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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 472 367 77.7 72.6-82.0 105 22.3 18.0-27.4
GENDER
Male 165 136 83.8 75.7-89.5 29 16.2 10.5-24.3
Female 307 231 72.2 65.6-77.9 76 27.8 22.1-34.4
RACE
White 390 300 75.5 69.7-80.5 90 24.5 19.5-30.3
Other 79 64 85.5 75.4-91.9 15 14.5 8.1-24.6
AGE
18-44 154 116 75.4 66.3-82.7 38 24.6 17.3-33.7
45+ 318 251 79.8 74.5-84.3 67 20.2 15.7-25.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 262 215 79.6 72.3-85.4 47 20.4 14.6-27.7
Some College + 210 152 75.3 68.0-81.4 58 24.7 18.6-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 308 243 77.7 71.4-82.9 65 22.3 17.1-28.6
$50,000+ 97 72 77.7 68.1-85.0 25 22.3 15.0-31.9

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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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