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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed vegetables 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 8,464 6,460 76.3 75.1-77.6 2,004 23.7 22.4-24.9
-Eastern NC 2,552 1,848 72.7 70.1-75.2 704 27.3 24.8-29.9
GENDER
Male 974 674 69.3 65.2-73.2 300 30.7 26.8-34.8
Female 1,578 1,174 75.9 72.6-78.9 404 24.1 21.1-27.4
RACE
White 1,465 1,157 78.4 75.5-81.0 308 21.6 19.0-24.5
African American 613 382 59.7 53.8-65.4 231 40.3 34.6-46.2
Other minorities 435 281 74.1 64.4-82.0 154 25.9 18.0-35.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,432 1,752 72.5 69.8-75.0 680 27.5 25.0-30.2
AGE
18-34 395 275 68.9 63.0-74.2 120 31.1 25.8-37.0
35-54 735 548 75.0 70.6-79.0 187 25.0 21.0-29.4
55-64 558 405 75.2 70.1-79.7 153 24.8 20.3-29.9
65-74 485 343 74.5 68.7-79.6 142 25.5 20.4-31.3
75+ 350 255 69.7 62.3-76.3 95 30.3 23.7-37.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 210 60.4 52.6-67.8 152 39.6 32.2-47.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 747 488 67.6 62.7-72.1 259 32.4 27.9-37.3
Some Post-H.S. 745 571 77.2 72.7-81.1 174 22.8 18.9-27.3
College Graduate 695 577 83.4 79.3-86.8 118 16.6 13.2-20.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 358 231 62.5 54.2-70.2 127 37.5 29.8-45.8
$15,000- 24,999 470 330 72.5 66.5-77.8 140 27.5 22.2-33.5
$25,000- 34,999 272 183 68.9 60.5-76.2 89 31.1 23.8-39.5
$35,000- 49,999 302 232 74.7 67.3-80.9 70 25.3 19.1-32.7
$50,000+ 680 557 82.3 78.2-85.7 123 17.7 14.3-21.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 796 531 66.3 61.1-71.1 265 33.7 28.9-38.9
No 1,738 1,304 74.8 71.8-77.6 434 25.2 22.4-28.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 418 300 68.8 62.7-74.4 118 31.2 25.6-37.3
Non-Veteran 2,133 1,548 73.6 70.7-76.3 585 26.4 23.7-29.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,877 1,321 71.7 68.7-74.5 556 28.3 25.5-31.3
No 675 527 76.9 71.7-81.4 148 23.1 18.6-28.3

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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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