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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 378 10 2.7 1.3- 5.5 107 33.5 27.9-39.6 160 38.8 33.3-44.6 101 25.0 20.2-30.5
GENDER
Male 154 6 3.7 1.5- 8.9 51 38.6 30.0-48.0 61 35.6 27.7-44.4 36 22.0 15.5-30.2
Female 224 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 56 27.8 21.4-35.2 99 42.3 35.1-49.9 65 28.3 21.7-35.9
RACE
White 318 9 2.9 1.3- 6.1 83 30.9 25.0-37.5 133 38.6 32.7-44.9 93 27.6 22.2-33.8
Other 58 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 23 43.5 29.3-58.7 27 40.3 26.9-55.3 7 14.2 6.3-28.9
AGE
18-44 162 4 2.8 1.0- 7.6 55 37.6 29.3-46.8 64 35.2 27.6-43.7 39 24.4 17.5-32.9
45+ 212 6 2.7 1.1- 6.6 52 28.9 22.3-36.6 93 43.1 35.8-50.8 61 25.3 19.5-32.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 7 4.6 1.9-10.6 54 39.5 30.6-49.3 60 35.9 27.6-45.2 39 19.9 13.8-27.9
Some College + 217 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 52 29.0 22.2-36.9 100 41.0 33.8-48.5 62 28.7 22.0-36.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 4 2.8 0.8- 8.7 55 35.3 27.0-44.6 71 37.0 28.8-46.0 49 25.0 17.8-33.7
$50,000+ 147 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0 38 32.1 23.8-41.7 65 40.5 32.2-49.4 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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