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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 842 363 38.6 34.6-42.8 386 49.1 44.8-53.5 58 7.8 5.7-10.5 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 28 3.8 2.2- 6.5
GENDER
Male 319 109 33.0 26.8-39.8 165 51.0 44.1-57.9 30 10.2 6.8-15.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 12 5.0 2.3-10.5
Female 523 254 44.4 39.5-49.5 221 47.2 42.1-52.4 28 5.2 3.5- 7.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 16 2.5 1.5- 4.2
RACE
White 628 277 39.1 34.7-43.7 285 48.8 44.1-53.5 47 9.3 6.7-12.8 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8 16 2.6 1.4- 4.9
Other 205 78 35.7 27.3-45.2 100 51.3 41.9-60.6 11 4.5 2.1- 9.6 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9 12 6.7 2.8-15.2
AGE
18-44 411 153 34.0 28.5-40.0 207 52.4 46.3-58.5 34 8.9 6.0-13.0 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 14 4.0 1.9- 8.6
45+ 429 210 46.1 40.8-51.5 178 43.8 38.5-49.3 24 6.0 3.8- 9.3 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 14 3.3 1.8- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 206 77 33.6 25.1-43.4 99 49.3 39.7-58.9 15 8.6 4.5-15.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8 12 7.3 3.0-16.8
Some College + 634 286 40.6 36.2-45.2 286 49.1 44.4-53.8 42 7.4 5.2-10.3 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 16 2.4 1.3- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 335 142 37.7 30.8-45.1 144 44.8 37.5-52.4 28 9.5 5.9-15.1 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 17 6.6 3.1-13.4
$50,000+ 394 166 38.4 32.9-44.1 195 52.9 47.1-58.6 25 6.5 4.3- 9.9 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 7 2.1 0.9- 4.5

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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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