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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 378 277 75.0 69.5-79.8 101 25.0 20.2-30.5
GENDER
Male 154 118 78.0 69.8-84.5 36 22.0 15.5-30.2
Female 224 159 71.7 64.1-78.3 65 28.3 21.7-35.9
RACE
White 318 225 72.4 66.2-77.8 93 27.6 22.2-33.8
Other 58 51 85.8 71.1-93.7 7 14.2 6.3-28.9
AGE
18-44 162 123 75.6 67.1-82.5 39 24.4 17.5-32.9
45+ 212 151 74.7 68.0-80.5 61 25.3 19.5-32.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 121 80.1 72.1-86.2 39 19.9 13.8-27.9
Some College + 217 155 71.3 63.7-78.0 62 28.7 22.0-36.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 130 75.0 66.3-82.2 49 25.0 17.8-33.7
$50,000+ 147 106 74.5 66.1-81.3 41 25.5 18.7-33.9

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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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