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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 373 14 3.4 1.8- 6.1 250 67.4 61.6-72.7 83 21.6 17.2-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 26 7.6 4.9-11.5
GENDER
Male 152 8 4.3 1.9- 9.2 104 67.9 59.0-75.7 28 18.9 13.0-26.8 0 0.0 . - . 12 8.9 4.8-15.9
Female 221 6 2.4 1.0- 5.8 146 66.8 59.3-73.6 55 24.6 18.6-31.9 0 0.0 . - . 14 6.1 3.6-10.3
RACE
White 314 13 3.8 2.0- 7.1 214 67.4 61.1-73.2 66 22.4 17.4-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 21 6.4 4.0-10.0
Other 57 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 34 66.7 51.8-78.9 17 19.1 11.1-31.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 12.4 4.9-28.1
AGE
18-44 161 4 2.6 0.9- 7.4 100 66.3 57.8-73.9 43 23.7 17.3-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 14 7.4 4.2-12.8
45+ 208 10 4.4 2.2- 8.8 147 69.2 61.3-76.1 39 18.4 13.2-25.2 0 0.0 . - . 12 7.9 4.1-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 10 4.3 2.2- 8.3 107 68.8 59.4-76.8 30 17.6 11.8-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 9.3 4.6-18.0
Some College + 216 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 143 66.7 59.1-73.5 52 24.1 18.1-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 17 6.4 3.9-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 177 10 5.4 2.6-11.2 117 67.5 58.6-75.4 43 21.3 15.1-29.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.7 2.4-13.2
$50,000+ 147 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 99 66.6 57.6-74.5 31 23.2 16.3-31.9 0 0.0 . - . 15 9.0 5.2-15.2

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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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