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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,867 9,951 79.4 78.2-80.5 2,916 20.6 19.5-21.8
-Gaston County 335 267 81.5 75.2-86.5 68 18.5 13.5-24.8
GENDER
Male 125 104 84.1 72.0-91.5 21 15.9 8.5-28.0
Female 210 163 79.3 72.1-85.0 47 20.7 15.0-27.9
RACE
White 285 225 82.1 76.3-86.8 60 17.9 13.2-23.7
Other 50 42 78.6 54.1-92.0 8 21.4 8.0-45.9
AGE
18-44 91 74 82.1 69.8-90.1 17 17.9 9.9-30.2
45+ 241 192 81.3 74.7-86.4 49 18.7 13.6-25.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 146 84.2 77.7-89.1 36 15.8 10.9-22.3
Some College + 151 119 78.9 68.2-86.6 32 21.1 13.4-31.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 155 85.5 75.6-91.9 34 14.5 8.1-24.4
$50,000+ 85 62 72.3 59.9-81.9 23 27.7 18.1-40.1

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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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