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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-FEMALES

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption per day*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than once or never 1 to less than 3 times 3 to less than 5 times 5 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,867 617 5.4 4.7- 6.3 4,445 36.9 35.4-38.5 4,889 37.0 35.5-38.6 2,916 20.6 19.5-21.8
-FEMALES 8,062 321 4.0 3.1- 5.2 2,586 33.3 31.5-35.0 3,101 39.0 37.1-40.9 2,054 23.7 22.3-25.2
RACE
White 6,376 224 3.3 2.7- 4.1 2,006 32.8 30.9-34.7 2,471 39.7 37.6-41.8 1,675 24.3 22.7-26.0
African American 1,189 69 7.1 3.7-13.0 415 34.0 29.4-38.8 450 37.9 33.0-42.9 255 21.1 17.8-24.9
Other Minorities 457 28 3.6 2.1- 6.1 151 34.2 27.6-41.5 169 37.2 30.6-44.4 109 24.9 19.5-31.3
AGE
18-24 198 9 8.3 3.1-20.4 77 34.5 26.2-44.0 71 40.5 30.7-51.1 41 16.6 11.4-23.7
25-34 775 30 2.6 1.7- 4.1 247 32.4 27.8-37.3 299 38.7 34.1-43.5 199 26.2 22.3-30.6
35-44 1,218 54 4.1 2.9- 5.9 436 36.2 32.4-40.2 436 37.3 33.3-41.4 292 22.4 19.3-25.9
45-54 1,492 77 4.6 3.1- 6.8 489 32.5 29.1-36.1 553 37.9 34.4-41.6 373 24.9 22.0-28.1
55-64 1,642 59 3.3 2.2- 4.9 528 33.3 30.0-36.8 634 38.8 35.5-42.2 421 24.6 21.9-27.6
65+ 2,648 92 2.9 2.2- 3.9 787 31.5 28.7-34.4 1,067 40.6 37.7-43.6 702 24.9 22.7-27.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,003 87 7.1 4.9-10.0 426 44.7 38.8-50.9 341 36.7 30.7-43.1 149 11.5 9.2-14.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,414 121 5.3 3.2- 8.7 921 38.1 34.5-41.7 877 36.5 32.8-40.3 495 20.1 17.4-23.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,123 68 4.5 2.7- 7.4 656 33.3 30.0-36.7 861 39.3 35.8-42.9 538 22.9 20.2-25.8
College Graduate 2,512 45 1.4 0.9- 2.1 578 24.6 22.1-27.3 1,019 41.8 38.9-44.7 870 32.3 29.7-34.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 995 85 10.1 6.1-16.2 394 41.7 35.9-47.8 329 31.5 26.5-37.1 187 16.7 12.7-21.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,335 57 3.3 2.3- 4.8 481 39.3 34.6-44.3 501 38.6 34.0-43.5 296 18.8 15.6-22.4
$25,000- 34,999 836 28 3.0 1.8- 4.9 285 34.3 29.1-39.8 319 39.0 33.0-45.3 204 23.8 19.6-28.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,037 43 3.3 2.2- 4.9 293 30.7 26.4-35.5 429 41.3 35.7-47.2 272 24.6 20.6-29.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,072 20 1.8 0.9- 3.3 304 27.5 23.5-31.8 413 41.3 36.9-45.9 335 29.4 25.6-33.6
$75,000+ 1,428 17 1.0 0.6- 2.0 343 24.4 21.5-27.7 617 44.5 40.7-48.4 451 30.0 26.8-33.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,913 162 6.6 4.7- 9.0 1,022 36.7 33.6-39.9 1,090 36.4 33.3-39.5 639 20.4 18.2-22.8
No 4,869 140 2.7 1.7- 4.3 1,460 31.6 29.5-33.8 1,923 40.6 38.3-42.9 1,346 25.1 23.3-26.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 180 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 53 32.8 22.9-44.5 77 43.2 32.6-54.4 47 23.1 15.3-33.4
Non-Veteran 7,195 294 4.2 3.2- 5.6 2,296 33.3 31.5-35.2 2,769 38.4 36.5-40.4 1,836 24.0 22.5-25.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the fruits and vegetables questions.

^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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