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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 1,244 950 73.1 68.7-77.0 263 23.1 19.5-27.1 20 2.0 1.1- 3.8 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2 8 1.3 0.4- 4.5
GENDER
Female 1,244 950 73.1 68.7-77.0 263 23.1 19.5-27.1 20 2.0 1.1- 3.8 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2 8 1.3 0.4- 4.5
RACE
African American 1,244 950 73.1 68.7-77.0 263 23.1 19.5-27.1 20 2.0 1.1- 3.8 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2 8 1.3 0.4- 4.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 11 94.9 78.2-99.0 2 5.1 1.0-21.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 13 11 94.9 78.2-99.0 2 5.1 1.0-21.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,231 939 72.9 68.6-76.9 261 23.2 19.5-27.3 20 2.0 1.1- 3.9 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2 8 1.3 0.4- 4.5
AGE
18-24 90 59 58.6 41.7-73.8 26 30.7 17.3-48.4 2 2.0 0.4- 8.9 1 2.5 0.3-15.7 2 6.1 1.0-29.5
25-34 199 157 77.2 67.6-84.6 40 22.3 14.9-31.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 259 187 69.2 60.2-77.0 60 24.5 17.7-32.8 7 5.4 1.9-14.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 4 0.9 0.2- 3.4
45-54 254 199 76.3 67.3-83.4 49 21.5 14.6-30.5 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 181 142 78.7 69.2-85.8 37 20.4 13.4-29.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 146 113 78.1 66.2-86.7 32 21.3 12.8-33.3 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 102 84 78.1 64.0-87.8 16 18.2 9.8-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.7 0.6-20.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 215 70.5 61.7-78.0 65 25.9 18.8-34.6 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.6 0.3- 8.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 317 72.0 63.7-78.9 91 24.1 17.4-32.2 10 3.5 1.4- 8.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 299 222 69.5 60.1-77.5 69 23.9 17.2-32.1 4 1.3 0.4- 4.7 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 2 3.2 0.5-18.7
College Graduate 234 195 82.3 74.8-88.0 37 17.4 11.8-24.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 207 75.7 67.7-82.2 54 20.6 14.6-28.3 5 2.5 1.0- 6.1 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
$15,000- 24,999 285 201 65.8 56.4-74.1 77 31.7 23.7-41.0 7 2.5 0.7- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 161 121 69.3 56.6-79.6 34 23.1 14.3-35.0 2 3.7 0.6-19.9 2 2.6 0.4-15.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6
$35,000- 49,999 110 89 83.2 71.9-90.6 20 15.9 8.7-27.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 62 54 83.8 63.1-94.0 8 16.2 6.0-36.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 53 44 80.2 62.7-90.7 9 19.8 9.3-37.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 15 14 95.1 71.2-99.3 1 4.9 0.7-28.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 70 53 81.1 69.5-88.9 16 18.3 10.6-29.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Mecklenburg 80 60 75.7 63.9-84.6 18 21.3 13.1-32.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8
Orange 31 24 78.6 60.2-89.9 6 19.1 8.5-37.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.3 0.3-14.9
Wake 55 45 79.0 63.9-88.9 9 16.9 8.6-30.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.1 0.6-24.0 0 0.0 . - .
Chatham/Lee 52 46 92.2 82.0-96.8 6 7.8 3.2-18.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Nash/Wilson 79 56 72.2 60.0-81.7 19 20.4 12.6-31.2 4 7.5 2.7-19.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Craven/Pamlico 55 43 69.0 46.4-85.2 11 29.8 13.8-53.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 6 81.5 43.8-96.2 2 9.6 1.7-39.4 1 8.9 1.0-48.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 4 59.4 19.4-89.9 1 28.8 4.5-77.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.8 1.5-54.0 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 104 83 81.2 71.2-88.4 17 12.4 7.4-20.1 2 3.9 0.9-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.5 0.5-11.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 8 4 48.1 17.9-79.7 4 51.9 20.3-82.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 92 73 79.9 68.4-87.9 17 17.2 10.0-28.0 2 2.9 0.6-13.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 80 77.1 66.4-85.2 18 21.1 13.3-31.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
Northeast NC I 171 135 75.8 66.7-83.1 34 23.5 16.3-32.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Northeast NC II 97 69 73.1 62.1-81.9 27 25.2 16.8-36.0 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Northeastern Partnership 268 204 74.6 67.7-80.4 61 24.3 18.6-31.1 3 1.1 0.3- 4.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Mountain AHEC 30 23 84.6 66.5-93.8 6 11.0 4.0-26.7 1 4.4 0.6-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 492 68.2 61.3-74.4 149 28.0 22.0-34.8 13 3.1 1.3- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.8 0.1- 4.1
Piedmont 543 425 76.8 71.2-81.6 105 19.3 15.1-24.3 6 1.3 0.4- 3.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 5 1.8 0.4- 7.9
Western NC 44 33 64.8 31.3-88.1 9 32.1 9.5-68.1 1 2.4 0.3-16.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 0 0.0 . - .

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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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