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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

Not counting carrots, potatoes, or salad, how many servings of vegetables do you usually eat?

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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 16,748 12,915 75.2 74.3-76.1 3,311 20.9 20.0-21.7 325 2.3 2.0- 2.6 10 0.1 0.1- 0.3 187 1.5 1.2- 1.9
-Piedmont NC 9,409 7,251 74.9 73.6-76.1 1,852 21.0 19.8-22.2 186 2.2 1.9- 2.7 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6 114 1.7 1.3- 2.2
GENDER
Male 3,415 2,484 71.4 69.2-73.5 789 24.0 22.0-26.0 81 2.5 1.8- 3.3 4 0.2 0.1- 0.8 57 2.0 1.4- 2.8
Female 5,994 4,767 78.2 76.7-79.6 1,063 18.1 16.8-19.4 105 2.0 1.6- 2.6 2 0.2 0.0- 1.0 57 1.5 1.0- 2.2
RACE
White 7,333 5,749 77.0 75.6-78.4 1,387 19.6 18.4-20.9 117 1.8 1.5- 2.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.7 78 1.4 1.0- 1.9
African American 1,514 1,118 71.3 67.9-74.4 315 21.5 18.8-24.4 54 4.0 2.7- 6.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 23 2.5 1.4- 4.3
Other Minorities 523 354 64.9 58.9-70.4 142 30.3 25.0-36.3 14 1.9 1.1- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 13 2.9 1.5- 5.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 538 295 52.8 46.9-58.6 186 35.4 30.0-41.2 34 5.8 3.6- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 23 6.0 3.7- 9.6
Non-Hispanic 8,865 6,952 77.3 76.1-78.5 1,664 19.3 18.2-20.5 152 1.9 1.5- 2.3 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6 91 1.3 0.9- 1.7
AGE
18-24 410 293 68.4 62.2-73.9 84 21.8 17.0-27.5 17 4.1 2.3- 7.1 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6 14 4.5 2.5- 8.1
25-34 1,326 928 68.7 65.4-71.8 324 26.3 23.3-29.6 48 3.0 2.1- 4.1 0 0.0 . - . 26 2.0 1.2- 3.3
35-44 1,857 1,422 76.4 73.9-78.7 371 20.4 18.2-22.8 41 1.9 1.3- 2.7 0 0.0 . - . 23 1.3 0.8- 2.2
45-54 1,809 1,404 76.8 74.2-79.2 345 19.5 17.2-22.0 40 2.4 1.6- 3.5 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 17 1.0 0.5- 1.8
55-64 1,692 1,330 78.0 75.5-80.4 318 18.8 16.7-21.2 23 1.6 0.9- 2.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 20 1.5 0.9- 2.7
65-74 1,262 1,006 79.5 76.6-82.2 237 19.0 16.4-21.8 12 0.9 0.5- 1.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 0.6 0.2- 1.7
75+ 1,008 829 82.6 79.5-85.3 167 16.1 13.5-19.0 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 0.8 0.3- 2.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,424 995 64.8 60.7-68.6 352 27.5 23.9-31.4 33 2.4 1.5- 3.9 3 0.7 0.1- 2.9 41 4.6 3.0- 7.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,665 1,994 72.2 69.7-74.6 567 22.4 20.2-24.7 69 3.3 2.4- 4.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5 32 1.8 1.1- 3.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,259 1,776 77.0 74.4-79.5 418 19.6 17.3-22.1 48 2.4 1.7- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 17 1.0 0.5- 1.8
College Graduate 3,047 2,475 80.4 78.6-82.2 513 17.6 15.9-19.5 35 1.1 0.7- 1.7 0 0.0 . - . 24 0.8 0.5- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 995 703 66.8 62.3-71.1 233 25.4 21.7-29.6 30 3.5 2.0- 6.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 28 4.2 2.5- 6.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,583 1,146 68.0 64.1-71.6 373 26.1 22.8-29.8 39 3.1 1.9- 4.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 24 2.4 1.3- 4.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,119 852 71.1 66.9-75.0 219 23.3 19.7-27.4 29 2.7 1.7- 4.3 3 1.0 0.2- 4.3 16 1.9 1.0- 3.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,245 960 76.6 73.3-79.5 249 19.4 16.8-22.2 27 2.6 1.7- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 1.5 0.6- 3.8
$50,000-74,999 1,293 1,023 77.1 73.8-80.1 237 20.4 17.4-23.7 24 1.9 1.2- 3.0 0 0.0 . - . 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2
$75,000+ 1,792 1,475 81.5 79.2-83.6 288 16.6 14.5-18.8 19 1.4 0.8- 2.3 0 0.0 . - . 10 0.6 0.3- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,751 2,094 75.4 73.1-77.5 551 19.9 18.0-22.1 59 2.2 1.6- 3.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 44 2.1 1.4- 3.3
No 6,478 5,036 74.9 73.3-76.4 1,255 21.3 19.9-22.7 118 2.1 1.7- 2.7 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7 66 1.6 1.2- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,120 864 77.8 74.4-80.9 233 20.7 17.6-24.1 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 0.5 0.2- 1.0
Non-Veteran 8,285 6,385 74.5 73.1-75.9 1,617 21.0 19.7-22.3 172 2.4 2.0- 2.9 6 0.2 0.1- 0.7 105 1.9 1.5- 2.5

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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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