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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition

In a typical week, how many days do you eat a main meal that is prepared at home?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Every day Do not eat main meal at home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,479 376 5.8 5.0- 6.8 952 17.7 16.2-19.4 1,844 33.4 31.3-35.5 2,203 41.5 39.2-43.9 104 1.6 1.0- 2.3
GENDER
Male 2,087 162 6.2 4.9- 8.0 404 19.4 16.9-22.1 695 33.0 29.7-36.5 775 40.2 36.5-44.0 51 1.2 0.8- 1.8
Female 3,392 214 5.4 4.5- 6.6 548 16.2 14.4-18.2 1,149 33.7 31.2-36.3 1,428 42.8 40.0-45.6 53 1.9 1.0- 3.4
RACE
White 4,414 293 6.2 5.1- 7.4 745 17.7 16.0-19.5 1,587 37.2 34.8-39.7 1,700 37.4 35.0-39.9 89 1.5 1.1- 2.1
African American 713 60 5.8 4.1- 8.1 166 23.7 19.3-28.8 166 25.0 20.5-30.1 311 43.5 37.9-49.2 10 2.0 0.5- 7.4
Asian 43 2 3.2 0.5-17.5 3 4.3 0.9-18.6 17 49.4 29.7-69.2 21 43.1 24.9-63.4 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 122 12 7.7 3.6-15.7 17 11.3 5.8-20.7 28 20.8 11.8-34.0 61 55.2 41.4-68.3 4 5.0 1.2-18.3
Other Minorities 161 9 2.6 1.1- 6.0 18 6.8 3.6-12.4 35 14.1 8.1-23.3 98 76.3 65.9-84.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 176 7 2.5 0.8- 7.8 19 7.1 4.1-12.1 42 16.2 10.2-24.8 107 73.9 64.0-81.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
-English Speaking 92 3 4.6 0.9-20.7 16 16.5 9.1-28.3 38 34.5 21.9-49.7 34 43.7 27.8-61.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
-Spanish Speaking 84 4 1.4 0.4- 4.6 3 1.8 0.5- 6.5 4 5.9 1.6-18.9 73 91.0 79.4-96.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 5,291 369 6.1 5.2- 7.1 931 18.6 17.0-20.3 1,798 34.7 32.5-36.8 2,090 39.0 36.8-41.2 103 1.7 1.1- 2.5
AGE
18-24 174 17 7.2 4.2-12.0 34 13.2 8.9-19.1 49 27.5 18.9-38.2 70 48.6 38.2-59.1 4 3.6 1.0-12.1
25-34 490 23 4.4 2.3- 8.4 105 18.2 14.3-22.9 171 32.6 27.0-38.8 185 43.7 37.3-50.4 6 1.0 0.3- 3.1
35-44 795 43 4.0 2.7- 5.7 164 20.1 16.3-24.5 332 40.3 35.5-45.3 245 34.4 29.4-39.8 11 1.3 0.6- 2.8
45-54 1,009 84 6.7 5.0- 9.0 200 21.6 17.9-25.8 350 33.6 29.7-37.8 364 37.5 33.3-42.0 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
55-64 1,222 107 8.8 6.8-11.3 207 17.4 14.6-20.6 403 33.8 30.1-37.6 481 38.4 34.6-42.4 24 1.6 0.9- 3.0
65-74 981 58 4.6 3.3- 6.5 155 16.5 13.2-20.5 319 32.2 28.3-36.4 431 45.2 40.7-49.9 18 1.4 0.7- 2.7
75+ 758 43 5.4 3.5- 8.0 83 11.2 8.4-14.7 198 25.8 21.3-30.9 405 54.5 49.1-59.7 29 3.2 1.8- 5.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 675 53 5.0 3.3- 7.4 104 14.4 10.4-19.8 125 12.7 9.6-16.6 378 67.2 60.5-73.2 15 0.7 0.4- 1.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,578 121 6.7 5.1- 8.6 284 18.1 15.2-21.4 441 28.6 24.7-32.9 690 44.6 40.3-49.0 42 2.0 1.3- 3.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,398 95 5.5 4.1- 7.4 244 18.1 15.1-21.4 520 37.6 33.4-42.0 516 36.2 32.1-40.6 23 2.5 1.1- 5.6
College Graduate 1,820 106 5.7 4.1- 7.9 319 18.6 16.2-21.4 755 42.4 39.0-45.9 616 32.6 29.4-35.9 24 0.7 0.4- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 614 51 7.0 4.6-10.6 76 15.5 10.7-21.9 120 16.3 12.3-21.2 353 57.1 49.4-64.4 14 4.1 1.2-12.8
$15,000- 24,999 896 62 5.4 3.7- 7.7 148 16.6 12.7-21.4 231 24.3 19.4-30.0 437 52.9 46.7-59.0 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6
$25,000- 34,999 537 32 4.8 2.8- 8.1 87 14.6 10.5-19.8 160 30.7 23.8-38.6 246 48.5 40.9-56.2 12 1.4 0.6- 3.4
$35,000- 49,999 689 51 5.9 4.0- 8.5 123 19.5 15.5-24.3 250 34.8 29.4-40.6 251 38.9 33.0-45.1 14 0.9 0.5- 1.8
$50,000-74,999 800 50 6.3 3.6-10.6 163 18.2 14.7-22.3 323 41.9 36.4-47.6 252 31.8 26.8-37.3 12 1.8 0.7- 4.3
$75,000+ 1,211 79 5.5 4.1- 7.4 247 21.1 18.0-24.6 539 42.2 38.0-46.5 332 30.3 26.2-34.8 14 0.9 0.5- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,931 147 6.2 5.0- 7.8 287 15.9 13.2-19.1 543 28.8 25.3-32.6 895 45.5 41.6-49.5 59 3.5 2.0- 6.1
No 3,514 227 5.6 4.6- 6.9 658 18.5 16.6-20.5 1,296 35.5 32.9-38.1 1,288 39.7 36.8-42.5 45 0.8 0.5- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 790 57 5.8 4.0- 8.3 139 19.7 15.3-24.9 263 34.1 29.2-39.4 306 38.8 33.5-44.4 25 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Non-Veteran 4,683 319 5.8 4.9- 6.9 812 17.5 15.9-19.3 1,579 33.3 31.1-35.7 1,895 41.8 39.3-44.3 78 1.6 1.0- 2.5

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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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