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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Fruits and Vegetables

Not counting carrots, potatoes, or salad, how many servings of vegetables do you usually eat?

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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 16,748 12,915 75.2 74.3-76.1 3,311 20.9 20.0-21.7 325 2.3 2.0- 2.6 10 0.1 0.1- 0.3 187 1.5 1.2- 1.9
-Union County 374 294 75.5 69.7-80.5 69 21.3 16.5-27.0 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8
GENDER
Male 153 114 69.3 59.9-77.4 31 25.4 17.9-34.8 3 1.8 0.5- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.5 1.3- 8.9
Female 221 180 82.4 76.3-87.1 38 16.7 12.0-22.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 314 253 78.9 73.0-83.7 52 18.3 13.7-23.9 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.7 0.5- 5.0
Other 58 40 63.0 46.9-76.6 16 32.4 19.4-48.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.4-15.7
AGE
18-44 161 117 70.9 61.9-78.5 39 26.1 18.8-35.0 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1
45+ 209 173 80.9 73.9-86.4 30 15.5 10.7-21.9 3 1.6 0.4- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.0 0.5- 7.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 123 76.1 66.9-83.4 28 20.1 13.4-29.2 4 2.2 0.7- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.5 0.3- 7.5
Some College + 216 171 75.3 67.5-81.8 40 21.8 15.6-29.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 133 72.9 64.1-80.3 38 22.3 15.7-30.8 4 2.0 0.7- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.7 0.7- 9.3
$50,000+ 146 117 77.4 68.3-84.4 25 20.2 13.4-29.2 2 1.1 0.2- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4

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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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