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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Not counting carrots, potatoes, or salad, how many servings of vegetables do you usually eat?

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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 9,238 7,058 74.7 73.2-76.1 1,980 22.9 21.5-24.4 118 1.4 1.0- 1.8 25 0.3 0.2- 0.6 57 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,896 6,145 77.3 75.7-78.7 1,598 20.9 19.5-22.4 86 0.9 0.7- 1.2 22 0.4 0.2- 0.8 45 0.6 0.4- 0.8
No 1,334 908 62.1 57.6-66.3 380 33.0 28.9-37.4 32 3.6 2.2- 6.0 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2 12 1.2 0.5- 2.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 182 146 82.1 71.5-89.3 29 13.8 7.5-24.1 4 2.1 0.6- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.0 0.5- 8.4
Recommended Range 3,206 2,471 75.2 72.6-77.6 675 22.8 20.4-25.3 30 0.9 0.5- 1.6 10 0.5 0.2- 1.4 20 0.6 0.4- 1.1
Overweight 3,053 2,328 75.1 72.6-77.4 670 23.0 20.7-25.5 31 1.1 0.6- 1.8 9 0.3 0.1- 0.8 15 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Obese 2,263 1,731 76.1 73.1-78.9 470 20.8 18.2-23.7 40 1.8 1.1- 3.0 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7 16 1.0 0.4- 2.3
Current Smoker
No 7,101 5,487 75.3 73.6-76.9 1,478 22.4 20.9-24.1 78 1.3 0.9- 1.8 16 0.4 0.2- 0.8 42 0.6 0.4- 1.0
Yes 2,099 1,540 72.6 69.4-75.7 495 24.6 21.6-27.8 40 1.7 1.0- 2.8 9 0.2 0.1- 0.5 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Binge Drinker
No 8,536 6,567 75.3 73.8-76.8 1,796 22.5 21.1-24.0 104 1.3 0.9- 1.7 22 0.3 0.2- 0.7 47 0.6 0.4- 0.9
Yes 618 433 68.2 61.7-74.1 159 26.8 21.2-33.2 13 2.7 1.2- 6.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 10 2.0 1.0- 3.9
Heavy Drinker
No 8,913 6,841 75.2 73.7-76.6 1,883 22.6 21.2-24.0 111 1.3 1.0- 1.7 25 0.4 0.2- 0.7 53 0.6 0.4- 0.9
Yes 237 155 62.4 49.9-73.4 75 34.9 24.0-47.6 4 0.7 0.3- 2.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.0 0.6- 6.6
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,198 2,590 79.3 76.8-81.6 548 18.1 15.9-20.5 29 1.3 0.7- 2.3 10 0.3 0.1- 0.6 21 1.0 0.6- 1.8
Some Physical Activity 3,629 2,820 77.3 75.1-79.4 737 21.1 19.0-23.3 45 1.0 0.7- 1.4 10 0.3 0.1- 0.7 17 0.3 0.2- 0.5
Physically Inactive 2,104 1,415 62.0 58.5-65.5 625 34.3 30.9-37.8 42 2.4 1.5- 3.9 5 0.6 0.1- 2.3 17 0.7 0.3- 1.3
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,988 1,498 71.4 67.6-74.8 437 25.1 21.8-28.7 35 2.7 1.6- 4.7 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7 11 0.6 0.2- 1.3
No 7,227 5,542 75.4 73.8-77.0 1,539 22.4 20.9-24.0 82 1.1 0.8- 1.5 18 0.4 0.2- 0.7 46 0.7 0.4- 1.1
Disability Status
Yes 2,950 2,281 76.1 73.5-78.6 609 21.6 19.3-24.2 35 1.3 0.7- 2.2 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8 18 0.4 0.2- 0.8
No 6,111 4,660 74.3 72.4-76.1 1,320 23.4 21.7-25.2 75 1.3 0.9- 1.8 18 0.3 0.1- 0.5 38 0.7 0.5- 1.2
Current Asthma
Yes 713 547 72.4 66.4-77.6 150 24.6 19.6-30.4 12 2.3 0.9- 5.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 3 0.5 0.1- 2.1
No 8,503 6,495 74.9 73.3-76.3 1,825 22.8 21.4-24.3 105 1.3 1.0- 1.8 24 0.3 0.2- 0.7 54 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Diabetes
Yes 926 739 81.6 77.6-84.9 174 17.0 13.7-20.9 11 1.1 0.6- 2.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 78 56 70.2 54.2-82.4 22 29.8 17.6-45.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 8,221 6,252 74.1 72.5-75.6 1,782 23.4 21.9-25.0 107 1.4 1.1- 1.9 25 0.4 0.2- 0.7 55 0.7 0.5- 1.1
Arthritis
Yes 3,203 2,507 78.3 76.0-80.5 636 20.0 17.9-22.3 35 0.8 0.5- 1.2 12 0.4 0.2- 0.8 13 0.5 0.2- 1.1
No 5,974 4,503 73.2 71.3-75.0 1,333 24.1 22.4-25.9 81 1.6 1.1- 2.2 13 0.3 0.1- 0.8 44 0.7 0.5- 1.2
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,090 2,400 78.2 75.8-80.3 632 19.8 17.7-22.0 36 1.3 0.7- 2.2 8 0.3 0.1- 0.8 14 0.5 0.2- 1.0
Yes, During Pregnancy 103 80 73.7 59.3-84.4 20 24.2 13.8-38.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.9 0.3- 9.9
No 6,037 4,573 73.3 71.4-75.1 1,325 24.2 22.4-26.0 81 1.4 1.0- 2.0 17 0.4 0.2- 0.8 41 0.7 0.5- 1.2
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,695 2,081 77.0 74.5-79.4 575 21.7 19.4-24.2 24 0.7 0.3- 1.6 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5 11 0.4 0.2- 0.8
No 4,784 3,769 78.3 76.3-80.1 928 20.0 18.2-21.9 46 0.9 0.6- 1.3 17 0.4 0.2- 0.8 24 0.5 0.3- 0.8
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 936 731 78.9 74.6-82.7 188 18.7 15.2-22.7 14 2.0 0.8- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.4 0.1- 2.2
No 8,128 6,203 74.4 72.8-75.9 1,747 23.2 21.7-24.8 100 1.3 1.0- 1.8 25 0.4 0.2- 0.7 53 0.7 0.4- 1.0

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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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