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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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 16,689 716 4.4 4.0- 4.9 11,157 67.5 66.5-68.4 3,491 20.5 19.7-21.4 172 1.0 0.8- 1.2 1,153 6.6 6.1- 7.1
-Alamance County 443 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7 313 71.1 65.6-76.0 82 17.4 13.6-22.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 25 6.0 3.8- 9.2
GENDER
Male 143 7 3.1 1.4- 6.8 107 77.9 69.0-84.9 21 13.7 8.4-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.3 2.4-11.5
Female 300 12 5.8 3.0-10.9 206 65.8 59.0-72.0 61 20.3 15.4-26.3 4 1.6 0.5- 4.8 17 6.5 3.9-10.7
RACE
White 336 15 5.4 3.0- 9.7 251 73.8 67.7-79.2 54 15.9 11.7-21.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 13 4.1 2.2- 7.4
Other 106 4 2.7 0.9- 7.7 61 64.7 52.7-75.0 28 21.1 13.4-31.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 12 10.3 5.4-18.9
AGE
18-44 173 6 3.3 1.3- 8.2 116 70.8 62.4-78.0 38 18.8 13.2-26.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 12 6.5 3.4-11.9
45+ 269 12 6.0 3.2-11.1 197 71.5 64.6-77.6 44 15.8 11.2-21.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.9 13 5.3 2.9- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 210 12 6.8 3.5-13.0 149 70.3 61.7-77.6 36 16.3 11.1-23.4 2 1.1 0.2- 4.7 11 5.5 2.7-11.0
Some College + 231 7 2.6 1.2- 5.4 162 71.6 64.2-77.9 46 18.6 13.4-25.3 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0 14 6.5 3.7-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 7 2.8 1.1- 6.7 181 70.4 63.0-76.9 52 19.3 14.1-25.7 2 0.8 0.2- 4.3 14 6.7 3.7-11.8
$50,000+ 115 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1 82 72.6 62.1-81.0 19 16.3 9.8-25.9 2 1.6 0.4- 6.8 7 6.2 2.8-13.3

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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: 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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