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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How often do you eat potatoes not including french fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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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 12,634 466 3.3 2.8- 3.9 8,330 65.3 63.7-66.7 2,981 24.6 23.3-26.0 174 1.5 1.1- 1.9 683 5.3 4.6- 6.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,711 50 2.2 1.5- 3.2 922 50.4 46.3-54.5 559 38.1 34.0-42.4 43 1.9 1.2- 3.0 137 7.4 5.7- 9.6
GENDER
Male 557 15 2.2 1.1- 4.2 313 51.8 45.3-58.4 176 36.5 30.2-43.4 12 1.8 0.8- 4.2 41 7.6 5.0-11.5
Female 1,154 35 2.1 1.4- 3.4 609 49.3 44.1-54.5 383 39.3 34.1-44.8 31 2.0 1.3- 3.2 96 7.2 5.2- 9.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 0 0.0 . - . 9 65.3 31.2-88.6 5 33.6 10.8-67.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.2 0.1- 8.9
Non-Hispanic 1,695 50 2.2 1.5- 3.2 912 50.2 46.1-54.3 554 38.2 34.0-42.5 43 1.9 1.2- 3.0 136 7.5 5.8- 9.7
AGE
18-24 81 4 1.8 0.6- 5.8 26 27.6 16.2-43.1 38 57.2 42.1-71.1 2 2.2 0.5- 8.7 11 11.1 5.5-21.4
25-34 193 5 2.9 1.0- 8.1 102 57.1 47.1-66.6 65 34.6 25.6-44.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 19 4.9 2.8- 8.5
35-44 269 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 132 49.4 40.7-58.1 102 39.3 31.1-48.0 10 1.7 0.9- 3.4 23 9.0 5.0-15.8
45-54 377 12 2.4 1.1- 5.1 177 46.5 38.9-54.3 141 40.8 33.0-49.2 11 1.9 0.8- 4.2 36 8.4 5.3-13.2
55-64 379 12 2.5 1.2- 5.1 209 57.0 49.7-64.0 123 30.5 24.5-37.2 13 4.0 1.7- 9.5 22 5.9 3.5- 9.9
65+ 398 15 3.2 1.6- 6.3 269 71.0 63.9-77.2 83 20.3 14.9-26.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3 26 4.0 2.4- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 275 13 2.7 1.4- 5.3 140 51.4 41.0-61.7 89 37.2 27.6-47.9 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6 28 7.7 4.7-12.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 614 21 3.0 1.6- 5.5 351 50.7 43.3-58.1 175 35.0 27.7-43.1 15 2.7 1.3- 5.5 52 8.7 5.6-13.2
Some Post-H.S. 424 8 1.1 0.5- 2.5 227 46.6 38.8-54.6 152 45.1 36.9-53.6 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2 26 5.5 3.2- 9.3
College Graduate 395 8 1.6 0.7- 3.7 202 53.1 45.9-60.1 142 36.4 29.9-43.4 12 1.7 0.8- 3.5 31 7.2 4.1-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 6 2.6 0.9- 7.3 174 47.4 38.5-56.4 108 40.7 31.5-50.6 12 1.6 0.8- 3.1 26 7.7 4.6-12.8
$15,000- 24,999 367 14 3.6 1.7- 7.3 203 53.0 44.6-61.3 112 34.7 26.7-43.7 8 1.4 0.6- 3.2 30 7.2 4.4-11.8
$25,000- 34,999 197 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 116 54.6 41.8-66.9 55 34.2 22.4-48.3 5 2.2 0.8- 6.0 16 7.8 3.0-18.9
$35,000-49,999 200 6 2.5 1.0- 6.2 109 62.3 50.3-72.9 59 22.3 14.9-32.0 8 2.3 1.0- 5.2 18 10.6 5.6-19.3
$50,000- 74,999 196 7 2.4 1.0- 6.0 97 47.9 37.5-58.6 81 43.3 33.2-54.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 10 6.1 2.4-15.0
$75,000+ 186 4 1.7 0.5- 5.5 99 56.7 46.8-66.2 69 36.1 27.3-45.8 4 2.4 0.6-10.0 10 3.0 1.5- 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 672 17 1.5 0.8- 3.2 369 49.2 42.5-55.9 206 38.7 31.9-46.0 19 2.8 1.4- 5.3 61 7.8 5.3-11.4
No 960 30 2.5 1.5- 4.0 506 49.7 44.6-54.9 332 38.7 33.5-44.2 24 1.7 0.9- 3.0 68 7.4 5.1-10.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 125 52.7 42.1-63.1 64 42.0 31.8-53.0 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 10 3.5 1.7- 7.0
Non-Veteran 1,361 40 2.4 1.6- 3.7 717 49.5 44.9-54.0 453 38.0 33.3-42.8 33 1.9 1.1- 3.2 118 8.3 6.3-10.9

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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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