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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Perceived Nutrition Environment

To what degree would you agree with the statement, “It is easy to purchase healthy foods
in my neighborhood such as whole grain foods, low fat options, and fruits and vegetables.”

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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly disagree
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,848 1,839 48.4 46.2-50.6 1,502 37.7 35.6-39.8 157 4.7 3.8- 5.8 237 6.2 5.3- 7.3 113 3.1 2.4- 3.9
GENDER
Male 1,503 720 47.7 44.3-51.1 605 40.2 36.9-43.6 70 5.0 3.7- 6.8 76 5.1 3.9- 6.8 32 2.0 1.2- 3.2
Female 2,345 1,119 49.0 46.1-51.8 897 35.4 32.7-38.1 87 4.4 3.3- 5.8 161 7.2 5.9- 8.8 81 4.0 3.1- 5.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,642 1,383 53.6 50.9-56.2 956 34.0 31.6-36.5 97 4.1 3.1- 5.4 147 5.8 4.7- 7.2 59 2.5 1.8- 3.4
Non-Hispanic Black 704 277 38.8 34.0-43.9 278 38.7 33.8-43.9 43 7.4 5.0-10.8 70 10.0 7.4-13.3 36 5.1 3.4- 7.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 181 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 206 54 27.0 20.3-34.9 135 65.7 57.7-72.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 516 233 46.2 41.1-51.4 185 37.0 32.2-42.1 49 8.4 6.1-11.6 30 4.8 3.3- 7.1 19 3.4 2.1- 5.5
35-44 494 229 48.5 43.3-53.7 184 36.5 31.7-41.7 22 3.8 2.4- 6.2 39 7.6 5.3-10.9 20 3.5 2.1- 5.8
45-54 654 333 49.9 44.6-55.2 217 34.2 29.3-39.4 23 3.7 2.0- 6.6 49 7.8 5.4-11.0 32 4.5 2.9- 6.9
55-64 822 414 50.8 46.4-55.1 310 37.1 33.1-41.4 27 2.3 1.4- 3.8 48 6.6 4.7- 9.2 23 3.2 1.9- 5.6
65-74 741 362 49.7 44.9-54.4 311 42.6 38.0-47.4 20 2.6 1.5- 4.8 35 4.1 2.6- 6.4 13 1.0 0.5- 1.8
75+ 588 257 45.8 39.8-51.9 279 44.0 38.3-49.8 15 3.5 1.8- 6.8 34 6.6 3.5-12.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 523 139 28.3 23.1-34.2 323 61.2 55.1-67.0 17 3.7 1.9- 7.0 33 5.4 3.2- 9.1 11 1.4 0.6- 3.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,034 428 45.0 40.8-49.2 465 39.8 35.8-44.0 41 4.8 3.2- 6.9 71 7.0 5.2- 9.4 29 3.5 2.2- 5.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,017 495 50.6 46.4-54.9 355 33.0 29.2-37.1 52 5.4 3.7- 7.9 72 6.9 5.2- 9.1 43 4.0 2.8- 5.9
College Graduate 1,269 774 61.8 58.2-65.2 359 26.8 23.8-30.1 46 4.2 2.9- 5.9 60 4.9 3.6- 6.6 30 2.4 1.5- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 463 140 30.9 25.2-37.4 233 51.8 45.3-58.2 21 4.7 2.7- 7.8 48 8.1 5.5-11.8 21 4.5 2.5- 8.0
$15,000- 24,999 688 264 37.4 32.6-42.5 319 46.2 41.2-51.3 29 3.9 2.4- 6.3 46 7.6 5.3-10.8 30 4.8 3.1- 7.4
$25,000- 34,999 383 156 41.4 34.5-48.6 161 37.9 31.7-44.5 17 5.4 3.0- 9.6 35 11.0 7.0-16.9 14 4.3 2.2- 8.3
$35,000- 49,999 450 242 50.9 44.7-57.0 142 30.5 25.0-36.6 27 8.5 5.3-13.3 26 6.6 4.1-10.3 13 3.5 1.9- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 405 250 63.5 56.9-69.6 127 29.1 23.6-35.3 *** *** *** 13 3.1 1.6- 6.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 744 481 65.6 61.0-69.9 202 26.2 22.3-30.5 19 2.9 1.8- 4.8 30 3.5 2.2- 5.5 12 1.8 0.9- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,133 471 44.1 40.1-48.2 467 38.7 34.9-42.7 49 4.1 2.8- 5.9 104 8.9 6.9-11.4 42 4.3 2.8- 6.4
No 2,694 1,360 49.6 47.0-52.3 1,027 37.5 34.9-40.0 107 4.9 3.8- 6.2 132 5.4 4.3- 6.6 68 2.7 2.0- 3.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 505 252 52.2 46.4-57.9 189 35.2 30.0-40.8 26 5.4 3.2- 9.0 31 6.4 4.2- 9.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,340 1,585 47.8 45.4-50.2 1,312 38.1 35.8-40.4 131 4.6 3.7- 5.8 206 6.2 5.2- 7.4 106 3.4 2.6- 4.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,008 866 43.7 40.7-46.8 850 40.4 37.4-43.4 79 4.4 3.3- 6.0 139 7.2 5.8- 8.8 74 4.3 3.2- 5.8
No 1,840 973 53.3 50.0-56.4 652 34.9 31.9-38.0 78 5.0 3.7- 6.6 98 5.2 4.0- 6.8 39 1.7 1.1- 2.6

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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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