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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

How often do you eat potatoes not including french fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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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 16,689 716 4.4 4.0- 4.9 11,157 67.5 66.5-68.4 3,491 20.5 19.7-21.4 172 1.0 0.8- 1.2 1,153 6.6 6.1- 7.1
-Piedmont NC 9,400 358 3.6 3.1- 4.1 6,310 67.8 66.5-69.1 1,989 20.6 19.5-21.8 102 1.1 0.9- 1.4 641 6.8 6.1- 7.5
GENDER
Male 3,433 146 3.7 3.0- 4.6 2,395 70.7 68.6-72.7 647 18.4 16.8-20.2 31 1.0 0.6- 1.6 214 6.1 5.1- 7.3
Female 5,967 212 3.5 3.0- 4.1 3,915 65.0 63.4-66.6 1,342 22.8 21.4-24.2 71 1.2 0.9- 1.6 427 7.5 6.7- 8.4
RACE
White 7,333 287 3.6 3.1- 4.2 5,090 70.1 68.7-71.5 1,447 19.5 18.3-20.7 77 1.1 0.8- 1.5 432 5.7 5.1- 6.4
African American 1,497 44 3.2 2.1- 4.7 834 56.0 52.5-59.5 445 29.1 26.0-32.3 22 1.7 0.9- 3.0 152 10.1 8.2-12.2
Other Minorities 533 27 4.5 2.9- 7.1 359 71.6 66.3-76.4 88 14.0 10.8-17.9 2 0.3 0.0- 1.5 57 9.6 6.5-14.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 547 27 4.2 2.6- 6.7 378 71.6 66.2-76.4 86 14.8 11.4-19.1 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 54 9.0 6.0-13.2
Non-Hispanic 8,848 331 3.6 3.1- 4.1 5,928 67.4 66.1-68.7 1,902 21.3 20.1-22.5 100 1.2 0.9- 1.6 587 6.6 5.9- 7.3
AGE
18-24 425 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7 262 64.8 59.0-70.3 106 23.5 18.9-28.9 5 1.5 0.5- 3.9 34 6.8 4.3-10.4
25-34 1,337 52 3.4 2.4- 4.8 870 66.7 63.4-69.7 306 21.9 19.3-24.8 13 0.8 0.4- 1.5 96 7.3 5.7- 9.2
35-44 1,855 59 3.5 2.6- 4.8 1,209 66.9 64.3-69.5 443 22.0 19.9-24.3 19 1.2 0.7- 2.1 125 6.3 5.1- 7.8
45-54 1,804 61 3.6 2.6- 4.9 1,184 66.6 63.8-69.2 412 21.1 18.9-23.4 29 1.7 1.1- 2.6 118 7.1 5.7- 8.8
55-64 1,679 46 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,122 69.5 66.9-72.1 351 18.8 16.7-21.2 17 0.8 0.4- 1.3 143 8.4 6.9-10.0
65-74 1,256 54 4.1 3.0- 5.6 896 72.0 68.8-74.9 222 17.3 14.9-20.1 17 1.2 0.7- 2.0 67 5.5 4.1- 7.3
75+ 1,002 65 6.4 4.7- 8.6 737 74.2 70.8-77.4 143 14.0 11.6-16.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 55 5.2 3.8- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,448 93 5.6 4.2- 7.3 993 70.4 66.7-73.9 229 14.6 12.2-17.4 10 0.5 0.2- 1.2 123 9.0 6.8-11.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,665 118 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,785 66.4 63.8-68.8 562 21.8 19.7-24.1 33 1.2 0.7- 2.0 167 6.6 5.4- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,243 65 3.0 2.2- 4.1 1,557 70.4 67.7-72.9 473 20.3 18.1-22.7 15 0.8 0.5- 1.5 133 5.5 4.4- 6.8
College Graduate 3,031 81 2.7 2.0- 3.5 1,968 66.0 63.8-68.1 721 22.9 21.1-24.8 44 1.6 1.1- 2.3 217 6.9 5.9- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,000 51 5.0 3.3- 7.4 646 65.6 61.2-69.8 200 19.1 15.7-22.9 13 1.3 0.6- 2.6 90 9.0 7.0-11.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,589 80 4.6 3.5- 6.2 1,090 70.6 67.2-73.8 312 17.4 14.9-20.2 16 1.3 0.6- 2.7 91 6.1 4.5- 8.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,113 45 4.1 2.8- 6.0 724 63.4 59.2-67.4 253 22.8 19.5-26.6 10 1.1 0.4- 2.9 81 8.6 6.0-12.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,246 45 4.1 2.8- 5.9 818 66.9 63.4-70.1 294 22.4 19.6-25.4 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 74 5.6 4.2- 7.3
$50,000-74,999 1,293 34 3.0 2.0- 4.5 887 69.5 66.1-72.7 290 21.9 19.1-25.1 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2 71 5.0 3.8- 6.5
$75,000+ 1,777 40 1.8 1.3- 2.6 1,196 68.3 65.6-70.9 390 21.3 19.1-23.7 25 1.6 1.0- 2.5 126 6.9 5.7- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,738 128 4.6 3.6- 5.8 1,800 65.9 63.4-68.3 562 20.1 18.1-22.3 40 1.8 1.2- 2.9 208 7.5 6.3- 9.0
No 6,463 220 3.3 2.8- 3.9 4,382 68.6 67.0-70.1 1,381 20.8 19.5-22.1 61 0.9 0.7- 1.2 419 6.5 5.7- 7.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,113 47 3.4 2.3- 5.0 796 73.6 70.0-76.9 194 16.4 13.6-19.6 6 0.4 0.2- 0.8 70 6.3 4.7- 8.2
Non-Veteran 8,283 310 3.6 3.1- 4.2 5,513 67.1 65.7-68.5 1,794 21.2 20.0-22.4 96 1.2 0.9- 1.6 570 6.9 6.1- 7.6

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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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