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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In a typical week, how many of your own meals come from fast food restaurants, like McDonalds,
Taco Bell, or KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 meal/week 2 meals/week 3 meals/week 4+ meals/week No fast foods in typical week
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,466 1,589 29.9 27.8-32.0 819 16.4 14.7-18.3 385 7.8 6.7- 9.2 449 9.7 8.4-11.1 2,224 36.1 34.0-38.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 702 195 26.5 22.1-31.5 116 19.9 15.2-25.5 51 7.8 5.5-11.1 49 9.3 6.5-13.1 291 36.5 31.2-42.2
GENDER
Male 226 59 24.5 17.7-32.8 43 22.7 15.3-32.3 21 9.1 5.5-14.9 21 10.7 6.4-17.4 82 33.0 24.3-42.9
Female 476 136 28.0 22.4-34.4 73 17.8 12.3-25.1 30 6.8 4.1-11.2 28 8.2 4.9-13.3 209 39.2 32.6-46.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 1 29.3 3.6-81.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 26.0 3.1-79.3 2 44.7 7.4-89.1
Non-Hispanic 698 194 26.5 22.0-31.5 116 20.0 15.3-25.7 51 7.9 5.5-11.2 48 9.1 6.3-13.0 289 36.5 31.1-42.2
AGE
18-24 39 11 16.3 8.2-29.8 10 29.1 13.1-52.8 4 12.2 4.2-30.9 8 23.7 11.7-42.2 6 18.7 7.8-38.4
25-34 80 26 33.3 21.3-47.9 22 28.1 16.8-43.0 10 11.2 5.4-22.0 8 12.4 5.4-25.9 14 15.0 8.0-26.6
35-44 102 27 25.0 15.2-38.3 24 24.7 14.0-39.7 11 7.8 3.9-14.8 12 8.1 4.1-15.3 28 34.5 20.9-51.1
45-54 156 47 27.7 19.1-38.2 32 16.4 9.9-26.0 11 5.5 2.4-11.9 11 7.8 3.4-16.7 55 42.7 31.4-54.8
55-64 165 48 31.6 22.5-42.3 19 11.7 6.6-19.9 10 7.4 3.4-15.5 8 3.9 1.6- 8.9 80 45.4 35.2-56.0
65+ 156 36 23.4 15.1-34.4 9 6.9 1.7-23.8 5 3.3 1.0-10.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 104 65.5 53.0-76.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 33 25.1 15.5-38.0 13 10.1 3.9-23.9 5 4.0 1.3-11.6 2 4.5 0.8-22.0 65 56.2 40.7-70.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 238 73 28.3 21.1-36.9 33 17.5 10.4-28.0 15 9.2 4.8-16.9 18 9.0 4.8-16.3 99 36.0 27.5-45.4
Some Post-H.S. 166 40 21.9 13.9-32.7 38 31.4 20.3-45.2 13 5.7 2.8-11.1 8 9.0 4.1-18.5 67 32.1 22.4-43.5
College Graduate 180 49 29.7 21.2-39.9 32 16.6 10.9-24.6 18 10.4 5.8-17.9 21 12.4 7.2-20.4 60 30.9 22.1-41.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 47 33.7 22.7-46.7 15 17.2 7.2-35.8 6 2.7 0.9- 7.5 4 4.2 1.0-16.8 66 42.2 29.6-55.9
$15,000- 24,999 152 43 21.6 14.1-31.5 16 9.9 4.6-20.2 10 10.7 4.7-22.3 7 5.3 1.8-14.7 76 52.6 39.5-65.3
$25,000- 34,999 76 24 23.3 13.5-37.4 17 37.3 20.9-57.1 5 6.8 1.9-21.8 9 12.6 5.3-26.8 21 20.0 11.1-33.4
$35,000-49,999 80 17 33.4 19.6-50.7 16 17.5 9.4-30.2 8 11.1 4.6-24.6 6 6.9 2.4-18.2 33 31.1 20.1-44.9
$50,000- 74,999 93 20 18.6 9.8-32.6 23 28.5 16.5-44.7 11 10.6 5.2-20.5 7 9.4 3.7-21.7 32 32.8 20.4-48.2
$75,000+ 79 25 38.8 25.6-53.9 19 20.5 11.5-33.9 7 6.5 2.6-15.2 10 15.8 7.8-29.6 18 18.4 10.2-31.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 276 71 25.2 18.2-33.7 34 17.9 10.1-29.7 12 3.8 1.8- 7.7 13 4.4 2.1- 9.1 146 48.7 39.1-58.4
No 416 123 27.2 21.6-33.5 82 21.1 15.6-27.9 39 10.0 6.7-14.7 35 11.8 7.9-17.3 137 29.9 23.6-37.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 24 29.8 18.1-44.9 15 11.9 6.2-21.8 8 10.8 4.5-23.7 6 4.9 1.9-12.3 33 42.5 26.9-59.9
Non-Veteran 616 171 26.2 21.5-31.5 101 20.7 15.7-26.9 43 7.5 5.1-11.0 43 9.7 6.7-13.9 258 35.9 30.3-41.9

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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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