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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-AFRICAN AMERICANS

When you eat out at a sit-down restaurant, how often do you choose foods that are low in fat, sugar or calories?

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Most of the time Sometimes Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,274 759 11.5 10.3-12.9 1,901 32.1 30.1-34.2 1,849 39.3 37.0-41.7 765 17.1 15.2-19.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 673 113 13.1 10.1-16.9 212 30.0 25.2-35.4 228 36.1 30.6-41.9 120 20.8 15.9-26.7
GENDER
Male 213 34 12.0 7.6-18.4 63 28.6 21.1-37.5 71 35.0 26.1-45.1 45 24.4 16.3-34.9
Female 460 79 13.9 10.1-18.9 149 31.1 24.9-37.9 157 36.8 30.2-44.0 75 18.2 12.6-25.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 2 31.7 4.4-82.4 1 26.0 3.1-79.3 1 42.2 6.4-88.7 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 668 111 13.0 10.0-16.8 210 30.0 25.1-35.4 227 36.0 30.5-41.9 120 20.9 16.0-26.9
AGE
18-24 37 6 14.1 5.2-33.0 4 3.9 1.3-10.7 16 43.3 25.3-63.2 11 38.7 20.7-60.5
25-34 79 7 6.5 2.7-14.9 20 31.8 20.1-46.3 31 42.0 28.4-57.0 21 19.7 11.6-31.4
35-44 102 11 8.0 3.4-17.9 31 27.9 17.2-42.0 44 43.6 29.9-58.4 16 20.4 9.6-38.3
45-54 151 27 13.9 8.3-22.3 50 37.1 26.5-49.0 50 28.6 19.8-39.4 24 20.4 11.2-34.1
55-64 158 25 18.6 11.1-29.4 51 36.3 26.8-47.1 53 32.4 23.4-42.8 29 12.7 8.0-19.8
65+ 142 36 22.9 15.1-33.0 53 37.8 26.2-50.9 34 24.7 15.3-37.4 19 14.7 7.9-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 17 8.6 4.3-16.4 30 27.4 15.8-43.1 42 34.9 21.8-50.8 23 29.1 14.5-50.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 219 33 13.9 8.5-21.9 70 27.5 20.2-36.2 62 31.2 22.2-41.7 54 27.4 19.2-37.6
Some Post-H.S. 163 33 15.2 9.4-23.6 49 24.3 16.0-35.0 59 41.1 29.5-53.8 22 19.5 10.2-33.8
College Graduate 179 30 12.7 7.9-19.7 63 39.8 30.1-50.3 65 37.3 28.2-47.5 21 10.2 5.6-17.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 123 22 12.1 6.7-20.7 27 26.2 15.1-41.4 43 30.1 19.2-43.7 31 31.7 18.3-49.0
$15,000- 24,999 142 31 20.0 11.6-32.1 47 28.5 18.8-40.6 34 19.8 11.8-31.4 30 31.7 18.4-48.9
$25,000- 34,999 75 11 14.0 6.4-27.7 22 19.8 10.0-35.2 31 44.7 28.3-62.4 11 21.5 11.0-38.0
$35,000-49,999 80 11 6.8 3.0-14.7 26 46.1 31.5-61.4 32 34.8 22.8-49.0 11 12.3 5.1-26.8
$50,000- 74,999 91 17 9.9 5.3-17.7 32 33.4 20.9-48.7 34 47.4 32.9-62.5 8 9.2 4.2-19.3
$75,000+ 79 9 6.8 3.0-14.8 33 44.1 30.8-58.4 30 44.2 30.4-58.9 7 4.9 2.0-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 257 59 20.3 14.3-28.1 71 24.8 17.8-33.4 83 34.8 25.7-45.2 44 20.1 11.7-32.3
No 408 53 9.6 6.4-14.1 138 32.6 26.3-39.5 141 36.5 29.8-43.8 76 21.3 15.6-28.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 21 21.2 11.5-35.8 22 30.0 17.9-45.6 27 23.1 13.9-35.8 13 25.7 11.5-47.8
Non-Veteran 590 92 12.3 9.2-16.2 190 30.1 24.9-35.8 201 37.4 31.5-43.7 107 20.2 15.2-26.5

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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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