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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Food Preparation

How many times in a typical week do members of your household eat a main meal together that
was prepared at home?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Every day None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,795 471 12.5 11.1-14.0 623 18.1 16.4-19.9 702 18.5 16.8-20.3 1,683 44.9 42.7-47.2 316 6.0 5.2- 7.0
GENDER
Male 1,483 192 13.5 11.2-16.1 254 18.0 15.5-20.9 262 17.7 15.2-20.6 651 44.3 40.9-47.8 124 6.5 5.2- 8.1
Female 2,312 279 11.6 9.9-13.5 369 18.1 16.1-20.4 440 19.2 17.1-21.5 1,032 45.5 42.6-48.4 192 5.6 4.6- 6.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,613 279 11.7 10.0-13.6 435 18.4 16.5-20.6 564 22.1 19.9-24.4 1,128 42.7 40.1-45.4 207 5.0 4.1- 6.1
Non-Hispanic Black 687 115 16.5 13.0-20.7 139 24.2 19.9-29.0 80 10.7 8.0-14.1 271 38.3 33.4-43.5 82 10.3 7.8-13.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 177 33 7.9 3.6-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 91 *** *** *** 11 13.2 6.1-26.2 13 14.2 6.9-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 203 30 11.8 7.8-17.4 *** *** *** 17 7.0 3.9-12.2 136 70.6 63.1-77.1 13 7.1 4.1-12.1
AGE
18-34 509 76 16.2 12.7-20.4 99 18.0 14.4-22.2 78 14.6 11.0-19.1 223 45.5 40.4-50.7 33 5.7 3.9- 8.3
35-44 491 59 11.1 8.3-14.6 107 21.1 17.2-25.5 116 24.6 20.4-29.4 187 39.8 34.8-45.2 22 3.4 2.1- 5.4
45-54 646 97 12.0 9.3-15.5 123 20.8 16.8-25.6 138 20.9 17.2-25.3 242 39.9 34.7-45.3 46 6.3 4.5- 8.8
55-64 815 100 11.3 8.7-14.6 143 18.8 15.6-22.5 148 18.1 15.0-21.6 354 45.7 41.3-50.1 70 6.1 4.5- 8.3
65-74 724 79 10.3 7.7-13.8 101 16.1 12.9-19.9 137 20.1 16.5-24.3 342 46.3 41.5-51.1 65 7.2 5.2- 9.9
75+ 576 56 8.9 6.4-12.2 47 7.5 5.2-10.7 79 11.6 8.6-15.3 319 62.2 56.6-67.4 75 9.9 7.3-13.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 518 70 10.8 7.7-15.0 52 11.0 7.8-15.4 47 10.1 6.8-14.9 301 59.6 53.6-65.3 48 8.4 5.9-11.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,029 135 12.7 10.0-16.0 151 17.0 13.9-20.7 160 16.0 13.3-19.3 488 47.4 43.2-51.6 95 6.8 5.1- 9.0
Some Post-H.S. 998 127 13.7 11.0-17.0 176 19.1 16.1-22.5 172 17.5 14.4-21.1 433 44.7 40.5-49.1 90 5.0 3.7- 6.7
College Graduate 1,246 139 11.8 9.7-14.3 242 22.1 19.1-25.4 321 27.6 24.3-31.2 461 33.4 30.1-37.0 83 5.1 3.8- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 446 60 14.4 10.2-20.0 48 11.3 7.8-16.1 39 7.8 5.1-11.8 241 55.4 48.8-61.8 58 11.0 7.8-15.5
$15,000- 24,999 681 94 11.7 8.8-15.4 84 12.9 10.0-16.4 73 11.2 8.3-15.0 372 58.3 53.2-63.2 58 5.9 4.2- 8.4
$25,000- 34,999 376 60 13.5 9.8-18.3 53 17.4 12.5-23.6 64 15.8 11.4-21.6 158 45.7 38.7-52.9 41 7.6 5.0-11.4
$35,000- 49,999 440 50 13.9 9.8-19.4 76 18.2 13.8-23.5 89 18.6 14.5-23.6 198 45.5 39.4-51.7 27 3.8 2.3- 6.2
$50,000-74,999 401 48 11.2 7.7-16.0 89 24.0 18.5-30.5 100 23.4 18.5-29.3 135 36.0 29.8-42.7 29 5.4 3.4- 8.5
$75,000+ 742 84 12.3 9.3-15.9 182 24.3 20.6-28.3 213 29.2 24.8-34.0 234 31.3 27.0-36.0 29 3.0 1.8- 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,106 119 10.4 8.1-13.4 142 14.5 11.9-17.6 165 14.4 12.0-17.3 561 52.8 48.7-56.9 119 7.8 6.1-10.0
No 2,667 348 13.1 11.5-15.0 477 19.1 17.2-21.3 534 19.7 17.7-21.9 1,115 42.5 39.9-45.2 193 5.5 4.5- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 495 59 12.9 9.3-17.5 67 13.7 10.2-18.0 89 18.8 14.7-23.6 221 46.4 40.6-52.3 59 8.4 6.0-11.6
Non-Veteran 3,298 412 12.5 10.9-14.1 556 18.7 16.9-20.6 613 18.5 16.7-20.4 1,460 44.6 42.3-47.1 257 5.7 4.8- 6.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,973 253 10.7 9.1-12.6 319 18.1 15.7-20.6 342 18.8 16.5-21.3 905 46.9 43.9-50.0 154 5.5 4.4- 6.9
No 1,822 218 14.4 12.1-16.9 304 18.1 15.9-20.6 360 18.2 15.8-20.8 778 42.8 39.6-46.1 162 6.6 5.3- 8.1

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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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