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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 582 41 6.9 4.3-10.9 76 15.0 10.9-20.3 173 30.0 24.2-36.6 282 46.6 39.9-53.4 10 1.5 0.7- 3.2
GENDER
Male 203 12 6.6 2.8-14.8 24 11.6 6.6-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 379 29 7.2 4.4-11.5 52 18.0 12.4-25.5 108 27.6 22.0-34.0 184 45.8 38.6-53.2 *** *** ***
RACE
White 536 37 6.7 4.0-11.0 70 14.5 10.5-19.8 160 29.9 23.9-36.6 259 47.3 40.3-54.3 *** *** ***
Other minorities 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 568 40 7.3 4.6-11.5 76 15.9 11.6-21.4 170 31.2 25.2-37.9 272 44.0 37.7-50.5 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 144 *** *** *** 23 14.6 9.0-22.7 43 24.9 17.5-34.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 144 *** *** *** 14 10.5 5.9-18.0 45 30.3 22.5-39.5 73 47.1 37.8-56.6 *** *** ***
65-74 139 11 5.7 2.9-10.6 22 15.9 10.1-24.4 43 28.8 21.0-38.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 19.8 12.9-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 184 13 5.2 2.5-10.2 24 19.3 11.0-31.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 153 13 5.2 2.7- 9.9 21 18.6 10.6-30.5 *** *** *** 61 29.0 20.5-39.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 170 *** *** *** 23 12.7 7.5-20.9 56 33.1 24.9-42.5 80 45.8 36.4-55.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 122 *** *** *** 14 9.8 5.2-17.9 29 17.4 10.6-27.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 139 *** *** *** 25 22.2 14.4-32.7 51 35.8 26.8-45.9 55 34.5 25.9-44.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 207 20 10.4 5.6-18.7 20 8.3 5.0-13.7 44 18.3 12.6-25.7 119 60.5 50.1-70.1 *** *** ***
No 373 21 5.4 2.7-10.4 56 18.0 12.4-25.3 128 35.2 27.5-43.8 162 40.4 32.5-48.7 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 499 37 7.3 4.4-11.8 66 15.5 11.0-21.4 146 28.7 22.7-35.6 241 46.9 39.7-54.3 *** *** ***

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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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