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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed fruit one or more times per day.
(CDC calculated variable)

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,478 5,001 57.1 55.7-58.6 3,477 42.9 41.4-44.3
-Eastern NC 2,552 1,483 56.5 53.7-59.3 1,069 43.5 40.7-46.3
GENDER
Male 973 505 50.4 46.1-54.7 468 49.6 45.3-53.9
Female 1,579 978 62.3 58.7-65.7 601 37.7 34.3-41.3
RACE
White 1,463 862 56.7 53.3-60.0 601 43.3 40.0-46.7
African American 613 360 53.6 47.7-59.4 253 46.4 40.6-52.3
Other minorities 437 236 63.3 53.8-71.9 201 36.7 28.1-46.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,431 1,400 55.6 52.7-58.5 1,031 44.4 41.5-47.3
AGE
18-34 396 230 57.8 51.8-63.7 166 42.2 36.3-48.2
35-54 735 400 52.5 47.7-57.3 335 47.5 42.7-52.3
55-64 559 314 56.4 50.8-61.7 245 43.6 38.3-49.2
65-74 487 301 61.1 54.8-67.0 186 38.9 33.0-45.2
75+ 346 223 62.9 55.4-69.9 123 37.1 30.1-44.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 361 185 53.3 45.6-60.9 176 46.7 39.1-54.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 748 393 52.1 47.0-57.2 355 47.9 42.8-53.0
Some Post-H.S. 743 427 55.9 50.9-60.8 316 44.1 39.2-49.1
College Graduate 697 477 67.9 63.1-72.4 220 32.1 27.6-36.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 361 187 50.5 42.8-58.3 174 49.5 41.7-57.2
$15,000- 24,999 471 259 55.4 49.1-61.6 212 44.6 38.4-50.9
$25,000- 34,999 269 168 56.4 47.9-64.6 101 43.6 35.4-52.1
$35,000- 49,999 302 164 53.1 45.2-60.8 138 46.9 39.2-54.8
$50,000+ 683 438 62.2 57.2-67.0 245 37.8 33.0-42.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 798 435 50.2 45.1-55.2 363 49.8 44.8-54.9
No 1,736 1,038 58.7 55.4-62.0 698 41.3 38.0-44.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 419 242 52.9 46.6-59.1 177 47.1 40.9-53.4
Non-Veteran 2,132 1,241 57.3 54.2-60.3 891 42.7 39.7-45.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,877 1,063 56.1 52.9-59.2 814 43.9 40.8-47.1
No 675 420 58.1 52.4-63.7 255 41.9 36.3-47.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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