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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 9,621 7,244 77.3 76.2-78.4 2,377 22.7 21.6-23.8
GENDER
Male 3,511 2,819 81.5 79.8-83.1 692 18.5 16.9-20.2
Female 6,110 4,425 73.3 71.9-74.7 1,685 26.7 25.3-28.1
RACE
White 7,485 5,527 75.7 74.4-76.9 1,958 24.3 23.1-25.6
African American 1,554 1,260 81.5 78.7-83.9 294 18.5 16.1-21.3
Other Minorities 542 432 83.2 78.9-86.8 110 16.8 13.2-21.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 553 450 84.5 80.4-87.9 103 15.5 12.1-19.6
Non-Hispanic 9,062 6,792 76.6 75.4-77.7 2,270 23.4 22.3-24.6
AGE
18-24 436 342 81.4 76.6-85.4 94 18.6 14.6-23.4
25-34 1,347 1,071 81.1 78.5-83.5 276 18.9 16.5-21.5
35-44 1,881 1,446 78.2 75.8-80.3 435 21.8 19.7-24.2
45-54 1,831 1,378 76.6 74.2-78.9 453 23.4 21.1-25.8
55-64 1,723 1,262 74.1 71.5-76.4 461 25.9 23.6-28.5
65-74 1,295 949 72.3 69.3-75.2 346 27.7 24.8-30.7
75+ 1,061 760 71.0 67.5-74.2 301 29.0 25.8-32.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,503 1,277 85.2 82.2-87.8 226 14.8 12.2-17.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,735 2,184 81.6 79.6-83.4 551 18.4 16.6-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,291 1,687 76.2 73.9-78.4 604 23.8 21.6-26.1
College Graduate 3,075 2,081 70.6 68.6-72.6 994 29.4 27.4-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,041 850 81.5 77.8-84.7 191 18.5 15.3-22.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,627 1,297 82.3 79.5-84.8 330 17.7 15.2-20.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,135 884 79.9 76.8-82.7 251 20.1 17.3-23.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,260 953 77.4 74.4-80.1 307 22.6 19.9-25.6
$50,000-74,999 1,310 947 75.8 72.9-78.5 363 24.2 21.5-27.1
$75,000+ 1,802 1,255 72.1 69.6-74.5 547 27.9 25.5-30.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,839 2,193 78.8 76.7-80.8 646 21.2 19.2-23.3
No 6,569 4,868 76.6 75.3-77.9 1,701 23.4 22.1-24.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,148 891 77.4 74.1-80.3 257 22.6 19.7-25.9
Non-Veteran 8,469 6,351 77.3 76.2-78.5 2,118 22.7 21.5-23.8

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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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