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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Fruits and Vegetables"

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption per day*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than once or never 1 to less than 3 times 3 to less than 5 times 5 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,127 701 4.7 4.3- 5.2 5,460 33.2 32.2-34.2 6,864 39.5 38.5-40.6 4,102 22.5 21.7-23.4
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 456 17 4.4 2.5- 7.7 151 30.8 25.9-36.3 178 40.2 34.3-46.4 110 24.5 19.7-30.1
Buncombe 450 17 3.9 2.2- 6.7 121 28.9 23.4-35.0 188 42.7 36.8-48.9 124 24.5 20.0-29.8
Cabarrus 423 10 1.8 0.9- 3.8 145 36.1 30.3-42.2 176 42.6 36.6-48.8 92 19.5 15.1-25.0
Catawba 444 23 5.5 3.4- 8.8 136 31.8 26.6-37.5 177 39.1 33.5-44.9 108 23.7 19.1-28.9
Cumberland 453 19 5.5 3.2- 9.4 146 31.5 26.6-36.9 191 43.8 38.1-49.8 97 19.1 15.1-23.9
Davidson 458 18 5.0 2.6- 9.4 165 37.7 32.0-43.9 186 40.0 34.2-46.1 89 17.3 13.1-22.4
Durham 465 19 6.4 3.5-11.3 128 28.1 23.3-33.5 178 38.0 32.4-43.8 140 27.5 22.4-33.3
Forsyth 456 26 5.9 3.8- 9.1 112 26.8 21.7-32.6 182 40.3 34.6-46.3 136 26.9 22.4-32.1
Gaston 448 29 6.2 4.0- 9.3 149 32.1 26.9-37.7 183 43.6 37.3-50.2 87 18.1 14.4-22.7
Guilford 464 16 3.7 2.1- 6.2 143 34.8 29.4-40.8 178 37.8 32.4-43.5 127 23.7 19.4-28.7
Iredell 403 20 5.1 3.0- 8.5 128 33.1 27.9-38.7 153 39.0 33.2-45.1 102 22.8 18.3-28.1
Johnston 384 17 4.7 2.0-10.7 125 32.1 26.2-38.7 154 39.1 32.9-45.6 88 24.1 18.9-30.2
Mecklenburg 876 33 5.2 3.3- 8.0 270 33.0 29.0-37.1 334 37.4 33.5-41.5 239 24.4 21.2-28.0
New Hanover 443 8 1.4 0.6- 2.8 131 32.2 26.8-38.0 186 39.1 33.7-44.7 118 27.4 22.4-33.0
Onslow 394 15 3.6 1.9- 6.7 122 29.1 23.7-35.0 154 40.7 34.5-47.3 103 26.6 20.7-33.5
Orange 419 8 1.3 0.6- 3.0 92 23.9 18.6-30.3 179 42.4 36.5-48.6 140 32.3 26.5-38.7
Pitt 439 17 5.6 3.0-10.0 150 33.3 28.3-38.7 173 40.6 35.1-46.3 99 20.5 16.5-25.2
Randolph 454 22 5.1 3.0- 8.6 150 36.8 31.4-42.6 175 35.9 30.9-41.2 107 22.3 18.1-27.1
Robeson 446 25 6.2 3.8-10.0 195 42.9 37.1-48.9 167 38.5 32.7-44.6 59 12.4 9.0-16.7
Rowan 472 16 3.6 1.9- 6.6 150 31.4 26.3-37.0 201 42.7 36.9-48.6 105 22.3 18.0-27.4
Union 378 10 2.7 1.3- 5.5 107 33.5 27.9-39.6 160 38.8 33.3-44.6 101 25.0 20.2-30.5
Wake 854 29 4.3 2.7- 7.0 262 32.8 28.9-37.0 343 41.4 37.1-45.7 220 21.5 18.5-24.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 469 12 2.5 1.2- 5.1 153 35.4 29.7-41.5 193 38.2 32.8-43.9 111 23.9 19.3-29.3
Northeast Partnership II 508 34 7.0 4.7-10.3 186 42.2 36.9-47.8 179 32.7 28.1-37.7 109 18.0 14.6-22.1
Northeast Partnership I 514 20 4.3 2.3- 7.7 188 38.7 33.2-44.5 202 38.6 33.4-44.1 104 18.4 14.4-23.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 420 18 4.7 2.6- 8.3 148 35.6 30.0-41.7 176 42.0 35.8-48.4 78 17.7 13.3-23.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 523 25 5.6 3.5- 8.9 188 39.0 33.5-44.9 207 35.6 30.7-40.9 103 19.7 15.0-25.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 426 18 4.9 2.9- 8.2 137 35.9 30.6-41.7 182 40.5 35.1-46.2 89 18.7 14.9-23.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 478 22 5.3 3.0- 9.2 173 37.4 32.1-43.1 178 36.1 30.9-41.6 105 21.2 17.1-26.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 522 14 2.5 1.4- 4.4 155 30.5 25.7-35.8 225 45.5 40.2-51.0 128 21.4 17.5-26.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 642 31 3.8 2.6- 5.6 236 37.3 32.2-42.6 252 40.9 35.4-46.5 123 18.0 14.5-22.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 469 23 6.0 3.6- 9.8 159 34.5 29.3-40.1 183 37.7 32.6-43.1 104 21.8 17.6-26.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 406 13 3.6 1.9- 6.8 88 22.9 18.1-28.6 170 40.0 34.3-46.0 135 33.4 27.6-39.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 507 23 7.3 4.2-12.3 167 32.7 27.7-38.0 218 43.6 38.1-49.3 99 16.4 13.1-20.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 764 34 4.9 3.2- 7.6 204 30.4 25.9-35.5 303 36.6 32.3-41.1 223 28.0 23.9-32.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,180 62 5.7 4.1- 7.7 420 40.0 36.2-43.9 439 34.5 31.2-38.0 259 19.8 17.1-22.9
No 15,947 639 4.7 4.2- 5.2 5,040 32.8 31.8-33.9 6,425 39.8 38.8-40.9 3,843 22.7 21.8-23.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,513 237 4.8 4.0- 5.6 1,921 36.1 34.4-37.9 2,183 38.7 37.0-40.5 1,172 20.4 19.0-21.9
Piedmont 9,621 388 4.7 4.1- 5.4 2,985 32.5 31.2-33.8 3,871 40.2 38.8-41.6 2,377 22.7 21.6-23.8
Western NC 1,993 76 4.8 3.5- 6.4 554 30.6 27.8-33.5 810 38.8 36.0-41.6 553 25.9 23.4-28.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,214 51 4.6 3.2- 6.5 325 29.9 26.3-33.8 491 38.6 35.1-42.3 347 26.9 23.7-30.4
Northwest 3,266 138 4.9 3.9- 6.2 1,009 32.4 30.3-34.6 1,321 39.7 37.5-41.9 798 23.0 21.2-24.9
Charlotte 2,538 101 5.0 3.7- 6.6 786 32.1 29.7-34.6 1,044 41.0 38.4-43.7 607 21.9 19.9-24.0
Greensboro 2,205 82 4.2 3.1- 5.6 671 32.5 29.7-35.4 875 38.8 36.0-41.6 577 24.5 22.2-27.1
Southern Regional 1,778 89 6.1 4.6- 8.1 653 36.5 33.3-39.9 694 38.5 35.3-41.8 342 18.8 16.0-22.0
Coastal 868 26 3.3 2.1- 5.1 267 34.3 30.4-38.5 363 39.4 35.5-43.5 212 23.0 19.8-26.5
Wake 2,409 99 4.9 3.6- 6.5 757 32.7 30.2-35.4 947 39.9 37.2-42.7 606 22.5 20.4-24.7
Area L 694 33 5.4 3.5- 8.2 260 38.8 34.1-43.8 269 38.2 33.5-43.3 132 17.5 14.1-21.6
Eastern 2,155 82 3.7 2.8- 4.9 732 35.5 32.8-38.3 860 39.7 37.1-42.5 481 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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