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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-MALES

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
-MALES 2,087 162 6.2 4.9- 8.0 404 19.4 16.9-22.1 695 33.0 29.7-36.5 775 40.2 36.5-44.0 51 1.2 0.8- 1.8
RACE
White 1,696 133 7.2 5.4- 9.5 319 19.9 17.1-22.9 610 37.7 33.8-41.7 589 33.8 30.0-37.8 45 1.5 1.0- 2.2
African American 231 17 4.6 2.5- 8.3 66 27.9 20.4-36.8 48 25.4 18.0-34.6 96 41.2 32.1-50.9 4 1.0 0.3- 3.4
Other Minorities 146 12 3.5 1.6- 7.5 18 7.1 3.9-12.5 31 16.0 9.4-26.0 83 73.3 62.3-82.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
AGE
18-24 83 9 7.9 3.9-15.4 17 12.0 6.8-20.2 25 32.1 19.4-48.3 30 46.5 31.4-62.2 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1
25-34 181 7 4.6 1.5-13.1 47 18.8 13.3-26.0 62 31.8 23.3-41.8 63 44.4 34.2-55.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
35-44 285 21 4.2 2.5- 6.9 70 23.9 17.6-31.5 107 35.6 28.5-43.3 83 35.1 27.4-43.8 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6
45-54 418 32 7.5 4.6-11.9 89 23.3 17.7-30.1 147 34.7 28.7-41.3 143 33.7 27.6-40.4 7 0.8 0.3- 1.8
55-64 473 55 9.9 7.0-13.7 81 18.4 14.0-23.6 149 31.7 26.2-37.9 176 38.2 32.2-44.6 12 1.8 1.0- 3.5
65+ 637 38 4.5 3.1- 6.7 100 17.4 13.2-22.6 199 30.6 25.7-36.0 277 45.4 39.8-51.2 23 2.0 1.2- 3.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 273 20 4.6 2.4- 8.5 43 13.2 8.0-21.1 53 13.3 8.7-19.7 150 68.3 58.2-77.0 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 577 61 8.2 5.7-11.6 114 19.2 14.6-24.8 162 28.9 22.8-35.9 216 41.2 34.4-48.5 24 2.5 1.4- 4.4
Some Post-H.S. 506 39 5.5 3.7- 8.2 112 22.2 17.3-28.0 175 36.8 30.1-44.1 173 34.8 28.3-41.8 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
College Graduate 728 42 5.9 3.2-10.6 134 20.3 16.5-24.8 305 43.2 37.7-48.8 234 29.8 25.2-34.8 13 0.8 0.4- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 20 10.1 5.3-18.4 15 11.3 5.2-22.8 29 14.4 8.2-24.2 100 62.0 49.0-73.5 8 2.2 0.8- 5.6
$15,000- 24,999 322 26 5.9 3.4-10.3 66 19.5 13.4-27.6 74 17.0 11.9-23.6 147 56.8 47.2-65.9 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7
$25,000- 34,999 194 13 3.9 1.6- 8.9 34 14.1 8.1-23.3 56 35.0 23.4-48.7 85 46.4 33.8-59.4 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7
$35,000- 49,999 264 22 5.6 3.3- 9.1 54 22.3 15.8-30.3 91 32.6 24.1-42.5 92 38.9 29.6-49.2 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8
$50,000- 74,999 322 24 7.9 3.4-17.0 76 22.5 16.4-29.9 117 38.8 30.5-47.8 101 30.2 22.9-38.5 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1
$75,000+ 600 42 5.3 3.5- 7.9 126 22.9 18.3-28.3 264 41.9 35.8-48.3 156 28.5 22.6-35.1 12 1.5 0.7- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 703 62 7.3 5.2-10.1 107 16.2 12.0-21.5 208 29.4 23.6-35.9 298 45.0 38.6-51.6 28 2.1 1.2- 3.6
No 1,373 99 5.8 4.1- 8.1 296 20.7 17.7-24.0 485 34.6 30.6-38.9 470 38.0 33.5-42.7 23 0.9 0.5- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 722 54 6.2 4.2- 8.9 127 19.7 15.1-25.2 240 33.7 28.5-39.2 277 38.9 33.2-44.8 24 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Non-Veteran 1,360 108 6.3 4.7- 8.5 276 19.4 16.5-22.6 453 32.9 28.9-37.2 497 40.3 35.8-44.9 26 1.1 0.7- 1.8

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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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