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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables

How often do you eat potatoes not including french fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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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 12,634 466 3.3 2.8- 3.9 8,330 65.3 63.7-66.7 2,981 24.6 23.3-26.0 174 1.5 1.1- 1.9 683 5.3 4.6- 6.2
GENDER
Male 4,717 193 3.7 2.9- 4.8 3,247 67.5 65.1-69.8 1,011 22.4 20.4-24.5 52 1.4 0.9- 2.2 214 5.0 3.9- 6.5
Female 7,917 273 2.9 2.4- 3.5 5,083 63.2 61.3-65.0 1,970 26.8 25.0-28.6 122 1.5 1.2- 2.0 469 5.7 4.9- 6.6
RACE
White 10,057 376 3.5 3.0- 4.2 6,848 69.0 67.5-70.5 2,239 22.2 21.0-23.6 116 1.2 0.9- 1.6 478 4.0 3.4- 4.6
African American 1,711 50 2.2 1.5- 3.2 922 50.4 46.3-54.5 559 38.1 34.0-42.4 43 1.9 1.2- 3.0 137 7.4 5.7- 9.6
Asian 101 4 3.9 1.2-11.7 56 61.4 48.2-73.0 28 20.8 13.1-31.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 12 13.3 5.8-27.7
Native American 294 17 5.8 2.9-11.5 198 67.3 57.8-75.6 55 19.7 13.3-28.2 7 2.5 0.8- 8.0 17 4.6 2.5- 8.3
Other Minorities 391 14 2.0 1.1- 3.9 257 66.8 57.5-75.0 83 16.6 11.5-23.2 4 2.1 0.5- 9.2 33 12.4 6.9-21.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 424 16 4.5 2.1- 9.3 288 64.2 55.2-72.2 80 17.0 12.1-23.4 5 2.1 0.5- 8.4 35 12.3 6.9-20.8
-English Speaking 227 10 6.3 2.8-13.9 149 59.7 49.3-69.4 49 22.9 16.1-31.5 5 5.9 1.4-21.1 14 5.2 2.6-10.3
-Spanish Speaking 197 6 3.4 0.9-11.7 139 66.6 53.8-77.3 31 13.8 7.9-23.0 0 0.0 . - . 21 16.2 8.4-29.0
Non-Hispanic 12,176 448 3.2 2.8- 3.7 8,017 65.3 63.8-66.8 2,897 25.3 23.9-26.7 169 1.4 1.1- 1.8 645 4.8 4.2- 5.4
AGE
18-24 384 20 3.1 1.8- 5.1 221 59.0 51.6-66.0 106 27.0 21.1-33.9 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3 31 9.6 5.9-15.1
25-34 1,170 37 4.1 2.5- 6.5 751 66.7 62.6-70.6 310 25.1 21.6-28.9 17 1.0 0.6- 1.7 55 3.1 2.2- 4.3
35-44 1,904 49 2.2 1.4- 3.4 1,199 62.5 59.1-65.7 528 27.8 25.0-30.9 28 1.8 0.9- 3.7 100 5.6 4.1- 7.7
45-54 2,472 79 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,563 63.7 60.8-66.5 651 26.4 23.7-29.2 36 1.3 0.8- 2.0 143 5.5 4.3- 7.0
55-64 2,670 94 3.1 2.4- 4.2 1,752 66.8 64.1-69.3 637 22.5 20.4-24.9 41 2.1 1.3- 3.3 146 5.4 4.2- 6.9
65-74 2,237 86 3.8 2.8- 5.1 1,543 69.4 66.5-72.1 464 21.0 18.6-23.7 29 1.4 0.9- 2.3 115 4.4 3.5- 5.6
75+ 1,690 101 5.2 4.0- 6.8 1,226 75.0 71.9-77.9 257 15.0 12.6-17.7 17 1.0 0.5- 2.0 89 3.7 2.9- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,591 114 6.4 4.7- 8.8 1,017 61.8 56.5-66.8 322 20.9 17.2-25.1 21 1.7 0.6- 4.5 117 9.2 6.0-13.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,729 159 4.1 3.1- 5.4 2,535 65.8 62.8-68.7 800 23.3 20.7-26.2 47 1.4 0.9- 2.3 188 5.3 4.1- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,216 106 2.7 1.9- 3.8 2,165 67.3 64.3-70.1 746 24.4 21.8-27.2 39 1.3 0.8- 2.1 160 4.3 3.4- 5.5
College Graduate 4,081 87 1.7 1.3- 2.3 2,600 64.5 62.3-66.6 1,110 27.6 25.7-29.7 67 1.5 1.1- 2.1 217 4.6 3.8- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,362 68 4.7 3.0- 7.3 813 56.5 50.7-62.1 334 26.5 21.9-31.6 32 1.4 0.9- 2.4 115 10.9 7.4-15.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,000 116 5.4 3.8- 7.6 1,337 64.6 60.5-68.6 422 23.3 19.8-27.3 25 1.8 0.8- 4.3 100 4.8 3.5- 6.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,307 45 3.3 2.2- 4.9 896 68.2 63.4-72.7 283 23.0 19.0-27.6 21 1.5 0.9- 2.5 62 4.0 2.3- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,646 50 3.0 2.0- 4.7 1,136 72.6 69.3-75.6 365 19.1 16.6-21.9 21 0.8 0.5- 1.3 74 4.5 3.3- 6.2
$50,000-74,999 1,771 58 3.2 2.0- 5.1 1,159 66.1 62.5-69.5 448 25.5 22.4-28.7 17 1.0 0.5- 2.0 89 4.3 3.1- 6.0
$75,000+ 2,713 43 1.5 1.0- 2.2 1,792 67.4 64.7-70.0 721 25.6 23.3-28.0 36 1.4 0.9- 2.2 121 4.1 3.2- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,424 203 4.0 3.2- 5.0 2,832 62.1 59.4-64.7 1,026 25.3 22.9-27.9 74 1.8 1.3- 2.6 289 6.7 5.4- 8.4
No 7,776 234 2.8 2.3- 3.6 5,218 66.5 64.6-68.3 1,864 24.5 22.9-26.2 96 1.4 1.0- 1.9 364 4.8 3.9- 5.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,651 71 3.6 2.5- 5.0 1,158 70.1 66.4-73.6 340 22.5 19.4-26.0 15 0.5 0.3- 0.9 67 3.3 2.3- 4.8
Non-Veteran 9,928 363 3.2 2.7- 3.8 6,470 64.4 62.7-66.1 2,397 25.1 23.6-26.7 139 1.5 1.1- 2.0 559 5.8 4.9- 6.8

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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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