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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-WHITE FEMALES

Vegetable (including potato) 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 4,349 284 6.8 5.7- 8.0 2,369 54.6 52.4-56.9 1,344 31.4 29.3-33.5 352 7.3 6.2- 8.5
AGE
18-24 231 26 11.1 6.4-18.5 132 61.3 51.7-70.1 62 22.3 15.8-30.5 11 5.3 2.0-13.5
25-34 591 45 5.9 3.9- 8.9 325 55.4 49.6-61.0 176 31.8 26.6-37.5 45 6.9 4.6-10.1
35-44 765 40 5.2 3.5- 7.7 427 55.5 50.4-60.5 236 32.6 27.9-37.7 62 6.7 4.5- 9.7
45-54 841 50 7.7 5.1-11.4 445 49.6 44.6-54.6 269 35.2 30.6-40.2 77 7.4 5.5-10.0
55-64 729 42 5.4 3.5- 8.2 399 54.7 49.2-60.0 219 30.3 25.6-35.4 69 9.6 6.8-13.5
65-74 635 39 5.4 3.3- 8.7 332 53.6 47.9-59.2 217 33.9 28.9-39.3 47 7.1 4.8-10.6
75+ 526 38 8.5 5.4-13.2 290 53.6 47.2-59.8 160 30.6 25.0-36.8 38 7.3 4.6-11.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 576 79 14.2 10.4-18.9 322 55.4 49.1-61.4 152 25.3 20.4-30.9 23 5.2 3.0- 8.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,288 86 6.6 4.7- 9.0 773 59.0 54.7-63.1 368 30.8 27.0-34.9 61 3.7 2.4- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,163 62 5.8 3.9- 8.7 657 57.7 53.3-62.0 355 29.2 25.5-33.2 89 7.2 5.1-10.2
College Graduate 1,313 57 4.5 3.2- 6.4 612 47.2 43.3-51.2 466 36.8 33.1-40.6 178 11.5 9.3-14.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 459 53 11.2 8.0-15.4 253 58.8 52.0-65.2 122 23.8 18.6-29.8 31 6.3 3.9-10.1
$15,000- 24,999 738 67 12.1 8.6-16.8 417 54.7 49.0-60.2 212 28.1 23.5-33.2 42 5.1 3.2- 8.0
$25,000- 34,999 477 33 6.2 3.3-11.4 278 60.2 53.1-66.9 132 25.8 20.4-32.1 34 7.8 4.8-12.6
$35,000- 49,999 575 28 3.0 1.7- 5.1 319 57.4 51.0-63.6 180 34.3 28.3-40.8 48 5.3 3.4- 8.2
$50,000-74,999 488 18 3.6 2.0- 6.3 265 54.2 47.9-60.3 158 33.9 28.3-40.0 47 8.4 5.6-12.3
$75,000+ 581 18 2.4 1.3- 4.4 287 51.0 45.5-56.5 216 38.4 33.1-43.9 60 8.3 6.0-11.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 245 16 5.6 3.2- 9.5 115 47.3 40.2-54.4 86 37.7 30.8-45.1 28 9.5 6.4-13.8
Guilford 201 10 5.1 2.4-10.4 99 52.7 44.6-60.6 67 31.0 24.3-38.6 25 11.2 7.4-16.7
Mecklenburg 183 9 5.0 2.5- 9.9 101 55.7 47.6-63.5 59 33.9 26.6-42.1 14 5.4 3.0- 9.4
Orange 237 9 4.2 1.9- 8.8 107 41.1 31.0-51.9 82 38.5 27.9-50.4 39 16.2 8.5-28.8
Wake 197 11 6.2 3.2-11.6 108 56.0 48.1-63.6 62 29.8 23.2-37.5 16 8.0 4.8-13.2
Chatham/Lee 175 12 5.6 3.1-10.1 95 55.1 46.8-63.2 52 31.0 23.8-39.2 16 8.3 4.9-13.6
Nash/Wilson 151 7 4.6 2.1- 9.9 98 67.1 58.6-74.6 36 22.6 16.3-30.5 10 5.7 3.0-10.7
Craven/Pamlico 221 10 4.3 2.2- 8.1 129 60.1 52.8-67.0 70 31.1 24.8-38.2 12 4.5 2.5- 8.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 14 5.6 3.1-10.0 151 56.9 49.6-63.9 75 29.6 23.5-36.5 18 8.0 4.3-14.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 272 25 9.1 5.7-14.2 151 57.4 48.8-65.6 84 28.2 21.6-35.9 12 5.3 2.6-10.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 12 8.5 4.1-16.5 109 64.6 55.5-72.7 47 19.5 13.9-26.6 17 7.5 4.4-12.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 18 9.8 5.8-15.9 114 49.2 41.5-56.9 78 33.7 27.0-41.1 18 7.3 4.5-11.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 13 10.0 5.7-17.1 67 52.8 42.9-62.5 29 28.0 19.7-38.2 10 9.1 4.9-16.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 176 17 8.2 5.0-13.1 104 59.6 51.1-67.6 45 27.2 20.1-35.8 10 5.0 2.5- 9.7
Northeast NC I 138 9 5.9 2.9-11.5 80 59.7 50.6-68.1 37 27.9 20.5-36.8 12 6.6 3.6-11.8
Northeast NC II 218 6 1.8 0.8- 4.0 123 56.5 48.9-63.8 72 33.5 26.7-41.0 17 8.2 4.9-13.4
Northeastern Partnership 356 15 2.9 1.7- 4.9 203 57.4 51.4-63.2 109 31.9 26.6-37.9 29 7.7 5.1-11.6
Mountain AHEC 736 59 8.8 6.3-12.3 358 48.1 43.3-52.9 247 32.8 28.5-37.5 72 10.3 7.6-13.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,320 77 4.9 3.4- 7.1 768 56.4 52.0-60.6 384 30.9 27.1-35.0 91 7.8 5.5-10.9
Piedmont 1,836 110 6.9 5.3- 8.8 982 54.9 51.7-58.1 577 31.5 28.6-34.5 167 6.8 5.4- 8.4
Western NC 1,193 97 9.2 7.0-11.9 619 51.2 47.0-55.3 383 31.7 28.0-35.8 94 7.9 6.0-10.3

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* Data in this table were derived from vegetables 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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