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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 440 15 3.3 1.8- 6.2 272 61.7 55.9-67.3 113 27.4 22.4-33.0 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3 35 6.7 4.5- 9.8
GENDER
Male 155 5 3.5 1.3- 9.2 95 62.4 52.9-71.1 41 26.5 19.0-35.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 13 7.0 3.7-12.8
Female 285 10 3.1 1.4- 6.9 177 61.1 54.1-67.7 72 28.3 22.2-35.3 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5 22 6.3 4.0- 9.9
RACE
White 273 10 3.9 1.8- 8.2 182 66.7 59.2-73.4 57 22.9 17.0-30.1 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 21 5.6 3.4- 9.0
Other 165 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 90 55.1 45.7-64.2 56 34.9 26.5-44.3 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2 13 8.0 4.2-14.8
AGE
18-44 201 6 3.7 1.5- 9.0 118 58.8 50.2-66.9 57 29.5 22.3-37.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 17 7.0 4.0-12.0
45+ 236 9 2.8 1.4- 5.6 153 66.7 59.6-73.2 54 23.4 17.7-30.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 18 6.3 3.8-10.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 7 4.5 1.6-11.5 104 63.8 53.3-73.2 35 25.1 17.0-35.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 11 6.0 3.0-11.7
Some College + 281 8 2.7 1.2- 6.0 167 60.3 53.3-66.9 78 28.9 22.9-35.8 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1 24 7.1 4.4-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 250 10 2.9 1.3- 6.3 152 61.8 53.6-69.4 69 29.3 22.4-37.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0 17 5.7 3.1-10.4
$50,000+ 148 3 2.9 0.8- 9.6 91 59.6 50.4-68.1 35 26.1 18.6-35.3 3 2.1 0.7- 6.5 16 9.3 5.5-15.3

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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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