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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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
-New Hanover County 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
GENDER
Male 158 3 1.1 0.3- 3.3 54 40.3 31.3-49.9 63 34.5 26.5-43.4 38 24.2 16.8-33.5
Female 285 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 77 24.6 19.1-31.0 123 43.4 36.7-50.4 80 30.4 24.1-37.5
RACE
White 375 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 101 31.2 25.3-37.7 160 38.9 33.2-44.9 108 28.6 23.1-34.7
Other 68 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 30 36.7 24.6-50.8 26 40.0 26.6-55.0 10 22.1 11.5-38.2
AGE
18-44 146 4 1.7 0.6- 4.4 57 39.4 30.0-49.6 54 32.1 23.8-41.6 31 26.9 18.5-37.2
45+ 295 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 74 26.2 20.7-32.6 131 45.0 38.6-51.5 86 27.7 22.4-33.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 4 2.1 0.7- 5.6 52 39.2 29.4-50.0 64 39.6 30.1-50.0 26 19.1 12.3-28.4
Some College + 297 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 79 27.9 22.1-34.6 122 38.8 32.6-45.3 92 32.4 26.0-39.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 77 38.2 30.1-47.0 85 35.1 27.8-43.1 51 24.9 18.3-32.9
$50,000+ 160 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 37 27.5 19.8-36.9 69 42.1 33.8-50.9 51 29.0 21.8-37.3

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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, 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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