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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 375 20 5.5 3.3- 9.2 260 70.1 63.5-75.9 63 18.0 13.1-24.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8 29 5.7 3.7- 8.7
GENDER
Male 133 12 8.4 4.4-15.6 89 68.1 57.0-77.5 24 20.0 12.1-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 3.4 1.6- 7.1
Female 242 8 2.6 1.2- 5.5 171 72.1 64.9-78.2 39 15.9 11.3-22.0 3 1.5 0.4- 5.6 21 8.0 4.8-13.2
RACE
White 315 17 5.8 3.2-10.1 217 69.7 62.3-76.2 53 18.3 12.8-25.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 26 5.9 3.7- 9.3
Other 60 3 4.6 1.3-15.2 43 71.7 56.9-83.0 10 16.5 8.3-30.1 1 2.5 0.4-15.9 3 4.7 1.5-14.0
AGE
18-44 153 9 6.7 3.3-12.9 110 71.7 61.7-79.9 28 19.4 12.3-29.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3
45+ 220 11 4.0 2.0- 7.9 149 67.8 59.8-74.9 34 15.9 10.7-23.0 3 1.7 0.4- 6.7 23 10.5 6.5-16.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 12 6.5 3.2-12.9 122 60.5 50.2-69.8 38 24.6 16.4-35.2 3 1.5 0.4- 5.6 16 6.9 3.8-12.4
Some College + 182 8 4.6 2.1- 9.8 137 79.5 72.0-85.4 24 11.4 7.1-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 13 4.5 2.5- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 12 6.5 3.2-12.7 142 70.6 60.7-78.9 31 17.3 10.4-27.4 2 1.2 0.3- 5.4 12 4.4 2.4- 8.1
$50,000+ 124 4 3.4 1.2- 9.6 92 75.7 65.7-83.5 20 16.4 9.8-26.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 4.5 2.2- 9.2

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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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