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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 456 346 75.5 69.9-80.3 110 24.5 19.7-30.1
Buncombe 450 326 75.5 70.2-80.0 124 24.5 20.0-29.8
Cabarrus 423 331 80.5 75.0-84.9 92 19.5 15.1-25.0
Catawba 444 336 76.3 71.1-80.9 108 23.7 19.1-28.9
Cumberland 453 356 80.9 76.1-84.9 97 19.1 15.1-23.9
Davidson 458 369 82.7 77.6-86.9 89 17.3 13.1-22.4
Durham 465 325 72.5 66.7-77.6 140 27.5 22.4-33.3
Forsyth 456 320 73.1 67.9-77.6 136 26.9 22.4-32.1
Gaston 448 361 81.9 77.3-85.6 87 18.1 14.4-22.7
Guilford 464 337 76.3 71.3-80.6 127 23.7 19.4-28.7
Iredell 403 301 77.2 71.9-81.7 102 22.8 18.3-28.1
Johnston 384 296 75.9 69.8-81.1 88 24.1 18.9-30.2
Mecklenburg 876 637 75.6 72.0-78.8 239 24.4 21.2-28.0
New Hanover 443 325 72.6 67.0-77.6 118 27.4 22.4-33.0
Onslow 394 291 73.4 66.5-79.3 103 26.6 20.7-33.5
Orange 419 279 67.7 61.3-73.5 140 32.3 26.5-38.7
Pitt 439 340 79.5 74.8-83.5 99 20.5 16.5-25.2
Randolph 454 347 77.7 72.9-81.9 107 22.3 18.1-27.1
Robeson 446 387 87.6 83.3-91.0 59 12.4 9.0-16.7
Rowan 472 367 77.7 72.6-82.0 105 22.3 18.0-27.4
Union 378 277 75.0 69.5-79.8 101 25.0 20.2-30.5
Wake 854 634 78.5 75.2-81.5 220 21.5 18.5-24.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 469 358 76.1 70.7-80.7 111 23.9 19.3-29.3
Northeast Partnership II 508 399 82.0 77.9-85.4 109 18.0 14.6-22.1
Northeast Partnership I 514 410 81.6 76.8-85.6 104 18.4 14.4-23.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 420 342 82.3 76.9-86.7 78 17.7 13.3-23.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 523 420 80.3 74.6-85.0 103 19.7 15.0-25.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 426 337 81.3 76.9-85.1 89 18.7 14.9-23.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 478 373 78.8 74.0-82.9 105 21.2 17.1-26.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 522 394 78.6 74.0-82.5 128 21.4 17.5-26.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 642 519 82.0 77.8-85.5 123 18.0 14.5-22.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 469 365 78.2 73.2-82.4 104 21.8 17.6-26.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 406 271 66.6 60.1-72.4 135 33.4 27.6-39.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 507 408 83.6 79.6-86.9 99 16.4 13.1-20.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 764 541 72.0 67.4-76.1 223 28.0 23.9-32.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,180 921 80.2 77.1-82.9 259 19.8 17.1-22.9
No 15,947 12,104 77.3 76.5-78.2 3,843 22.7 21.8-23.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,513 4,341 79.6 78.1-81.0 1,172 20.4 19.0-21.9
Piedmont 9,621 7,244 77.3 76.2-78.4 2,377 22.7 21.6-23.8
Western NC 1,993 1,440 74.1 71.5-76.6 553 25.9 23.4-28.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,214 867 73.1 69.6-76.3 347 26.9 23.7-30.4
Northwest 3,266 2,468 77.0 75.1-78.8 798 23.0 21.2-24.9
Charlotte 2,538 1,931 78.1 76.0-80.1 607 21.9 19.9-24.0
Greensboro 2,205 1,628 75.5 72.9-77.8 577 24.5 22.2-27.1
Southern Regional 1,778 1,436 81.2 78.0-84.0 342 18.8 16.0-22.0
Coastal 868 656 77.0 73.5-80.2 212 23.0 19.8-26.5
Wake 2,409 1,803 77.5 75.3-79.6 606 22.5 20.4-24.7
Area L 694 562 82.5 78.4-85.9 132 17.5 14.1-21.6
Eastern 2,155 1,674 79.0 76.7-81.2 481 21.0 18.8-23.3

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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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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