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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity & Nutrition

In a typical week, how many days do you eat a main meal that is prepared at home?

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Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Every day Do not eat main meal at home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,479 376 5.8 5.0- 6.8 952 17.7 16.2-19.4 1,844 33.4 31.3-35.5 2,203 41.5 39.2-43.9 104 1.6 1.0- 2.3
-Alamance County 157 15 5.6 3.0-10.2 30 18.7 10.5-31.0 56 40.1 25.1-57.2 50 34.1 21.7-49.2 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6
GENDER
Male 52 5 6.1 2.3-15.1 14 32.5 15.2-56.4 18 26.8 14.5-44.1 13 33.4 14.9-58.9 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0
Female 105 10 5.3 2.3-11.5 16 10.9 5.7-19.7 38 47.7 27.6-68.5 37 34.5 19.4-53.6 4 1.7 0.6- 5.0
RACE
White 132 13 6.2 3.1-12.1 26 21.3 11.1-37.0 48 44.1 26.0-63.8 40 26.8 15.2-42.8 5 1.7 0.6- 4.5
Other 25 2 3.7 0.8-14.6 4 10.7 3.3-30.0 8 28.3 12.4-52.3 10 56.3 31.3-78.4 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1
AGE
18-44 32 1 1.7 0.2-12.0 9 17.8 5.7-43.9 14 45.0 18.8-74.3 8 35.5 14.4-64.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 123 14 9.4 5.3-15.9 21 19.7 12.6-29.3 41 35.3 26.4-45.5 41 32.6 23.7-43.0 6 3.0 1.3- 6.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 10 10.5 5.1-20.2 12 26.9 12.3-49.2 19 23.9 14.1-37.6 28 36.6 22.9-52.9 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0
Some College + 85 5 2.3 0.8- 6.3 18 13.2 6.9-23.7 37 50.9 28.9-72.6 22 32.5 15.6-55.6 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 9 5.7 2.5-12.9 12 10.8 4.8-22.6 28 53.5 30.4-75.1 28 27.8 14.1-47.5 4 2.2 0.7- 6.6
$50,000+ 61 5 6.5 2.4-16.2 17 32.6 16.6-54.1 23 29.9 17.8-45.8 15 30.4 14.6-52.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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