SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption per day*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,767 133 9.1 6.5-12.5 662 37.4 33.6-41.3 627 34.7 31.0-38.7 345 18.8 16.2-21.8
GENDER
Male 578 64 11.6 8.3-15.9 247 41.8 35.6-48.2 177 30.8 25.0-37.2 90 15.9 11.9-20.9
Female 1,189 69 7.1 3.7-13.0 415 34.0 29.4-38.8 450 37.9 33.0-42.9 255 21.1 17.8-24.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 1 0.8 0.1- 6.3 3 23.6 6.4-58.5 6 47.7 16.8-80.4 6 27.8 8.8-60.6
Non-Hispanic 1,750 132 9.2 6.6-12.6 659 37.6 33.8-41.6 621 34.6 30.8-38.6 338 18.7 16.0-21.6
AGE
18-24 84 9 16.7 6.9-35.2 30 32.8 21.2-47.0 26 34.5 21.3-50.6 19 16.0 9.1-26.5
25-34 196 12 3.2 1.6- 6.4 63 29.0 20.9-38.6 66 36.4 27.5-46.4 55 31.3 22.9-41.2
35-44 272 22 11.6 6.7-19.5 103 36.4 28.5-45.1 88 33.5 25.7-42.4 59 18.4 13.3-25.0
45-54 383 34 10.5 6.7-16.1 154 44.9 37.0-53.0 128 28.3 22.7-34.8 67 16.3 11.9-21.9
55-64 389 28 5.5 3.4- 8.7 149 41.6 34.6-49.0 151 40.7 33.7-48.1 61 12.2 8.4-17.3
65+ 429 28 5.2 3.2- 8.6 159 39.8 32.2-48.0 160 35.9 29.0-43.5 82 19.0 14.0-25.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 305 38 13.5 8.4-20.9 122 46.1 36.3-56.2 93 26.3 18.9-35.5 52 14.1 8.9-21.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 626 50 9.8 5.3-17.5 253 38.4 31.6-45.6 224 37.2 30.3-44.5 99 14.7 10.9-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 430 25 9.9 5.1-18.6 163 38.2 31.0-45.9 154 30.2 23.4-38.1 88 21.6 16.1-28.5
College Graduate 402 19 4.1 2.1- 7.9 122 29.5 23.7-36.2 156 41.2 34.2-48.5 105 25.2 19.7-31.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 341 44 19.5 11.6-30.8 136 35.9 28.3-44.4 107 28.4 21.5-36.6 54 16.1 11.2-22.6
$15,000- 24,999 374 28 7.7 4.3-13.4 142 41.9 33.7-50.5 133 33.2 26.3-40.9 71 17.2 12.1-23.9
$25,000- 34,999 200 14 5.1 2.6- 9.6 69 38.8 26.7-52.4 80 33.8 24.2-45.0 37 22.3 14.1-33.4
$35,000-49,999 205 12 5.1 2.5-10.1 78 37.3 26.9-49.1 68 35.4 22.3-51.2 47 22.1 14.3-32.5
$50,000- 74,999 197 10 5.2 2.3-11.2 58 28.5 20.1-38.7 87 47.8 37.4-58.5 42 18.4 11.6-28.0
$75,000+ 188 4 1.6 0.5- 4.6 64 33.8 25.1-43.7 71 37.4 27.8-48.0 49 27.2 19.3-36.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 699 73 11.5 7.4-17.5 277 43.9 37.4-50.7 233 30.6 25.4-36.4 116 13.9 10.5-18.3
No 980 54 7.6 4.5-12.6 347 34.4 29.8-39.3 367 35.9 31.2-41.0 212 22.0 18.3-26.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 19 13.0 7.0-22.8 80 44.1 33.8-54.9 67 24.9 17.8-33.6 44 18.1 11.6-27.0
Non-Veteran 1,408 106 9.0 6.1-13.0 519 36.9 32.7-41.3 510 34.9 30.8-39.2 273 19.2 16.3-22.6

Back to Fruits and Vegetables.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09JUN10.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook