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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Physical Activity & Nutrition

In a typical week, how many of your own meals come from fast food restaurants, like McDonalds,
Taco Bell, or KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 meal/week 2 meals/week 3 meals/week 4+ meals/week No fast foods in typical week
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,466 1,589 29.9 27.8-32.0 819 16.4 14.7-18.3 385 7.8 6.7- 9.2 449 9.7 8.4-11.1 2,224 36.1 34.0-38.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 159 48 22.9 15.0-33.3 15 18.3 9.1-33.4 9 17.6 4.8-47.7 15 5.3 2.9- 9.5 72 36.0 23.6-50.5
Buncombe 165 36 24.5 17.1-33.7 18 14.3 8.5-23.1 9 4.2 2.0- 8.7 11 8.9 4.2-17.8 91 48.1 38.8-57.4
Cabarrus 142 41 24.9 17.2-34.6 26 18.7 11.6-28.7 11 9.6 4.3-20.1 12 15.9 7.6-30.1 52 30.9 21.4-42.4
Catawba 132 47 29.7 21.4-39.5 23 23.3 15.1-34.1 11 7.6 4.0-13.9 17 16.5 9.0-28.3 34 23.0 15.7-32.3
Cumberland 160 54 39.2 30.3-48.9 24 12.8 8.0-19.8 8 6.5 2.8-14.3 12 7.3 4.0-13.0 62 34.3 25.9-43.8
Davidson 148 50 38.3 28.6-49.0 23 17.7 11.4-26.5 11 7.1 3.5-13.7 11 8.2 4.3-14.9 53 28.8 21.0-38.0
Durham 202 40 18.6 11.9-27.8 28 14.0 8.6-22.0 15 12.0 6.0-22.6 15 8.6 4.5-15.6 104 46.8 36.5-57.5
Forsyth 177 47 25.4 17.4-35.4 30 18.8 11.5-29.3 11 6.2 3.3-11.5 14 12.5 6.7-22.3 75 37.1 27.6-47.6
Gaston 136 36 28.8 19.4-40.5 24 17.5 10.9-27.0 6 4.3 1.3-12.9 13 7.7 3.9-14.6 57 41.7 30.6-53.7
Guilford 180 47 30.3 21.7-40.5 17 9.2 4.6-17.6 17 8.6 4.9-14.6 17 11.3 6.2-19.6 82 40.5 31.0-50.8
Iredell 179 52 39.4 27.9-52.2 31 21.1 13.1-32.1 10 5.8 2.8-11.8 16 9.3 4.8-17.3 70 24.4 17.8-32.4
Johnston 152 49 37.9 26.3-51.0 27 15.9 10.3-23.9 19 16.6 9.9-26.7 12 7.2 3.6-13.7 45 22.4 15.3-31.5
Mecklenburg 259 63 25.9 19.7-33.2 31 14.2 8.3-23.2 18 9.4 5.1-16.6 20 9.1 5.5-14.6 127 41.5 34.0-49.4
New Hanover 168 49 29.1 20.4-39.5 23 17.1 10.6-26.5 7 5.1 1.8-13.8 15 17.0 9.0-29.7 74 31.7 23.8-40.9
Onslow 153 54 35.7 26.9-45.5 27 21.2 13.8-31.1 11 9.1 4.5-17.4 7 6.2 2.4-15.1 54 27.9 20.4-36.9
Orange 149 32 21.4 14.8-29.8 11 10.3 4.8-20.7 6 4.2 1.8- 9.9 12 10.2 5.4-18.5 88 53.8 44.0-63.4
Pitt 156 48 33.9 25.0-44.0 22 12.3 7.5-19.5 15 9.0 5.0-15.4 22 21.2 12.6-33.4 49 23.6 17.0-31.9
Randolph 139 43 40.3 28.1-53.9 23 14.8 9.1-23.2 11 7.7 3.9-14.8 12 10.8 4.9-22.4 50 26.3 18.0-36.6
Robeson 128 45 37.4 27.4-48.5 23 15.7 9.9-23.9 7 8.4 3.3-19.5 11 7.6 3.9-14.2 42 31.0 22.3-41.4
Rowan 188 57 27.4 19.3-37.3 36 25.0 16.3-36.3 20 8.6 5.1-14.2 12 11.4 4.3-26.7 63 27.7 20.0-36.9
Union 145 52 36.4 24.2-50.6 31 22.8 14.7-33.7 5 3.4 1.3- 8.5 8 11.6 4.8-25.4 49 25.7 17.7-35.8
Wake 266 88 32.0 24.7-40.3 41 22.4 14.5-33.0 16 6.1 3.6-10.1 16 6.0 3.5-10.2 105 33.6 26.5-41.4
Wayne 151 51 33.5 24.3-44.1 30 22.9 15.1-33.2 11 6.5 3.3-12.4 10 10.7 5.3-20.4 49 26.4 18.3-36.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,451 464 32.9 28.8-37.4 234 14.4 11.6-17.6 107 8.5 6.0-11.9 122 9.7 7.3-12.8 524 34.5 30.1-39.1
Piedmont 2,835 805 28.8 26.1-31.7 420 17.3 14.9-20.1 193 7.3 5.9- 9.0 234 9.8 8.2-11.8 1,183 36.7 34.0-39.6
Western NC 1,180 320 28.5 24.8-32.5 165 16.7 13.0-21.2 85 9.0 6.9-11.7 93 8.9 6.7-11.6 517 36.9 33.2-40.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 890 230 26.4 22.7-30.4 119 15.2 12.1-18.9 62 8.8 6.5-11.8 62 8.5 6.1-11.8 417 41.2 36.9-45.5
Northwest 1,149 358 33.2 28.6-38.1 193 19.7 15.9-24.3 88 7.0 5.3- 9.2 104 10.6 8.0-13.9 406 29.5 25.6-33.8
Charlotte 732 202 27.0 21.9-32.9 115 14.8 11.0-19.6 42 6.6 4.2-10.1 60 11.6 8.0-16.6 313 40.0 34.6-45.7
Greensboro 690 179 26.6 21.7-32.2 78 17.1 12.3-23.1 49 9.2 5.6-14.7 63 10.1 7.1-14.3 321 37.0 31.5-42.9
Southern Regional 475 153 36.4 29.6-43.7 80 13.5 9.6-18.7 27 6.6 4.0-10.8 37 7.5 4.7-11.7 178 36.1 29.5-43.2
Coastal 225 71 34.1 22.7-47.7 28 11.2 6.2-19.6 12 4.7 2.2- 9.7 21 12.3 7.1-20.5 93 37.7 26.0-50.9
Wake 672 192 29.0 23.9-34.6 104 18.9 13.9-25.2 55 8.5 6.1-11.7 48 7.5 5.1-10.9 273 36.1 30.7-41.9
Area L 49 16 23.4 12.6-39.3 7 16.8 6.3-37.8 7 20.3 6.4-48.7 6 14.6 4.1-40.5 13 24.9 12.3-44.1
Eastern 584 188 31.8 25.5-38.9 95 14.7 10.6-20.1 43 6.8 4.0-11.3 48 9.3 6.3-13.7 210 37.3 30.3-45.0

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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.

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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