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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-WHITE 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 4,266 1,979 44.7 42.5-47.0 1,803 42.7 40.4-45.0 335 8.9 7.7-10.3 27 0.5 0.3- 0.8 122 3.2 2.4- 4.1
AGE
18-24 227 93 39.8 30.7-49.5 103 48.8 39.1-58.6 21 7.6 4.1-13.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 7 3.5 1.2- 9.6
25-34 582 233 42.4 36.7-48.2 268 43.9 38.3-49.6 62 9.8 6.8-13.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6 16 3.8 2.1- 6.8
35-44 755 291 36.3 31.7-41.1 366 47.7 42.6-52.8 73 11.7 8.6-15.7 6 0.7 0.2- 1.8 19 3.7 2.0- 6.6
45-54 836 368 42.6 37.8-47.5 343 40.7 35.9-45.8 90 13.8 10.5-18.0 8 0.7 0.3- 1.5 27 2.2 1.3- 3.6
55-64 715 348 49.9 44.4-55.3 295 41.1 35.9-46.6 51 6.9 4.5-10.4 3 0.5 0.1- 2.5 18 1.6 0.9- 2.8
65-74 617 340 56.4 50.7-62.0 237 36.9 31.7-42.6 20 3.4 1.8- 6.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.9 17 2.4 1.2- 4.7
75+ 504 295 55.5 49.1-61.8 175 35.6 29.8-41.9 16 3.6 1.9- 6.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 17 4.8 2.6- 8.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 550 216 35.4 29.8-41.6 246 42.2 36.1-48.5 49 14.0 9.7-19.7 7 0.9 0.4- 2.3 32 7.5 4.7-11.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,264 505 37.4 33.4-41.5 583 48.8 44.5-53.0 127 10.3 8.1-13.0 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 40 2.9 1.8- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,138 525 46.2 41.8-50.7 482 41.4 37.0-46.0 94 8.9 6.6-11.9 9 0.5 0.2- 1.2 28 3.0 1.8- 5.0
College Graduate 1,305 726 53.9 50.0-57.8 491 38.5 34.7-42.4 64 5.5 3.9- 7.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 22 1.8 0.9- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 446 206 44.6 37.8-51.6 181 41.2 34.2-48.5 28 6.1 3.7- 9.7 10 2.2 1.0- 5.0 21 5.9 3.1-10.8
$15,000- 24,999 720 287 36.8 31.7-42.2 326 45.2 39.6-50.8 77 12.6 9.0-17.3 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4 24 4.5 2.7- 7.4
$25,000- 34,999 472 194 45.3 38.1-52.6 221 43.7 36.8-50.9 38 7.7 4.8-12.1 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 17 3.1 1.6- 5.8
$35,000- 49,999 570 269 44.5 38.3-50.8 238 43.3 37.2-49.7 51 10.4 7.0-15.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 11 1.7 0.6- 4.5
$50,000-74,999 484 218 45.9 39.8-52.2 215 42.5 36.5-48.8 38 8.6 5.6-12.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 10 2.6 1.1- 5.9
$75,000+ 578 301 50.1 44.5-55.6 230 39.2 33.9-44.7 38 9.4 6.2-14.0 0 0.0 . - . 9 1.3 0.5- 3.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 243 123 49.3 42.2-56.5 90 37.5 30.7-44.8 20 9.3 5.6-15.0 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 7 2.5 1.1- 5.4
Guilford 199 87 41.4 33.8-49.4 88 47.1 39.0-55.3 14 6.8 3.9-11.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 9 4.5 2.1- 9.3
Mecklenburg 178 93 53.4 45.2-61.4 72 39.3 31.7-47.4 10 6.0 3.1-11.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
Orange 234 149 64.0 53.4-73.3 78 34.1 24.9-44.5 7 2.0 0.9- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 196 93 47.1 39.3-54.9 87 43.8 36.2-51.8 8 5.2 2.4-10.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 7 3.5 1.6- 7.2
Chatham/Lee 171 82 42.6 34.7-51.0 76 49.1 40.6-57.5 11 7.0 3.8-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Nash/Wilson 146 71 45.2 36.5-54.2 53 38.0 29.6-47.1 15 11.3 6.6-18.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.4 5 4.1 1.4-11.5
Craven/Pamlico 217 104 48.4 41.1-55.8 91 41.0 34.0-48.5 16 8.1 4.6-13.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 256 103 38.8 32.1-46.0 119 46.1 39.1-53.2 26 11.0 7.2-16.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 7 3.8 1.7- 8.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 267 130 49.7 40.6-58.7 109 39.2 31.3-47.8 19 8.1 4.9-13.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 7 2.2 1.0- 4.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 80 41.3 32.4-50.8 76 39.7 30.8-49.3 18 11.3 5.9-20.6 3 2.5 0.7- 8.5 7 5.2 1.6-16.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 112 48.8 41.1-56.6 92 40.6 33.4-48.3 14 7.9 4.5-13.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 6 2.1 0.9- 5.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 116 45 37.9 28.7-48.1 53 46.2 36.5-56.3 14 11.5 6.7-19.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.3 1.3-13.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 56 32.3 24.9-40.7 95 56.5 48.1-64.6 12 6.4 3.4-11.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 10 4.3 2.2- 8.3
Northeast NC I 136 50 37.4 29.0-46.6 64 47.2 38.2-56.5 14 9.8 5.7-16.3 4 3.6 1.3- 9.9 4 1.9 0.7- 5.4
Northeast NC II 211 92 43.9 36.5-51.6 100 46.1 38.6-53.7 14 7.5 4.4-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.6 1.0- 6.3
Northeastern Partnership 347 142 42.1 36.2-48.2 164 46.4 40.4-52.5 28 8.1 5.4-12.0 4 1.0 0.4- 2.9 9 2.4 1.1- 5.0
Mountain AHEC 728 358 49.8 44.9-54.7 296 40.5 35.8-45.3 51 7.2 5.1-10.1 6 0.8 0.3- 2.3 17 1.7 0.9- 3.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,293 553 42.9 38.7-47.2 577 44.6 40.3-49.0 114 9.1 6.8-11.9 8 0.3 0.1- 0.7 41 3.1 1.9- 4.9
Piedmont 1,798 857 44.2 41.0-47.5 744 42.7 39.4-45.9 134 9.1 7.3-11.3 10 0.5 0.2- 1.0 53 3.6 2.5- 5.0
Western NC 1,175 569 49.0 44.8-53.3 482 39.8 35.9-43.9 87 8.1 6.2-10.6 9 0.9 0.4- 2.1 28 2.1 1.2- 3.8

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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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