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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-WHITES

When you eat out at a sit-down restaurant, how often do you choose foods that are low in fat, sugar or calories?

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Respond.^
Always Most of the time Sometimes Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,274 759 11.5 10.3-12.9 1,901 32.1 30.1-34.2 1,849 39.3 37.0-41.7 765 17.1 15.2-19.0
-WHITES 4,274 586 10.8 9.5-12.2 1,598 34.2 31.9-36.5 1,516 40.2 37.7-42.8 574 14.8 13.2-16.7
GENDER
Male 1,639 188 8.9 7.1-11.0 517 28.9 25.6-32.4 618 42.7 38.5-46.9 316 19.5 16.8-22.7
Female 2,635 398 12.4 10.7-14.4 1,081 38.8 35.9-41.8 898 38.1 35.1-41.2 258 10.7 8.8-12.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 50 4 3.3 1.0-10.2 22 35.9 19.0-57.1 17 48.0 26.2-70.7 7 12.8 4.8-29.8
Non-Hispanic 4,219 581 10.9 9.6-12.4 1,575 34.1 31.9-36.5 1,496 40.1 37.5-42.7 567 14.9 13.2-16.7
AGE
18-24 111 4 5.5 1.8-15.9 27 19.8 12.0-30.9 56 57.8 45.1-69.5 24 16.9 10.3-26.4
25-34 341 16 2.9 1.7- 5.1 107 30.3 24.0-37.5 164 50.3 42.7-57.8 54 16.5 11.7-22.8
35-44 598 45 6.5 4.4- 9.5 219 36.4 31.1-42.1 254 41.1 35.7-46.6 80 16.0 12.1-20.8
45-54 775 97 13.2 10.0-17.2 271 33.7 29.5-38.3 309 41.9 37.1-46.8 98 11.2 8.7-14.3
55-64 972 144 12.8 10.4-15.8 388 40.5 36.1-45.0 327 32.8 28.9-37.1 113 13.8 10.6-17.9
65+ 1,440 278 20.3 17.4-23.6 569 37.7 34.3-41.3 393 26.2 23.1-29.6 200 15.8 13.1-18.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 404 72 13.7 8.7-21.0 122 21.8 15.8-29.2 109 37.6 27.1-49.4 101 26.8 19.2-36.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,202 162 10.5 8.4-13.2 376 30.3 25.9-35.0 458 40.6 35.9-45.5 206 18.6 15.4-22.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 153 10.1 7.8-12.9 417 34.3 30.0-38.9 400 40.8 35.9-45.9 150 14.9 11.9-18.4
College Graduate 1,541 198 10.8 8.8-13.1 680 39.8 36.3-43.4 547 40.1 36.3-44.1 116 9.3 7.1-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 363 74 16.2 11.2-22.7 110 25.2 18.0-34.1 106 35.0 26.4-44.6 73 23.7 16.7-32.5
$15,000- 24,999 621 97 14.5 10.8-19.0 198 29.2 22.9-36.4 221 37.3 30.7-44.4 105 19.0 13.9-25.5
$25,000- 34,999 413 60 8.9 6.3-12.6 145 30.5 23.4-38.6 137 42.7 33.5-52.5 71 17.9 12.6-24.8
$35,000-49,999 567 76 11.7 8.4-16.0 218 34.2 28.3-40.6 206 38.4 32.0-45.3 67 15.7 10.9-22.1
$50,000- 74,999 659 59 5.8 4.1- 8.1 259 38.0 32.5-43.9 250 38.4 32.6-44.6 91 17.8 13.6-22.8
$75,000+ 1,083 126 10.9 8.3-14.2 467 38.2 34.1-42.6 407 42.5 37.8-47.4 83 8.3 6.2-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,449 243 13.3 11.0-15.8 519 31.8 28.0-35.9 462 35.4 31.0-40.1 225 19.5 15.9-23.6
No 2,807 341 9.7 8.2-11.5 1,072 35.1 32.4-37.9 1,049 42.2 39.1-45.3 345 13.0 11.2-15.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 637 85 10.4 7.8-13.8 211 31.4 26.2-37.1 223 38.1 32.4-44.2 118 20.0 15.5-25.5
Non-Veteran 3,635 501 10.8 9.4-12.4 1,387 34.6 32.2-37.2 1,291 40.5 37.7-43.4 456 14.0 12.3-16.0

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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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