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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 457 16 4.1 2.2- 7.5 324 68.6 62.5-74.2 91 21.8 16.8-27.8 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2
GENDER
Male 157 10 6.3 2.9-13.5 103 64.4 53.7-73.9 36 24.5 16.1-35.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 4.7 2.1-10.0
Female 300 6 2.1 0.9- 4.7 221 72.4 65.9-78.1 55 19.4 14.5-25.5 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 14 5.5 3.0- 9.8
RACE
White 379 15 4.7 2.5- 8.9 281 74.2 68.5-79.3 66 15.9 12.2-20.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 15 4.9 2.7- 8.7
Other 76 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 42 47.8 33.1-63.0 24 43.7 28.3-60.3 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 7 5.8 2.5-12.9
AGE
18-44 153 9 6.1 2.7-13.1 101 64.8 54.2-74.1 32 22.7 14.6-33.6 0 0.0 . - . 11 6.3 3.2-12.2
45+ 304 7 2.1 1.0- 4.7 223 72.3 65.9-77.9 59 21.0 15.9-27.2 4 0.7 0.2- 1.8 11 3.9 2.0- 7.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 258 8 2.9 1.3- 6.2 191 72.6 64.0-79.7 42 18.6 12.2-27.5 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5 14 5.4 2.9- 9.8
Some College + 199 8 5.6 2.3-13.1 133 63.8 54.7-72.0 49 25.8 18.7-34.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 8 4.6 2.1-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 303 11 5.1 2.4-10.3 207 66.5 59.2-73.0 65 22.4 16.9-29.1 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4 16 5.5 3.1- 9.8
$50,000+ 94 3 2.5 0.7- 8.1 71 75.0 63.8-83.7 17 18.3 10.9-29.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.2 1.3-12.9

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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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