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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-WHITE FEMALES

Fruit (including fruit juice) 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 4,330 1,449 35.2 33.1-37.4 2,444 55.4 53.1-57.6 270 5.9 5.0- 7.0 167 3.5 2.8- 4.5
AGE
18-24 231 85 35.2 26.7-44.6 123 56.2 46.6-65.5 17 5.3 2.5-10.9 6 3.3 1.1-10.0
25-34 589 248 39.2 33.9-44.9 274 48.8 43.1-54.6 46 7.5 4.9-11.2 21 4.4 2.4- 8.1
35-44 763 314 43.3 38.4-48.4 382 48.9 43.9-54.0 38 4.8 3.3- 7.0 29 2.9 1.6- 5.1
45-54 839 318 39.7 34.9-44.7 454 52.6 47.6-57.6 35 4.2 2.6- 6.5 32 3.5 2.2- 5.6
55-64 725 234 33.0 28.0-38.5 412 56.7 51.2-62.0 56 7.9 5.4-11.3 23 2.4 1.4- 4.1
65-74 626 146 21.6 17.4-26.5 408 67.4 61.9-72.5 43 6.3 4.1- 9.5 29 4.7 2.7- 7.9
75+ 526 91 21.8 16.7-27.9 377 68.4 62.0-74.1 32 5.5 3.2- 9.1 26 4.3 2.6- 7.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 572 224 44.4 38.2-50.8 304 49.2 43.1-55.5 28 4.2 2.5- 7.1 16 2.1 1.1- 4.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,282 497 41.0 36.9-45.3 694 53.3 49.1-57.5 56 3.2 2.1- 4.8 35 2.4 1.4- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,155 404 33.7 29.7-37.9 648 56.6 52.1-60.9 67 7.0 5.0- 9.8 36 2.7 1.6- 4.5
College Graduate 1,312 323 27.3 23.8-31.0 790 58.6 54.6-62.4 119 8.2 6.4-10.4 80 6.0 4.3- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 456 166 39.7 32.8-47.0 246 52.0 44.9-58.9 27 5.2 3.1- 8.6 17 3.1 1.5- 6.4
$15,000- 24,999 730 266 40.6 35.2-46.3 401 52.5 46.9-58.1 43 5.2 3.0- 8.7 20 1.7 0.9- 3.2
$25,000- 34,999 476 182 36.5 29.9-43.6 259 53.5 46.3-60.6 22 6.3 3.6-10.9 13 3.7 1.4- 9.3
$35,000- 49,999 574 195 33.9 28.3-40.0 320 54.4 48.1-60.5 32 5.6 3.4- 9.1 27 6.1 3.6-10.2
$50,000-74,999 487 170 35.8 30.1-42.0 275 57.9 51.7-63.9 28 4.4 2.6- 7.2 14 1.9 1.0- 3.5
$75,000+ 581 169 31.3 26.3-36.9 337 55.8 50.2-61.3 47 9.0 6.3-12.7 28 3.9 2.2- 6.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 245 72 30.7 24.2-38.1 146 58.1 50.8-65.1 19 7.9 4.9-12.5 8 3.3 1.6- 6.7
Guilford 201 68 37.3 29.6-45.7 111 52.6 44.4-60.5 17 7.8 4.7-12.5 5 2.4 0.8- 6.7
Mecklenburg 182 51 29.0 22.3-36.9 112 59.6 51.4-67.3 11 6.1 3.2-11.3 8 5.3 2.4-11.4
Orange 235 41 19.5 12.2-29.6 155 65.5 53.5-75.8 22 5.4 3.3- 8.7 17 9.5 3.2-25.2
Wake 197 53 26.4 20.2-33.7 122 62.1 54.4-69.3 18 9.4 5.7-15.2 4 2.0 0.8- 5.3
Chatham/Lee 172 55 33.1 25.8-41.3 101 59.5 51.2-67.3 12 5.5 3.0- 9.9 4 2.0 0.7- 5.3
Nash/Wilson 149 50 38.2 29.8-47.5 82 52.4 43.4-61.2 7 3.7 1.7- 7.9 10 5.7 3.0-10.7
Craven/Pamlico 219 72 31.4 25.0-38.6 122 57.2 49.7-64.3 16 7.3 4.2-12.2 9 4.2 2.1- 8.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 257 96 37.8 31.2-44.9 139 53.2 46.1-60.2 14 6.1 3.2-11.2 8 2.9 1.4- 6.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 273 94 34.2 27.0-42.1 154 57.5 49.0-65.6 14 4.8 2.6- 8.7 11 3.5 1.9- 6.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 62 30.8 22.9-40.0 107 61.8 52.4-70.4 6 2.8 1.1- 7.1 10 4.6 2.4- 8.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 75 34.5 27.6-42.2 128 54.7 47.0-62.2 18 7.8 4.6-12.8 7 3.0 1.2- 7.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 52 44.3 34.7-54.4 55 43.8 34.3-53.7 5 6.6 2.6-15.6 5 5.3 2.1-12.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 74 41.3 33.4-49.6 86 48.3 40.0-56.6 9 4.0 2.0- 7.8 8 6.5 2.8-14.1
Northeast NC I 138 50 36.8 28.5-45.9 70 50.6 41.5-59.6 10 7.2 3.8-13.3 8 5.5 2.6-11.3
Northeast NC II 219 77 36.3 29.3-43.9 123 53.2 45.6-60.6 12 6.4 3.2-12.5 7 4.1 1.8- 9.0
Northeastern Partnership 357 127 36.4 30.8-42.4 193 52.4 46.4-58.4 22 6.7 3.9-11.0 15 4.5 2.5- 8.0
Mountain AHEC 736 227 29.4 25.3-33.9 427 59.8 55.0-64.4 54 7.3 5.2-10.2 28 3.5 2.3- 5.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,313 478 36.6 32.6-40.9 711 53.6 49.3-57.9 71 5.2 3.7- 7.4 53 4.5 2.9- 6.9
Piedmont 1,825 584 35.6 32.5-38.8 1,052 55.3 52.0-58.5 122 6.0 4.7- 7.6 67 3.2 2.2- 4.5
Western NC 1,192 387 31.9 28.3-35.7 681 58.3 54.2-62.2 77 6.5 4.7- 9.0 47 3.3 2.4- 4.6

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* Data in this table were derived from the fruits 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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