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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 3,511 178 5.4 4.4- 6.6 1,273 37.0 34.8-39.2 1,368 39.2 37.0-41.4 692 18.5 16.9-20.2
Female 6,110 210 4.1 3.4- 4.9 1,712 28.1 26.6-29.6 2,503 41.2 39.6-42.8 1,685 26.7 25.3-28.1
RACE
White 7,485 262 3.9 3.3- 4.7 2,202 30.4 29.0-31.8 3,063 41.3 39.8-42.9 1,958 24.3 23.1-25.6
African American 1,554 103 7.6 5.8- 9.8 585 37.5 34.2-40.8 572 36.5 33.1-40.0 294 18.5 16.1-21.3
Other Minorities 542 22 5.2 2.8- 9.5 192 40.0 34.2-46.0 218 38.0 32.7-43.5 110 16.8 13.2-21.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 553 24 5.8 3.2-10.3 207 41.6 35.9-47.6 219 37.1 32.0-42.6 103 15.5 12.1-19.6
Non-Hispanic 9,062 364 4.6 4.0- 5.3 2,776 31.4 30.2-32.8 3,652 40.6 39.2-42.0 2,270 23.4 22.3-24.6
AGE
18-24 436 33 9.4 6.2-13.9 145 31.3 26.1-37.0 164 40.7 34.8-47.0 94 18.6 14.6-23.4
25-34 1,347 75 5.4 4.2- 7.0 460 35.7 32.5-39.1 536 40.0 36.7-43.3 276 18.9 16.5-21.5
35-44 1,881 73 3.9 2.9- 5.0 658 36.8 34.1-39.6 715 37.5 34.8-40.2 435 21.8 19.7-24.2
45-54 1,831 75 4.3 3.2- 5.8 571 31.7 29.1-34.5 732 40.6 37.8-43.4 453 23.4 21.1-25.8
55-64 1,723 59 3.0 2.2- 4.2 533 31.5 28.8-34.3 670 39.6 36.8-42.4 461 25.9 23.6-28.5
65-74 1,295 38 3.1 2.0- 4.6 369 27.4 24.6-30.3 542 41.9 38.7-45.2 346 27.7 24.8-30.7
75+ 1,061 33 2.9 1.9- 4.3 238 22.2 19.3-25.5 489 45.9 42.3-49.5 301 29.0 25.8-32.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,503 106 7.6 5.5-10.4 593 40.2 36.4-44.2 578 37.5 33.7-41.4 226 14.8 12.2-17.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,735 146 6.8 5.5- 8.5 974 36.8 34.3-39.3 1,064 38.0 35.5-40.6 551 18.4 16.6-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,291 69 3.5 2.6- 4.7 701 31.5 28.9-34.3 917 41.2 38.4-44.2 604 23.8 21.6-26.1
College Graduate 3,075 66 2.4 1.8- 3.2 710 25.6 23.6-27.7 1,305 42.6 40.4-44.9 994 29.4 27.4-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,041 70 5.4 4.0- 7.1 384 38.2 33.9-42.7 396 37.9 33.6-42.5 191 18.5 15.3-22.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,627 70 5.4 3.8- 7.6 601 40.8 37.1-44.7 626 36.1 32.7-39.6 330 17.7 15.2-20.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,135 61 8.2 5.5-12.0 367 32.2 28.6-36.0 456 39.5 35.7-43.5 251 20.1 17.3-23.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,260 52 5.5 3.8- 7.9 405 32.1 28.9-35.6 496 39.7 36.0-43.6 307 22.6 19.9-25.6
$50,000-74,999 1,310 40 3.8 2.7- 5.3 368 30.1 26.9-33.4 539 42.0 38.4-45.6 363 24.2 21.5-27.1
$75,000+ 1,802 25 1.4 0.9- 2.2 439 26.4 23.9-29.0 791 44.3 41.5-47.2 547 27.9 25.5-30.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,839 151 5.9 4.7- 7.4 958 34.8 32.4-37.3 1,084 38.1 35.6-40.6 646 21.2 19.2-23.3
No 6,569 215 4.2 3.5- 5.1 1,949 31.7 30.2-33.3 2,704 40.7 39.1-42.4 1,701 23.4 22.1-24.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,148 47 3.8 2.7- 5.3 354 30.4 27.1-33.9 490 43.2 39.4-47.1 257 22.6 19.7-25.9
Non-Veteran 8,469 340 4.8 4.1- 5.6 2,630 32.7 31.3-34.2 3,381 39.8 38.4-41.3 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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