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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Fruits and Vegetables

How often do you eat potatoes not including french fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,634 466 3.3 2.8- 3.9 8,330 65.3 63.7-66.7 2,981 24.6 23.3-26.0 174 1.5 1.1- 1.9 683 5.3 4.6- 6.2
-Gaston County 324 14 3.7 2.0- 6.6 218 64.9 57.5-71.6 79 28.0 21.7-35.5 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 9 2.0 0.9- 4.0
GENDER
Male 121 6 3.2 1.4- 7.5 85 66.8 54.2-77.4 27 28.3 18.1-41.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 2 1.1 0.2- 4.7
Female 203 8 4.1 1.8- 8.8 133 63.4 54.4-71.5 52 27.8 20.4-36.7 3 2.1 0.6- 6.4 7 2.7 1.2- 6.1
RACE
White 278 13 4.0 2.2- 7.4 192 69.2 61.7-75.8 63 24.1 17.9-31.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 9 2.4 1.1- 4.9
Other 46 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 26 45.7 28.4-64.1 16 45.8 27.6-65.2 3 6.4 1.9-18.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 90 2 1.1 0.2- 5.1 59 63.4 50.3-74.7 25 32.8 21.7-46.1 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9
45+ 231 12 6.0 3.2-11.0 156 66.0 58.0-73.1 54 24.0 17.9-31.5 3 1.8 0.6- 5.5 6 2.2 0.9- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 9 4.4 2.2- 8.6 111 63.2 53.8-71.7 43 26.1 18.6-35.2 4 3.1 1.1- 8.2 8 3.3 1.5- 6.9
Some College + 148 5 3.1 1.2- 8.1 106 66.2 54.9-76.0 36 29.8 20.3-41.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 8 3.2 1.5- 6.7 120 62.7 51.9-72.3 46 30.5 21.2-41.7 3 2.3 0.7- 7.0 5 1.4 0.5- 3.6
$50,000+ 84 3 4.0 1.2-12.8 57 68.8 56.5-78.9 21 23.7 15.0-35.3 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 2 2.7 0.7-10.2

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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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