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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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 12,378 681 5.1 4.5- 5.7 5,753 44.4 42.8-46.0 3,699 31.2 29.7-32.6 407 3.2 2.6- 3.8 1,838 16.2 15.0-17.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,665 96 4.6 3.5- 6.1 553 29.2 25.7-32.8 540 33.9 30.1-37.8 74 5.0 3.2- 7.8 402 27.3 23.5-31.6
GENDER
Male 537 19 3.3 1.7- 6.0 172 26.1 21.2-31.7 174 35.0 28.8-41.8 29 5.8 2.7-11.8 143 29.9 24.0-36.5
Female 1,128 77 5.7 4.2- 7.6 381 31.5 26.9-36.5 366 33.0 28.6-37.7 45 4.4 2.7- 7.4 259 25.4 20.4-31.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 2 12.6 2.0-50.1 3 35.4 8.5-76.5 3 21.1 5.6-54.7 2 1.7 0.4- 7.5 5 29.3 9.0-63.4
Non-Hispanic 1,649 93 4.5 3.4- 5.9 550 29.1 25.6-32.8 537 34.0 30.3-38.0 72 5.1 3.2- 7.9 397 27.3 23.4-31.6
AGE
18-24 79 3 1.9 0.6- 6.3 17 19.2 9.3-35.6 28 29.7 18.3-44.3 2 6.7 1.4-26.9 29 42.5 27.8-58.6
25-34 193 10 3.9 1.8- 8.1 57 32.7 24.0-42.7 59 30.6 22.5-40.0 6 3.5 1.1-10.3 61 29.4 20.8-39.7
35-44 260 13 3.6 1.7- 7.4 79 25.3 19.0-32.8 100 42.3 33.7-51.3 10 5.2 1.9-13.7 58 23.7 16.6-32.7
45-54 367 15 5.4 2.9- 9.8 123 29.3 23.3-36.0 121 35.6 27.9-44.1 19 5.0 2.6- 9.4 89 24.8 18.3-32.7
55-64 367 24 4.8 2.9- 8.0 131 39.0 31.8-46.7 122 33.2 26.7-40.5 24 5.6 3.4- 9.3 66 17.3 12.6-23.4
65+ 386 29 8.2 4.5-14.5 142 31.6 25.2-38.8 104 29.2 22.2-37.4 13 4.4 1.9- 9.7 98 26.6 19.4-35.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 15 5.0 2.0-11.5 65 18.0 11.9-26.3 78 34.6 25.4-45.1 11 2.5 1.2- 5.3 105 39.9 29.8-50.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 585 24 3.6 2.1- 6.3 181 27.9 21.7-35.1 186 30.0 23.6-37.4 36 5.4 3.2- 8.9 158 33.0 25.8-41.0
Some Post-H.S. 413 24 4.6 2.7- 7.6 159 29.9 24.0-36.7 139 36.6 29.4-44.4 15 9.1 3.8-20.2 76 19.8 13.2-28.5
College Graduate 390 33 5.9 3.8- 9.2 148 36.9 30.2-44.2 135 36.3 29.7-43.4 12 1.7 0.9- 3.4 62 19.2 13.8-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 17 5.7 3.0-10.4 88 22.5 16.8-29.5 80 27.2 20.2-35.5 15 6.1 2.6-13.8 116 38.5 29.4-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 357 21 4.6 2.4- 8.7 112 30.0 23.2-37.9 117 34.0 26.5-42.4 16 2.9 1.5- 5.3 91 28.5 21.0-37.4
$25,000- 34,999 192 10 5.2 1.8-14.1 70 29.3 20.4-40.0 60 33.6 22.0-47.6 6 2.4 0.9- 6.2 46 29.6 19.3-42.3
$35,000-49,999 194 15 6.4 3.1-12.6 68 40.5 26.7-55.9 71 31.0 21.3-42.7 11 4.2 2.0- 8.6 29 18.0 10.8-28.4
$50,000- 74,999 193 11 3.7 1.7- 7.7 77 31.6 23.3-41.2 71 36.8 27.6-47.2 8 6.1 2.0-16.9 26 21.8 12.8-34.6
$75,000+ 184 8 3.7 1.7- 8.1 77 40.5 30.9-51.0 67 37.7 28.6-47.8 7 4.8 1.8-12.1 25 13.2 6.9-23.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 644 36 4.1 2.6- 6.3 214 26.6 21.9-31.8 179 33.4 27.0-40.4 39 5.3 3.0- 9.3 176 30.6 24.0-38.2
No 942 58 5.2 3.6- 7.5 317 29.5 25.3-34.1 332 33.6 29.1-38.5 34 5.3 2.8- 9.8 201 26.4 21.5-31.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 199 10 2.5 1.2- 5.2 78 29.6 21.8-38.9 59 31.8 22.8-42.5 11 7.5 3.3-15.9 41 28.5 18.5-41.1
Non-Veteran 1,324 81 5.0 3.7- 6.8 427 28.4 24.9-32.3 433 34.0 29.8-38.4 54 4.3 2.4- 7.7 329 28.2 23.9-33.1

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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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