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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Fruit (including fruit juice) 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 1,257 454 39.1 34.9-43.5 669 51.2 46.9-55.4 62 3.9 2.7- 5.6 72 5.8 4.2- 8.1
RACE
African American 1,257 454 39.1 34.9-43.5 669 51.2 46.9-55.4 62 3.9 2.7- 5.6 72 5.8 4.2- 8.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 4 32.7 7.0-76.0 7 55.4 19.0-86.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.9 2.5-41.7
-English Speaking 13 4 32.7 7.0-76.0 7 55.4 19.0-86.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.9 2.5-41.7
Non-Hispanic 1,244 450 39.1 34.9-43.5 662 51.1 46.8-55.4 62 4.0 2.8- 5.6 70 5.8 4.1- 8.1
AGE
18-24 92 34 47.6 32.2-63.5 50 47.4 32.4-62.8 5 2.3 0.8- 6.3 3 2.7 0.7-10.7
25-34 199 80 36.4 27.7-46.3 96 47.9 38.2-57.9 11 6.0 3.0-11.6 12 9.6 4.6-19.1
35-44 260 118 52.6 43.8-61.3 117 41.1 32.8-49.9 8 1.0 0.5- 2.3 17 5.3 2.9- 9.5
45-54 257 101 38.1 29.9-47.1 128 49.9 41.2-58.6 10 4.0 1.7- 9.5 18 7.9 4.3-14.2
55-64 181 54 27.4 19.5-37.0 109 66.5 56.7-75.0 7 2.2 1.0- 4.9 11 3.9 1.7- 8.8
65-74 149 37 28.2 18.8-40.1 92 55.7 43.4-67.4 13 12.1 5.2-25.8 7 3.9 1.5- 9.6
75+ 106 26 26.7 16.4-40.4 68 64.5 50.7-76.2 8 4.6 1.9-10.8 4 4.2 1.2-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 100 39.8 31.5-48.8 165 52.1 43.3-60.7 17 4.2 1.7- 9.6 10 3.9 1.7- 8.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 426 165 39.4 32.0-47.3 219 51.8 44.1-59.3 19 3.8 2.1- 6.8 23 5.1 2.9- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 299 108 41.8 33.0-51.1 157 47.9 39.2-56.8 12 2.4 1.2- 4.6 22 7.9 4.0-15.0
College Graduate 237 79 34.4 26.8-42.8 127 53.3 44.8-61.6 14 5.9 2.9-11.6 17 6.4 3.4-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 79 30.5 23.2-38.9 157 58.2 49.6-66.4 17 4.8 2.6- 8.7 16 6.5 3.2-12.6
$15,000- 24,999 286 120 43.1 34.1-52.5 136 45.7 36.6-55.0 12 4.1 1.6-10.0 18 7.2 3.7-13.7
$25,000- 34,999 163 58 43.5 32.3-55.3 88 48.6 37.5-59.9 9 4.7 2.0-10.7 8 3.2 1.5- 6.8
$35,000- 49,999 112 44 42.2 29.8-55.6 55 49.0 36.1-62.1 8 4.1 1.8- 9.1 5 4.7 1.4-14.4
$50,000-74,999 64 23 45.9 29.9-62.9 33 41.1 26.3-57.7 2 5.4 0.9-25.4 6 7.6 2.5-21.1
$75,000+ 53 15 29.1 16.0-46.8 31 57.3 39.7-73.3 2 4.7 0.8-23.0 5 8.9 2.7-25.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 5 25.9 10.0-52.2 9 50.8 24.9-76.3 2 23.3 5.9-59.4 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 71 26 37.5 25.2-51.7 36 54.6 40.7-67.8 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 6 5.3 2.2-12.1
Mecklenburg 82 30 38.7 27.5-51.2 45 55.1 42.8-66.8 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 5 4.7 1.7-12.8
Orange 30 10 40.0 22.8-60.1 18 55.1 35.7-73.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 1 3.3 0.5-20.1
Wake 55 22 43.3 29.1-58.7 28 46.7 32.5-61.5 4 7.3 2.3-21.3 1 2.7 0.4-16.7
Chatham/Lee 53 19 28.8 17.6-43.4 30 63.1 47.9-76.0 3 6.1 1.8-18.3 1 2.0 0.3-13.1
Nash/Wilson 78 30 44.6 32.5-57.3 41 46.6 34.6-59.1 2 2.8 0.6-13.0 5 5.9 2.3-14.3
Craven/Pamlico 57 19 31.5 18.4-48.4 29 54.6 37.4-70.8 4 6.1 2.1-16.7 5 7.7 2.9-18.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 1 8.2 0.9-46.5 6 80.8 42.8-96.0 1 6.6 0.7-40.5 1 4.3 0.5-30.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 3 55.2 18.7-86.9 3 44.8 13.1-81.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 40 39.8 29.5-51.1 53 48.5 37.6-59.6 5 5.1 2.0-12.7 5 6.6 2.5-16.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 3 28.4 8.6-62.4 4 53.4 22.8-81.7 1 6.2 0.8-34.7 1 12.0 1.7-52.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 31 29.5 20.4-40.6 46 52.8 41.3-64.0 7 7.2 3.4-14.5 10 10.5 5.5-19.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 38 37.5 27.7-48.4 51 49.8 39.1-60.5 7 6.4 2.9-13.8 5 6.3 2.2-16.7
Northeast NC I 170 54 32.4 24.7-41.2 102 58.3 49.2-66.9 7 3.7 1.6- 8.5 7 5.6 2.1-14.1
Northeast NC II 100 40 36.5 26.6-47.8 51 53.3 41.9-64.3 5 5.5 2.1-13.6 4 4.7 1.7-12.6
Northeastern Partnership 270 94 34.4 28.0-41.3 153 55.9 48.8-62.9 12 4.5 2.3- 8.6 11 5.2 2.5-10.3
Mountain AHEC 32 11 35.1 17.6-57.7 16 42.2 23.5-63.4 3 13.7 3.5-40.9 2 9.1 1.6-37.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 665 234 38.9 32.6-45.5 353 48.9 42.7-55.2 35 5.0 3.0- 8.2 43 7.2 4.8-10.9
Piedmont 546 205 39.7 34.0-45.7 292 52.5 46.6-58.3 23 3.0 1.7- 5.1 26 4.8 2.8- 8.2
Western NC 46 15 27.7 12.9-49.8 24 57.4 33.1-78.5 4 9.0 2.5-27.8 3 5.9 1.2-24.5

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* Data in this table were derived from the fruits 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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