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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 1,859 147 7.3 5.5- 9.7 330 16.4 13.8-19.3 604 31.7 28.0-35.7 721 42.3 38.2-46.6 57 2.3 1.3- 4.0
GENDER
Male 652 50 8.9 5.6-14.0 124 16.1 12.4-20.7 202 30.5 24.9-36.8 257 42.7 36.3-49.4 19 1.7 0.7- 3.9
Female 1,207 97 6.0 4.4- 8.1 206 16.5 13.1-20.6 402 32.7 27.8-37.9 464 42.0 36.7-47.5 38 2.8 1.4- 5.8
RACE
White 1,458 108 7.2 4.9-10.4 256 17.2 14.2-20.7 503 34.2 30.0-38.8 541 38.3 33.8-43.1 50 3.0 1.7- 5.5
African American 308 33 9.0 5.8-13.6 59 17.0 11.3-24.8 77 25.4 17.9-34.7 134 48.1 38.7-57.7 *** *** ***
Other minorities 84 *** *** *** 13 6.5 3.1-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 9.2 4.2-18.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,802 147 7.6 5.7-10.1 322 16.8 14.1-19.9 593 32.7 28.9-36.8 684 40.6 36.4-44.9 56 2.2 1.2- 4.0
AGE
18-34 151 16 7.9 4.0-14.8 26 13.4 8.1-21.4 50 32.4 23.2-43.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 633 53 8.1 5.2-12.4 123 17.8 13.9-22.6 225 32.2 27.0-37.9 224 40.9 34.9-47.1 *** *** ***
55-64 405 35 7.3 4.8-10.8 79 20.5 15.3-26.9 129 32.7 26.2-39.9 145 37.0 30.6-44.0 17 2.5 1.4- 4.3
65-74 359 30 5.7 3.8- 8.6 60 16.3 11.8-22.2 118 33.1 26.5-40.5 145 43.2 35.9-50.9 *** *** ***
75+ 291 12 3.3 1.6- 6.9 37 11.9 7.2-19.0 77 23.2 16.3-31.9 142 56.3 46.5-65.6 23 5.4 3.3- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 *** *** *** 17 8.5 3.9-17.4 32 17.9 10.0-30.0 *** *** *** 15 2.9 1.6- 5.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 450 50 10.9 6.5-17.6 78 14.5 9.5-21.4 128 25.4 18.6-33.6 184 44.7 35.9-53.9 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 483 29 4.6 2.6- 7.9 108 19.3 14.3-25.5 159 35.9 28.6-43.9 174 39.2 31.5-47.4 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9
College Graduate 747 59 8.5 5.2-13.8 126 18.2 14.2-22.9 284 39.0 33.0-45.3 259 32.7 27.2-38.7 19 1.6 0.7- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 12 7.1 3.4-14.3 22 7.3 4.0-12.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 264 26 4.1 2.5- 6.8 33 9.7 5.6-16.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 171 12 10.0 4.4-21.2 31 20.6 12.3-32.4 *** *** *** 60 25.9 17.7-36.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 227 22 12.8 5.9-25.5 43 16.4 10.8-23.9 76 30.7 21.7-41.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 709 57 6.1 4.2- 8.9 153 23.5 18.4-29.5 269 38.1 32.1-44.4 217 31.1 25.3-37.6 13 1.2 0.5- 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 550 42 5.9 3.9- 8.9 81 14.2 9.4-20.8 153 29.7 22.6-38.0 246 47.7 39.9-55.6 28 2.4 1.6- 3.8
No 1,305 105 7.8 5.5-10.8 248 17.1 14.1-20.5 450 32.4 28.1-37.1 473 40.5 35.7-45.5 29 2.3 1.1- 4.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 252 22 7.1 3.8-12.8 *** *** *** 64 26.4 17.6-37.6 102 36.9 27.1-47.8 11 2.1 1.0- 4.3
Non-Veteran 1,606 125 7.3 5.3-10.0 276 14.7 12.3-17.6 540 32.5 28.4-36.8 619 43.1 38.7-47.7 46 2.3 1.2- 4.4

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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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