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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 854 29 4.3 2.7- 7.0 262 32.8 28.9-37.0 343 41.4 37.1-45.7 220 21.5 18.5-24.8
GENDER
Male 327 18 5.9 3.1-10.9 111 36.0 29.7-42.7 128 40.1 33.5-47.0 70 18.0 13.9-23.0
Female 527 11 2.7 1.4- 5.0 151 29.5 25.0-34.3 215 42.7 37.7-47.8 150 25.2 21.3-29.5
RACE
White 637 15 2.6 1.4- 4.7 189 31.7 27.5-36.3 258 42.2 37.5-46.9 175 23.5 20.1-27.3
Other 208 14 8.6 4.2-16.6 73 36.5 28.0-45.9 80 38.5 29.7-48.1 41 16.4 11.3-23.3
AGE
18-44 414 21 5.6 3.1- 9.8 150 36.5 30.8-42.5 159 41.2 35.2-47.5 84 16.7 13.1-21.0
45+ 438 7 2.2 1.0- 4.9 112 27.0 22.3-32.3 183 41.5 36.4-46.9 136 29.3 24.8-34.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 15 8.5 4.1-16.7 80 38.0 29.4-47.5 81 40.9 31.8-50.8 38 12.6 8.6-17.9
Some College + 638 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8 181 30.7 26.5-35.3 261 41.5 37.0-46.2 182 25.1 21.5-29.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 344 22 8.9 5.1-15.2 113 36.3 29.4-43.8 128 36.2 29.4-43.6 81 18.5 14.1-23.9
$50,000+ 397 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2 117 30.3 25.3-35.9 174 46.8 41.0-52.7 101 21.5 17.5-26.2

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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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