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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,867 617 5.4 4.7- 6.3 4,445 36.9 35.4-38.5 4,889 37.0 35.5-38.6 2,916 20.6 19.5-21.8
-Buncombe County 392 9 1.7 0.8- 3.5 114 28.3 23.1-34.1 149 38.0 32.1-44.2 120 32.0 26.3-38.3
GENDER
Male 143 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 44 27.1 19.5-36.5 54 40.1 30.5-50.4 42 31.4 22.5-41.9
Female 249 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0 70 29.3 22.8-36.9 95 36.1 29.2-43.7 78 32.5 25.7-40.2
RACE
White 358 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 105 30.0 24.4-36.2 139 38.2 32.2-44.6 108 30.3 24.9-36.5
Other 31 2 2.3 0.5-10.6 8 14.3 6.1-30.0 9 33.1 14.3-59.5 12 50.3 26.6-74.0
AGE
18-44 105 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7 31 29.2 20.5-39.9 36 36.2 26.3-47.5 35 32.7 23.1-44.0
45+ 286 6 1.7 0.7- 3.8 83 27.5 22.2-33.4 113 39.6 33.5-46.1 84 31.2 25.5-37.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 5 2.2 0.9- 5.5 44 41.2 30.1-53.3 39 33.5 23.2-45.6 28 23.1 14.3-35.2
Some College + 273 4 1.5 0.6- 4.3 68 22.8 17.5-29.2 109 39.1 32.3-46.4 92 36.5 29.6-44.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 5 2.0 0.7- 5.5 49 23.5 16.8-31.8 67 36.6 28.1-46.0 65 37.9 29.4-47.3
$50,000+ 158 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 49 31.0 23.3-39.9 63 39.4 30.7-48.8 45 28.9 21.0-38.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the fruits and vegetables questions.

^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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