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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

Not counting juice, how often do you eat fruit?

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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 9,229 3,656 36.9 35.4-38.5 4,265 47.8 46.2-49.5 953 11.5 10.5-12.7 74 0.6 0.4- 0.8 281 3.1 2.6- 3.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,890 3,250 38.9 37.2-40.6 3,587 46.7 44.9-48.4 756 10.9 9.8-12.1 55 0.6 0.4- 0.8 242 3.0 2.5- 3.6
No 1,331 403 27.4 23.8-31.3 673 53.4 49.0-57.7 197 14.9 12.1-18.3 19 0.9 0.4- 1.9 39 3.4 2.1- 5.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 180 85 40.5 29.4-52.5 61 36.1 24.7-49.3 21 17.6 8.3-33.4 5 1.6 0.5- 5.1 8 4.3 1.8-10.0
Recommended Range 3,210 1,360 40.1 37.4-42.8 1,446 46.5 43.7-49.2 281 10.1 8.5-12.1 30 0.6 0.4- 1.0 93 2.7 2.0- 3.6
Overweight 3,063 1,183 36.8 34.2-39.5 1,444 48.4 45.6-51.2 337 12.2 10.5-14.2 19 0.5 0.3- 0.8 80 2.1 1.5- 3.0
Obese 2,241 820 33.2 30.1-36.4 1,058 49.0 45.5-52.4 267 12.8 10.7-15.3 14 0.7 0.3- 1.6 82 4.4 3.1- 6.1
Current Smoker
No 7,110 3,044 40.2 38.4-42.0 3,240 47.5 45.7-49.4 605 9.2 8.2-10.3 38 0.5 0.3- 0.7 183 2.6 2.1- 3.3
Yes 2,081 592 26.7 23.8-29.8 1,011 48.8 45.3-52.3 344 19.0 16.2-22.1 36 1.1 0.7- 1.7 98 4.4 3.3- 5.8
Binge Drinker
No 8,526 3,484 38.6 37.0-40.3 3,896 47.3 45.6-49.0 831 10.6 9.7-11.7 68 0.6 0.4- 0.8 247 2.9 2.4- 3.5
Yes 620 141 20.6 15.6-26.7 335 54.1 47.4-60.8 109 20.7 15.4-27.3 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1 29 3.7 2.3- 6.0
Heavy Drinker
No 8,902 3,569 37.7 36.1-39.3 4,089 47.5 45.8-49.2 909 11.3 10.3-12.4 73 0.6 0.5- 0.9 262 2.9 2.4- 3.5
Yes 239 57 17.2 11.8-24.3 134 58.4 46.7-69.3 32 19.2 10.2-33.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 15 5.2 2.6-10.1
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,191 1,513 43.9 41.1-46.7 1,321 43.0 40.1-45.8 267 10.1 8.3-12.1 19 0.4 0.2- 0.7 71 2.7 1.9- 3.9
Some Physical Activity 3,623 1,319 35.2 32.8-37.8 1,776 49.7 47.2-52.3 405 12.1 10.6-13.7 27 0.7 0.4- 1.3 96 2.2 1.6- 3.1
Physically Inactive 2,109 695 27.8 25.1-30.8 1,035 53.2 49.7-56.6 257 13.6 11.3-16.4 25 0.9 0.5- 1.4 97 4.5 3.3- 6.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,981 766 34.6 31.3-38.0 875 45.2 41.6-48.9 213 13.5 10.8-16.7 29 1.6 1.0- 2.8 98 5.1 3.7- 7.0
No 7,225 2,878 37.4 35.7-39.2 3,383 48.5 46.6-50.3 737 11.1 10.0-12.3 45 0.4 0.3- 0.6 182 2.6 2.1- 3.2
Disability Status
Yes 2,927 1,167 36.7 34.0-39.6 1,278 45.2 42.3-48.2 317 12.6 10.6-14.8 34 1.2 0.7- 1.9 131 4.3 3.3- 5.6
No 6,123 2,420 37.0 35.2-39.0 2,900 48.6 46.6-50.6 622 11.3 10.1-12.7 38 0.4 0.3- 0.6 143 2.6 2.1- 3.3
Current Asthma
Yes 712 298 39.5 34.0-45.2 287 43.7 38.0-49.5 81 10.5 7.7-14.2 8 1.4 0.6- 3.3 38 5.0 3.0- 8.2
No 8,498 3,351 36.8 35.1-38.4 3,967 48.1 46.4-49.8 871 11.6 10.6-12.8 66 0.6 0.4- 0.8 243 2.9 2.4- 3.5
Diabetes
Yes 916 428 43.6 38.8-48.4 381 43.6 38.9-48.5 67 8.8 6.4-12.1 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6 35 3.1 1.7- 5.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 75 27 37.1 23.2-53.5 39 43.8 28.9-59.9 7 11.0 4.5-24.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.1 1.4-34.8
No 8,226 3,197 36.4 34.7-38.1 3,839 48.2 46.5-50.0 877 11.8 10.7-13.0 69 0.6 0.4- 0.8 244 3.0 2.5- 3.6
Arthritis
Yes 3,186 1,333 39.8 37.3-42.4 1,404 44.9 42.2-47.5 324 11.1 9.5-12.9 22 0.7 0.4- 1.2 103 3.6 2.6- 4.9
No 5,980 2,298 35.8 33.9-37.8 2,835 49.1 47.0-51.1 623 11.7 10.4-13.2 51 0.6 0.4- 0.9 173 2.8 2.3- 3.5
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,089 1,252 37.8 35.1-40.5 1,389 46.9 44.1-49.7 311 11.0 9.3-13.0 20 0.6 0.3- 1.1 117 3.7 2.8- 4.8
Yes, During Pregnancy 101 34 31.3 21.0-43.9 56 58.1 45.2-70.1 7 7.6 3.0-18.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.9 1.0- 8.4
No 6,031 2,367 36.7 34.8-38.7 2,816 48.1 46.0-50.1 634 11.8 10.5-13.2 54 0.6 0.4- 0.9 160 2.8 2.2- 3.5
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,678 1,084 37.8 35.1-40.6 1,228 47.2 44.4-50.1 260 10.9 9.2-12.9 20 0.6 0.3- 1.2 86 3.4 2.5- 4.7
No 4,776 2,045 40.9 38.7-43.0 2,143 45.5 43.3-47.7 434 10.6 9.2-12.1 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0 123 2.4 1.9- 3.2
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 933 419 41.6 36.9-46.4 397 44.1 39.3-49.0 72 9.6 6.7-13.6 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 37 4.2 2.7- 6.7
No 8,118 3,166 36.7 35.0-38.4 3,786 48.0 46.2-49.7 866 11.7 10.6-12.9 64 0.6 0.4- 0.9 236 3.0 2.5- 3.6

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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.

* See Technical Notes for definitions of risk factors/conditions.

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