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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition

When you eat out at a sit-down restaurant, how often do you choose foods that are low in fat, sugar or calories?

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Most of the time Sometimes Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,274 759 11.5 10.3-12.9 1,901 32.1 30.1-34.2 1,849 39.3 37.0-41.7 765 17.1 15.2-19.0
GENDER
Male 2,004 240 9.4 7.8-11.3 620 27.7 24.7-30.8 738 40.5 36.7-44.4 406 22.4 19.3-25.8
Female 3,270 519 13.5 11.8-15.4 1,281 36.1 33.5-38.8 1,111 38.2 35.5-41.1 359 12.2 10.3-14.3
RACE
White 4,274 586 10.8 9.5-12.2 1,598 34.2 31.9-36.5 1,516 40.2 37.7-42.8 574 14.8 13.2-16.7
African American 673 113 13.1 10.1-16.9 212 30.0 25.2-35.4 228 36.1 30.6-41.9 120 20.8 15.9-26.7
Asian 42 7 14.8 5.0-36.3 12 26.2 13.5-44.8 15 45.5 26.1-66.4 8 13.4 4.3-34.8
Native American 111 18 16.4 8.1-30.4 34 30.9 18.4-47.0 31 27.7 16.9-42.0 28 25.0 14.3-39.8
Other Minorities 150 33 11.5 7.0-18.4 32 15.9 9.1-26.2 57 44.1 30.4-58.8 28 28.5 16.8-44.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 170 32 10.8 5.9-19.0 46 16.1 10.6-23.6 60 43.6 31.1-56.8 32 29.6 18.7-43.5
-English Speaking 95 13 6.4 3.1-12.8 39 34.0 21.9-48.5 29 37.5 22.7-55.0 14 22.1 10.6-40.4
-Spanish Speaking 75 19 13.4 6.2-26.6 7 5.4 2.1-13.4 31 47.1 29.9-65.1 18 34.1 18.9-53.4
Non-Hispanic 5,093 726 11.6 10.4-12.9 1,852 33.4 31.4-35.5 1,785 39.0 36.7-41.3 730 16.0 14.4-17.9
AGE
18-24 166 13 9.5 4.9-17.6 35 16.3 10.3-24.9 80 54.1 43.5-64.4 38 20.1 13.4-28.8
25-34 485 36 4.6 3.1- 6.7 136 26.0 21.1-31.5 224 48.0 41.5-54.6 89 21.5 16.1-28.1
35-44 781 70 7.5 5.4-10.2 268 33.7 29.0-38.8 327 40.3 35.4-45.4 116 18.5 14.4-23.6
45-54 981 134 13.5 10.7-17.0 340 34.3 30.4-38.6 376 38.7 34.4-43.1 131 13.5 10.5-17.1
55-64 1,181 178 13.9 11.4-16.8 461 40.4 36.4-44.5 390 32.2 28.6-36.0 152 13.5 10.8-16.9
65-74 924 159 17.7 14.4-21.5 377 41.3 36.6-46.1 268 28.4 24.4-32.7 120 12.7 9.9-16.1
75+ 707 165 25.8 21.1-31.1 262 32.3 27.8-37.3 168 22.4 17.8-27.7 112 19.5 15.2-24.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 602 107 11.9 8.5-16.4 169 20.6 15.5-26.8 184 40.8 32.4-49.8 142 26.7 19.9-34.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,504 205 11.7 9.3-14.6 470 28.7 25.0-32.6 544 37.5 33.3-41.9 285 22.2 18.5-26.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,356 199 11.4 9.2-14.1 484 31.6 27.8-35.6 486 40.4 36.0-45.0 187 16.6 13.3-20.4
College Graduate 1,804 247 11.3 9.5-13.5 775 39.8 36.5-43.1 633 39.3 35.9-42.9 149 9.6 7.5-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 107 15.0 10.4-21.1 150 25.4 19.0-33.2 162 33.9 26.5-42.1 118 25.7 19.0-33.8
$15,000- 24,999 839 143 16.3 12.7-20.7 262 25.2 20.4-30.6 281 32.0 26.5-38.1 153 26.5 20.1-34.1
$25,000- 34,999 526 80 10.2 7.3-14.1 175 27.1 21.3-33.7 179 42.8 35.0-51.0 92 19.9 14.8-26.1
$35,000- 49,999 682 97 12.2 9.1-16.0 254 35.0 29.6-40.8 248 37.5 31.8-43.5 83 15.3 11.1-20.8
$50,000-74,999 787 79 6.4 4.8- 8.5 305 37.0 31.9-42.4 291 38.3 32.9-44.0 112 18.3 14.2-23.3
$75,000+ 1,201 142 10.6 8.3-13.5 518 39.1 35.1-43.2 450 42.6 38.2-47.1 91 7.7 5.8-10.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,809 320 14.5 12.3-16.9 621 30.1 26.8-33.7 568 34.4 30.5-38.5 300 21.0 17.3-25.2
No 3,437 436 10.3 8.9-11.9 1,269 32.9 30.5-35.4 1,272 41.4 38.6-44.3 460 15.4 13.4-17.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 759 113 12.9 9.9-16.6 247 31.8 26.9-37.2 260 34.2 29.2-39.7 139 21.1 16.2-26.9
Non-Veteran 4,511 646 11.4 10.1-12.8 1,653 32.2 30.1-34.5 1,587 40.1 37.6-42.7 625 16.3 14.4-18.3

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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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