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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 372 18 4.9 2.8- 8.2 109 31.9 25.6-39.1 146 38.5 32.1-45.2 99 24.7 19.3-31.1
GENDER
Male 137 7 5.8 2.6-12.6 53 40.0 29.9-51.0 47 30.8 22.2-41.0 30 23.4 14.9-34.7
Female 235 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8 56 25.1 17.4-34.7 99 45.0 36.4-53.9 69 25.8 19.5-33.4
RACE
White 284 12 5.0 2.6- 9.7 84 32.7 25.8-40.5 109 37.5 30.6-44.9 79 24.7 18.9-31.6
Other 84 6 4.6 1.9-10.7 24 29.9 17.9-45.6 36 40.9 28.2-55.0 18 24.5 14.3-38.8
AGE
18-44 93 5 4.9 1.9-12.0 29 33.8 22.5-47.3 39 37.7 26.6-50.4 20 23.6 14.3-36.4
45+ 276 13 4.9 2.8- 8.7 80 30.8 24.7-37.6 105 39.0 32.7-45.8 78 25.3 20.2-31.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 6 5.3 2.2-11.8 52 54.4 40.8-67.3 34 26.7 16.4-40.3 18 13.7 7.5-23.7
Some College + 262 12 4.7 2.4- 9.1 57 22.4 16.3-29.9 112 43.5 36.0-51.4 81 29.4 22.6-37.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 8 5.9 2.8-12.0 50 42.8 31.0-55.4 48 32.9 23.0-44.6 29 18.5 11.6-28.0
$50,000+ 179 6 4.3 1.7-10.4 43 23.8 17.4-31.6 76 41.3 32.8-50.4 54 30.6 22.4-40.3

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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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