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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 4,266 203 4.4 3.5- 5.4 3,077 73.2 71.1-75.2 714 16.6 14.9-18.4 49 1.1 0.7- 1.6 223 4.8 3.9- 5.9
AGE
18-24 230 4 4.2 1.2-13.9 151 64.0 53.8-73.1 61 26.8 18.8-36.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 12 4.8 1.8-12.1
25-34 582 27 5.4 3.1- 9.2 408 71.9 66.4-76.7 117 17.8 14.0-22.5 5 0.9 0.3- 2.8 25 4.0 2.2- 7.1
35-44 758 36 4.1 2.7- 6.3 540 75.5 71.2-79.4 124 13.5 10.7-16.8 14 1.6 0.8- 3.2 44 5.3 3.3- 8.3
45-54 829 46 4.7 3.1- 7.2 579 70.0 65.2-74.5 143 18.0 14.3-22.3 16 2.5 1.3- 4.8 45 4.7 3.1- 7.2
55-64 714 27 3.3 1.9- 5.4 517 74.1 69.3-78.4 125 17.4 13.7-21.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.8 39 4.7 3.1- 7.1
65-74 613 29 2.4 1.5- 3.8 464 78.0 73.1-82.3 84 14.3 10.7-18.8 5 0.6 0.2- 1.9 31 4.6 2.8- 7.7
75+ 509 34 6.4 3.9-10.5 395 77.9 72.2-82.8 52 9.8 6.6-14.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 27 5.7 3.5- 9.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 554 41 6.7 4.2-10.5 410 74.8 69.1-79.7 72 13.7 10.0-18.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 30 4.8 2.9- 7.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,268 72 4.7 3.3- 6.7 942 73.3 69.3-76.9 190 16.7 13.7-20.3 9 0.4 0.2- 1.0 55 4.9 3.4- 7.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,141 57 5.2 3.3- 8.1 828 74.0 69.6-77.9 187 15.9 12.7-19.7 9 0.8 0.3- 2.1 60 4.1 2.7- 6.1
College Graduate 1,294 32 2.3 1.4- 3.8 889 71.6 67.9-75.0 265 18.4 15.6-21.5 30 2.5 1.5- 3.9 78 5.3 3.7- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 442 30 5.1 3.2- 8.0 300 71.1 64.9-76.6 82 18.2 13.7-23.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5 24 5.0 3.0- 8.4
$15,000- 24,999 722 39 5.6 3.4- 8.9 530 71.3 66.0-76.1 112 18.8 14.7-23.7 7 0.7 0.3- 2.2 34 3.6 2.3- 5.7
$25,000- 34,999 470 23 3.6 2.1- 6.1 336 74.6 67.9-80.3 87 16.9 11.9-23.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 21 4.6 2.5- 8.3
$35,000- 49,999 563 19 3.1 1.5- 6.2 415 78.8 73.4-83.3 91 14.0 10.2-18.9 10 1.7 0.8- 3.6 28 2.4 1.3- 4.1
$50,000-74,999 486 16 3.2 1.7- 5.9 348 73.7 68.2-78.5 86 15.5 11.8-20.0 11 2.6 1.1- 5.8 25 5.1 3.0- 8.4
$75,000+ 574 11 1.0 0.5- 2.1 408 74.4 69.4-78.9 103 15.9 12.5-20.0 9 1.6 0.7- 3.6 43 7.1 4.5-11.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 240 15 5.7 3.3- 9.7 164 71.1 64.5-77.0 46 18.3 13.5-24.4 4 1.0 0.4- 2.7 11 3.9 2.0- 7.2
Guilford 195 5 2.2 0.8- 5.4 127 69.1 61.2-76.0 48 21.1 15.4-28.1 2 2.6 0.6-10.7 13 5.1 2.8- 9.2
Mecklenburg 176 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 122 70.8 63.0-77.5 34 19.4 13.7-26.6 4 2.1 0.7- 6.3 15 7.3 4.2-12.3
Orange 233 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 148 66.2 56.4-74.9 59 25.8 18.3-35.1 8 2.8 1.2- 6.6 12 3.8 1.9- 7.4
Wake 194 4 2.6 0.8- 8.2 133 67.0 58.8-74.3 40 20.9 14.8-28.6 5 2.5 1.0- 5.9 12 7.1 3.9-12.7
Chatham/Lee 169 5 4.7 1.9-11.6 119 67.8 59.0-75.5 27 18.4 12.2-26.9 4 2.2 0.8- 6.3 14 6.8 3.9-11.6
Nash/Wilson 148 6 4.1 1.7- 9.4 100 69.0 60.2-76.6 31 20.6 14.1-29.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 10 5.9 3.1-10.9
Craven/Pamlico 220 7 3.3 1.5- 7.2 165 76.6 69.9-82.2 32 13.7 9.4-19.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 15 5.8 3.4- 9.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 257 22 7.9 4.8-12.6 193 77.3 70.9-82.6 33 11.9 8.1-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 9 2.9 1.3- 6.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 266 17 7.1 4.2-11.8 191 74.8 67.8-80.6 43 13.8 9.8-19.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 13 3.9 2.1- 6.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 183 7 3.2 1.5- 6.9 140 71.9 61.5-80.4 28 21.5 13.5-32.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 7 3.0 1.4- 6.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 225 17 6.6 4.0-10.6 165 71.0 63.5-77.5 32 16.9 11.8-23.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 9 4.9 2.3-10.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 6 6.3 2.5-14.6 81 66.8 56.6-75.6 22 19.9 13.0-29.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 7 6.2 2.8-13.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 171 9 3.6 1.7- 7.1 132 81.8 75.3-86.9 23 10.7 7.0-16.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2 5 3.4 1.4- 8.1
Northeast NC I 137 10 6.9 3.5-13.0 102 76.4 68.0-83.1 21 14.7 9.5-22.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.0 0.7- 5.7
Northeast NC II 211 14 7.6 4.2-13.2 150 69.8 62.0-76.7 29 13.2 8.6-19.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 16 8.6 4.9-14.7
Northeastern Partnership 348 24 7.4 4.6-11.5 252 71.7 65.6-77.1 50 13.6 9.9-18.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 20 6.8 4.0-11.2
Mountain AHEC 724 47 6.2 4.2- 9.1 526 74.1 69.8-78.1 115 15.7 12.5-19.4 7 0.7 0.2- 2.2 29 3.2 2.1- 5.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,294 65 5.4 3.5- 8.4 958 75.5 71.5-79.2 196 14.4 11.6-17.9 8 0.5 0.2- 1.5 67 4.1 2.9- 5.8
Piedmont 1,800 59 3.3 2.3- 4.8 1,271 71.5 68.4-74.4 335 18.2 15.8-20.9 31 1.5 1.0- 2.4 104 5.5 4.1- 7.3
Western NC 1,172 79 5.8 4.4- 7.8 848 75.0 71.5-78.2 183 14.8 12.2-17.9 10 0.8 0.3- 2.0 52 3.5 2.5- 5.0

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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.

** 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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