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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-WHITES

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITES 10,040 4,238 37.6 36.0-39.1 4,316 45.5 43.8-47.2 1,094 12.8 11.6-14.1 96 1.1 0.7- 1.6 296 3.1 2.5- 3.7
GENDER
Male 3,782 1,329 30.5 28.2-33.0 1,741 47.8 45.0-50.5 522 16.1 13.9-18.4 54 1.8 1.1- 3.0 136 3.8 2.9- 4.9
Female 6,258 2,909 43.9 41.9-45.9 2,575 43.4 41.3-45.5 572 9.9 8.7-11.2 42 0.4 0.3- 0.6 160 2.4 1.9- 3.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 125 55 45.2 31.5-59.8 51 40.9 27.7-55.5 11 9.2 4.0-19.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 6 4.3 1.4-12.1
Non-Hispanic 9,899 4,178 37.4 35.8-39.0 4,260 45.6 43.9-47.3 1,078 12.8 11.6-14.2 94 1.1 0.7- 1.7 289 3.0 2.5- 3.7
AGE
18-24 249 67 25.8 18.9-34.1 138 55.7 46.6-64.4 37 15.2 9.6-23.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.4 1.5- 7.4
25-34 824 299 34.0 29.6-38.7 413 49.6 44.6-54.6 88 11.4 8.4-15.3 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 18 3.5 2.0- 6.2
35-44 1,422 524 36.7 33.1-40.4 674 46.6 42.9-50.4 174 12.6 10.1-15.5 10 1.4 0.4- 5.3 40 2.7 1.8- 4.0
45-54 1,925 712 35.8 32.8-38.9 860 43.6 40.5-46.8 264 16.2 13.6-19.1 25 1.5 0.9- 2.7 64 2.9 2.1- 4.0
55-64 2,172 895 38.9 36.1-41.8 901 42.3 39.3-45.3 280 14.2 12.1-16.6 29 1.1 0.7- 1.8 67 3.5 2.4- 5.1
65+ 3,370 1,704 48.2 45.7-50.6 1,293 40.1 37.7-42.5 249 8.3 6.9-10.0 26 0.7 0.4- 1.2 98 2.7 2.0- 3.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,050 356 27.6 22.9-32.8 458 45.3 38.9-51.9 165 21.0 15.7-27.6 16 1.2 0.6- 2.2 55 4.9 3.1- 7.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,895 1,042 31.4 28.6-34.4 1,317 46.0 42.8-49.3 372 16.2 13.7-19.1 46 2.1 1.0- 4.0 118 4.3 3.2- 5.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,612 1,092 36.1 32.9-39.3 1,135 46.6 43.2-50.1 291 13.2 11.1-15.8 24 1.1 0.6- 2.0 70 3.0 2.0- 4.3
College Graduate 3,474 1,745 46.3 43.8-48.7 1,403 44.1 41.6-46.6 264 7.6 6.4- 9.0 10 0.3 0.1- 1.0 52 1.7 1.1- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 873 322 30.5 24.9-36.6 356 42.6 36.6-48.7 120 18.4 13.7-24.4 15 1.4 0.7- 2.9 60 7.1 5.0-10.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,426 559 35.7 31.4-40.1 623 44.4 39.8-49.1 181 14.0 11.1-17.5 21 2.6 0.8- 8.0 42 3.4 2.1- 5.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,008 416 34.6 29.8-39.7 433 44.5 38.7-50.5 112 16.0 10.9-22.8 9 1.2 0.4- 3.3 38 3.7 2.3- 5.8
$35,000-49,999 1,373 560 34.7 30.8-38.8 612 49.9 45.5-54.3 148 12.2 9.7-15.3 17 1.0 0.5- 1.8 36 2.2 1.3- 3.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,489 621 40.1 36.3-44.1 654 44.3 40.4-48.3 177 12.7 10.2-15.6 12 1.1 0.4- 2.6 25 1.8 1.0- 3.2
$75,000+ 2,416 1,130 41.7 38.7-44.7 1,037 45.8 42.6-49.0 199 9.4 7.6-11.6 7 0.4 0.2- 1.0 43 2.7 1.7- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,444 1,402 35.3 32.6-38.0 1,431 44.4 41.3-47.5 434 14.9 12.9-17.2 44 1.2 0.7- 1.8 133 4.3 3.3- 5.6
No 6,295 2,717 38.6 36.7-40.6 2,746 45.9 43.9-48.0 629 11.8 10.4-13.4 48 1.1 0.6- 1.9 155 2.6 2.0- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,353 527 36.1 32.3-40.0 581 41.8 37.9-45.8 187 16.6 13.6-20.2 16 1.6 0.7- 3.5 42 4.0 2.5- 6.4
Non-Veteran 7,843 3,322 37.3 35.5-39.1 3,397 46.7 44.7-48.7 815 12.0 10.7-13.5 76 1.1 0.7- 1.8 233 2.9 2.3- 3.5

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^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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