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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How often do you eat potatoes not including French fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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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 9,225 433 4.9 4.2- 5.7 6,366 69.1 67.5-70.6 1,784 19.0 17.8-20.3 99 0.9 0.7- 1.3 543 6.1 5.3- 7.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,875 337 4.3 3.7- 5.1 5,494 70.1 68.5-71.7 1,508 18.6 17.3-19.9 85 1.0 0.7- 1.4 451 5.9 5.1- 6.9
No 1,343 94 7.7 5.6-10.4 869 63.7 59.3-67.9 275 21.3 17.8-25.3 14 0.6 0.2- 1.7 91 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 183 15 13.3 5.3-29.9 122 60.4 46.7-72.7 32 18.6 9.8-32.5 2 1.1 0.2- 6.2 12 6.5 2.9-14.0
Recommended Range 3,190 161 5.3 4.2- 6.6 2,251 70.2 67.6-72.7 577 18.2 16.1-20.4 33 1.3 0.7- 2.1 168 5.1 3.8- 6.7
Overweight 3,065 129 4.2 3.1- 5.5 2,154 70.2 67.6-72.7 582 18.8 16.7-21.0 37 0.9 0.6- 1.4 163 6.0 4.7- 7.6
Obese 2,247 94 4.8 3.5- 6.6 1,492 66.9 63.6-70.0 482 20.2 17.6-23.0 21 0.7 0.3- 1.5 158 7.4 5.7- 9.4
Current Smoker
No 7,083 288 4.0 3.3- 4.7 4,892 69.3 67.5-70.9 1,388 19.4 17.9-20.8 78 1.0 0.7- 1.5 437 6.4 5.5- 7.5
Yes 2,105 145 7.9 6.1-10.3 1,445 68.3 65.0-71.5 390 17.9 15.4-20.8 21 0.6 0.3- 1.2 104 5.2 3.8- 7.0
Binge Drinker
No 8,511 394 4.7 4.1- 5.5 5,884 69.1 67.5-70.7 1,635 19.0 17.7-20.3 91 1.0 0.7- 1.3 507 6.3 5.4- 7.2
Yes 626 37 7.4 4.5-11.8 424 68.9 62.6-74.4 130 19.6 15.0-25.0 8 1.0 0.3- 3.2 27 3.2 2.0- 5.2
Heavy Drinker
No 8,889 413 4.8 4.1- 5.6 6,135 69.2 67.6-70.7 1,723 19.0 17.7-20.3 96 1.0 0.7- 1.3 522 6.1 5.3- 7.0
Yes 244 15 6.0 2.8-12.2 173 71.3 60.2-80.3 41 18.8 11.1-30.0 2 0.9 0.2- 5.4 13 3.0 1.5- 6.1
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,187 137 3.9 3.1- 5.1 2,206 70.1 67.5-72.6 616 18.8 16.7-21.1 39 1.1 0.7- 1.8 189 6.0 4.7- 7.5
Some Physical Activity 3,605 139 4.3 3.3- 5.5 2,515 69.4 67.0-71.8 708 19.4 17.5-21.6 42 0.8 0.5- 1.3 201 6.1 4.8- 7.7
Physically Inactive 2,137 134 7.2 5.4- 9.5 1,433 66.7 63.3-69.9 418 18.9 16.4-21.6 16 1.0 0.4- 2.4 136 6.3 4.8- 8.2
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,997 140 8.0 6.1-10.6 1,344 64.1 60.4-67.6 357 20.6 17.6-24.1 16 1.0 0.5- 2.2 140 6.2 4.8- 8.0
No 7,206 291 4.2 3.5- 5.0 5,009 70.3 68.6-71.9 1,422 18.6 17.2-20.0 83 0.9 0.7- 1.3 401 6.0 5.1- 7.1
Disability Status
Yes 2,942 189 7.9 6.3- 9.9 1,993 67.0 64.1-69.8 539 16.9 14.9-19.0 27 1.2 0.6- 2.3 194 7.0 5.6- 8.8
No 6,103 239 3.7 3.1- 4.6 4,245 70.0 68.1-71.8 1,213 19.8 18.2-21.4 71 0.9 0.6- 1.2 335 5.6 4.7- 6.7
Current Asthma
Yes 707 47 6.6 4.3- 9.8 473 68.0 62.5-73.1 133 18.4 14.2-23.4 8 0.8 0.4- 1.8 46 6.2 4.2- 9.0
No 8,500 385 4.8 4.1- 5.6 5,882 69.1 67.5-70.7 1,648 19.1 17.8-20.4 90 1.0 0.7- 1.3 495 6.1 5.2- 7.0
Diabetes
Yes 918 52 6.9 4.7-10.0 538 57.5 52.6-62.2 212 23.8 19.9-28.2 5 0.4 0.2- 1.2 111 11.4 8.6-14.9
Yes, During Pregnancy 77 2 1.0 0.2- 5.0 55 70.8 53.0-83.9 18 28.1 15.1-46.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
No 8,218 379 4.8 4.1- 5.6 5,765 70.1 68.4-71.6 1,550 18.5 17.2-19.8 94 1.0 0.7- 1.4 430 5.7 4.8- 6.6
Arthritis
Yes 3,194 160 5.0 3.9- 6.3 2,235 71.5 69.1-73.9 576 16.2 14.4-18.1 34 0.8 0.5- 1.3 189 6.5 5.2- 8.1
No 5,967 270 4.9 4.1- 5.9 4,089 68.2 66.2-70.1 1,194 20.0 18.4-21.6 65 1.0 0.7- 1.5 349 5.9 5.0- 7.1
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,087 158 5.6 4.4- 7.2 2,142 70.0 67.4-72.5 561 18.0 16.0-20.3 24 0.4 0.2- 0.6 202 5.9 4.8- 7.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 104 2 2.7 0.5-14.0 76 76.8 64.7-85.7 22 16.6 9.5-27.6 2 1.9 0.3-11.2 2 1.9 0.4- 9.8
No 6,025 273 4.7 3.9- 5.6 4,140 68.5 66.6-70.4 1,200 19.4 17.9-21.1 73 1.2 0.8- 1.7 339 6.2 5.2- 7.4
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,685 123 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,855 70.3 67.7-72.9 503 17.6 15.6-19.8 26 0.7 0.4- 1.1 178 7.0 5.5- 8.7
No 4,766 202 4.4 3.6- 5.4 3,368 70.9 68.9-72.8 887 18.4 16.8-20.2 61 1.1 0.7- 1.6 248 5.2 4.3- 6.3
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 927 65 6.6 4.6- 9.5 647 69.7 65.1-73.9 144 16.1 12.9-20.0 7 0.5 0.2- 1.4 64 7.0 5.0- 9.7
No 8,117 358 4.6 3.9- 5.4 5,589 69.0 67.4-70.6 1,613 19.4 18.0-20.8 90 1.0 0.7- 1.4 467 6.0 5.2- 7.0

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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.

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

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