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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Not counting carrots, potatoes, or salad, how many servings of vegetables do you usually eat?

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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 12,555 9,065 69.1 67.5-70.6 2,978 26.3 24.8-27.8 368 3.2 2.6- 3.8 19 0.1 0.0- 0.1 125 1.4 1.0- 2.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,718 1,182 68.0 64.0-71.8 443 26.8 23.2-30.8 65 3.4 2.4- 4.9 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 25 1.7 0.9- 3.0
GENDER
Male 555 331 62.8 56.5-68.7 181 29.4 24.0-35.5 31 5.1 3.1- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 12 2.6 1.3- 5.3
Female 1,163 851 72.1 66.7-76.9 262 24.8 20.0-30.2 34 2.1 1.3- 3.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 13 0.9 0.3- 2.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 12 84.9 50.7-96.9 3 14.2 2.8-49.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.8 0.1- 6.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,701 1,169 67.8 63.7-71.6 440 27.0 23.3-31.0 65 3.5 2.4- 5.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2 25 1.7 1.0- 3.0
AGE
18-24 81 49 61.5 45.8-75.1 25 32.9 20.0-49.1 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.5 1.1-11.0
25-34 193 131 69.1 59.4-77.4 52 28.2 20.1-38.0 6 1.5 0.6- 4.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
35-44 270 184 68.4 60.1-75.7 69 24.0 17.9-31.4 13 6.1 2.8-12.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.5 0.3- 6.6
45-54 374 261 69.0 60.3-76.5 88 24.3 17.2-33.3 15 3.8 1.8- 7.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 9 2.8 1.1- 6.8
55-64 376 257 69.2 62.1-75.4 99 26.7 20.8-33.6 15 3.7 1.8- 7.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
65+ 410 289 71.0 63.5-77.6 107 25.8 19.5-33.3 12 2.9 1.4- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.1- 1.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 178 68.7 59.4-76.7 82 24.1 16.9-33.0 20 6.6 3.7-11.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 610 398 62.1 54.5-69.1 171 31.2 24.5-38.9 23 2.7 1.3- 5.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 17 3.9 2.0- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 421 294 67.8 59.4-75.1 112 28.0 20.9-36.3 13 3.7 1.6- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4
College Graduate 397 310 77.0 70.4-82.5 77 20.5 15.3-26.9 8 2.4 1.0- 5.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 322 202 63.0 53.2-71.9 92 28.6 20.2-38.8 20 4.7 2.6- 8.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4 6 3.3 1.1-10.0
$15,000- 24,999 364 257 68.5 60.2-75.7 89 27.1 20.2-35.2 16 4.2 1.8- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
$25,000- 34,999 195 132 66.7 53.3-77.8 53 30.6 19.7-44.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.3 0.3- 5.0
$35,000-49,999 202 139 70.7 60.1-79.5 53 25.5 17.4-35.6 6 2.8 1.0- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1
$50,000- 74,999 195 139 66.9 56.1-76.1 49 28.1 19.4-38.9 4 3.3 1.0-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.7 0.6- 5.3
$75,000+ 187 147 80.2 71.4-86.7 37 18.0 11.7-26.7 3 1.8 0.6- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 677 440 62.0 55.0-68.5 189 30.3 24.0-37.5 33 5.8 3.5- 9.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 14 1.8 0.8- 4.1
No 961 684 70.6 65.5-75.2 234 25.2 20.8-30.3 32 2.5 1.5- 4.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 9 1.6 0.7- 3.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 139 63.8 53.0-73.4 58 27.2 19.1-37.1 8 8.8 3.7-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Non-Veteran 1,369 948 67.9 63.3-72.1 344 27.2 23.1-31.8 53 2.9 1.9- 4.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 22 2.0 1.1- 3.6

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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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