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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 12,634 466 3.3 2.8- 3.9 8,330 65.3 63.7-66.7 2,981 24.6 23.3-26.0 174 1.5 1.1- 1.9 683 5.3 4.6- 6.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,056 394 3.1 2.6- 3.6 7,339 66.6 65.1-68.1 2,590 24.3 23.0-25.7 154 1.4 1.1- 1.8 579 4.5 4.0- 5.2
No 1,556 71 4.3 2.9- 6.5 978 59.3 54.5-63.9 383 25.6 21.7-29.9 20 1.6 0.7- 3.7 104 9.2 6.4-13.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 197 11 4.0 1.4-11.4 134 68.6 56.0-79.0 42 21.9 13.4-33.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 9 5.3 1.9-13.8
Recommended Range 4,012 162 3.2 2.6- 4.0 2,681 65.4 62.6-68.0 905 24.3 21.9-26.8 57 1.3 0.9- 1.9 207 5.8 4.5- 7.5
Overweight 4,355 166 3.7 2.8- 4.9 2,913 66.5 64.0-68.8 1,027 24.1 22.1-26.4 52 1.7 1.0- 2.7 197 4.0 3.2- 5.1
Obese 3,520 101 2.9 2.1- 4.0 2,249 64.9 62.0-67.6 881 25.5 23.0-28.2 57 1.5 1.0- 2.2 232 5.2 4.3- 6.4
Current Smoker
No 10,313 329 2.6 2.1- 3.1 6,838 66.5 64.8-68.1 2,423 24.3 22.9-25.8 147 1.5 1.2- 2.0 576 5.1 4.3- 5.9
Yes 2,267 133 6.2 4.8- 8.0 1,462 60.5 56.8-64.1 542 25.8 22.7-29.2 26 1.2 0.7- 2.1 104 6.4 4.5- 8.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,499 70 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,001 67.8 62.9-72.3 306 21.7 17.7-26.2 30 2.1 1.3- 3.5 92 4.7 3.5- 6.4
No 11,008 390 3.2 2.7- 3.8 7,255 65.2 63.6-66.8 2,643 24.8 23.4-26.3 142 1.4 1.1- 1.9 578 5.4 4.6- 6.3
Binge Drinker
No 11,455 429 3.3 2.8- 3.9 7,559 65.5 63.9-67.0 2,671 24.3 23.0-25.8 161 1.6 1.2- 2.1 635 5.3 4.6- 6.1
Yes 1,056 34 3.2 1.9- 5.4 696 64.5 59.2-69.5 274 26.4 22.1-31.3 12 0.7 0.3- 1.5 40 5.1 3.0- 8.8
Heavy Drinker
No 11,970 442 3.2 2.7- 3.7 7,919 65.7 64.1-67.2 2,799 24.5 23.1-25.9 164 1.5 1.1- 1.9 646 5.2 4.5- 6.0
Yes 464 14 4.9 2.1-11.1 285 54.7 46.1-63.1 134 30.2 22.9-38.7 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6 24 8.6 3.7-18.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,440 75 5.3 3.6- 7.8 879 58.9 54.3-63.4 366 28.4 24.3-33.0 22 1.6 0.9- 2.8 98 5.8 4.2- 7.8
No 10,951 376 2.9 2.4- 3.4 7,280 66.1 64.5-67.6 2,577 24.4 23.0-25.8 147 1.4 1.0- 1.8 571 5.3 4.5- 6.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,056 49 6.4 3.9-10.2 677 55.0 49.5-60.3 249 30.0 25.0-35.6 15 1.5 0.7- 2.9 66 7.2 4.8-10.6
No 11,520 414 3.1 2.6- 3.6 7,620 66.2 64.6-67.7 2,714 24.1 22.7-25.5 157 1.4 1.1- 1.9 615 5.2 4.5- 6.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,616 54 2.8 1.9- 4.2 1,029 63.3 58.8-67.5 370 25.6 21.4-30.2 29 1.7 1.0- 2.8 134 6.6 5.1- 8.7
No 11,003 411 3.4 2.9- 4.0 7,291 65.6 64.0-67.2 2,610 24.6 23.2-26.0 145 1.4 1.1- 1.9 546 5.0 4.3- 5.8
Disability
Yes 4,424 203 4.0 3.2- 5.0 2,832 62.1 59.4-64.7 1,026 25.3 22.9-27.9 74 1.8 1.3- 2.6 289 6.7 5.4- 8.4
No 7,776 234 2.8 2.3- 3.6 5,218 66.5 64.6-68.3 1,864 24.5 22.9-26.2 96 1.4 1.0- 1.9 364 4.8 3.9- 5.8

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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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