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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day*

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  Total
Respond.^
Consume < 5 times per day Consume 5 or more times per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,127 13,025 77.5 76.6-78.3 4,102 22.5 21.7-23.4
-Alamance County 456 346 75.5 69.9-80.3 110 24.5 19.7-30.1
GENDER
Male 146 116 78.6 67.9-86.4 30 21.4 13.6-32.1
Female 310 230 73.1 66.8-78.5 80 26.9 21.5-33.2
RACE
White 344 250 71.7 65.0-77.6 94 28.3 22.4-35.0
Other 110 94 83.7 73.3-90.5 16 16.3 9.5-26.7
AGE
18-44 173 132 76.2 67.2-83.3 41 23.8 16.7-32.8
45+ 281 212 74.5 67.8-80.2 69 25.5 19.8-32.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 185 84.5 77.9-89.4 34 15.5 10.6-22.1
Some College + 234 158 66.7 58.3-74.1 76 33.3 25.9-41.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 263 214 81.9 75.5-86.9 49 18.1 13.1-24.5
$50,000+ 115 76 64.4 52.2-75.1 39 35.6 24.9-47.8

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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