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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 2,719 798 30.6 27.8-33.5 381 14.7 12.6-17.2 166 6.9 5.3- 8.8 174 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1,200 40.3 37.4-43.2
African American 476 136 28.0 22.4-34.4 73 17.8 12.3-25.1 30 6.8 4.1-11.2 28 8.2 4.9-13.3 209 39.2 32.6-46.1
Other Minorities 182 63 39.5 28.4-51.7 19 8.1 4.2-15.1 8 2.7 1.1- 6.1 4 3.6 1.0-12.2 88 46.1 34.8-57.9
AGE
18-24 91 29 29.4 18.5-43.3 23 23.8 13.7-37.8 8 12.2 5.1-26.5 10 9.7 4.8-18.8 21 24.9 15.1-38.3
25-34 310 108 34.7 27.8-42.3 59 18.1 12.9-24.9 27 7.1 4.5-10.9 21 9.1 5.1-15.8 95 31.0 24.3-38.5
35-44 507 167 35.1 29.2-41.5 98 17.4 12.9-23.1 40 8.1 5.4-12.0 45 7.7 5.3-11.1 157 31.6 25.7-38.1
45-54 593 171 28.4 23.7-33.7 99 13.8 10.4-18.2 44 5.9 4.1- 8.4 48 9.8 6.7-14.2 231 42.0 36.3-48.0
55-64 745 215 29.7 25.3-34.6 96 12.3 9.4-15.9 47 5.5 3.7- 7.9 49 7.2 4.7-10.9 338 45.3 40.3-50.4
65+ 1,102 293 25.1 21.6-29.0 95 8.1 6.0-10.9 37 3.3 2.0- 5.4 34 2.2 1.5- 3.3 643 61.2 56.9-65.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 399 126 33.2 25.4-42.2 38 8.6 4.6-15.4 13 1.4 0.7- 2.6 11 6.3 2.2-16.6 211 50.5 41.2-59.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,003 312 32.2 27.4-37.4 141 14.4 11.1-18.4 62 7.0 4.7-10.3 58 5.4 3.7- 7.8 430 41.0 36.0-46.1
Some Post-H.S. 891 261 29.1 24.4-34.4 148 19.4 14.7-25.2 54 7.5 5.2-10.7 70 10.7 7.7-14.6 358 33.3 28.6-38.3
College Graduate 1,091 298 29.0 25.3-33.0 147 13.6 11.0-16.8 75 7.2 4.7-10.8 68 6.7 4.8- 9.2 503 43.5 39.2-47.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 435 140 32.6 25.3-40.9 42 14.6 7.9-25.5 14 1.5 0.8- 2.8 15 4.6 2.0-10.6 224 46.7 37.8-55.8
$15,000- 24,999 572 179 32.2 25.0-40.3 68 10.3 7.4-14.2 32 9.0 4.3-17.7 27 5.7 2.6-12.0 266 42.9 35.8-50.4
$25,000- 34,999 344 112 33.9 26.7-41.9 51 14.6 9.9-21.0 18 3.5 2.0- 6.0 22 8.6 4.8-14.9 141 39.5 31.7-47.9
$35,000- 49,999 425 101 28.1 22.0-35.3 80 20.7 14.6-28.5 31 8.8 5.3-14.2 31 7.5 4.4-12.5 182 34.9 28.7-41.7
$50,000- 74,999 480 144 29.7 23.9-36.4 87 21.0 15.1-28.5 40 7.0 4.8-10.1 38 8.6 5.3-13.6 171 33.6 27.2-40.7
$75,000+ 613 183 32.3 27.1-37.9 89 15.1 11.4-19.7 44 7.0 4.9-10.1 46 8.0 5.6-11.5 251 37.6 32.6-42.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,227 359 28.7 24.6-33.1 149 14.6 10.8-19.3 55 4.1 2.8- 6.0 71 8.0 5.4-11.8 593 44.7 39.9-49.5
No 2,138 634 31.3 28.2-34.5 325 15.1 12.8-17.7 148 7.7 5.9- 9.9 135 7.2 5.7- 9.1 896 38.7 35.5-42.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 69 26 40.5 26.3-56.5 12 11.8 5.4-23.8 3 3.2 0.8-12.4 6 11.0 3.3-30.9 22 33.6 19.7-51.1
Non-Veteran 3,318 973 30.2 27.7-32.9 462 15.0 12.9-17.3 201 6.6 5.3- 8.3 201 7.3 5.9- 9.0 1,481 40.8 38.1-43.6

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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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