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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 842 34 3.8 2.5- 5.6 545 65.3 61.1-69.3 180 21.0 17.7-24.7 11 1.4 0.7- 2.9 72 8.5 6.2-11.5
GENDER
Male 325 16 4.0 2.2- 7.1 226 68.0 61.2-74.1 62 19.6 14.8-25.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 19 7.4 4.1-13.0
Female 517 18 3.5 2.1- 6.0 319 62.5 57.4-67.3 118 22.5 18.5-27.2 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9 53 9.6 7.0-12.8
RACE
White 628 23 3.4 2.1- 5.5 416 66.4 61.7-70.8 131 21.6 17.7-26.0 8 1.3 0.6- 3.2 50 7.2 5.1-10.0
Other 206 11 4.7 2.3- 9.3 123 62.4 53.2-70.7 47 19.5 13.9-26.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.2 22 11.7 6.5-20.2
AGE
18-44 411 18 4.0 2.4- 6.8 260 63.6 57.5-69.2 98 22.6 18.0-28.0 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 29 8.2 5.1-12.9
45+ 429 16 3.3 1.9- 5.9 283 68.1 62.9-72.8 82 18.4 14.6-23.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 43 8.9 6.4-12.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 16 5.2 2.8- 9.5 127 61.2 51.6-69.9 41 18.9 12.8-27.0 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 25 13.5 7.7-22.5
Some College + 628 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4 417 67.0 62.5-71.3 138 21.8 18.1-26.0 8 1.5 0.7- 3.4 47 6.5 4.7- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 338 19 5.0 2.9- 8.6 201 60.3 52.8-67.3 79 20.0 15.1-25.9 5 2.2 0.8- 5.9 34 12.5 7.8-19.4
$50,000+ 392 9 2.3 1.1- 4.9 270 68.2 62.4-73.5 82 22.9 18.0-28.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 28 5.9 3.9- 8.8

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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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