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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables

Not counting juice, how often do you eat fruit?

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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%)
TOTAL 12,611 5,217 37.0 35.6-38.5 5,490 46.1 44.5-47.7 1,394 12.8 11.7-14.0 130 1.1 0.8- 1.5 380 3.0 2.6- 3.6
GENDER
Male 4,705 1,625 30.7 28.4-33.0 2,194 49.1 46.5-51.7 652 15.0 13.2-17.0 67 1.6 1.0- 2.5 167 3.7 2.9- 4.6
Female 7,906 3,592 43.0 41.2-44.8 3,296 43.2 41.3-45.2 742 10.7 9.4-12.2 63 0.6 0.4- 0.9 213 2.4 1.9- 3.0
RACE
White 10,040 4,238 37.6 36.0-39.1 4,316 45.5 43.8-47.2 1,094 12.8 11.6-14.1 96 1.1 0.7- 1.6 296 3.1 2.5- 3.7
African American 1,702 622 33.2 29.7-36.9 765 44.9 40.9-49.0 230 16.6 13.3-20.5 21 1.2 0.7- 2.4 64 4.0 2.8- 5.8
Asian 101 54 47.6 35.0-60.5 43 48.1 35.3-61.1 3 3.0 0.7-11.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1
Native American 296 97 31.3 23.0-41.0 139 41.8 32.5-51.7 43 19.9 10.7-33.9 10 4.5 1.6-11.9 7 2.5 0.8- 8.1
Other Minorities 392 165 39.3 30.8-48.4 196 56.1 46.7-65.0 19 3.6 1.9- 6.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 10 0.8 0.4- 1.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 425 170 36.1 28.4-44.6 211 57.2 48.5-65.5 22 4.4 2.5- 7.8 4 0.3 0.1- 1.1 18 1.9 1.0- 3.6
-English Speaking 227 106 44.4 34.6-54.7 91 42.4 32.6-52.8 15 8.1 4.1-15.4 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 11 4.1 1.9- 8.8
-Spanish Speaking 198 64 31.5 21.7-43.4 120 65.4 53.5-75.6 7 2.4 0.9- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5
Non-Hispanic 12,152 5,033 37.1 35.7-38.5 5,267 45.2 43.6-46.8 1,366 13.4 12.3-14.7 126 1.2 0.8- 1.6 360 3.1 2.7- 3.7
AGE
18-24 385 107 24.4 18.9-31.0 207 55.3 47.9-62.6 58 16.7 11.6-23.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 12 3.4 1.8- 6.1
25-34 1,173 439 37.2 33.1-41.5 577 48.3 43.8-52.8 127 10.9 8.3-14.0 8 1.1 0.5- 2.4 22 2.6 1.5- 4.3
35-44 1,893 690 36.0 32.8-39.2 890 46.1 42.7-49.5 240 14.0 11.6-16.7 15 1.2 0.4- 3.6 58 2.8 2.0- 3.9
45-54 2,462 889 35.0 32.3-37.7 1,107 44.5 41.6-47.4 343 15.3 13.1-17.7 39 1.9 1.1- 3.1 84 3.4 2.5- 4.6
55-64 2,671 1,082 38.4 35.8-41.1 1,143 44.4 41.6-47.2 333 12.9 11.2-14.9 32 0.9 0.6- 1.5 81 3.4 2.4- 4.7
65-74 2,229 1,031 43.3 40.4-46.3 906 42.9 39.9-46.0 187 8.8 7.2-10.8 25 1.3 0.8- 2.2 80 3.7 2.6- 5.2
75+ 1,689 926 54.0 50.2-57.7 610 37.0 33.5-40.7 103 6.7 4.8- 9.1 10 0.5 0.2- 1.2 40 1.8 1.1- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,573 542 29.4 25.0-34.1 700 49.5 44.2-54.9 225 15.6 12.2-19.9 28 1.4 0.8- 2.4 78 4.1 2.8- 5.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,717 1,316 30.9 28.3-33.7 1,707 46.9 43.8-50.1 489 16.5 14.0-19.2 57 1.9 1.1- 3.2 148 3.8 3.0- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,217 1,318 35.8 33.0-38.8 1,415 46.6 43.4-49.7 364 13.7 11.5-16.1 31 1.0 0.6- 1.8 89 2.9 2.1- 4.1
College Graduate 4,087 2,034 46.7 44.4-49.0 1,662 43.4 41.1-45.7 313 7.6 6.5- 8.8 14 0.4 0.2- 0.9 64 2.0 1.3- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,351 483 30.2 25.3-35.6 563 45.8 40.0-51.8 202 17.3 13.4-22.0 23 1.5 0.8- 3.0 80 5.1 3.7- 7.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,987 754 34.2 30.5-38.2 902 48.3 44.1-52.4 239 12.3 9.9-15.2 31 1.9 0.8- 4.7 61 3.3 2.2- 4.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,298 515 34.9 30.6-39.4 578 45.2 40.1-50.3 147 15.9 11.7-21.2 12 1.2 0.5- 3.0 46 2.8 1.9- 4.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,650 664 34.4 30.8-38.1 741 50.5 46.4-54.7 182 11.9 9.7-14.6 22 1.1 0.7- 1.9 41 2.0 1.3- 3.1
$50,000-74,999 1,772 742 40.0 36.5-43.7 773 42.6 39.0-46.4 211 14.0 11.4-17.2 13 1.0 0.4- 2.1 33 2.3 1.4- 3.9
$75,000+ 2,717 1,273 43.1 40.2-46.1 1,166 45.0 42.0-48.1 218 8.8 7.2-10.7 9 0.4 0.2- 0.8 51 2.7 1.8- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,404 1,741 34.1 31.8-36.6 1,857 44.7 42.0-47.5 567 15.3 13.3-17.5 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 173 4.3 3.4- 5.4
No 7,768 3,305 38.6 36.8-40.4 3,427 46.4 44.4-48.4 782 11.6 10.3-13.1 60 0.9 0.6- 1.5 194 2.5 2.0- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,638 632 34.0 30.4-37.8 719 44.7 40.7-48.8 219 16.1 13.3-19.4 21 1.3 0.6- 2.8 47 3.8 2.4- 5.9
Non-Veteran 9,913 4,128 37.0 35.4-38.7 4,321 46.8 44.9-48.6 1,057 12.2 11.0-13.6 102 1.1 0.7- 1.6 305 2.9 2.4- 3.5

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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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