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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 165 *** *** *** 28 18.4 11.9-27.2 31 20.4 13.4-29.7 72 45.2 35.8-55.0 *** *** ***
Durham 153 19 13.2 7.2-22.9 22 11.4 6.5-19.2 44 26.7 18.6-36.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 157 19 17.6 9.7-29.9 22 14.6 8.7-23.6 34 19.9 13.1-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 140 *** *** *** 20 18.7 10.6-30.7 32 18.0 11.6-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 162 *** *** *** 34 18.9 12.7-27.2 31 18.7 11.6-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 187 32 19.1 13.0-27.2 24 13.5 8.6-20.5 31 19.3 12.3-29.0 75 38.8 29.5-49.0 25 9.3 5.7-14.7
New Hanover 133 *** *** *** 17 12.8 7.0-22.3 23 19.7 11.4-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 212 25 10.1 6.4-15.5 49 24.1 18.1-31.3 41 17.8 12.7-24.2 89 43.7 36.0-51.7 *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,117 135 10.2 8.0-12.8 193 19.3 16.0-23.0 182 17.4 14.5-20.8 511 46.8 42.6-51.1 96 6.3 4.7- 8.5
Piedmont 2,221 282 13.9 11.9-16.2 360 18.3 16.1-20.6 449 19.2 16.9-21.8 948 42.6 39.6-45.6 182 6.0 4.9- 7.4
Western NC 457 54 12.5 8.8-17.4 70 13.5 10.1-17.9 71 17.7 13.4-22.9 224 50.8 44.6-57.0 38 5.6 3.6- 8.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 336 41 14.3 9.5-21.0 52 14.5 10.1-20.2 44 12.0 8.3-16.9 173 53.9 46.4-61.2 26 5.3 3.1- 8.9
Northwest 690 85 12.7 9.7-16.6 110 16.5 13.3-20.2 138 20.8 17.0-25.2 306 44.4 39.5-49.5 51 5.6 3.9- 7.9
Charlotte 635 89 17.2 13.0-22.4 89 16.0 12.2-20.7 126 19.8 15.0-25.8 268 39.6 33.6-45.9 63 7.4 5.2-10.4
Greensboro 474 52 12.1 8.2-17.4 73 15.9 12.2-20.4 99 19.1 14.8-24.2 203 47.1 41.0-53.4 47 5.8 4.0- 8.5
Southern Regional 539 73 8.6 6.0-12.1 91 19.3 14.5-25.4 91 19.2 14.7-24.8 239 46.6 40.1-53.3 45 6.2 4.1- 9.4
Southeast 232 25 14.1 9.0-21.4 32 12.8 8.3-19.2 37 14.6 9.1-22.7 112 48.7 39.8-57.7 26 9.8 5.6-16.6
Wake 503 63 11.2 8.3-15.0 105 23.3 18.9-28.5 105 19.4 15.5-24.1 202 41.2 35.8-46.9 28 4.8 2.8- 8.0
Area L & Eastern 386 43 10.0 6.8-14.5 71 20.4 15.4-26.6 62 17.2 13.0-22.6 180 46.7 40.2-53.3 30 5.6 3.4- 9.1

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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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