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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 8,464 6,460 76.3 75.1-77.6 2,004 23.7 22.4-24.9
GENDER
Male 3,290 2,407 73.0 70.9-74.9 883 27.0 25.1-29.1
Female 5,174 4,053 79.4 77.8-81.0 1,121 20.6 19.0-22.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,742 4,566 79.3 77.8-80.7 1,176 20.7 19.3-22.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,559 1,036 64.7 61.3-68.0 523 35.3 32.0-38.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 383 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 246 191 77.2 69.0-83.7 55 22.8 16.3-31.0
Hispanic 447 371 81.8 76.8-85.8 76 18.2 14.2-23.2
AGE
18-34 1,297 960 73.5 70.5-76.3 337 26.5 23.7-29.5
35-44 1,112 897 80.8 77.7-83.5 215 19.2 16.5-22.3
45-54 1,413 1,093 76.2 73.0-79.1 320 23.8 20.9-27.0
55-64 1,745 1,348 77.7 75.0-80.1 397 22.3 19.9-25.0
65-74 1,571 1,182 76.9 74.1-79.5 389 23.1 20.5-25.9
75+ 1,244 922 74.3 70.8-77.4 322 25.7 22.6-29.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,135 724 68.1 64.3-71.6 411 31.9 28.4-35.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,340 1,609 69.1 66.4-71.6 731 30.9 28.4-33.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,311 1,835 79.9 77.6-82.1 476 20.1 17.9-22.4
College Graduate 2,669 2,285 85.1 83.2-86.9 384 14.9 13.1-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,048 699 66.1 61.8-70.1 349 33.9 29.9-38.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,516 1,094 74.7 71.7-77.5 422 25.3 22.5-28.3
$25,000- 34,999 829 637 77.9 73.8-81.6 192 22.1 18.4-26.2
$35,000- 49,999 980 776 77.4 73.7-80.8 204 22.6 19.2-26.3
$50,000-74,999 900 757 82.3 78.7-85.5 143 17.7 14.5-21.3
$75,000+ 1,580 1,348 84.3 81.7-86.5 232 15.7 13.5-18.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,462 1,790 73.4 70.9-75.8 672 26.6 24.2-29.1
No 5,958 4,637 77.2 75.7-78.6 1,321 22.8 21.4-24.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,102 818 73.5 70.0-76.8 284 26.5 23.2-30.0
Non-Veteran 7,358 5,639 76.7 75.3-78.1 1,719 23.3 21.9-24.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,357 3,221 74.5 72.7-76.3 1,136 25.5 23.7-27.3
No 4,107 3,239 78.2 76.4-79.9 868 21.8 20.1-23.6

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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.

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