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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

How often do you eat potatoes not including French fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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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%)
North Carolina 9,225 433 4.9 4.2- 5.7 6,366 69.1 67.5-70.6 1,784 19.0 17.8-20.3 99 0.9 0.7- 1.3 543 6.1 5.3- 7.0
-Piedmont NC 3,963 158 4.5 3.6- 5.6 2,668 68.0 65.8-70.1 823 19.8 18.0-21.6 51 1.1 0.7- 1.7 263 6.6 5.6- 7.9
GENDER
Male 1,495 73 5.4 4.0- 7.3 1,028 67.5 63.9-70.8 281 18.9 16.3-21.9 8 0.9 0.4- 2.3 105 7.3 5.6- 9.4
Female 2,468 85 3.6 2.7- 4.8 1,640 68.5 65.8-71.0 542 20.5 18.4-22.9 43 1.3 0.9- 2.0 158 6.1 4.8- 7.6
RACE
White 2,913 115 4.5 3.5- 5.8 2,082 71.3 68.8-73.7 509 17.1 15.2-19.2 36 1.0 0.6- 1.5 171 6.1 5.0- 7.6
African American 790 33 5.4 3.5- 8.0 414 53.5 48.4-58.5 264 31.1 26.8-35.7 10 1.7 0.5- 5.0 69 8.4 5.9-11.8
Other Minorities 201 9 3.2 1.3- 7.4 136 70.5 60.7-78.7 38 18.4 11.9-27.5 2 1.3 0.2- 7.3 16 6.6 3.0-13.8
AGE
18-24 243 12 4.9 2.3-10.3 135 59.3 50.3-67.7 75 26.7 19.7-35.0 3 0.7 0.2- 3.6 18 8.3 4.5-14.9
25-34 626 22 4.0 2.3- 6.8 403 68.5 63.4-73.2 161 20.4 16.8-24.6 9 1.6 0.5- 4.6 31 5.5 3.4- 8.7
35-44 840 20 2.5 1.4- 4.4 564 67.5 63.0-71.7 183 21.6 18.0-25.7 16 1.5 0.7- 3.0 57 6.9 4.9- 9.6
45-54 801 39 5.4 3.4- 8.3 522 67.7 63.0-72.1 173 18.0 14.7-21.9 12 1.6 0.8- 3.2 55 7.3 5.1-10.3
55-64 595 20 5.0 2.9- 8.5 421 71.7 66.4-76.5 103 17.7 13.7-22.5 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3 46 5.2 3.5- 7.6
65-74 450 20 3.9 2.2- 6.9 321 73.5 67.5-78.7 75 15.1 11.3-19.7 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8 29 7.0 3.9-12.2
75+ 377 24 8.1 4.9-13.3 283 71.7 65.0-77.5 46 13.6 9.5-19.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 23 6.3 3.7-10.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 568 37 8.0 5.3-11.9 377 64.3 58.2-69.9 111 20.8 16.2-26.3 3 0.8 0.2- 3.6 40 6.1 3.9- 9.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,048 57 5.2 3.6- 7.5 693 67.2 62.8-71.3 216 18.0 14.9-21.5 11 1.3 0.5- 3.4 71 8.4 6.1-11.4
Some Post-H.S. 931 29 4.0 2.4- 6.7 649 68.8 64.1-73.1 183 20.2 16.6-24.4 12 0.7 0.3- 1.8 58 6.2 4.2- 9.1
College Graduate 1,401 35 2.5 1.6- 4.0 937 69.6 66.2-72.8 311 20.4 17.7-23.4 25 1.6 1.0- 2.5 93 5.9 4.3- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 349 19 4.8 2.7- 8.6 204 62.9 54.9-70.3 86 20.3 15.1-26.8 9 3.0 0.8-10.7 31 8.9 5.2-14.6
$15,000- 24,999 644 39 8.0 5.1-12.1 403 58.8 52.8-64.5 157 26.7 21.8-32.3 5 0.8 0.2- 3.3 40 5.8 3.8- 8.7
$25,000- 34,999 397 17 7.9 4.4-13.7 271 68.6 61.5-74.9 86 17.4 13.1-22.8 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 20 5.9 3.1-10.8
$35,000- 49,999 534 17 2.6 1.5- 4.8 361 70.4 64.9-75.5 116 21.8 17.3-27.2 12 2.0 0.9- 4.2 28 3.1 1.9- 5.1
$50,000-74,999 465 12 2.5 1.2- 5.5 325 71.7 65.9-76.9 90 17.0 13.1-21.7 8 1.4 0.6- 3.4 30 7.4 4.6-11.6
$75,000+ 655 12 1.4 0.7- 2.9 463 71.6 66.5-76.3 124 18.6 14.7-23.2 11 1.2 0.6- 2.4 45 7.2 4.7-10.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 445 26 5.9 3.7- 9.4 314 71.5 66.2-76.3 77 17.1 13.2-21.8 4 0.4 0.2- 1.2 24 5.0 3.2- 7.6
Guilford 436 16 3.9 2.2- 6.8 280 66.5 61.0-71.6 109 22.3 18.2-27.1 8 2.5 1.0- 6.2 23 4.7 2.9- 7.7
Mecklenburg 435 12 2.5 1.3- 4.6 273 62.9 56.8-68.7 99 25.3 20.0-31.4 7 1.1 0.5- 2.6 44 8.2 5.8-11.4
Orange 446 11 2.1 1.0- 4.3 280 60.4 52.9-67.4 110 24.3 19.4-30.1 11 5.2 1.4-17.6 34 7.9 5.3-11.7
Wake 445 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2 285 63.7 58.0-69.0 108 24.7 20.1-29.9 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 33 7.9 5.1-11.9
Chatham/Lee 389 13 5.0 2.4-10.2 269 68.5 62.2-74.1 71 17.7 13.5-22.9 6 1.1 0.5- 2.7 30 7.7 4.9-11.9
Nash/Wilson 373 15 4.1 2.3- 7.0 249 66.7 60.8-72.1 85 24.1 19.2-29.7 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 20 4.5 2.8- 7.3
Craven/Pamlico 448 15 3.6 2.0- 6.3 329 74.2 68.8-78.9 77 17.2 13.1-22.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 25 4.7 2.9- 7.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 434 34 6.9 4.7-10.1 326 76.8 71.9-81.1 55 12.4 9.2-16.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 18 3.8 2.1- 6.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 445 28 7.4 4.7-11.6 326 76.3 71.1-80.9 65 12.0 9.1-15.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 21 3.5 2.2- 5.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 467 19 3.5 2.1- 5.9 323 70.1 63.2-76.3 101 21.6 16.5-27.8 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 22 4.5 2.3- 8.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 417 24 4.9 3.0- 8.0 308 68.9 55.6-79.7 62 21.0 10.8-36.9 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 18 4.5 2.5- 8.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 462 20 4.4 2.7- 7.1 293 63.9 58.6-68.9 120 26.2 21.7-31.3 6 1.3 0.5- 2.9 23 4.2 2.7- 6.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 401 19 4.8 2.9- 7.9 269 71.9 66.6-76.7 82 16.9 13.3-21.3 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 27 5.8 3.8- 8.9
Northeast NC I 450 16 2.6 1.5- 4.5 304 65.2 58.1-71.7 103 25.9 19.6-33.5 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 23 5.4 3.2- 9.0
Northeast NC II 494 28 6.0 4.0- 8.9 346 69.5 64.3-74.2 86 17.8 14.0-22.4 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 29 5.8 3.7- 8.8
Northeastern Partnership 944 44 4.8 3.4- 6.8 650 68.0 63.8-71.9 189 20.7 17.2-24.7 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8 52 5.6 4.0- 7.8
Mountain AHEC 1,279 80 7.1 5.2- 9.6 935 73.9 70.1-77.3 195 14.7 12.0-17.9 12 0.7 0.3- 1.7 57 3.6 2.6- 4.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,226 141 4.8 3.5- 6.5 2,214 68.7 65.8-71.4 661 20.1 17.8-22.6 29 0.7 0.4- 1.2 181 5.7 4.3- 7.6
Piedmont 3,963 158 4.5 3.6- 5.6 2,668 68.0 65.8-70.1 823 19.8 18.0-21.6 51 1.1 0.7- 1.7 263 6.6 5.6- 7.9
Western NC 2,036 134 7.0 5.5- 9.0 1,484 74.1 71.0-77.0 300 13.7 11.6-16.1 19 0.7 0.3- 1.4 99 4.5 3.2- 6.3

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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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