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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 8,478 5,001 57.1 55.7-58.6 3,477 42.9 41.4-44.3
GENDER
Male 3,290 1,761 52.7 50.5-54.9 1,529 47.3 45.1-49.5
Female 5,188 3,240 61.1 59.2-63.0 1,948 38.9 37.0-40.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,752 3,395 56.6 54.8-58.3 2,357 43.4 41.7-45.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,557 896 54.0 50.5-57.5 661 46.0 42.5-49.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 383 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 250 154 60.7 52.0-68.8 96 39.3 31.2-48.0
Hispanic 448 308 67.7 62.4-72.7 140 32.3 27.3-37.6
AGE
18-34 1,299 777 59.0 55.8-62.1 522 41.0 37.9-44.2
35-44 1,113 612 53.7 50.0-57.3 501 46.3 42.7-50.0
45-54 1,416 763 52.1 48.7-55.6 653 47.9 44.4-51.3
55-64 1,748 1,003 56.6 53.6-59.6 745 43.4 40.4-46.4
65-74 1,576 967 60.4 57.0-63.6 609 39.6 36.4-43.0
75+ 1,244 836 66.4 62.7-69.9 408 33.6 30.1-37.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,133 605 54.6 50.6-58.5 528 45.4 41.5-49.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,347 1,274 52.3 49.5-55.0 1,073 47.7 45.0-50.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,315 1,334 56.3 53.6-59.0 981 43.7 41.0-46.4
College Graduate 2,674 1,784 65.4 63.0-67.7 890 34.6 32.3-37.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,051 538 49.3 45.1-53.6 513 50.7 46.4-54.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,522 867 57.2 53.8-60.5 655 42.8 39.5-46.2
$25,000- 34,999 827 493 55.5 50.8-60.1 334 44.5 39.9-49.2
$35,000- 49,999 982 580 56.4 52.2-60.5 402 43.6 39.5-47.8
$50,000-74,999 904 548 59.0 54.6-63.1 356 41.0 36.9-45.4
$75,000+ 1,586 1,023 62.4 59.2-65.5 563 37.6 34.5-40.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,472 1,378 52.3 49.5-55.1 1,094 47.7 44.9-50.5
No 5,962 3,599 58.7 57.0-60.4 2,363 41.3 39.6-43.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,105 636 53.5 49.6-57.3 469 46.5 42.7-50.4
Non-Veteran 7,369 4,363 57.6 56.1-59.2 3,006 42.4 40.8-43.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,363 2,489 55.6 53.5-57.6 1,874 44.4 42.4-46.5
No 4,115 2,512 58.7 56.6-60.7 1,603 41.3 39.3-43.4

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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.

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