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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-MALES

How often do you eat potatoes not including french fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,634 466 3.3 2.8- 3.9 8,330 65.3 63.7-66.7 2,981 24.6 23.3-26.0 174 1.5 1.1- 1.9 683 5.3 4.6- 6.2
-MALES 4,717 193 3.7 2.9- 4.8 3,247 67.5 65.1-69.8 1,011 22.4 20.4-24.5 52 1.4 0.9- 2.2 214 5.0 3.9- 6.5
RACE
White 3,782 156 3.9 3.0- 5.1 2,680 71.3 68.9-73.6 767 20.7 18.7-22.7 34 1.0 0.6- 1.7 145 3.1 2.3- 4.0
African American 557 15 2.2 1.1- 4.2 313 51.8 45.3-58.4 176 36.5 30.2-43.4 12 1.8 0.8- 4.2 41 7.6 5.0-11.5
Other Minorities 336 20 3.3 1.9- 5.9 225 68.2 58.2-76.7 61 14.1 9.2-21.0 4 2.3 0.5- 9.9 26 12.1 6.3-22.0
AGE
18-24 190 11 3.3 1.7- 6.3 108 60.1 49.5-69.8 50 22.7 15.6-31.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.8 18 12.9 6.9-22.7
25-34 400 19 5.7 3.0-10.5 275 71.4 64.7-77.2 93 20.9 16.0-26.9 4 0.5 0.1- 1.7 9 1.5 0.7- 3.3
35-44 692 23 2.8 1.5- 5.3 454 63.8 58.4-68.8 178 26.1 21.8-30.9 7 2.5 0.9- 6.8 30 4.8 3.0- 7.6
45-54 990 34 3.2 2.0- 5.1 667 66.9 62.2-71.2 228 24.2 20.2-28.8 12 1.2 0.5- 2.8 49 4.5 3.0- 6.6
55-64 1,048 38 3.1 2.0- 4.9 723 69.0 64.7-72.9 226 20.8 17.5-24.5 12 2.0 0.9- 4.4 49 5.1 3.2- 7.8
65+ 1,377 68 4.4 3.2- 6.2 1,007 74.0 70.5-77.2 230 17.7 15.0-20.9 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5 58 3.1 2.2- 4.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 630 46 7.2 4.4-11.4 416 64.0 55.7-71.5 122 17.1 12.4-23.1 8 2.2 0.6- 8.2 38 9.5 4.8-17.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,371 70 4.6 3.1- 7.0 950 65.4 60.6-69.9 268 22.4 18.6-26.9 16 1.3 0.6- 3.0 67 6.2 4.2- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 39 3.1 1.7- 5.5 788 70.6 65.8-75.0 234 22.5 18.6-27.0 8 0.9 0.4- 2.0 51 2.9 1.8- 4.6
College Graduate 1,588 38 1.7 1.2- 2.6 1,086 68.6 65.3-71.8 387 24.8 21.9-28.0 20 1.4 0.8- 2.5 57 3.4 2.4- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 25 6.1 3.0-12.3 219 56.7 46.0-66.8 100 23.4 16.7-31.6 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5 35 12.6 6.5-22.9
$15,000- 24,999 688 44 6.8 3.9-11.5 478 65.5 58.5-71.8 134 20.7 15.6-27.0 6 2.4 0.6- 8.7 26 4.6 2.6- 8.1
$25,000- 34,999 482 21 2.6 1.5- 4.6 343 67.4 59.0-74.8 94 24.8 18.0-33.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 21 4.8 2.1-10.8
$35,000- 49,999 623 31 5.2 3.0- 8.7 461 74.5 69.3-79.1 103 16.6 12.9-21.0 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 25 3.5 2.1- 5.8
$50,000- 74,999 704 26 3.7 1.7- 7.7 482 70.8 65.3-75.7 170 22.7 18.5-27.5 4 0.8 0.2- 3.1 22 2.1 1.1- 4.0
$75,000+ 1,293 24 1.5 0.9- 2.4 909 70.7 66.9-74.3 296 22.9 19.7-26.5 16 1.4 0.7- 2.8 48 3.4 2.2- 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,584 81 4.2 2.9- 5.9 1,029 63.3 58.8-67.5 361 24.1 20.5-28.0 23 1.7 0.9- 3.3 90 6.8 4.5-10.2
No 2,963 97 3.4 2.4- 4.8 2,106 69.1 66.2-72.0 616 21.5 19.2-24.1 29 1.3 0.7- 2.5 115 4.6 3.3- 6.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,472 64 3.5 2.4- 5.0 1,060 71.6 67.7-75.2 282 21.2 18.0-24.9 10 0.4 0.2- 0.7 56 3.4 2.2- 5.1
Non-Veteran 2,863 115 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,919 66.4 63.3-69.3 653 22.9 20.4-25.6 33 1.4 0.8- 2.5 143 5.8 4.3- 7.8

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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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