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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 335 18 5.2 3.0- 8.9 128 39.0 32.3-46.1 121 37.3 30.5-44.5 68 18.5 13.5-24.8
GENDER
Male 125 8 7.1 3.3-14.5 50 37.9 27.8-49.2 46 39.0 28.4-50.9 21 15.9 8.5-28.0
Female 210 10 3.6 1.7- 7.5 78 39.9 31.5-48.9 75 35.8 27.6-44.9 47 20.7 15.0-27.9
RACE
White 285 15 5.2 2.8- 9.3 109 40.2 32.9-47.9 101 36.8 29.5-44.8 60 17.9 13.2-23.7
Other 50 3 5.4 1.5-17.3 19 33.9 19.6-52.0 20 39.3 23.9-57.2 8 21.4 8.0-45.9
AGE
18-44 91 5 4.1 1.6-10.0 39 42.1 30.6-54.5 30 35.9 25.0-48.5 17 17.9 9.9-30.2
45+ 241 13 6.3 3.2-11.9 88 36.2 29.2-43.9 91 38.8 31.0-47.1 49 18.7 13.6-25.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 13 7.4 3.8-14.1 75 39.0 30.4-48.3 58 37.8 28.3-48.3 36 15.8 10.9-22.3
Some College + 151 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9 52 39.1 29.4-49.8 63 37.2 28.0-47.5 32 21.1 13.4-31.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 11 7.5 3.8-14.2 80 47.3 37.6-57.2 64 30.7 22.7-40.1 34 14.5 8.1-24.4
$50,000+ 85 2 1.5 0.3- 6.7 23 24.3 15.8-35.5 37 46.4 33.7-59.5 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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