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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,867 9,951 79.4 78.2-80.5 2,916 20.6 19.5-21.8
GENDER
Male 4,805 3,943 82.6 80.7-84.3 862 17.4 15.7-19.3
Female 8,062 6,008 76.3 74.8-77.7 2,054 23.7 22.3-25.2
RACE
White 10,221 7,845 78.7 77.4-80.0 2,376 21.3 20.0-22.6
African American 1,767 1,422 81.2 78.2-83.8 345 18.8 16.2-21.8
Asian 101 67 69.0 56.3-79.3 34 31.0 20.7-43.7
Native American 301 252 81.1 72.1-87.7 49 18.9 12.3-27.9
Other Minorities 394 309 83.1 76.5-88.1 85 16.9 11.9-23.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 429 339 84.3 78.6-88.7 90 15.7 11.3-21.4
-English Speaking 230 169 73.0 63.2-80.9 61 27.0 19.1-36.8
-Spanish Speaking 199 170 90.5 83.7-94.7 29 9.5 5.3-16.3
Non-Hispanic 12,403 9,587 78.9 77.7-80.1 2,816 21.1 19.9-22.3
AGE
18-24 393 314 81.5 75.7-86.2 79 18.5 13.8-24.3
25-34 1,182 901 77.2 73.7-80.4 281 22.8 19.6-26.3
35-44 1,916 1,494 80.1 77.5-82.4 422 19.9 17.6-22.5
45-54 2,498 1,960 79.8 77.6-81.9 538 20.2 18.1-22.4
55-64 2,707 2,114 80.5 78.4-82.4 593 19.5 17.6-21.6
65-74 2,288 1,750 78.7 76.3-81.0 538 21.3 19.0-23.7
75+ 1,773 1,340 76.3 73.1-79.1 433 23.7 20.9-26.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,661 1,430 89.0 86.3-91.2 231 11.0 8.8-13.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,812 3,127 82.7 80.3-84.8 685 17.3 15.2-19.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,259 2,526 79.9 77.5-82.1 733 20.1 17.9-22.5
College Graduate 4,115 2,853 71.6 69.6-73.6 1,262 28.4 26.4-30.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,398 1,151 84.8 81.0-88.0 247 15.2 12.0-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 2,038 1,641 82.9 80.1-85.5 397 17.1 14.5-19.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,326 1,043 80.3 76.5-83.5 283 19.7 16.5-23.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,665 1,288 79.5 76.3-82.3 377 20.5 17.7-23.7
$50,000-74,999 1,782 1,325 75.8 72.5-78.9 457 24.2 21.1-27.5
$75,000+ 2,729 1,986 74.4 71.9-76.9 743 25.6 23.1-28.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,531 3,618 81.9 79.9-83.7 913 18.1 16.3-20.1
No 7,866 5,966 78.4 76.9-79.8 1,900 21.6 20.2-23.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,677 1,355 81.3 77.8-84.2 322 18.7 15.8-22.2
Non-Veteran 10,111 7,762 78.9 77.6-80.2 2,349 21.1 19.8-22.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the fruits and vegetables questions.

^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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