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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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%)
North Carolina 9,446 368 4.3 3.7- 5.1 3,037 33.5 32.0-35.1 3,713 39.0 37.4-40.6 2,328 23.2 21.9-24.6
-Piedmont NC 4,049 141 4.2 3.3- 5.3 1,260 32.9 30.8-35.1 1,622 39.7 37.5-42.0 1,026 23.2 21.4-25.1
GENDER
Male 1,527 70 5.4 3.8- 7.5 542 35.0 31.6-38.5 608 39.4 35.8-43.0 307 20.3 17.5-23.4
Female 2,522 71 3.1 2.2- 4.2 718 31.0 28.4-33.7 1,014 40.0 37.3-42.8 719 25.9 23.6-28.3
RACE
White 2,969 85 3.4 2.5- 4.6 868 32.4 29.9-34.9 1,199 40.4 37.8-43.0 817 23.9 21.8-26.1
African American 817 44 6.6 4.3-10.2 309 35.0 30.5-39.8 307 37.7 32.9-42.6 157 20.7 16.9-25.1
Other Minorities 203 10 6.6 2.8-14.4 66 36.5 27.5-46.4 89 36.5 27.6-46.3 38 20.5 13.2-30.4
AGE
18-24 245 14 5.9 2.7-12.3 100 39.0 30.8-47.9 77 36.0 27.6-45.3 54 19.1 13.4-26.5
25-34 638 29 4.7 2.9- 7.7 224 35.4 30.4-40.7 246 38.6 33.5-44.0 139 21.3 17.1-26.2
35-44 847 29 4.7 2.9- 7.6 293 34.2 30.0-38.7 339 40.5 36.0-45.1 186 20.6 17.1-24.6
45-54 816 31 3.5 2.1- 5.7 245 32.9 28.2-37.9 329 38.9 34.3-43.8 211 24.7 20.8-29.2
55-64 613 20 3.5 1.9- 6.5 175 30.3 25.3-35.8 248 40.2 34.9-45.7 170 26.0 21.5-31.1
65-74 468 7 1.5 0.5- 4.3 121 24.1 19.2-29.8 199 45.2 39.0-51.6 141 29.2 23.9-35.1
75+ 390 10 4.1 1.9- 8.3 90 25.6 20.1-32.0 172 42.0 35.6-48.7 118 28.3 22.7-34.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 590 41 8.4 5.5-12.5 213 34.8 29.3-40.8 244 39.1 33.4-45.2 92 17.6 13.4-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,075 47 4.8 3.2- 7.2 419 39.3 34.9-43.9 398 37.7 33.4-42.2 211 18.2 15.0-21.9
Some Post-H.S. 952 27 3.5 1.9- 6.6 301 34.5 30.1-39.1 380 38.7 34.1-43.5 244 23.3 19.7-27.2
College Graduate 1,416 24 2.1 1.3- 3.5 324 25.4 22.4-28.7 591 42.2 38.6-45.8 477 30.3 27.1-33.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 363 23 7.8 4.1-14.3 138 40.2 32.6-48.2 130 38.1 30.3-46.4 72 14.0 10.2-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 666 38 7.1 4.6-10.7 249 36.7 31.3-42.5 241 35.8 30.3-41.7 138 20.4 16.2-25.5
$25,000- 34,999 403 14 2.6 1.4- 5.1 135 33.5 26.9-40.7 159 37.8 31.0-45.1 95 26.1 19.9-33.4
$35,000- 49,999 547 16 4.2 2.2- 8.0 190 36.6 31.1-42.4 211 36.2 30.8-41.9 130 23.0 18.4-28.5
$50,000-74,999 471 9 2.0 0.8- 4.8 132 28.7 23.5-34.5 211 48.2 41.9-54.5 119 21.2 16.6-26.6
$75,000+ 661 10 2.3 0.8- 6.9 176 30.5 25.7-35.7 272 40.1 35.1-45.3 203 27.1 22.8-31.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 454 12 2.9 1.4- 5.8 124 26.7 22.3-31.6 173 40.8 35.3-46.4 145 29.7 25.0-34.7
Guilford 445 18 3.8 2.2- 6.3 115 27.8 22.9-33.3 178 39.3 34.0-44.8 134 29.1 24.3-34.4
Mecklenburg 448 15 5.2 2.5-10.5 140 29.7 24.9-35.0 186 42.9 37.0-49.0 107 22.3 17.9-27.4
Orange 452 10 5.9 1.9-17.2 99 23.7 18.4-29.9 175 34.2 28.3-40.8 168 36.2 29.2-43.8
Wake 453 11 2.9 1.5- 5.6 137 33.4 28.3-39.0 195 43.0 37.6-48.7 110 20.7 16.6-25.4
Chatham/Lee 400 16 5.1 2.8- 9.2 136 36.0 29.8-42.7 165 40.9 34.9-47.1 83 18.0 14.0-22.7
Nash/Wilson 380 14 3.7 2.0- 6.6 146 39.4 33.7-45.3 147 39.8 33.9-45.9 73 17.2 13.3-22.0
Craven/Pamlico 456 17 3.5 1.9- 6.4 144 33.8 28.6-39.5 182 40.9 35.4-46.5 113 21.9 18.0-26.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 438 9 2.0 1.0- 4.1 153 34.6 29.5-40.2 169 37.7 32.4-43.3 107 25.6 20.2-31.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 456 17 4.2 2.4- 7.1 135 31.4 25.4-38.1 193 41.4 34.9-48.2 111 23.1 18.5-28.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 478 13 1.8 0.9- 3.5 167 35.5 28.8-42.8 197 43.9 35.5-52.6 101 18.9 14.0-24.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 19 4.8 2.4- 9.6 119 39.3 27.7-52.4 169 33.2 25.7-41.7 118 22.6 17.1-29.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 37 7.4 5.1-10.5 174 36.8 31.8-42.0 172 35.6 30.7-40.8 93 20.3 16.4-24.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 420 24 6.0 3.7- 9.7 169 40.7 34.6-47.0 140 32.4 27.2-38.1 87 20.9 16.3-26.4
Northeast NC I 461 18 3.5 2.1- 5.8 170 41.6 35.2-48.3 183 37.8 32.2-43.7 90 17.1 13.5-21.4
Northeast NC II 514 20 3.6 2.0- 6.3 172 35.0 30.1-40.3 209 40.6 35.5-45.9 113 20.8 17.1-25.0
Northeastern Partnership 975 38 3.6 2.3- 5.4 342 37.4 33.4-41.5 392 39.6 35.7-43.6 203 19.5 16.7-22.5
Mountain AHEC 1,306 44 3.3 2.2- 5.0 362 29.0 25.3-32.9 507 37.4 33.6-41.4 393 30.3 26.1-34.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,319 159 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,171 35.6 32.9-38.5 1,271 38.1 35.3-41.0 718 21.4 19.2-23.8
Piedmont 4,049 141 4.2 3.3- 5.3 1,260 32.9 30.8-35.1 1,622 39.7 37.5-42.0 1,026 23.2 21.4-25.1
Western NC 2,078 68 3.7 2.6- 5.2 606 31.6 28.3-35.0 820 37.8 34.5-41.1 584 27.0 23.8-30.4

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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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