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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 12,867 9,951 79.4 78.2-80.5 2,916 20.6 19.5-21.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,260 8,620 78.0 76.7-79.3 2,640 22.0 20.7-23.3
No 1,581 1,310 85.3 82.5-87.8 271 14.7 12.2-17.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 211 159 72.0 56.3-83.8 52 28.0 16.2-43.7
Recommended Range 4,083 3,036 77.6 75.5-79.6 1,047 22.4 20.4-24.5
Overweight 4,420 3,422 78.9 76.9-80.7 998 21.1 19.3-23.1
Obese 3,570 2,872 81.8 79.6-83.9 698 18.2 16.1-20.4
Current Smoker
No 10,500 7,940 78.0 76.6-79.2 2,560 22.0 20.8-23.4
Yes 2,310 1,971 85.0 82.5-87.2 339 15.0 12.8-17.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,546 1,242 83.6 80.5-86.4 304 16.4 13.6-19.5
No 11,190 8,603 78.9 77.6-80.1 2,587 21.1 19.9-22.4
Binge Drinker
No 11,663 8,986 79.0 77.7-80.2 2,677 21.0 19.8-22.3
Yes 1,072 859 81.3 77.4-84.6 213 18.7 15.4-22.6
Heavy Drinker
No 12,184 9,425 79.3 78.0-80.4 2,759 20.7 19.6-22.0
Yes 466 354 81.2 75.5-85.8 112 18.8 14.2-24.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,468 1,185 80.9 77.1-84.2 283 19.1 15.8-22.9
No 11,124 8,536 79.0 77.8-80.2 2,588 21.0 19.8-22.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,077 836 77.0 72.3-81.1 241 23.0 18.9-27.7
No 11,731 9,065 79.5 78.3-80.7 2,666 20.5 19.3-21.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,669 1,332 81.3 78.1-84.1 337 18.7 15.9-21.9
No 11,182 8,605 79.1 77.8-80.3 2,577 20.9 19.7-22.2
Disability
Yes 4,531 3,618 81.9 79.9-83.7 913 18.1 16.3-20.1
No 7,866 5,966 78.4 76.9-79.8 1,900 21.6 20.2-23.1

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*Data in this table were derived from the fruits and vegetables questions.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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