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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 2,635 398 12.4 10.7-14.4 1,081 38.8 35.9-41.8 898 38.1 35.1-41.2 258 10.7 8.8-12.9
African American 460 79 13.9 10.1-18.9 149 31.1 24.9-37.9 157 36.8 30.2-44.0 75 18.2 12.6-25.5
Other Minorities 166 41 19.5 12.7-28.6 45 21.7 14.6-31.1 56 48.4 36.3-60.7 24 10.4 6.2-16.8
AGE
18-24 89 7 12.8 5.4-27.2 22 19.8 10.9-33.2 46 47.6 34.3-61.3 14 19.8 10.2-34.9
25-34 307 32 8.6 5.7-12.8 96 31.3 24.7-38.7 134 45.5 37.8-53.4 45 14.7 10.0-20.9
35-44 502 52 9.1 6.2-13.2 185 38.2 31.9-44.8 210 42.5 36.3-49.1 55 10.2 7.2-14.2
45-54 575 97 15.4 11.9-19.7 212 36.2 30.9-41.8 207 37.7 32.2-43.5 59 10.8 7.5-15.4
55-64 722 110 12.5 9.8-15.8 312 45.2 40.1-50.4 230 34.4 29.5-39.6 70 7.9 5.8-10.6
65+ 1,036 217 21.7 18.3-25.7 434 39.8 35.6-44.3 272 25.8 22.0-30.1 113 12.6 9.6-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 67 14.8 9.4-22.5 110 21.9 15.6-29.8 112 39.5 30.3-49.6 73 23.8 16.3-33.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 949 149 15.5 11.8-20.1 326 33.4 28.4-38.8 335 36.1 31.3-41.2 139 15.1 11.9-18.9
Some Post-H.S. 870 133 11.8 9.1-15.2 349 35.7 30.7-41.0 299 39.9 34.4-45.6 89 12.6 8.7-17.9
College Graduate 1,084 170 12.9 10.5-15.6 494 43.5 39.3-47.8 364 38.0 33.7-42.4 56 5.7 3.8- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 388 85 18.7 12.2-27.6 121 28.0 20.6-36.9 115 30.0 22.4-38.8 67 23.3 15.0-34.4
$15,000- 24,999 539 84 14.2 10.0-19.8 193 32.9 25.8-40.8 181 36.0 28.4-44.3 81 17.0 11.9-23.6
$25,000- 34,999 336 55 15.6 10.7-22.3 122 34.6 26.8-43.3 118 36.9 29.5-45.0 41 12.9 8.3-19.4
$35,000- 49,999 422 70 16.6 11.9-22.7 176 41.4 34.3-48.9 144 32.9 26.6-39.9 32 9.0 5.0-15.6
$50,000- 74,999 473 55 7.1 5.1- 9.7 207 40.9 34.2-48.0 174 42.9 35.8-50.4 37 9.1 5.9-13.7
$75,000+ 608 83 12.4 9.0-16.8 279 41.5 36.3-46.9 212 40.0 34.5-45.7 34 6.2 3.9- 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,146 222 16.5 13.6-19.8 422 33.1 28.8-37.6 354 34.5 29.8-39.5 148 16.0 11.8-21.2
No 2,105 295 12.1 10.1-14.5 850 37.4 34.2-40.7 751 39.9 36.6-43.3 209 10.6 8.7-12.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 10 15.4 6.1-33.6 28 34.2 21.7-49.4 26 47.7 31.8-64.1 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8
Non-Veteran 3,202 509 13.4 11.7-15.3 1,253 36.2 33.5-38.9 1,085 38.0 35.3-40.9 355 12.4 10.4-14.6

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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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