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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-WHITES

In a typical week, how many days do you eat a main meal that is prepared at home?

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Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Every day Do not eat main meal at home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,479 376 5.8 5.0- 6.8 952 17.7 16.2-19.4 1,844 33.4 31.3-35.5 2,203 41.5 39.2-43.9 104 1.6 1.0- 2.3
-WHITES 4,414 293 6.2 5.1- 7.4 745 17.7 16.0-19.5 1,587 37.2 34.8-39.7 1,700 37.4 35.0-39.9 89 1.5 1.1- 2.1
GENDER
Male 1,696 133 7.2 5.4- 9.5 319 19.9 17.1-22.9 610 37.7 33.8-41.7 589 33.8 30.0-37.8 45 1.5 1.0- 2.2
Female 2,718 160 5.3 4.2- 6.6 426 15.8 13.8-17.9 977 36.8 33.9-39.8 1,111 40.7 37.7-43.8 44 1.5 0.9- 2.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 50 2 7.3 1.1-35.3 8 17.6 7.7-35.6 18 27.5 13.6-47.8 22 47.5 25.7-70.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 4,357 291 6.1 5.1- 7.4 736 17.7 16.0-19.6 1,568 37.5 35.0-39.9 1,673 37.2 34.7-39.6 89 1.5 1.1- 2.2
AGE
18-24 114 12 7.9 4.2-14.5 22 12.9 8.0-20.1 33 34.7 23.0-48.6 44 42.4 30.3-55.5 3 2.1 0.7- 6.7
25-34 343 15 5.1 2.2-11.6 79 20.8 15.8-27.0 130 37.3 30.3-45.0 113 35.1 28.2-42.7 6 1.6 0.5- 4.9
35-44 607 32 4.1 2.6- 6.4 114 19.9 15.4-25.2 281 44.2 38.8-49.7 171 30.5 25.3-36.2 9 1.4 0.5- 3.5
45-54 792 60 6.3 4.4- 9.0 157 20.3 16.7-24.4 284 36.5 32.0-41.3 285 36.5 31.9-41.4 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
55-64 1,002 85 9.0 6.7-12.0 159 16.7 13.7-20.3 358 36.0 31.9-40.4 379 36.8 32.6-41.2 21 1.5 0.9- 2.5
65+ 1,519 89 5.5 4.1- 7.3 210 14.1 11.9-16.7 483 33.3 29.9-36.8 694 44.8 41.3-48.4 43 2.3 1.5- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 451 38 6.3 3.8-10.2 75 19.0 12.7-27.3 94 17.6 12.8-23.7 230 55.9 46.4-65.0 14 1.3 0.7- 2.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,249 91 7.1 5.2- 9.6 219 17.9 14.7-21.6 374 32.3 27.6-37.3 528 40.2 35.6-45.0 37 2.5 1.5- 4.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,150 81 5.9 4.3- 8.1 188 16.3 13.4-19.8 449 40.4 35.7-45.3 416 35.9 31.3-40.7 16 1.5 0.6- 3.3
College Graduate 1,557 83 5.7 3.8- 8.4 262 18.3 15.7-21.3 667 43.5 39.7-47.3 523 31.7 28.4-35.2 22 0.8 0.5- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 410 35 10.1 6.0-16.5 47 14.7 8.9-23.2 88 22.8 16.7-30.2 228 50.3 41.2-59.3 12 2.2 1.0- 4.9
$15,000- 24,999 654 40 4.4 2.7- 7.1 102 15.6 11.3-21.2 198 34.2 27.4-41.7 298 44.5 38.0-51.3 16 1.2 0.7- 2.3
$25,000- 34,999 422 21 4.4 2.3- 8.3 66 12.0 8.6-16.4 130 33.4 25.2-42.9 194 48.2 39.3-57.2 11 2.0 0.8- 5.1
$35,000-49,999 574 39 5.5 3.6- 8.5 96 18.3 14.0-23.6 219 35.1 29.1-41.6 210 40.4 33.7-47.4 10 0.7 0.3- 1.4
$50,000- 74,999 669 44 7.4 4.0-13.1 135 19.4 15.4-24.3 277 43.3 37.3-49.5 204 27.9 23.2-33.2 9 2.0 0.7- 5.5
$75,000+ 1,093 71 5.8 4.2- 7.9 218 21.2 17.8-25.0 488 41.6 37.2-46.2 303 30.6 26.2-35.4 13 0.8 0.4- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,532 112 6.5 5.0- 8.4 227 16.2 13.2-19.8 471 33.1 28.9-37.6 675 41.3 37.1-45.6 47 3.0 1.8- 4.8
No 2,861 179 6.0 4.7- 7.6 514 18.3 16.3-20.5 1,111 38.9 36.0-41.9 1,015 35.9 32.9-38.9 42 0.9 0.6- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 661 49 6.4 4.3- 9.4 102 16.5 12.3-21.7 232 37.5 32.0-43.3 258 38.0 32.4-43.8 20 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Non-Veteran 3,750 244 6.1 5.0- 7.5 642 17.8 16.0-19.8 1,354 37.2 34.5-39.9 1,442 37.4 34.7-40.1 68 1.5 1.0- 2.2

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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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