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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-FEMALES

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

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 2,718 160 5.3 4.2- 6.6 426 15.8 13.8-17.9 977 36.8 33.9-39.8 1,111 40.7 37.7-43.8 44 1.5 0.9- 2.6
African American 482 43 6.6 4.4-10.0 100 20.7 15.6-26.8 118 24.7 19.5-30.8 215 45.1 38.2-52.3 6 2.9 0.6-13.1
Other Minorities 180 11 4.0 1.9- 8.4 20 8.0 4.0-15.3 49 28.3 18.8-40.1 97 56.4 44.7-67.4 3 3.4 1.0-11.4
AGE
18-24 91 8 6.3 2.8-13.9 17 14.5 8.4-24.0 24 22.2 12.5-36.3 40 50.9 37.3-64.3 2 6.1 1.3-24.6
25-34 309 16 4.2 2.2- 7.9 58 17.6 12.6-23.9 109 33.5 26.7-41.0 122 43.1 35.5-51.0 4 1.6 0.4- 6.2
35-44 510 22 3.7 2.1- 6.4 94 16.4 12.6-21.1 225 44.9 38.6-51.3 162 33.6 27.6-40.3 7 1.4 0.5- 4.2
45-54 591 52 6.0 4.3- 8.4 111 20.0 15.5-25.4 203 32.6 27.6-38.1 221 40.9 35.2-46.9 4 0.4 0.2- 1.2
55-64 749 52 7.8 5.2-11.5 126 16.6 13.1-20.7 254 35.6 30.9-40.6 305 38.6 33.8-43.6 12 1.5 0.5- 4.1
65+ 1,102 63 5.2 3.7- 7.4 138 12.0 9.6-14.9 318 28.7 25.0-32.7 559 51.8 47.4-56.2 24 2.3 1.2- 4.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 402 33 5.4 3.3- 8.7 61 15.9 10.3-23.8 72 12.0 8.5-16.7 228 65.8 57.5-73.3 8 0.8 0.3- 2.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,001 60 5.2 3.5- 7.5 170 17.0 13.7-20.8 279 28.3 23.7-33.5 474 47.9 42.8-53.1 18 1.6 0.7- 3.5
Some Post-H.S. 892 56 5.5 3.6- 8.4 132 14.6 11.3-18.7 345 38.3 33.1-43.7 343 37.5 32.3-43.0 16 4.1 1.7- 9.8
College Graduate 1,092 64 5.5 4.0- 7.5 185 17.2 14.2-20.6 450 41.7 37.5-46.0 382 35.0 30.9-39.4 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 442 31 5.1 3.1- 8.5 61 18.1 12.0-26.5 91 17.5 12.8-23.3 253 54.0 44.8-62.8 6 5.3 1.2-20.6
$15,000- 24,999 574 36 4.8 3.1- 7.5 82 13.9 9.4-20.1 157 31.0 23.6-39.6 290 49.2 41.6-56.9 9 1.0 0.4- 2.2
$25,000- 34,999 343 19 5.7 2.9-11.1 53 15.1 10.4-21.4 104 26.4 19.8-34.3 161 50.6 42.5-58.7 6 2.1 0.6- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 425 29 6.1 3.6-10.3 69 17.3 12.5-23.5 159 36.6 30.0-43.7 159 38.8 31.6-46.5 9 1.2 0.6- 2.6
$50,000- 74,999 478 26 4.9 2.8- 8.5 87 14.5 11.0-18.7 206 44.6 37.6-51.8 151 33.3 26.6-40.7 8 2.7 0.9- 7.7
$75,000+ 611 37 5.7 3.7- 8.8 121 18.8 15.0-23.1 275 42.6 37.3-48.0 176 32.8 27.4-38.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,228 85 5.4 3.9- 7.2 180 15.7 12.4-19.7 335 28.3 24.1-32.9 597 45.9 41.1-50.7 31 4.7 2.3- 9.7
No 2,141 128 5.5 4.3- 7.0 362 16.4 14.2-18.8 811 36.2 33.1-39.5 818 41.3 37.9-44.7 22 0.6 0.3- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0 12 19.7 9.0-37.9 23 38.7 24.8-54.7 29 38.0 23.5-54.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.2
Non-Veteran 3,323 211 5.5 4.5- 6.7 536 16.1 14.3-18.2 1,126 33.6 31.1-36.3 1,398 42.8 40.1-45.7 52 1.9 1.0- 3.5

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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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