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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Fruits and Vegetables

Not counting juice, how often do you eat fruit?

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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 16,674 6,645 37.2 36.2-38.2 7,756 48.8 47.8-49.9 1,588 9.9 9.3-10.5 146 0.8 0.6- 1.0 539 3.3 2.9- 3.7
-New Hanover County 435 183 39.4 34.0-45.1 208 49.3 43.5-55.2 28 7.3 4.6-11.5 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 13 3.4 1.9- 6.1
GENDER
Male 154 49 29.0 21.6-37.8 84 55.2 45.7-64.2 14 11.3 6.3-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.5 2.0- 9.9
Female 281 134 49.2 42.2-56.2 124 43.8 37.0-50.9 14 3.6 2.0- 6.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3
RACE
White 369 159 40.0 34.1-46.2 176 48.7 42.4-55.1 22 7.9 4.7-12.9 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 9 2.8 1.3- 5.9
Other 66 24 36.9 24.0-52.0 32 52.1 37.4-66.4 6 5.0 1.9-12.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.0 2.2-15.6
AGE
18-44 145 47 32.8 24.2-42.6 80 53.6 43.5-63.4 13 10.3 5.4-18.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 4 2.9 0.9- 8.5
45+ 288 135 45.3 38.9-51.9 127 45.4 38.9-52.1 15 4.8 2.7- 8.2 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 9 3.9 2.0- 7.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 58 38.8 29.3-49.2 67 45.8 35.5-56.4 10 10.5 5.0-21.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 6 4.4 1.7-10.8
Some College + 293 125 39.8 33.4-46.6 141 51.4 44.5-58.3 18 5.5 3.3- 8.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 7 2.8 1.3- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 89 40.2 32.2-48.7 98 44.5 36.2-53.0 16 10.7 5.9-18.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 7 3.8 1.6- 8.9
$50,000+ 159 70 41.0 32.9-49.7 75 50.3 41.5-59.0 9 5.0 2.3-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.7 1.5- 8.7

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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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