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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Physical Activity & Nutrition

In a typical week, how many of your own meals come from fast food restaurants, like McDonalds,
Taco Bell, or KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 meal/week 2 meals/week 3 meals/week 4+ meals/week No fast foods in typical week
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,466 1,589 29.9 27.8-32.0 819 16.4 14.7-18.3 385 7.8 6.7- 9.2 449 9.7 8.4-11.1 2,224 36.1 34.0-38.3
-Forsyth County 177 47 25.8 17.7-36.0 30 18.8 11.5-29.1 11 6.4 3.4-11.8 14 12.6 6.6-22.5 75 36.4 27.3-46.5
GENDER
Male 60 16 27.8 15.4-45.0 13 21.3 9.5-41.0 4 5.6 2.0-14.6 6 9.8 3.8-23.1 21 35.5 20.8-53.5
Female 117 31 24.1 14.7-37.0 17 16.7 9.6-27.3 7 7.1 3.2-15.3 8 14.9 6.5-30.8 54 37.1 27.0-48.5
RACE
White 126 40 30.2 21.6-40.5 21 16.4 10.4-24.8 7 6.9 3.2-14.3 7 5.5 2.5-11.5 51 40.9 30.3-52.4
Other 49 7 21.0 8.7-42.6 9 22.0 9.4-43.5 4 5.9 2.0-16.3 7 21.3 9.5-41.1 22 29.7 16.6-47.3
AGE
18-44 44 11 27.6 14.1-47.0 8 18.5 7.3-39.5 5 7.4 2.9-17.7 7 19.8 8.8-38.6 13 26.7 13.5-46.1
45+ 131 35 23.7 16.8-32.2 22 19.3 12.7-28.3 6 5.5 2.4-12.3 7 5.7 2.6-11.9 61 45.8 36.5-55.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 15 29.6 14.0-52.0 6 18.1 4.8-49.0 2 3.3 0.7-13.7 4 17.9 6.1-42.5 20 31.1 15.8-52.1
Some College + 130 32 24.1 15.6-35.3 24 19.1 12.3-28.5 9 7.8 3.9-15.1 10 10.2 4.6-20.8 55 38.8 28.5-50.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 14 23.3 11.2-42.2 12 25.9 11.9-47.4 4 6.7 2.3-18.3 5 16.8 6.3-37.5 29 27.3 16.5-41.7
$50,000+ 86 24 29.7 18.3-44.2 14 14.4 8.2-24.1 6 7.0 3.0-15.3 8 11.5 4.9-24.7 34 37.5 25.1-51.8

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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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