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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption per day*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than once or never 1 to less than 3 times 3 to less than 5 times 5 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,867 617 5.4 4.7- 6.3 4,445 36.9 35.4-38.5 4,889 37.0 35.5-38.6 2,916 20.6 19.5-21.8
GENDER
Male 4,805 296 6.9 5.7- 8.3 1,859 40.8 38.3-43.3 1,788 34.9 32.5-37.4 862 17.4 15.7-19.3
Female 8,062 321 4.0 3.1- 5.2 2,586 33.3 31.5-35.0 3,101 39.0 37.1-40.9 2,054 23.7 22.3-25.2
RACE
White 10,221 424 4.4 3.7- 5.3 3,465 36.2 34.6-37.9 3,956 38.0 36.4-39.7 2,376 21.3 20.0-22.6
African American 1,767 133 9.1 6.5-12.5 662 37.4 33.6-41.3 627 34.7 31.0-38.7 345 18.8 16.2-21.8
Asian 101 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 22 22.2 13.6-34.2 43 45.1 32.5-58.5 34 31.0 20.7-43.7
Native American 301 38 20.2 11.0-34.3 114 30.6 22.9-39.5 100 30.3 22.5-39.4 49 18.9 12.3-27.9
Other Minorities 394 17 3.3 1.7- 6.3 152 47.1 37.6-56.8 140 32.7 24.4-42.3 85 16.9 11.9-23.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 429 26 4.4 2.5- 7.5 170 46.8 37.9-55.9 143 33.1 25.1-42.3 90 15.7 11.3-21.4
-English Speaking 230 13 4.2 1.8- 9.5 72 31.4 22.6-41.6 84 37.4 28.1-47.8 61 27.0 19.1-36.8
-Spanish Speaking 199 13 4.5 2.2- 9.0 98 55.3 42.5-67.3 59 30.8 19.9-44.2 29 9.5 5.3-16.3
Non-Hispanic 12,403 588 5.5 4.7- 6.4 4,265 36.2 34.7-37.7 4,734 37.3 35.8-38.8 2,816 21.1 19.9-22.3
AGE
18-24 393 31 9.2 5.4-15.1 155 36.2 29.7-43.2 128 36.1 29.0-43.9 79 18.5 13.8-24.3
25-34 1,182 58 4.3 2.9- 6.4 405 37.7 33.3-42.4 438 35.2 31.1-39.5 281 22.8 19.6-26.3
35-44 1,916 105 6.2 4.7- 8.1 707 38.4 35.0-41.8 682 35.6 32.4-38.9 422 19.9 17.6-22.5
45-54 2,498 141 6.2 4.8- 8.0 922 37.9 35.1-40.9 897 35.7 33.0-38.5 538 20.2 18.1-22.4
55-64 2,707 117 3.9 3.0- 5.1 960 38.7 35.9-41.5 1,037 37.9 35.3-40.6 593 19.5 17.6-21.6
65-74 2,288 94 3.7 2.8- 4.8 750 35.4 32.5-38.4 906 39.7 36.8-42.7 538 21.3 19.0-23.7
75+ 1,773 70 3.9 2.7- 5.4 520 29.1 25.7-32.9 750 43.3 39.5-47.1 433 23.7 20.9-26.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,661 171 9.8 7.2-13.1 733 46.9 41.7-52.2 526 32.3 27.4-37.7 231 11.0 8.8-13.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,812 237 7.0 5.4- 9.0 1,536 41.4 38.3-44.5 1,354 34.3 31.5-37.3 685 17.3 15.2-19.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,259 124 5.3 3.8- 7.4 1,110 37.0 34.1-40.0 1,292 37.6 34.6-40.7 733 20.1 17.9-22.5
College Graduate 4,115 82 2.1 1.6- 2.9 1,058 28.4 26.2-30.6 1,713 41.1 38.9-43.4 1,262 28.4 26.4-30.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,398 143 11.7 8.5-16.0 573 42.4 36.7-48.3 435 30.7 25.7-36.2 247 15.2 12.0-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 2,038 116 5.4 4.0- 7.1 783 42.9 38.8-47.1 742 34.7 30.9-38.6 397 17.1 14.5-19.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,326 62 4.9 3.4- 6.9 481 40.0 35.0-45.3 500 35.4 30.7-40.3 283 19.7 16.5-23.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,665 66 3.5 2.5- 4.9 551 35.8 32.1-39.6 671 40.2 36.1-44.5 377 20.5 17.7-23.7
$50,000-74,999 1,782 63 4.6 3.0- 6.9 582 33.6 30.2-37.2 680 37.7 34.2-41.3 457 24.2 21.1-27.5
$75,000+ 2,729 42 1.8 1.2- 2.8 768 31.5 28.8-34.4 1,176 41.1 38.1-44.1 743 25.6 23.1-28.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,531 299 7.5 6.1- 9.2 1,655 38.8 36.2-41.4 1,664 35.6 33.0-38.3 913 18.1 16.3-20.1
No 7,866 279 4.0 3.2- 5.0 2,612 36.6 34.7-38.6 3,075 37.8 35.9-39.7 1,900 21.6 20.2-23.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,677 73 4.2 2.9- 6.0 615 41.8 37.7-46.0 667 35.3 31.9-38.9 322 18.7 15.8-22.2
Non-Veteran 10,111 502 5.7 4.8- 6.8 3,432 36.4 34.7-38.2 3,828 36.8 35.1-38.5 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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