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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 12,611 5,217 37.0 35.6-38.5 5,490 46.1 44.5-47.7 1,394 12.8 11.7-14.0 130 1.1 0.8- 1.5 380 3.0 2.6- 3.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,702 622 33.2 29.7-36.9 765 44.9 40.9-49.0 230 16.6 13.3-20.5 21 1.2 0.7- 2.4 64 4.0 2.8- 5.8
GENDER
Male 547 154 26.0 20.6-32.2 268 49.1 42.6-55.6 93 18.0 13.5-23.6 6 1.0 0.3- 3.2 26 5.9 3.6- 9.3
Female 1,155 468 38.7 34.1-43.5 497 41.8 36.8-47.0 137 15.4 11.0-21.3 15 1.4 0.7- 3.1 38 2.7 1.6- 4.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 8 29.1 9.5-61.6 6 61.1 28.4-86.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.8 1.5-43.9
Non-Hispanic 1,685 613 33.2 29.7-37.0 759 44.7 40.7-48.8 230 16.8 13.4-20.7 21 1.3 0.7- 2.4 62 4.0 2.8- 5.7
AGE
18-24 79 18 16.7 8.1-31.4 37 47.4 32.5-62.8 18 29.7 16.8-47.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 5 5.4 2.1-13.3
25-34 195 74 46.5 36.9-56.4 86 37.6 28.9-47.2 30 13.7 7.9-22.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 4 2.0 0.5- 7.7
35-44 263 86 29.7 22.6-37.9 116 42.5 34.3-51.2 46 23.1 15.9-32.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 12 3.9 1.7- 8.3
45-54 372 122 29.5 23.4-36.4 161 45.4 37.5-53.5 63 15.4 10.7-21.7 10 3.7 1.4- 9.2 16 6.1 3.2-11.3
55-64 375 137 35.5 28.8-42.8 184 52.3 44.9-59.6 42 9.4 6.5-13.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 11 2.6 1.2- 5.7
65+ 404 180 44.5 37.1-52.2 173 45.1 37.6-52.8 30 5.1 3.1- 8.3 5 1.6 0.5- 4.4 16 3.7 1.6- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 104 30.0 22.0-39.4 116 45.6 36.0-55.5 40 16.2 9.7-26.0 5 1.4 0.5- 3.5 17 6.9 3.5-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 602 199 26.0 21.1-31.7 277 46.4 39.0-53.9 93 21.8 15.4-30.1 9 2.0 0.7- 5.3 24 3.8 2.1- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 422 145 34.2 26.8-42.4 207 46.8 38.9-54.7 54 15.5 9.8-23.7 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3 13 2.9 1.3- 6.5
College Graduate 393 173 44.7 37.7-51.9 164 40.6 33.8-47.8 42 9.9 6.5-14.9 4 0.7 0.2- 2.4 10 4.1 1.8- 9.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 328 105 26.2 19.8-33.8 140 41.6 33.2-50.5 64 25.3 16.8-36.1 6 2.7 0.9- 8.1 13 4.1 1.8- 9.3
$15,000- 24,999 359 128 31.0 24.4-38.5 168 48.3 40.2-56.4 40 14.4 8.4-23.6 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0 17 5.3 2.7-10.0
$25,000- 34,999 196 63 28.9 20.3-39.4 101 52.0 39.8-63.9 25 17.7 9.5-30.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 6 1.3 0.4- 3.6
$35,000-49,999 201 71 30.3 20.9-41.8 93 53.8 41.1-66.1 31 13.2 8.1-20.8 3 1.2 0.4- 4.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7
$50,000- 74,999 195 83 40.0 30.2-50.7 78 36.9 27.3-47.8 26 16.8 9.9-27.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 7 5.5 2.0-14.1
$75,000+ 185 85 48.4 38.3-58.6 77 40.4 30.8-50.7 16 7.9 4.3-13.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 6 3.3 1.0- 9.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 663 222 28.6 23.2-34.5 299 44.2 37.7-51.0 95 18.9 13.2-26.3 15 3.0 1.4- 6.3 32 5.4 3.2- 8.9
No 956 373 36.3 31.6-41.2 424 44.5 39.4-49.6 124 15.4 11.3-20.5 6 0.4 0.2- 1.3 29 3.5 2.0- 5.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 199 69 22.5 16.2-30.5 99 53.6 43.1-63.7 23 18.4 10.3-30.6 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2 4 4.9 1.5-15.0
Non-Veteran 1,358 509 35.1 31.1-39.3 594 43.3 39.0-47.8 187 16.4 12.7-21.0 15 1.0 0.5- 2.0 53 4.1 2.8- 6.0

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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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