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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
North Carolina 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
-Western NC 822 290 32.2 26.8-38.1 307 38.6 33.1-44.5 99 14.3 9.9-20.1 76 10.5 6.9-15.5 50 4.5 3.0- 6.5
GENDER
Male 288 87 28.9 20.2-39.4 103 34.3 26.0-43.8 40 16.9 9.6-28.0 42 15.8 9.3-25.5 16 4.1 2.2- 7.5
Female 534 203 35.5 29.8-41.7 204 43.0 36.5-49.7 59 11.6 8.0-16.5 34 5.1 3.4- 7.6 34 4.8 3.0- 7.5
RACE
White 756 267 32.5 26.8-38.8 284 37.8 32.1-43.8 91 14.9 10.2-21.3 70 10.7 6.9-16.2 44 4.2 2.8- 6.1
Other minorities 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 804 286 33.5 28.0-39.5 300 38.6 33.1-44.5 97 13.1 9.2-18.3 74 10.5 6.9-15.8 47 4.2 2.9- 6.1
AGE
18-34 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 219 61 24.6 18.0-32.7 88 44.4 35.5-53.7 33 15.5 8.4-27.0 24 9.7 6.0-15.2 13 5.8 2.9-11.1
55-64 209 77 35.4 28.3-43.3 78 41.4 33.3-50.0 25 9.8 6.1-15.3 18 8.3 4.9-13.8 11 5.1 2.5-10.0
65-74 180 74 44.4 35.1-54.1 61 31.4 24.0-40.0 17 8.7 5.3-14.0 16 9.4 5.4-15.9 12 6.1 3.1-11.7
75+ 150 61 40.1 31.1-49.8 51 35.2 26.0-45.7 11 8.2 3.7-17.0 14 8.7 4.9-15.0 13 7.8 4.3-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 8.2 4.1-15.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 256 *** *** *** 105 36.3 27.2-46.5 34 14.8 8.7-23.9 32 16.5 8.9-28.6 26 4.8 2.9- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 199 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 9.4 4.5-18.8 11 7.6 2.3-22.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 261 106 31.0 24.0-39.0 97 41.9 32.8-51.5 *** *** *** 20 6.5 3.8-10.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 9.5 4.4-19.2
$15,000- 24,999 161 57 27.3 18.2-38.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 6.1 2.9-12.2 12 5.9 2.7-12.5
$25,000- 34,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 17.0 9.8-27.9 14 10.9 5.8-19.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 216 82 33.9 25.9-42.8 85 42.3 33.0-52.2 *** *** *** 17 6.3 3.6-10.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 304 94 28.2 19.4-39.1 113 38.5 29.0-49.0 33 14.0 7.0-26.2 35 9.6 6.3-14.5 29 9.6 5.8-15.4
No 514 195 34.1 27.5-41.4 191 38.5 31.8-45.7 66 14.4 9.4-21.6 41 10.9 6.2-18.5 21 2.0 1.2- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 39 27.4 18.7-38.3 *** *** *** 17 14.6 8.1-24.9 13 7.3 3.8-13.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 703 251 32.8 26.8-39.3 264 37.9 31.9-44.2 82 14.2 9.5-20.8 63 10.8 6.9-16.5 43 4.3 2.8- 6.5

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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).

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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