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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Fruits and Vegetables

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 348 15 4.3 2.2- 8.4 120 33.2 26.2-41.2 136 38.0 29.2-47.7 77 24.4 17.2-33.5
Buncombe 392 9 1.7 0.8- 3.5 114 28.3 23.1-34.1 149 38.0 32.1-44.2 120 32.0 26.3-38.3
Cabarrus 336 15 4.3 2.2- 8.2 115 37.6 30.0-45.8 130 36.6 29.4-44.5 76 21.5 16.3-27.8
Catawba 358 19 6.3 3.4-11.2 118 35.2 29.0-42.1 134 36.1 29.2-43.7 87 22.4 17.4-28.3
Cumberland 369 21 4.8 2.8- 8.1 135 35.0 28.9-41.6 130 36.3 30.1-42.8 83 24.0 18.2-30.9
Davidson 401 18 3.7 2.2- 6.3 164 44.5 38.0-51.2 135 33.4 27.6-39.7 84 18.4 14.4-23.3
Durham 409 14 3.9 1.9- 8.0 126 37.8 30.4-45.9 175 36.4 30.2-43.2 94 21.8 16.9-27.6
Forsyth 372 18 4.9 2.8- 8.2 109 31.9 25.6-39.1 146 38.5 32.1-45.2 99 24.7 19.3-31.1
Gaston 335 18 5.2 3.0- 8.9 128 39.0 32.3-46.1 121 37.3 30.5-44.5 68 18.5 13.5-24.8
Guilford 412 19 4.5 2.5- 8.0 143 34.0 27.7-41.0 154 40.6 32.7-49.1 96 20.8 16.0-26.6
Iredell 422 21 4.8 2.8- 8.4 154 38.8 32.4-45.7 147 29.8 24.6-35.6 100 26.6 20.0-34.4
Johnston 355 11 2.7 1.3- 5.6 149 43.9 36.7-51.4 136 36.6 29.9-43.8 59 16.8 12.4-22.3
Mecklenburg 601 24 7.5 4.2-13.3 208 34.7 29.8-39.9 229 36.0 31.1-41.3 140 21.7 17.8-26.2
New Hanover 400 18 5.7 2.7-11.6 129 36.8 29.4-44.9 160 38.1 31.0-45.6 93 19.4 14.1-26.0
Onslow 377 20 4.5 2.8- 7.4 137 41.5 35.2-48.1 140 34.3 28.7-40.5 80 19.7 15.0-25.4
Orange 358 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6 100 30.1 24.1-36.7 133 36.7 30.8-42.9 117 31.1 25.6-37.2
Pitt 361 27 6.8 4.3-10.5 133 44.7 37.4-52.3 129 31.7 25.9-38.2 72 16.8 12.8-21.7
Randolph 343 19 10.4 5.8-17.9 125 36.1 29.2-43.8 131 35.2 28.7-42.4 68 18.2 13.4-24.3
Robeson 360 33 10.8 6.4-17.7 158 44.4 37.6-51.5 110 28.5 23.0-34.7 59 16.2 11.5-22.5
Rowan 425 23 7.7 3.8-15.0 139 33.9 27.8-40.7 169 39.2 32.8-45.9 94 19.2 15.0-24.4
Union 356 17 6.6 3.4-12.2 119 31.3 25.2-38.2 143 41.0 33.9-48.5 77 21.1 16.3-26.9
Wake 586 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 177 31.8 26.5-37.6 246 40.8 35.3-46.5 152 25.9 21.4-31.0
Wayne 376 24 7.5 4.3-12.9 132 36.8 30.1-44.1 150 35.4 29.2-42.1 70 20.3 14.9-26.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,535 211 6.4 4.8- 8.4 1,319 40.6 37.4-43.8 1,311 35.2 32.2-38.3 694 17.8 15.7-20.2
Piedmont 6,578 281 4.8 3.9- 5.8 2,249 36.2 34.2-38.2 2,523 37.8 35.8-39.9 1,525 21.2 19.7-22.8
Western NC 2,754 125 6.4 4.2- 9.5 877 32.2 29.4-35.1 1,055 37.3 34.3-40.4 697 24.1 21.8-26.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,882 71 4.1 2.9- 5.6 582 31.4 28.5-34.3 716 36.6 33.7-39.6 513 28.0 25.1-31.0
Northwest 2,927 158 6.8 4.9- 9.3 1,004 35.0 32.1-38.1 1,105 37.8 34.7-41.0 660 20.4 18.3-22.7
Charlotte 1,747 80 6.5 4.5- 9.3 619 36.8 33.2-40.5 666 36.2 32.8-39.8 382 20.5 17.7-23.5
Greensboro 1,597 66 4.7 3.4- 6.6 544 38.1 33.7-42.7 597 35.9 31.3-40.8 390 21.3 18.2-24.7
Southern Regional 1,142 80 5.9 4.2- 8.3 443 36.5 32.0-41.3 396 35.9 31.3-40.7 223 21.6 17.4-26.6
Coastal 554 26 5.1 2.8- 9.2 187 47.9 39.4-56.6 216 32.4 26.1-39.4 125 14.6 10.8-19.4
Wake 1,471 42 3.0 1.8- 5.1 504 35.7 31.8-39.8 604 39.7 35.7-43.8 321 21.6 18.6-24.9
Area L 135 12 7.9 3.9-15.5 50 39.9 28.5-52.7 49 38.0 26.1-51.5 24 14.2 8.7-22.3
Eastern 1,412 82 6.5 3.5-11.7 512 39.5 34.4-44.8 540 37.0 32.0-42.4 278 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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