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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-WHITE FEMALES

Not counting carrots, potatoes, or salad, how many servings of vegetables do you usually eat?

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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 4,269 3,449 80.9 79.0-82.6 747 17.7 16.0-19.5 43 0.8 0.5- 1.2 12 0.3 0.1- 0.5 18 0.4 0.2- 0.8
AGE
18-24 226 178 77.4 67.9-84.7 41 20.6 13.5-30.2 5 1.1 0.4- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0
25-34 585 462 78.9 73.7-83.3 107 18.2 14.0-23.2 9 1.5 0.6- 4.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.9 4 0.9 0.3- 3.2
35-44 758 604 80.8 76.7-84.2 140 17.7 14.3-21.7 7 0.5 0.2- 1.3 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5 4 0.5 0.2- 1.7
45-54 832 664 79.3 74.8-83.1 154 19.4 15.6-23.9 9 1.0 0.4- 2.4 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
55-64 720 582 85.2 81.5-88.3 127 13.9 10.9-17.6 7 0.5 0.2- 1.1 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 2 0.2 0.0- 1.1
65-74 617 509 82.5 77.8-86.4 103 16.8 13.0-21.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 2 0.6 0.1- 3.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
75+ 501 429 82.9 77.3-87.4 66 16.3 11.9-22.0 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.1 0.0- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 547 436 80.9 75.7-85.2 103 18.3 14.1-23.5 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,264 996 78.2 74.5-81.5 245 20.0 16.8-23.6 13 1.1 0.5- 2.4 4 0.3 0.1- 1.1 6 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,152 920 80.2 76.4-83.5 212 18.4 15.2-22.2 11 0.6 0.3- 1.5 3 0.2 0.0- 1.2 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4
College Graduate 1,297 1,088 83.8 80.5-86.6 187 14.7 11.9-17.9 12 0.7 0.3- 1.5 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 5 0.4 0.1- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 444 362 82.6 77.4-86.7 72 16.1 12.0-21.2 8 1.2 0.5- 2.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
$15,000- 24,999 723 561 76.2 71.0-80.7 147 20.8 16.5-25.7 7 1.4 0.5- 4.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7
$25,000- 34,999 468 376 81.9 75.5-86.9 83 17.3 12.3-23.8 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$35,000- 49,999 572 454 83.5 78.8-87.3 110 15.4 11.7-20.1 4 0.4 0.1- 1.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 2 0.5 0.1- 3.0
$50,000-74,999 484 392 80.8 75.4-85.2 81 16.9 12.6-22.1 7 1.4 0.6- 3.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 2 0.6 0.1- 3.3
$75,000+ 577 476 83.9 79.7-87.5 94 15.2 11.8-19.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9 2 0.2 0.0- 1.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 238 189 79.6 73.2-84.9 46 19.4 14.3-25.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Guilford 198 156 75.9 67.3-82.8 35 20.5 14.0-29.0 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 2 1.6 0.3- 8.1
Mecklenburg 180 145 79.1 71.5-85.1 33 20.1 14.2-27.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Orange 234 197 83.2 75.2-88.9 35 15.6 10.1-23.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
Wake 193 150 77.8 70.5-83.6 38 19.3 13.8-26.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7 2 1.4 0.4- 5.7
Chatham/Lee 173 133 78.2 70.9-84.0 37 19.7 14.2-26.7 2 1.7 0.4- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
Nash/Wilson 149 128 84.7 77.2-90.1 20 14.4 9.3-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
Craven/Pamlico 218 182 84.1 78.1-88.7 32 14.3 9.9-20.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 252 200 79.4 73.1-84.5 47 19.0 14.1-25.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 265 212 80.5 74.0-85.8 48 17.5 12.6-23.8 5 2.0 0.7- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 181 144 77.6 68.0-84.9 33 20.8 13.6-30.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 224 175 72.8 64.1-80.0 46 25.4 18.4-34.1 3 1.8 0.4- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 92 77.9 68.7-85.0 23 19.1 12.5-28.1 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 132 75.0 66.8-81.8 35 20.8 14.6-28.6 3 2.7 0.8- 9.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
Northeast NC I 137 113 83.0 74.9-88.8 20 13.3 8.4-20.4 2 1.1 0.2- 4.8 1 1.8 0.3-11.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
Northeast NC II 213 176 82.9 76.4-87.9 34 15.8 11.0-22.3 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 0 0.0 . - .
Northeastern Partnership 350 289 82.9 77.9-87.0 54 15.1 11.2-20.0 4 1.0 0.4- 3.0 2 0.7 0.1- 3.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Mountain AHEC 717 573 79.8 75.6-83.4 136 19.5 15.8-23.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,303 1,070 83.2 79.9-86.1 209 15.7 12.9-19.0 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Piedmont 1,804 1,451 80.2 77.4-82.7 322 18.1 15.6-20.8 17 0.9 0.5- 1.7 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Western NC 1,162 928 79.3 75.7-82.4 216 19.4 16.3-22.9 13 0.8 0.4- 1.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4

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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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