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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-MALES

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
-MALES 4,805 296 6.9 5.7- 8.3 1,859 40.8 38.3-43.3 1,788 34.9 32.5-37.4 862 17.4 15.7-19.3
RACE
White 3,845 200 5.7 4.5- 7.3 1,459 40.1 37.5-42.8 1,485 36.2 33.7-38.9 701 17.9 15.9-20.1
African American 578 64 11.6 8.3-15.9 247 41.8 35.6-48.2 177 30.8 25.0-37.2 90 15.9 11.9-20.9
Other Minorities 339 29 7.4 4.1-13.1 137 44.5 34.4-55.0 114 32.1 23.3-42.5 59 16.0 10.7-23.1
AGE
18-24 195 22 9.9 5.5-17.1 78 37.6 28.3-48.0 57 32.4 22.7-43.9 38 20.0 13.1-29.5
25-34 407 28 6.0 3.4-10.1 158 42.9 35.6-50.6 139 31.8 25.4-38.9 82 19.3 14.7-25.0
35-44 698 51 8.2 5.7-11.7 271 40.5 35.2-46.0 246 33.9 29.0-39.1 130 17.4 14.1-21.4
45-54 1,006 64 7.8 5.5-10.9 433 43.7 39.2-48.3 344 33.4 29.5-37.6 165 15.1 12.3-18.4
55-64 1,065 58 4.6 3.2- 6.5 432 44.5 40.2-48.9 403 36.9 32.8-41.1 172 14.0 11.5-17.0
65+ 1,413 72 4.9 3.5- 6.7 483 34.3 30.5-38.2 589 42.2 38.4-46.1 269 18.7 15.8-22.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 658 84 12.1 7.9-18.0 307 48.7 40.7-56.9 185 28.7 21.4-37.2 82 10.5 7.2-15.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,398 116 8.8 6.7-11.4 615 44.8 39.9-49.8 477 32.1 27.9-36.6 190 14.4 11.2-18.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,136 56 6.3 4.1- 9.6 454 41.3 36.4-46.4 431 35.6 30.5-41.0 195 16.8 13.3-21.0
College Graduate 1,603 37 3.0 1.9- 4.6 480 32.6 29.1-36.2 694 40.3 36.9-43.8 392 24.1 21.2-27.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 403 58 14.0 9.2-20.8 179 43.4 32.8-54.7 106 29.5 20.4-40.7 60 13.0 8.4-19.7
$15,000- 24,999 703 59 7.6 5.2-11.2 302 46.8 40.0-53.7 241 30.3 24.5-36.8 101 15.2 11.5-20.0
$25,000- 34,999 490 34 6.9 4.3-10.7 196 46.2 37.9-54.7 181 31.5 24.9-39.0 79 15.4 10.8-21.5
$35,000- 49,999 628 23 3.7 2.1- 6.4 258 42.2 36.3-48.3 242 38.8 32.9-45.1 105 15.2 11.4-20.0
$50,000- 74,999 710 43 7.4 4.5-12.1 278 40.0 34.4-45.9 267 33.9 28.6-39.6 122 18.7 14.2-24.2
$75,000+ 1,301 25 2.4 1.4- 4.2 425 37.1 32.9-41.5 559 38.4 34.2-42.7 292 22.1 18.7-26.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,618 137 8.6 6.7-11.1 633 41.2 36.9-45.6 574 34.7 30.3-39.3 274 15.5 12.7-18.7
No 2,997 139 5.3 4.2- 6.9 1,152 41.8 38.7-45.0 1,152 34.8 32.0-37.8 554 18.0 15.9-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,497 70 4.5 3.1- 6.5 562 42.7 38.3-47.2 590 34.5 30.9-38.3 275 18.3 15.1-21.9
Non-Veteran 2,916 208 7.8 6.3- 9.7 1,136 40.5 37.4-43.8 1,059 34.6 31.5-37.7 513 17.1 15.0-19.5

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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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