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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition

In a typical week, how many of your own meals come from fast food restaurants, like McDonalds,
Taco Bell, or KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 meal/week 2 meals/week 3 meals/week 4+ meals/week No fast foods in typical week
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,466 1,589 29.9 27.8-32.0 819 16.4 14.7-18.3 385 7.8 6.7- 9.2 449 9.7 8.4-11.1 2,224 36.1 34.0-38.3
GENDER
Male 2,078 589 29.3 25.9-32.8 345 18.1 15.3-21.3 181 9.2 7.3-11.6 242 12.1 10.0-14.6 721 31.3 28.0-34.7
Female 3,388 1,000 30.5 28.0-33.1 474 14.9 12.9-17.2 204 6.6 5.2- 8.2 207 7.4 6.0- 9.1 1,503 40.7 38.0-43.4
RACE
White 4,410 1,280 30.3 28.0-32.8 655 15.9 14.2-17.8 315 8.3 6.9-10.0 380 10.4 8.9-12.2 1,780 35.1 32.9-37.4
African American 702 195 26.5 22.1-31.5 116 19.9 15.2-25.5 51 7.8 5.5-11.1 49 9.3 6.5-13.1 291 36.5 31.2-42.2
Asian 43 10 32.0 15.1-55.5 5 21.6 8.2-45.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 3 7.2 2.2-21.7 24 38.4 21.9-58.0
Native American 125 41 40.9 27.6-55.7 22 15.9 8.4-28.2 9 5.1 2.0-12.5 8 6.3 2.5-14.6 45 31.8 20.7-45.5
Other Minorities 160 57 33.2 22.0-46.8 17 12.9 4.4-32.2 7 5.7 2.2-14.3 7 4.5 1.9-10.3 72 43.6 30.6-57.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 177 66 36.8 25.7-49.5 17 14.2 6.2-29.5 7 4.9 1.9-12.0 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9 81 41.2 29.4-54.1
-English Speaking 95 38 42.1 26.9-59.0 9 12.4 5.5-25.7 3 5.1 1.1-21.6 4 3.8 1.3-10.2 41 36.6 23.2-52.4
-Spanish Speaking 82 28 33.7 19.8-51.1 8 15.3 4.7-39.8 4 4.8 1.5-14.3 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5 40 43.9 27.5-61.7
Non-Hispanic 5,277 1,520 29.3 27.3-31.4 798 16.6 14.9-18.5 378 8.1 6.9- 9.5 443 10.2 8.9-11.8 2,138 35.7 33.7-37.9
AGE
18-24 173 56 30.6 21.7-41.2 35 19.9 12.2-30.8 18 11.8 6.1-21.6 28 15.5 9.9-23.4 36 22.2 15.1-31.3
25-34 490 157 33.0 27.1-39.4 102 20.8 16.1-26.5 54 8.7 6.3-12.0 52 11.4 7.8-16.4 125 26.1 20.5-32.5
35-44 793 236 30.3 25.9-35.1 170 20.4 16.5-25.0 76 10.1 7.4-13.7 86 9.3 7.2-11.9 225 29.9 25.1-35.1
45-54 1,010 286 29.4 25.5-33.6 174 14.1 11.5-17.1 83 7.2 5.5- 9.3 106 10.8 8.4-13.8 361 38.6 34.3-43.1
55-64 1,215 355 29.2 25.7-33.0 161 13.5 10.9-16.6 85 7.0 5.3- 9.2 92 8.3 6.2-10.9 522 42.0 38.1-46.0
65-74 979 283 28.7 24.8-33.1 94 9.8 7.0-13.6 40 4.1 2.6- 6.5 50 5.3 3.5- 7.8 512 52.0 47.4-56.6
75+ 755 195 23.5 19.6-27.9 77 10.9 7.7-15.3 28 2.4 1.5- 3.7 35 4.0 2.7- 6.0 420 59.2 53.9-64.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 665 212 34.1 26.9-42.2 77 12.4 7.2-20.7 29 3.8 2.1- 6.8 36 6.5 3.6-11.2 311 43.2 35.6-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,577 483 30.7 26.8-34.9 239 16.5 13.5-19.9 115 7.5 5.6-10.0 143 10.9 8.4-14.1 597 34.4 30.4-38.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,399 391 28.2 24.4-32.4 246 19.6 16.2-23.7 110 9.9 7.3-13.4 129 10.9 8.6-13.6 523 31.3 27.6-35.3
College Graduate 1,818 499 28.8 25.8-31.9 257 15.4 12.9-18.3 131 8.1 6.2-10.4 141 9.0 7.0-11.5 790 38.8 35.6-42.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 607 190 32.9 26.4-40.2 59 12.4 7.5-19.9 30 3.6 2.1- 6.3 26 5.1 2.8- 9.3 302 45.9 38.3-53.7
$15,000- 24,999 892 273 29.5 24.1-35.6 117 11.5 8.8-15.0 58 8.5 5.3-13.4 64 7.5 4.9-11.3 380 42.9 36.8-49.3
$25,000- 34,999 538 177 38.0 30.8-45.8 79 16.3 11.0-23.6 33 5.2 3.0- 8.7 50 12.6 7.6-20.1 199 27.9 22.3-34.3
$35,000- 49,999 688 178 30.9 25.3-37.2 132 19.1 14.8-24.2 54 9.4 6.6-13.2 66 9.2 6.6-12.7 258 31.4 26.4-36.9
$50,000-74,999 801 236 28.9 24.1-34.1 155 23.2 18.3-29.1 79 9.4 6.9-12.9 72 9.4 6.8-12.7 259 29.1 24.4-34.3
$75,000+ 1,209 347 30.4 26.3-34.8 180 16.1 13.2-19.5 92 8.9 6.3-12.5 121 11.1 8.8-13.8 469 33.5 29.8-37.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,930 570 30.6 27.0-34.5 253 14.0 11.4-17.1 108 6.5 4.3- 9.7 150 9.0 7.0-11.5 849 39.8 36.1-43.7
No 3,502 1,008 29.6 27.1-32.2 564 17.4 15.2-19.8 275 8.4 7.1-10.0 298 10.0 8.5-11.8 1,357 34.5 32.0-37.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 789 246 31.9 27.0-37.3 113 15.4 11.7-19.9 51 5.8 4.0- 8.4 74 9.9 7.2-13.5 305 37.0 31.7-42.5
Non-Veteran 4,671 1,340 29.7 27.4-32.0 706 16.7 14.7-18.8 334 8.2 6.9- 9.7 375 9.7 8.3-11.3 1,916 35.8 33.6-38.2

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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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