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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 472 16 3.6 1.9- 6.6 150 31.4 26.3-37.0 201 42.7 36.9-48.6 105 22.3 18.0-27.4
GENDER
Male 165 7 3.8 1.6- 9.0 58 34.1 25.6-43.8 71 45.8 36.0-56.0 29 16.2 10.5-24.3
Female 307 9 3.4 1.4- 8.0 92 28.9 23.4-35.1 130 39.8 33.8-46.2 76 27.8 22.1-34.4
RACE
White 390 13 3.1 1.6- 6.0 118 30.3 24.9-36.2 169 42.2 36.2-48.4 90 24.5 19.5-30.3
Other 79 3 5.7 1.6-18.7 30 34.9 22.5-49.7 31 44.9 30.1-60.7 15 14.5 8.1-24.6
AGE
18-44 154 6 4.9 2.0-11.3 48 29.3 21.2-39.0 62 41.2 31.6-51.6 38 24.6 17.3-33.7
45+ 318 10 2.4 1.2- 4.8 102 33.4 27.7-39.6 139 44.0 37.9-50.4 67 20.2 15.7-25.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 262 10 2.9 1.4- 5.8 96 36.0 28.8-43.9 109 40.7 33.0-48.9 47 20.4 14.6-27.7
Some College + 210 6 4.5 1.7-11.1 54 25.8 19.2-33.7 92 45.0 36.7-53.7 58 24.7 18.6-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 308 11 3.6 1.7- 7.3 107 35.2 28.6-42.5 125 38.9 32.1-46.1 65 22.3 17.1-28.6
$50,000+ 97 2 3.9 0.8-16.9 23 24.0 15.9-34.6 47 49.8 38.9-60.6 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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