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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,611 5,217 37.0 35.6-38.5 5,490 46.1 44.5-47.7 1,394 12.8 11.7-14.0 130 1.1 0.8- 1.5 380 3.0 2.6- 3.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,051 4,769 39.4 37.9-41.0 4,743 45.2 43.5-46.8 1,130 11.6 10.5-12.8 106 1.0 0.7- 1.3 303 2.9 2.4- 3.4
No 1,537 440 25.8 22.2-29.8 735 50.0 45.2-54.8 261 18.5 15.1-22.6 24 1.8 0.8- 4.2 77 3.9 2.7- 5.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 82 38.2 25.6-52.7 90 50.3 36.9-63.6 20 7.9 4.0-15.3 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9 9 2.9 1.2- 6.5
Recommended Range 3,998 1,839 39.5 36.9-42.2 1,642 45.2 42.2-48.1 365 11.2 9.2-13.6 32 0.7 0.4- 1.3 120 3.4 2.5- 4.5
Overweight 4,347 1,782 36.8 34.5-39.2 1,914 47.4 44.8-49.9 481 12.3 10.7-14.1 43 0.7 0.4- 1.0 127 2.8 2.2- 3.7
Obese 3,509 1,291 33.6 30.9-36.4 1,600 46.2 43.1-49.2 470 15.2 13.0-17.7 47 2.1 1.3- 3.6 101 2.9 2.1- 4.0
Current Smoker
No 10,319 4,615 40.5 38.8-42.2 4,435 45.8 44.0-47.6 953 10.6 9.5-11.9 87 0.9 0.6- 1.4 229 2.1 1.7- 2.6
Yes 2,239 572 23.1 20.4-26.1 1,040 47.2 43.5-50.9 436 21.3 18.3-24.6 42 1.8 1.1- 2.9 149 6.6 5.2- 8.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,502 645 37.5 33.0-42.3 603 44.1 38.6-49.9 179 14.1 11.1-17.7 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6 57 3.3 2.2- 4.9
No 10,980 4,518 37.0 35.5-38.6 4,833 46.2 44.5-47.8 1,197 12.6 11.5-13.9 110 1.1 0.8- 1.6 322 3.0 2.5- 3.6
Binge Drinker
No 11,433 4,850 38.6 37.1-40.2 4,929 45.3 43.6-47.0 1,220 12.2 11.1-13.5 112 1.1 0.8- 1.6 322 2.8 2.3- 3.3
Yes 1,058 324 27.1 23.1-31.6 512 51.0 45.7-56.4 159 16.3 12.9-20.5 17 1.2 0.5- 2.6 46 4.3 2.8- 6.6
Heavy Drinker
No 11,951 4,966 37.3 35.8-38.8 5,237 46.6 45.0-48.3 1,298 12.3 11.1-13.5 119 1.1 0.8- 1.6 331 2.7 2.3- 3.2
Yes 459 166 29.8 23.7-36.7 177 36.8 29.0-45.3 70 22.9 15.8-32.1 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2 39 10.0 6.1-15.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,428 485 34.1 29.9-38.6 613 41.7 37.2-46.4 223 16.4 13.1-20.4 25 2.2 1.2- 4.2 82 5.5 3.9- 7.7
No 10,928 4,626 37.6 36.0-39.2 4,769 46.6 44.9-48.3 1,146 12.2 11.0-13.5 102 1.0 0.6- 1.4 285 2.7 2.2- 3.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,055 439 38.0 33.1-43.1 433 41.4 36.4-46.6 134 15.0 11.1-20.1 12 1.1 0.4- 3.3 37 4.5 2.8- 7.1
No 11,499 4,759 37.0 35.5-38.6 5,035 46.4 44.7-48.1 1,248 12.6 11.4-13.8 116 1.1 0.8- 1.6 341 2.9 2.5- 3.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,630 729 41.6 37.6-45.8 660 40.9 37.0-45.0 174 12.8 9.2-17.6 11 0.5 0.3- 1.1 56 4.1 2.7- 6.1
No 10,966 4,483 36.6 35.0-38.1 4,821 46.5 44.8-48.2 1,220 12.8 11.7-14.1 119 1.2 0.8- 1.6 323 2.9 2.5- 3.5
Disability
Yes 4,404 1,741 34.1 31.8-36.6 1,857 44.7 42.0-47.5 567 15.3 13.3-17.5 66 1.6 1.1- 2.3 173 4.3 3.4- 5.4
No 7,768 3,305 38.6 36.8-40.4 3,427 46.4 44.4-48.4 782 11.6 10.3-13.1 60 0.9 0.6- 1.5 194 2.5 2.0- 3.1

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**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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