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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In a typical week, how many days do you eat a main meal that is prepared at home?

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Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Every day Do not eat main meal at home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,479 376 5.8 5.0- 6.8 952 17.7 16.2-19.4 1,844 33.4 31.3-35.5 2,203 41.5 39.2-43.9 104 1.6 1.0- 2.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 713 60 5.8 4.1- 8.1 166 23.7 19.3-28.8 166 25.0 20.5-30.1 311 43.5 37.9-49.2 10 2.0 0.5- 7.4
GENDER
Male 231 17 4.6 2.5- 8.3 66 27.9 20.4-36.8 48 25.4 18.0-34.6 96 41.2 32.1-50.9 4 1.0 0.3- 3.4
Female 482 43 6.6 4.4-10.0 100 20.7 15.6-26.8 118 24.7 19.5-30.8 215 45.1 38.2-52.3 6 2.9 0.6-13.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 40.9 4.2-91.7 1 59.1 8.3-95.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 710 60 5.8 4.1- 8.2 165 23.8 19.3-28.9 165 24.9 20.4-30.0 310 43.4 37.8-49.2 10 2.1 0.6- 7.4
AGE
18-24 39 2 5.2 1.2-19.2 11 21.4 10.6-38.3 11 18.3 9.2-33.1 14 44.7 26.7-64.3 1 10.5 1.6-46.3
25-34 80 6 4.7 1.6-12.7 19 22.6 13.3-35.7 24 31.3 19.5-46.2 31 41.4 28.3-55.9 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 103 8 4.7 2.2-10.1 38 27.6 17.7-40.4 28 31.9 20.0-46.8 28 34.5 21.0-51.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2
45-54 158 21 9.4 5.3-16.0 36 29.3 18.8-42.6 47 26.2 18.0-36.3 50 33.9 24.2-45.1 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6
55-64 167 16 7.9 4.2-14.1 41 23.5 15.9-33.3 29 21.9 14.1-32.5 79 46.3 36.1-56.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
65+ 162 7 2.1 0.9- 4.6 21 14.2 6.9-26.8 25 13.8 8.4-22.0 107 69.1 57.4-78.8 2 0.8 0.1- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 8 3.9 1.7- 9.0 22 19.3 10.2-33.3 20 11.6 6.2-20.7 73 65.0 50.4-77.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 240 26 7.5 4.5-12.3 53 22.5 15.4-31.7 41 20.2 13.2-29.7 116 48.5 39.1-58.0 4 1.2 0.3- 4.4
Some Post-H.S. 169 9 3.7 1.4- 9.5 45 27.1 17.9-38.8 46 28.6 19.1-40.4 65 34.8 24.7-46.5 4 5.8 1.1-26.3
College Graduate 180 17 6.8 3.7-12.3 46 24.3 17.0-33.6 59 34.7 26.0-44.5 57 33.9 24.4-45.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 11 4.9 2.2-10.5 25 22.3 12.6-36.3 26 13.7 7.6-23.4 80 51.9 38.2-65.3 1 7.2 1.1-35.9
$15,000- 24,999 157 15 8.0 4.0-15.1 37 27.8 17.2-41.6 20 11.8 6.6-20.0 83 51.6 38.6-64.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
$25,000- 34,999 76 7 6.1 2.0-17.5 16 25.4 13.4-42.7 17 24.8 11.8-44.9 35 43.6 27.9-60.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
$35,000-49,999 80 10 8.6 3.9-18.0 19 21.9 12.5-35.6 21 37.0 23.3-53.3 28 30.9 18.9-46.3 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0
$50,000- 74,999 93 5 3.9 1.5- 9.5 22 17.1 10.0-27.8 31 39.1 25.5-54.6 34 39.4 25.7-55.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
$75,000+ 79 8 5.0 2.1-11.4 26 27.5 17.0-41.2 29 37.2 24.7-51.8 15 28.5 16.4-44.8 1 1.8 0.3-11.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 283 22 5.2 3.0- 8.9 52 19.5 12.8-28.6 51 19.9 13.3-28.7 151 50.3 40.6-59.9 7 5.1 1.1-20.5
No 420 38 6.1 4.0- 9.4 112 26.1 20.5-32.5 115 27.9 22.2-34.5 152 39.4 32.5-46.8 3 0.5 0.1- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 88 7 5.8 2.4-13.5 29 37.1 22.1-55.1 21 27.2 15.8-42.8 29 28.9 17.4-43.8 2 0.9 0.2- 4.8
Non-Veteran 625 53 5.8 4.0- 8.3 137 22.3 17.8-27.5 145 24.7 20.0-30.2 282 45.0 39.0-51.2 8 2.2 0.5- 8.2

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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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