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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,867 9,951 79.4 78.2-80.5 2,916 20.6 19.5-21.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 348 271 75.6 66.5-82.8 77 24.4 17.2-33.5
Buncombe 392 272 68.0 61.7-73.7 120 32.0 26.3-38.3
Cabarrus 336 260 78.5 72.2-83.7 76 21.5 16.3-27.8
Catawba 358 271 77.6 71.7-82.6 87 22.4 17.4-28.3
Cumberland 369 286 76.0 69.1-81.8 83 24.0 18.2-30.9
Davidson 401 317 81.6 76.7-85.6 84 18.4 14.4-23.3
Durham 409 315 78.2 72.4-83.1 94 21.8 16.9-27.6
Forsyth 372 273 75.3 68.9-80.7 99 24.7 19.3-31.1
Gaston 335 267 81.5 75.2-86.5 68 18.5 13.5-24.8
Guilford 412 316 79.2 73.4-84.0 96 20.8 16.0-26.6
Iredell 422 322 73.4 65.6-80.0 100 26.6 20.0-34.4
Johnston 355 296 83.2 77.7-87.6 59 16.8 12.4-22.3
Mecklenburg 601 461 78.3 73.8-82.2 140 21.7 17.8-26.2
New Hanover 400 307 80.6 74.0-85.9 93 19.4 14.1-26.0
Onslow 377 297 80.3 74.6-85.0 80 19.7 15.0-25.4
Orange 358 241 68.9 62.8-74.4 117 31.1 25.6-37.2
Pitt 361 289 83.2 78.3-87.2 72 16.8 12.8-21.7
Randolph 343 275 81.8 75.7-86.6 68 18.2 13.4-24.3
Robeson 360 301 83.8 77.5-88.5 59 16.2 11.5-22.5
Rowan 425 331 80.8 75.6-85.0 94 19.2 15.0-24.4
Union 356 279 78.9 73.1-83.7 77 21.1 16.3-26.9
Wake 586 434 74.1 69.0-78.6 152 25.9 21.4-31.0
Wayne 376 306 79.7 73.1-85.1 70 20.3 14.9-26.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,535 2,841 82.2 79.8-84.3 694 17.8 15.7-20.2
Piedmont 6,578 5,053 78.8 77.2-80.3 1,525 21.2 19.7-22.8
Western NC 2,754 2,057 75.9 73.4-78.2 697 24.1 21.8-26.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,882 1,369 72.0 69.0-74.9 513 28.0 25.1-31.0
Northwest 2,927 2,267 79.6 77.3-81.7 660 20.4 18.3-22.7
Charlotte 1,747 1,365 79.5 76.5-82.3 382 20.5 17.7-23.5
Greensboro 1,597 1,207 78.7 75.3-81.8 390 21.3 18.2-24.7
Southern Regional 1,142 919 78.4 73.4-82.6 223 21.6 17.4-26.6
Coastal 554 429 85.4 80.6-89.2 125 14.6 10.8-19.4
Wake 1,471 1,150 78.4 75.1-81.4 321 21.6 18.6-24.9
Area L 135 111 85.8 77.7-91.3 24 14.2 8.7-22.3
Eastern 1,412 1,134 83.0 79.4-86.1 278 17.0 13.9-20.6

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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