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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables-WHITES

How often do you eat potatoes not including french fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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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 12,634 466 3.3 2.8- 3.9 8,330 65.3 63.7-66.7 2,981 24.6 23.3-26.0 174 1.5 1.1- 1.9 683 5.3 4.6- 6.2
-WHITES 10,057 376 3.5 3.0- 4.2 6,848 69.0 67.5-70.5 2,239 22.2 21.0-23.6 116 1.2 0.9- 1.6 478 4.0 3.4- 4.6
GENDER
Male 3,782 156 3.9 3.0- 5.1 2,680 71.3 68.9-73.6 767 20.7 18.7-22.7 34 1.0 0.6- 1.7 145 3.1 2.3- 4.0
Female 6,275 220 3.2 2.6- 3.9 4,168 67.0 65.1-68.9 1,472 23.7 22.0-25.4 82 1.4 1.0- 1.9 333 4.8 4.0- 5.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 7 8.7 3.3-21.4 83 59.8 45.2-72.8 28 21.7 13.1-33.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 8 8.9 2.5-27.2
Non-Hispanic 9,912 368 3.4 2.9- 4.1 6,751 69.2 67.7-70.7 2,210 22.3 21.0-23.6 114 1.2 0.9- 1.6 469 3.9 3.3- 4.5
AGE
18-24 247 10 3.0 1.5- 6.0 166 73.1 65.7-79.4 57 18.6 13.4-25.2 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 12 4.4 2.2- 8.4
25-34 823 27 4.3 2.5- 7.3 536 67.1 62.5-71.4 218 24.9 21.1-29.1 14 1.4 0.8- 2.6 28 2.3 1.4- 3.7
35-44 1,426 39 2.5 1.4- 4.3 934 65.6 61.8-69.1 374 26.3 23.2-29.7 14 1.1 0.5- 2.5 65 4.6 3.0- 6.9
45-54 1,931 62 3.5 2.5- 5.1 1,279 68.2 65.2-71.1 477 23.3 20.7-26.0 24 1.2 0.7- 2.1 89 3.8 2.7- 5.2
55-64 2,168 75 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,471 69.6 66.8-72.3 480 20.8 18.4-23.3 27 1.6 1.0- 2.8 115 4.7 3.7- 6.0
65+ 3,386 163 4.5 3.7- 5.6 2,402 71.9 69.6-74.0 618 18.5 16.6-20.5 35 1.1 0.7- 1.7 168 4.0 3.3- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,078 87 9.4 6.4-13.5 721 65.7 59.7-71.2 194 18.8 14.7-23.8 12 1.2 0.5- 2.8 64 4.9 3.0- 8.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,897 127 4.2 3.2- 5.5 2,043 71.0 68.1-73.8 574 19.8 17.5-22.3 30 1.1 0.6- 2.0 123 3.8 2.7- 5.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,606 92 3.1 2.1- 4.6 1,809 71.4 68.4-74.2 560 20.5 18.1-23.1 24 1.1 0.6- 2.0 121 4.0 3.0- 5.3
College Graduate 3,466 70 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,267 66.6 64.3-68.9 909 26.5 24.4-28.7 50 1.4 1.0- 2.1 170 3.8 3.1- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 885 54 6.7 3.9-11.5 549 59.1 52.8-65.1 196 25.4 20.3-31.3 17 1.4 0.8- 2.5 69 7.4 4.3-12.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,433 90 5.6 4.0- 7.9 1,002 70.6 66.2-74.6 267 19.7 16.1-23.9 14 1.0 0.4- 2.3 60 3.1 2.1- 4.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,015 37 4.2 2.7- 6.5 714 72.3 67.5-76.7 209 19.5 15.9-23.6 14 1.3 0.7- 2.4 41 2.7 1.4- 5.4
$35,000-49,999 1,371 41 3.3 2.0- 5.3 977 75.1 71.7-78.2 290 18.0 15.4-20.9 12 0.5 0.2- 0.9 51 3.2 2.2- 4.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,485 48 3.5 2.0- 6.0 1,001 68.8 65.0-72.3 353 22.9 19.9-26.2 14 1.2 0.6- 2.5 69 3.6 2.6- 4.9
$75,000+ 2,411 36 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,618 68.5 65.7-71.2 624 24.8 22.4-27.4 29 1.2 0.8- 1.9 104 4.1 3.1- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,457 174 5.0 3.9- 6.4 2,278 65.8 62.9-68.5 757 22.3 20.0-24.8 46 1.4 0.9- 2.3 202 5.5 4.3- 7.0
No 6,301 181 2.7 2.1- 3.5 4,371 70.4 68.6-72.2 1,423 22.4 20.9-24.1 68 1.2 0.9- 1.7 258 3.2 2.7- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,356 62 4.2 2.9- 6.0 970 72.0 68.2-75.5 262 20.0 16.9-23.5 10 0.4 0.2- 0.8 52 3.4 2.2- 5.4
Non-Veteran 7,860 290 3.4 2.8- 4.2 5,306 68.7 67.0-70.4 1,791 22.6 21.2-24.2 92 1.2 0.9- 1.6 381 4.0 3.4- 4.8

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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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