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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE FEMALES

Fruit and Vegetable 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 4,355 116 2.6 2.0- 3.4 1,170 28.9 26.8-31.1 1,783 39.7 37.5-41.9 1,286 28.8 26.8-30.8
AGE
18-24 231 7 1.7 0.7- 4.5 83 39.4 30.3-49.3 74 32.7 24.4-42.3 67 26.1 18.6-35.4
25-34 591 19 3.1 1.7- 5.7 180 30.7 25.7-36.2 236 36.9 31.6-42.5 156 29.3 24.2-34.9
35-44 765 17 2.5 1.4- 4.7 224 30.5 26.0-35.3 321 41.1 36.2-46.1 203 25.9 21.7-30.6
45-54 841 24 3.3 1.9- 5.6 233 28.4 23.9-33.3 340 40.2 35.4-45.2 244 28.1 24.0-32.6
55-64 729 19 2.8 1.4- 5.3 187 25.1 20.4-30.5 293 39.9 34.7-45.2 230 32.3 27.5-37.5
65-74 636 15 2.0 0.9- 4.3 127 19.5 15.5-24.2 289 48.4 42.8-54.1 205 30.1 25.3-35.4
75+ 531 13 2.4 1.0- 5.3 126 27.8 22.4-34.0 218 38.4 32.5-44.6 174 31.5 25.9-37.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 580 39 7.1 4.6-10.8 201 38.2 32.1-44.6 220 34.6 29.1-40.6 120 20.1 15.8-25.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,290 39 3.0 1.9- 4.7 414 33.4 29.6-37.5 540 41.3 37.2-45.5 297 22.3 19.0-26.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,163 19 1.4 0.8- 2.7 310 28.4 24.4-32.8 498 41.1 36.9-45.4 336 29.1 25.2-33.3
College Graduate 1,313 19 1.4 0.8- 2.6 244 21.1 17.9-24.7 521 39.0 35.3-42.9 529 38.4 34.7-42.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 24 5.3 3.2- 8.5 153 39.4 32.5-46.8 159 29.4 24.0-35.4 125 26.0 20.6-32.3
$15,000- 24,999 738 32 5.2 3.2- 8.3 221 33.3 28.0-39.0 297 36.6 31.5-42.0 188 24.9 20.4-30.0
$25,000- 34,999 478 15 2.2 1.1- 4.6 141 31.9 25.4-39.2 210 39.3 32.7-46.3 112 26.6 20.5-33.6
$35,000- 49,999 575 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6 163 27.4 22.4-33.1 223 40.4 34.3-46.8 180 31.5 26.0-37.7
$50,000-74,999 488 7 1.5 0.6- 4.0 124 27.6 22.4-33.6 210 43.5 37.4-49.8 147 27.3 22.3-33.0
$75,000+ 581 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0 124 22.8 18.4-27.9 246 42.3 36.9-47.9 206 34.2 29.2-39.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 245 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 55 21.1 16.1-27.1 100 44.2 37.1-51.5 86 33.2 27.0-40.1
Guilford 201 7 3.8 1.6- 9.1 43 25.0 18.0-33.5 82 40.7 33.1-48.8 69 30.5 24.0-37.9
Mecklenburg 183 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 51 30.0 23.1-38.0 79 41.2 33.7-49.2 52 28.3 21.5-36.3
Orange 237 3 1.5 0.4- 5.3 39 21.3 13.5-31.9 86 31.1 22.6-41.2 109 46.1 34.9-57.6
Wake 197 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 45 23.7 17.7-31.0 84 41.7 34.2-49.6 66 33.4 26.4-41.2
Chatham/Lee 175 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 54 31.5 24.2-40.0 72 43.1 35.0-51.6 46 23.9 17.8-31.4
Nash/Wilson 151 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5 49 37.5 29.0-46.8 66 43.1 34.7-52.0 33 17.7 12.5-24.5
Craven/Pamlico 221 5 1.7 0.7- 4.3 54 24.3 18.5-31.2 89 41.2 34.1-48.6 73 32.8 26.4-40.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 3 1.2 0.3- 4.7 80 30.1 24.2-36.8 106 40.8 34.1-47.9 69 27.8 21.6-35.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 10 4.4 2.1- 8.9 73 25.7 19.8-32.7 120 44.6 35.6-53.9 71 25.3 19.0-32.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 49 31.3 22.9-41.3 83 45.3 35.8-55.1 49 22.0 15.9-29.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 7 2.2 1.0- 4.7 57 27.0 20.8-34.4 95 42.6 35.0-50.6 69 28.2 22.1-35.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 7 5.9 2.7-12.3 42 35.2 26.4-45.1 44 33.8 25.2-43.6 26 25.1 17.3-34.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 9 4.2 2.1- 8.1 60 31.6 24.8-39.3 65 37.8 30.1-46.3 43 26.4 19.2-35.0
Northeast NC I 138 8 5.4 2.5-11.0 32 22.2 15.7-30.4 62 47.8 38.7-56.9 36 24.7 17.8-33.2
Northeast NC II 221 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 62 28.1 21.8-35.4 96 42.7 35.5-50.2 61 28.8 22.4-36.1
Northeastern Partnership 359 10 1.8 0.9- 3.5 94 26.4 21.4-32.1 158 44.1 38.3-50.1 97 27.6 22.5-33.4
Mountain AHEC 736 19 2.5 1.4- 4.5 171 22.3 18.6-26.6 305 42.3 37.6-47.1 241 32.9 28.5-37.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,324 41 2.3 1.5- 3.7 387 29.8 25.9-33.9 542 38.7 34.8-42.9 354 29.2 25.3-33.3
Piedmont 1,836 43 2.6 1.8- 3.8 481 29.9 26.9-33.0 742 39.5 36.4-42.7 570 28.0 25.3-30.9
Western NC 1,195 32 3.2 2.0- 5.1 302 24.6 21.3-28.3 499 41.7 37.6-45.8 362 30.5 26.7-34.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the fruits and 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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