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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 176 13 6.9 3.5-12.9 35 18.3 12.5-26.1 67 32.6 24.5-41.9 57 40.0 29.6-51.4 4 2.2 0.7- 6.7
GENDER
Male 59 3 3.4 1.0-10.9 9 11.6 5.6-22.5 25 34.5 21.2-50.8 20 46.7 30.0-64.3 2 3.7 0.9-14.1
Female 117 10 9.8 4.5-19.9 26 24.0 15.5-35.3 42 31.0 22.0-41.7 37 34.3 22.5-48.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1
RACE
White 125 6 4.9 2.0-11.1 21 14.8 9.2-23.0 56 43.8 33.7-54.5 39 34.1 23.7-46.3 3 2.4 0.6- 8.9
Other 49 7 9.4 3.6-22.3 14 22.9 12.6-38.1 10 18.3 8.4-35.3 17 47.4 29.4-66.1 1 2.0 0.3-13.1
AGE
18-44 44 2 4.6 1.0-18.7 10 15.6 7.6-29.2 15 24.2 13.1-40.5 15 52.1 34.3-69.4 2 3.5 0.8-13.2
45+ 130 10 8.6 4.5-16.1 25 21.3 14.3-30.5 51 40.5 31.5-50.1 42 28.6 21.0-37.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 4 5.4 1.7-16.0 8 9.8 4.2-21.5 15 22.0 10.9-39.5 17 56.1 35.6-74.7 3 6.6 1.9-20.5
Some College + 129 9 7.5 3.4-15.8 27 22.2 14.7-32.1 52 37.4 27.7-48.3 40 32.7 22.2-45.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 6 9.0 3.2-23.2 13 20.2 10.5-35.2 19 22.4 12.5-36.9 25 46.4 29.1-64.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.4
$50,000+ 86 6 6.4 2.7-14.2 17 17.7 10.5-28.4 39 40.8 28.5-54.3 22 33.0 20.0-49.3 2 2.1 0.4-11.0

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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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