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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,260 480 4.6 3.9- 5.4 3,771 35.8 34.2-37.4 4,369 37.6 36.1-39.2 2,640 22.0 20.7-23.3
No 1,581 136 9.5 6.8-13.1 662 42.1 37.5-46.8 512 33.8 29.4-38.5 271 14.7 12.2-17.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 211 18 4.8 2.6- 8.9 80 36.0 25.0-48.7 61 31.2 20.5-44.5 52 28.0 16.2-43.7
Recommended Range 4,083 156 4.7 3.2- 6.8 1,262 33.5 30.9-36.3 1,618 39.3 36.5-42.3 1,047 22.4 20.4-24.5
Overweight 4,420 208 5.1 4.0- 6.5 1,553 37.0 34.6-39.5 1,661 36.8 34.4-39.3 998 21.1 19.3-23.1
Obese 3,570 199 6.7 5.3- 8.3 1,356 40.2 37.2-43.4 1,317 34.9 32.2-37.8 698 18.2 16.1-20.4
Current Smoker
No 10,500 416 4.4 3.7- 5.3 3,413 34.8 33.1-36.5 4,111 38.8 37.1-40.5 2,560 22.0 20.8-23.4
Yes 2,310 197 9.4 7.2-12.1 1,013 45.3 41.7-49.0 761 30.3 27.2-33.6 339 15.0 12.8-17.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,546 93 6.1 4.3- 8.5 565 43.5 37.9-49.2 584 34.1 29.9-38.5 304 16.4 13.6-19.5
No 11,190 516 5.4 4.6- 6.3 3,832 36.3 34.7-37.9 4,255 37.2 35.6-38.9 2,587 21.1 19.9-22.4
Binge Drinker
No 11,663 536 5.2 4.4- 6.1 3,995 36.6 35.0-38.2 4,455 37.2 35.6-38.8 2,677 21.0 19.8-22.3
Yes 1,072 67 6.9 4.5-10.3 403 38.6 33.4-44.0 389 35.8 30.7-41.2 213 18.7 15.4-22.6
Heavy Drinker
No 12,184 568 5.2 4.4- 6.1 4,220 36.9 35.3-38.5 4,637 37.2 35.6-38.7 2,759 20.7 19.6-22.0
Yes 466 28 8.7 4.0-18.0 148 34.8 27.5-43.0 178 37.6 29.9-46.1 112 18.8 14.2-24.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,468 120 8.2 5.8-11.5 565 39.5 35.2-44.0 500 33.2 29.0-37.6 283 19.1 15.8-22.9
No 11,124 478 5.0 4.2- 5.9 3,781 36.6 34.9-38.3 4,277 37.5 35.8-39.1 2,588 21.0 19.8-22.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,077 65 6.7 4.5-10.0 378 34.7 30.0-39.9 393 35.5 30.5-40.8 241 23.0 18.9-27.7
No 11,731 544 5.3 4.5- 6.2 4,043 37.0 35.4-38.6 4,478 37.2 35.6-38.9 2,666 20.5 19.3-21.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,669 90 6.5 3.5-11.7 619 37.0 33.2-41.0 623 37.8 33.9-41.8 337 18.7 15.9-21.9
No 11,182 527 5.3 4.6- 6.2 3,820 36.9 35.3-38.6 4,258 36.8 35.2-38.5 2,577 20.9 19.7-22.2
Disability
Yes 4,531 299 7.5 6.1- 9.2 1,655 38.8 36.2-41.4 1,664 35.6 33.0-38.3 913 18.1 16.3-20.1
No 7,866 279 4.0 3.2- 5.0 2,612 36.6 34.7-38.6 3,075 37.8 35.9-39.7 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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