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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,175 107 10.6 7.7-14.5 213 16.3 13.1-20.1 359 30.5 26.1-35.3 463 40.7 35.9-45.7 33 1.8 1.0- 3.2
Female 2,181 173 6.2 4.9- 7.7 357 16.5 14.0-19.4 682 30.8 27.3-34.5 908 43.3 39.4-47.2 61 3.3 1.9- 5.4
RACE
White 2,640 206 8.1 6.3-10.4 437 16.7 14.4-19.3 875 32.3 29.3-35.6 1,039 39.6 36.3-43.1 83 3.2 2.1- 4.9
African American 502 55 9.1 6.4-12.8 98 17.9 12.8-24.4 112 28.0 21.0-36.4 229 44.3 36.8-52.1 *** *** ***
Native American 85 11 4.1 1.8- 9.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 113 *** *** *** 15 5.7 2.9-10.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,253 274 8.3 6.7-10.2 561 17.2 15.0-19.6 1,020 31.6 28.7-34.7 1,305 40.3 37.2-43.4 93 2.6 1.8- 3.9
AGE
18-34 285 28 10.0 6.1-16.1 50 15.9 10.9-22.5 93 31.5 24.4-39.6 106 38.9 31.3-47.1 *** *** ***
35-44 427 24 4.9 2.8- 8.4 76 15.9 11.4-21.8 163 33.2 26.9-40.3 161 45.4 38.2-52.9 *** *** ***
45-54 628 62 10.9 7.3-15.9 129 19.2 15.4-23.7 201 30.7 25.2-36.8 223 36.0 30.3-42.1 13 3.2 1.4- 7.1
55-64 749 68 9.2 6.7-12.5 136 19.1 15.2-23.6 220 29.1 24.5-34.1 300 40.3 35.2-45.8 25 2.3 1.4- 3.7
65-74 670 61 6.0 4.4- 8.0 112 15.3 12.1-19.2 212 32.6 27.4-38.3 271 44.6 39.0-50.4 14 1.5 0.8- 2.8
75+ 563 35 5.4 3.3- 8.9 61 10.0 6.8-14.4 141 22.1 17.2-28.0 295 58.4 51.3-65.1 31 4.1 2.6- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 358 28 8.5 4.5-15.7 45 10.1 6.4-15.7 46 12.6 7.8-19.7 218 66.5 58.1-73.9 21 2.3 1.3- 3.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 900 86 9.1 6.3-13.0 157 17.8 13.2-23.5 250 25.8 20.8-31.5 384 43.4 37.2-49.8 23 4.0 1.9- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 890 68 6.8 4.4-10.3 172 18.1 14.4-22.5 289 36.2 30.5-42.3 338 36.4 30.8-42.4 23 2.5 1.1- 5.3
College Graduate 1,197 97 9.1 6.2-13.0 195 16.7 13.7-20.2 454 40.0 35.3-44.8 425 32.8 28.5-37.3 26 1.5 0.8- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 366 30 10.4 5.4-19.3 40 6.8 4.4-10.4 65 16.7 10.4-25.6 215 63.6 54.0-72.1 16 2.5 1.3- 4.9
$15,000- 24,999 536 51 6.9 4.5-10.6 74 11.5 8.1-16.0 133 24.5 17.9-32.6 264 55.7 47.6-63.5 14 1.4 0.6- 3.0
$25,000- 34,999 328 22 8.1 4.3-14.7 59 19.6 13.5-27.5 110 35.2 27.0-44.2 127 32.4 25.4-40.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 408 34 8.6 4.4-16.1 71 18.3 13.2-24.8 143 33.3 26.3-41.2 154 37.6 30.3-45.5 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 418 40 7.3 4.8-11.2 87 21.1 15.4-28.2 144 39.1 30.5-48.3 137 28.5 21.3-37.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 726 61 7.5 5.1-10.8 152 21.8 16.9-27.6 292 39.1 33.1-45.3 212 31.2 25.5-37.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,059 92 8.7 6.3-11.8 150 13.4 10.2-17.4 260 24.7 20.1-29.9 515 50.6 45.2-56.0 42 2.7 1.7- 4.1
No 2,283 188 8.1 6.2-10.6 419 17.5 15.0-20.4 777 32.8 29.4-36.4 848 39.0 35.3-42.8 51 2.5 1.5- 4.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 492 41 6.8 4.2-10.8 88 20.1 14.2-27.7 144 34.9 27.0-43.7 200 35.7 28.6-43.6 19 2.5 1.3- 4.7
Non-Veteran 2,863 239 8.5 6.7-10.7 481 15.8 13.7-18.2 897 30.0 27.0-33.2 1,171 43.1 39.8-46.5 75 2.6 1.7- 4.1

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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).

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