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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,634 466 3.3 2.8- 3.9 8,330 65.3 63.7-66.7 2,981 24.6 23.3-26.0 174 1.5 1.1- 1.9 683 5.3 4.6- 6.2
-Buncombe County 388 13 3.0 1.6- 5.6 246 61.9 55.5-68.0 103 27.2 21.8-33.4 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5 19 5.9 3.2-10.5
GENDER
Male 141 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 95 64.5 53.6-74.0 33 24.1 15.9-34.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 8 8.4 3.6-18.4
Female 247 10 3.9 1.9- 8.0 151 59.7 51.9-67.0 70 29.9 23.3-37.6 5 2.8 1.0- 7.4 11 3.7 1.9- 7.0
RACE
White 355 11 3.0 1.5- 5.8 231 65.7 59.4-71.5 90 24.3 19.3-30.0 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9 17 5.0 2.8- 9.0
Other 30 2 3.7 0.7-16.7 14 32.7 16.1-55.1 12 49.7 25.9-73.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.9 2.5-50.3
AGE
18-44 105 4 3.2 1.1- 8.7 68 60.9 49.4-71.2 27 28.7 19.5-40.1 3 2.4 0.7- 8.0 3 4.8 1.4-15.7
45+ 282 9 2.9 1.4- 5.6 178 63.0 56.5-69.1 75 25.7 20.5-31.7 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 16 6.9 3.9-11.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 6 4.2 1.8- 9.5 72 59.7 47.0-71.2 27 28.6 18.5-41.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 7.6 2.5-20.7
Some College + 271 7 2.6 1.1- 6.2 172 62.1 54.6-69.1 75 27.1 20.9-34.3 7 2.9 1.3- 6.5 10 5.3 2.6-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 8 4.1 1.9- 8.5 121 66.8 57.4-75.0 38 18.6 12.7-26.3 5 3.1 1.1- 8.3 10 7.4 3.0-17.4
$50,000+ 158 3 2.4 0.7- 8.3 98 60.9 51.3-69.7 49 30.5 22.5-40.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 7 5.3 2.3-11.4

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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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