4.7-18.3 183 43.1 35.8-50.7 138 32.4 26.0-39.5 77 15.0 11.1-20.1
Some Post-H.S. 303 12 6.2 2.2-16.3 105 33.6 25.8-42.3 116 39.9 31.7-48.8 70 20.3 14.3-28.0
College Graduate 237 6 3.9 1.5-10.0 60 25.2 18.4-33.5 98 45.0 36.7-53.6 73 25.9 19.6-33.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 13 5.9 2.8-12.1 111 40.5 32.3-49.1 101 37.3 29.3-46.0 49 16.4 11.2-23.2
$15,000- 24,999 286 18 7.5 3.9-14.0 128 44.4 35.4-53.8 84 28.7 20.8-38.2 56 19.4 13.1-27.7
$25,000- 34,999 163 10 11.4 4.6-25.5 49 27.9 18.6-39.4 62 40.8 30.4-52.1 42 19.9 13.5-28.4
$35,000- 49,999 113 4 2.7 0.8- 8.9 37 43.3 30.6-57.0 44 36.5 25.3-49.5 28 17.5 10.4-28.0
$50,000-74,999 64 2 4.1 0.8-18.8 18 23.5 11.7-41.8 27 53.4 36.8-69.4 17 19.0 10.2-32.5
$75,000+ 53 1 3.1 0.4-19.0 10 15.6 6.5-32.9 22 46.3 29.7-63.8 20 35.1 20.6-52.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 0 0.0 . - . 7 42.5 18.9-70.0 3 13.4 4.0-36.4 6 44.1 19.9-71.4
Guilford 71 5 7.0 2.7-16.9 23 33.2 21.4-47.5 25 40.9 27.6-55.7 18 18.9 11.2-30.1
Mecklenburg 82 4 6.8 2.4-17.7 26 30.1 20.3-42.1 30 38.3 27.1-51.0 22 24.8 16.0-36.5
Orange 31 1 2.3 0.3-14.9 10 35.3 19.5-55.2 11 37.0 21.1-56.5 9 25.3 12.2-45.2
Wake 55 1 3.3 0.5-20.2 21 41.4 27.4-56.9 23 41.8 28.1-56.9 10 13.5 6.6-25.5
Chatham/Lee 53 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 20 33.3 20.8-48.6 23 43.9 29.4-59.5 8 20.7 10.5-36.9
Nash/Wilson 81 5 5.5 2.1-13.3 31 40.2 28.8-52.7 31 40.4 29.0-53.0 14 13.9 7.9-23.4
Craven/Pamlico 57 4 4.8 1.7-12.8 17 37.9 21.2-58.1 19 32.0 18.8-49.0 17 25.2 14.3-40.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.3 2.3-50.3 5 75.8 36.4-94.5 2 11.0 1.9-43.7
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 6 6.0 2.2-15.3 46 39.7 29.8-50.6 33 32.1 22.5-43.5 20 22.2 14.2-33.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 1 7.3 1.0-39.2 3 32.9 10.5-67.1 4 47.8 18.7-78.4 1 12.0 1.7-52.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 7 5.3 2.3-11.6 31 33.3 23.2-45.2 31 34.0 23.8-45.9 26 27.4 18.8-38.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 5 6.3 2.5-15.5 42 34.7 25.6-45.0 35 37.6 27.8-48.7 20 21.3 13.4-32.2
Northeast NC I 171 5 3.3 1.2- 8.9 68 41.7 33.2-50.6 68 37.6 29.5-46.4 30 17.4 11.5-25.6
Northeast NC II 100 11 8.9 4.6-16.5 33 30.6 21.4-41.8 36 37.2 26.7-49.0 20 23.2 14.9-34.3
Northeastern Partnership 271 16 5.9 3.4-10.1 101 36.5 30.0-43.5 104 37.4 30.7-44.6 50 20.2 14.9-26.7
Mountain AHEC 32 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 14 46.7 26.5-68.0 8 16.6 7.0-34.3 9 36.1 18.2-59.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 671 47 11.4 6.6-18.9 247 39.2 33.2-45.5 234 30.8 25.9-36.2 143 18.7 14.8-23.3
Piedmont 549 25 5.7 3.1-10.2 201 34.6 29.3-40.4 207 39.9 34.3-45.8 116 19.8 15.7-24.7
Western NC 46 2 1.0 0.2- 4.6 19 53.7 29.3-76.4 14 22.8 10.1-43.6 11 22.5 10.0-43.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the fruits and 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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