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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 842 656 75.5 71.5-79.2 160 21.3 17.8-25.2 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 14 2.1 1.1- 3.7
GENDER
Male 321 243 73.8 67.2-79.5 67 23.1 17.6-29.7 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 5 1.7 0.6- 4.6
Female 521 413 77.3 72.5-81.5 93 19.3 15.3-23.9 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0
RACE
White 631 499 78.4 74.1-82.1 116 19.1 15.5-23.3 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 1.5 0.7- 3.2
Other 202 151 69.0 59.5-77.1 41 26.1 18.5-35.6 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 5 3.4 1.3- 8.5
AGE
18-44 407 306 73.7 67.8-78.9 84 23.2 18.2-29.0 8 1.0 0.5- 2.1 0 0.0 . - . 9 2.1 1.0- 4.5
45+ 433 349 78.5 73.3-82.9 75 18.2 14.1-23.0 3 1.0 0.2- 3.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 5 2.0 0.7- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 207 144 66.5 56.7-75.0 48 26.7 18.8-36.5 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 9 5.3 2.6-10.7
Some College + 633 511 79.1 74.9-82.8 111 19.1 15.6-23.2 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 336 238 66.8 59.3-73.5 80 27.4 21.1-34.8 7 1.2 0.5- 2.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 10 4.2 2.1- 8.3
$50,000+ 394 329 82.3 77.2-86.5 60 16.5 12.4-21.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6

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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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