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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,767 1,422 81.2 78.2-83.8 345 18.8 16.2-21.8
GENDER
Male 578 488 84.1 79.1-88.1 90 15.9 11.9-20.9
Female 1,189 934 78.9 75.1-82.2 255 21.1 17.8-24.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 10 72.2 39.4-91.2 6 27.8 8.8-60.6
Non-Hispanic 1,750 1,412 81.3 78.4-84.0 338 18.7 16.0-21.6
AGE
18-24 84 65 84.0 73.5-90.9 19 16.0 9.1-26.5
25-34 196 141 68.7 58.8-77.1 55 31.3 22.9-41.2
35-44 272 213 81.6 75.0-86.7 59 18.4 13.3-25.0
45-54 383 316 83.7 78.1-88.1 67 16.3 11.9-21.9
55-64 389 328 87.8 82.7-91.6 61 12.2 8.4-17.3
65+ 429 347 81.0 74.7-86.0 82 19.0 14.0-25.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 305 253 85.9 78.4-91.1 52 14.1 8.9-21.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 626 527 85.3 80.6-89.1 99 14.7 10.9-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 430 342 78.4 71.5-83.9 88 21.6 16.1-28.5
College Graduate 402 297 74.8 68.4-80.3 105 25.2 19.7-31.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 341 287 83.9 77.4-88.8 54 16.1 11.2-22.6
$15,000- 24,999 374 303 82.8 76.1-87.9 71 17.2 12.1-23.9
$25,000- 34,999 200 163 77.7 66.6-85.9 37 22.3 14.1-33.4
$35,000-49,999 205 158 77.9 67.5-85.7 47 22.1 14.3-32.5
$50,000- 74,999 197 155 81.6 72.0-88.4 42 18.4 11.6-28.0
$75,000+ 188 139 72.8 63.1-80.7 49 27.2 19.3-36.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 699 583 86.1 81.7-89.5 116 13.9 10.5-18.3
No 980 768 78.0 73.8-81.7 212 22.0 18.3-26.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 166 81.9 73.0-88.4 44 18.1 11.6-27.0
Non-Veteran 1,408 1,135 80.8 77.4-83.7 273 19.2 16.3-22.6

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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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