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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Nutrition

On how many days per week do you usually eat a main meal that is prepared at home?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Every day None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,356 280 8.3 6.7-10.2 570 16.4 14.4-18.7 1,041 30.7 27.9-33.6 1,371 42.1 39.0-45.2 94 2.6 1.7- 3.8
-Eastern NC 915 92 10.9 7.4-15.8 164 17.3 13.1-22.4 264 28.7 23.4-34.7 368 39.4 33.7-45.4 27 3.7 1.9- 6.9
GENDER
Male 320 45 15.5 9.4-24.6 65 18.8 12.2-27.9 92 29.5 21.3-39.4 108 34.0 25.5-43.7 *** *** ***
Female 595 47 6.1 4.0- 9.4 99 15.7 11.5-21.0 172 27.9 21.9-34.8 260 45.0 38.2-51.9 17 5.4 2.3-11.7
RACE
White 646 61 11.0 7.1-16.7 111 17.0 12.2-23.2 212 29.7 24.2-35.9 239 37.6 31.1-44.6 23 4.7 2.3- 9.4
African American 179 19 8.3 4.3-15.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 86 *** *** *** 14 7.6 3.5-15.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 883 87 10.2 7.1-14.5 163 18.6 14.2-24.1 257 29.5 24.1-35.5 349 37.7 32.1-43.6 27 4.0 2.1- 7.5
AGE
18-34 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 278 23 7.0 4.0-11.9 59 18.6 12.7-26.3 96 34.7 25.5-45.3 95 35.9 26.8-46.1 *** *** ***
55-64 200 23 12.1 6.5-21.2 43 21.2 13.7-31.1 46 20.8 13.5-30.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 172 20 6.6 3.7-11.6 30 12.9 7.9-20.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 155 13 7.5 2.9-17.8 14 5.8 2.6-12.3 38 21.5 13.0-33.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 *** *** *** 20 14.9 7.5-27.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 266 23 7.9 4.3-14.0 *** *** *** 65 22.9 14.4-34.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 254 26 12.0 6.0-22.5 43 15.4 9.8-23.5 *** *** *** 103 33.6 24.3-44.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 280 29 11.4 5.9-20.6 46 14.2 9.5-20.6 114 46.1 36.8-55.7 86 27.0 19.8-35.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 *** *** *** 14 8.5 4.1-16.8 18 10.9 5.6-20.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 150 12 8.5 3.9-17.8 27 16.8 9.4-28.0 32 17.5 9.9-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 296 36 10.7 6.4-17.2 61 16.5 11.0-24.0 *** *** *** 77 26.6 18.1-37.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 302 30 12.8 7.3-21.5 49 14.6 9.9-21.0 63 18.6 12.7-26.5 150 50.8 41.8-59.7 *** *** ***
No 605 62 10.3 6.2-16.5 115 18.4 13.0-25.3 199 32.6 25.8-40.3 213 34.9 28.1-42.4 16 3.8 1.7- 8.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 15 7.4 3.2-16.2 25 12.1 6.7-20.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 758 77 11.7 7.7-17.5 139 18.4 13.6-24.4 211 25.1 19.9-31.1 311 41.1 34.8-47.7 20 3.7 1.8- 7.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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