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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Not counting carrots, potatoes, or salad, how many servings of vegetables do you usually eat?

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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 12,555 9,065 69.1 67.5-70.6 2,978 26.3 24.8-27.8 368 3.2 2.6- 3.8 19 0.1 0.0- 0.1 125 1.4 1.0- 2.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,002 8,048 71.2 69.6-72.7 2,552 24.9 23.4-26.4 296 2.7 2.2- 3.2 13 0.1 0.0- 0.1 93 1.2 0.8- 1.8
No 1,529 1,001 59.2 54.2-64.0 419 32.7 28.0-37.7 71 5.6 3.5- 8.8 6 0.1 0.1- 0.4 32 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 203 134 72.3 59.9-82.0 63 26.3 16.8-38.7 4 1.1 0.2- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
Recommended Range 3,990 2,993 71.9 68.9-74.7 868 24.4 21.7-27.3 86 2.1 1.5- 2.9 9 0.1 0.0- 0.2 34 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Overweight 4,327 3,088 67.9 65.3-70.4 1,043 27.1 24.7-29.7 147 3.4 2.6- 4.4 5 0.1 0.0- 0.2 44 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Obese 3,493 2,464 67.8 64.6-70.8 873 27.1 24.2-30.3 115 3.7 2.8- 5.0 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2 37 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Current Smoker
No 10,259 7,537 70.1 68.3-71.8 2,368 26.3 24.6-28.0 262 2.6 2.0- 3.3 12 0.1 0.0- 0.2 80 1.0 0.7- 1.5
Yes 2,245 1,493 65.0 61.2-68.5 595 26.3 23.1-29.9 106 5.5 4.1- 7.5 7 0.1 0.0- 0.2 44 3.1 1.7- 5.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,494 1,057 66.0 59.6-71.9 379 29.4 23.5-36.1 41 3.9 2.4- 6.3 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2
No 10,939 7,925 69.5 67.8-71.1 2,566 25.9 24.3-27.5 325 3.1 2.5- 3.8 15 0.1 0.0- 0.1 108 1.5 1.0- 2.1
Binge Drinker
No 11,385 8,291 70.2 68.5-71.8 2,662 25.5 23.9-27.0 310 2.9 2.3- 3.6 14 0.1 0.0- 0.1 108 1.4 1.0- 2.1
Yes 1,051 694 63.1 57.2-68.5 283 30.5 25.1-36.4 54 4.9 3.2- 7.5 4 0.1 0.0- 0.4 16 1.4 0.7- 3.0
Heavy Drinker
No 11,905 8,610 69.3 67.6-70.9 2,830 26.3 24.8-27.9 334 3.0 2.4- 3.6 15 0.1 0.0- 0.1 116 1.4 0.9- 2.0
Yes 462 321 65.6 57.0-73.3 103 23.9 17.2-32.2 27 7.1 3.7-13.2 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0 7 3.0 1.1- 7.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,429 984 68.7 64.2-72.9 342 25.1 21.1-29.6 69 4.1 2.9- 5.8 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6 29 1.8 1.0- 3.3
No 10,885 7,910 69.1 67.3-70.8 2,574 26.5 24.9-28.2 293 3.0 2.4- 3.7 13 0.1 0.0- 0.1 95 1.4 0.9- 2.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,048 738 67.1 61.7-72.0 258 28.2 23.4-33.5 36 3.3 1.9- 5.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7 12 1.2 0.5- 2.5
No 11,452 8,293 69.4 67.7-71.0 2,706 26.0 24.4-27.6 326 3.1 2.6- 3.8 15 0.1 0.0- 0.1 112 1.4 1.0- 2.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,612 1,181 69.5 64.8-73.8 370 26.2 21.9-31.0 48 3.6 2.4- 5.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 12 0.7 0.3- 1.4
No 10,929 7,874 69.0 67.3-70.7 2,605 26.3 24.7-28.0 319 3.1 2.5- 3.8 18 0.1 0.1- 0.2 113 1.5 1.0- 2.1
Disability
Yes 4,380 3,073 67.5 64.7-70.2 1,064 25.9 23.4-28.6 176 4.9 3.9- 6.2 10 0.1 0.1- 0.3 57 1.5 1.0- 2.3
No 7,752 5,702 69.7 67.7-71.6 1,798 26.5 24.7-28.5 181 2.5 1.9- 3.4 9 0.1 0.0- 0.2 62 1.2 0.8- 1.8

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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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