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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITES 10,221 424 4.4 3.7- 5.3 3,465 36.2 34.6-37.9 3,956 38.0 36.4-39.7 2,376 21.3 20.0-22.6
GENDER
Male 3,845 200 5.7 4.5- 7.3 1,459 40.1 37.5-42.8 1,485 36.2 33.7-38.9 701 17.9 15.9-20.1
Female 6,376 224 3.3 2.7- 4.1 2,006 32.8 30.9-34.7 2,471 39.7 37.6-41.8 1,675 24.3 22.7-26.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 8 5.2 1.7-14.5 45 29.7 19.4-42.6 42 31.3 19.5-46.2 33 33.8 21.0-49.5
Non-Hispanic 10,076 413 4.4 3.7- 5.2 3,415 36.4 34.8-38.0 3,906 38.2 36.5-39.9 2,342 21.0 19.8-22.4
AGE
18-24 252 19 7.3 3.8-13.7 102 37.6 29.7-46.3 86 35.6 27.1-45.1 45 19.4 13.3-27.4
25-34 832 43 4.8 3.2- 7.1 284 36.5 31.8-41.5 316 36.2 31.6-41.1 189 22.5 18.8-26.7
35-44 1,434 72 4.9 3.6- 6.7 528 38.3 34.7-42.1 522 37.0 33.4-40.8 312 19.8 17.1-22.8
45-54 1,948 87 4.4 3.1- 6.3 707 36.6 33.6-39.8 710 37.7 34.6-40.9 444 21.3 18.9-23.8
55-64 2,193 80 3.4 2.5- 4.7 761 37.8 34.8-40.9 847 37.9 35.0-40.8 505 20.9 18.7-23.3
65+ 3,483 122 3.1 2.4- 4.0 1,064 31.8 29.6-34.2 1,445 42.3 39.9-44.7 852 22.8 20.9-24.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,112 110 10.5 6.7-16.1 511 47.9 41.7-54.2 356 32.3 26.7-38.5 135 9.2 7.0-12.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,964 166 6.0 4.8- 7.6 1,181 40.6 37.5-43.8 1,064 35.1 32.1-38.2 553 18.3 15.8-21.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,643 88 3.8 2.7- 5.4 886 36.9 33.7-40.1 1,064 39.3 35.8-42.8 605 20.0 17.6-22.8
College Graduate 3,492 60 1.9 1.3- 2.8 882 29.0 26.6-31.5 1,469 41.0 38.6-43.4 1,081 28.1 26.0-30.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 903 78 8.9 6.4-12.2 369 43.8 37.9-49.9 294 31.4 26.1-37.2 162 15.9 11.5-21.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,461 71 3.9 2.8- 5.4 556 39.8 35.5-44.3 539 37.7 33.0-42.6 295 18.6 15.5-22.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,031 40 4.3 2.7- 6.7 379 39.7 34.0-45.7 386 37.2 31.6-43.1 226 18.8 15.4-22.8
$35,000-49,999 1,384 52 3.3 2.2- 4.9 446 35.8 31.8-40.0 571 40.9 36.6-45.4 315 20.0 16.9-23.4
$50,000- 74,999 1,495 47 3.2 2.1- 4.8 493 34.7 31.0-38.7 565 36.3 32.7-40.1 390 25.7 22.3-29.5
$75,000+ 2,425 37 2.0 1.2- 3.2 676 32.0 29.0-35.1 1,053 41.7 38.6-44.9 659 24.3 21.9-26.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,531 197 6.1 4.9- 7.7 1,262 37.1 34.3-40.0 1,338 38.3 35.2-41.4 734 18.5 16.6-20.6
No 6,365 201 3.1 2.5- 3.8 2,079 36.1 34.1-38.2 2,516 38.6 36.6-40.6 1,569 22.2 20.6-23.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,379 49 2.6 1.7- 3.9 505 40.5 36.5-44.7 571 39.2 35.4-43.0 254 17.7 14.9-20.9
Non-Veteran 7,985 349 4.8 4.0- 5.8 2,650 35.5 33.6-37.4 3,069 37.8 35.9-39.8 1,917 21.9 20.4-23.4

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

^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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