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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 435 26 6.0 3.9- 9.4 306 70.4 64.7-75.6 71 17.8 13.3-23.3 4 0.7 0.2- 2.8 28 5.0 3.3- 7.6
GENDER
Male 168 10 5.9 2.9-11.5 122 73.5 64.9-80.7 22 14.2 8.8-22.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 13 6.2 3.4-11.0
Female 267 16 6.2 3.5-10.8 184 67.7 59.8-74.7 49 20.8 14.5-28.9 3 1.2 0.3- 5.2 15 4.1 2.4- 6.9
RACE
White 389 26 7.0 4.5-10.8 279 70.9 64.6-76.4 61 17.7 12.9-23.7 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 21 4.3 2.7- 6.7
Other 45 0 0.0 . - . 27 68.0 51.1-81.3 9 17.9 8.2-34.5 2 4.1 0.7-19.9 7 9.9 4.0-22.5
AGE
18-44 156 8 4.7 2.1-10.1 112 69.5 60.0-77.6 27 21.5 14.3-31.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 8 3.4 1.5- 7.2
45+ 276 17 6.7 4.0-11.0 193 72.2 66.1-77.6 43 13.4 9.7-18.2 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 20 7.1 4.5-11.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 18 7.9 4.6-13.0 161 70.4 62.1-77.6 31 17.3 11.3-25.7 4 1.4 0.4- 5.2 11 3.0 1.6- 5.6
Some College + 210 8 4.0 1.7- 9.1 145 70.4 62.1-77.5 40 18.2 12.3-26.1 0 0.0 . - . 17 7.3 4.3-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 19 6.7 4.0-10.9 185 73.1 66.1-79.1 42 14.5 9.9-20.8 3 0.5 0.1- 1.4 16 5.3 3.0- 9.0
$50,000+ 101 5 6.7 2.5-16.8 70 67.1 55.3-77.1 18 20.4 12.1-32.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.9 2.8-11.8

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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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