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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Nutrition

When you eat out, how likely are you to choose foods or beverages labeled as healthy?
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  Total
Respond.^
Very likely Somewhat likely Somewhat unlikely Very unlikely Do not eat out
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,491 1,610 30.2 27.8-32.6 1,746 39.4 36.8-42.0 468 13.2 11.3-15.4 368 10.7 8.9-12.7 299 6.5 5.3- 8.0
GENDER
Male 1,568 463 25.6 22.1-29.5 618 38.0 34.0-42.3 208 14.3 11.4-17.8 176 14.8 11.6-18.7 103 7.2 5.2- 9.8
Female 2,923 1,147 34.1 31.1-37.2 1,128 40.5 37.2-43.9 260 12.3 9.8-15.3 192 7.1 5.6- 9.0 196 6.0 4.6- 7.7
RACE
White 3,530 1,266 28.9 26.4-31.5 1,404 41.7 38.8-44.8 379 14.4 12.1-17.0 281 9.9 8.0-12.1 200 5.2 4.0- 6.7
African American 669 233 34.0 28.0-40.5 246 36.1 29.9-42.8 65 10.2 6.9-14.8 57 12.3 8.3-17.9 68 7.5 5.2-10.6
Native American 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 154 *** *** *** 39 18.5 11.5-28.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 *** *** *** 30 15.2 8.8-25.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 58 *** *** *** 11 13.5 6.3-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,353 1,560 29.9 27.6-32.4 1,713 40.6 37.9-43.3 455 13.4 11.4-15.7 353 10.7 8.9-12.7 272 5.4 4.4- 6.7
AGE
18-34 400 101 24.9 19.5-31.3 187 40.3 34.0-47.0 57 16.9 12.2-22.8 41 13.5 9.2-19.3 14 4.4 2.3- 8.4
35-44 584 170 26.4 21.2-32.2 258 41.5 35.7-47.6 80 16.9 12.2-22.9 46 9.1 6.0-13.4 30 6.2 3.7-10.0
45-54 859 294 30.1 25.8-34.7 343 42.5 37.2-48.0 95 10.8 7.8-14.8 82 11.9 8.6-16.4 45 4.6 3.1- 6.8
55-64 1,010 385 36.0 31.8-40.3 398 38.9 34.5-43.6 93 8.6 6.5-11.4 72 8.0 5.8-10.9 62 8.5 5.5-12.8
65-74 878 320 33.1 28.9-37.7 339 37.0 32.6-41.6 86 10.5 7.9-13.7 68 10.3 7.2-14.4 65 9.2 6.3-13.1
75+ 706 312 43.1 36.8-49.6 204 26.7 21.6-32.7 53 9.0 5.7-13.9 55 6.9 4.9- 9.7 82 14.3 9.9-20.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 471 153 25.8 20.4-32.2 134 28.4 22.3-35.4 38 10.2 6.0-16.8 64 15.6 10.4-22.7 82 20.0 14.7-26.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,240 382 27.5 23.0-32.5 490 38.8 33.9-44.1 147 15.3 11.4-20.2 114 11.9 8.6-16.4 107 6.5 4.3- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,156 431 30.1 25.7-34.8 440 42.9 37.7-48.2 123 12.5 9.3-16.6 97 10.5 7.6-14.4 65 4.1 2.6- 6.3
College Graduate 1,610 639 35.1 31.3-39.1 677 42.5 38.6-46.4 160 13.8 10.6-17.9 92 6.8 4.8- 9.7 42 1.7 1.2- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 468 159 31.0 23.7-39.5 141 27.2 20.8-34.8 43 9.2 5.7-14.7 49 14.3 8.6-22.8 76 18.2 12.6-25.5
$15,000- 24,999 703 251 26.2 20.9-32.3 251 38.4 31.8-45.4 76 17.5 11.7-25.2 53 8.3 5.0-13.5 72 9.7 6.4-14.4
$25,000- 34,999 449 144 31.8 24.5-40.1 174 39.5 32.1-47.3 53 13.0 9.0-18.5 42 10.6 6.6-16.5 36 5.2 3.3- 8.0
$35,000- 49,999 573 213 31.3 25.3-38.1 222 40.5 33.6-47.9 66 11.5 8.0-16.3 51 13.0 8.8-18.7 21 3.7 1.9- 6.9
$50,000-74,999 557 179 26.8 20.8-33.8 234 39.9 32.7-47.5 78 18.0 12.6-25.1 47 11.9 7.3-18.8 19 3.5 1.4- 8.5
$75,000+ 994 385 33.3 28.6-38.3 442 45.0 39.7-50.4 96 12.9 9.1-18.1 63 8.1 5.4-12.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,423 482 29.6 25.6-33.9 497 33.7 29.7-38.0 155 14.3 10.8-18.8 136 11.5 8.5-15.3 153 10.9 8.4-14.0
No 3,050 1,122 30.4 27.6-33.3 1,242 41.3 38.1-44.6 312 12.9 10.6-15.5 231 10.4 8.4-12.9 143 5.0 3.7- 6.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 649 220 32.6 26.4-39.6 234 32.5 26.8-38.7 83 11.2 8.3-14.8 63 13.7 9.0-20.4 49 10.0 6.2-15.8
Non-Veteran 3,841 1,390 29.8 27.3-32.5 1,511 40.3 37.5-43.3 385 13.5 11.4-16.0 305 10.3 8.4-12.4 250 6.0 4.8- 7.5

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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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