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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Fruits and Vegetables

Not counting juice, how often do you eat fruit?

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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 16,674 6,645 37.2 36.2-38.2 7,756 48.8 47.8-49.9 1,588 9.9 9.3-10.5 146 0.8 0.6- 1.0 539 3.3 2.9- 3.7
-Union County 376 157 37.7 32.2-43.6 180 50.0 44.0-56.0 27 8.4 5.6-12.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0 10 3.6 1.6- 8.0
GENDER
Male 153 56 33.5 25.6-42.4 73 49.8 40.8-58.8 19 11.8 7.4-18.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 4 4.6 1.4-13.7
Female 223 101 42.5 35.2-50.2 107 50.2 42.7-57.8 8 4.6 2.0-10.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 6 2.5 1.1- 5.5
RACE
White 316 139 39.1 33.1-45.5 143 47.6 41.2-54.1 23 8.7 5.6-13.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 9 4.3 1.8- 9.8
Other 58 17 32.0 19.2-48.1 36 59.4 43.9-73.2 4 7.5 2.7-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
AGE
18-44 161 54 32.7 24.8-41.6 89 54.2 45.2-63.0 12 7.9 4.3-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 5.2 1.9-13.4
45+ 211 102 44.0 36.7-51.5 88 44.6 37.1-52.3 15 9.3 5.3-15.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 59 31.6 23.8-40.7 75 50.4 41.0-59.8 16 11.8 6.8-19.6 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 6 5.6 1.8-16.0
Some College + 217 97 41.8 34.4-49.6 105 49.9 42.3-57.6 11 6.1 3.3-10.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.2 0.7- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 73 36.7 28.4-45.9 89 51.1 41.9-60.1 11 6.9 3.5-13.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 4 5.1 1.5-15.5
$50,000+ 147 67 39.0 30.8-47.7 62 47.8 38.9-56.9 13 10.9 6.3-18.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5

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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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