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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Food Preparation--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,250 394 12.4 10.8-14.1 550 19.0 17.2-21.0 632 19.9 18.0-22.0 1,401 43.0 40.6-45.5 273 5.6 4.8- 6.6
No 542 77 13.1 9.8-17.1 72 14.1 10.6-18.4 69 12.1 9.1-15.8 281 53.0 47.6-58.4 43 7.8 5.4-11.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,134 132 12.9 10.4-16.0 179 17.1 14.4-20.3 215 18.4 15.5-21.6 524 45.8 41.9-49.9 84 5.7 4.3- 7.7
Overweight 1,239 140 12.1 9.7-15.0 214 17.3 14.6-20.3 250 20.5 17.4-24.0 529 43.7 39.8-47.8 106 6.3 4.9- 8.2
Obese 1,141 168 12.5 10.2-15.3 190 20.4 17.2-24.0 194 16.8 14.1-19.9 498 45.0 41.0-48.9 91 5.3 3.9- 7.2
Current Smoker
No 3,113 391 12.3 10.8-14.0 521 18.4 16.6-20.4 595 19.3 17.3-21.3 1,364 44.3 41.9-46.8 242 5.7 4.8- 6.8
Yes 665 79 13.3 10.0-17.6 97 16.5 13.1-20.5 105 15.7 12.5-19.6 313 47.4 42.3-52.6 71 7.1 5.2- 9.6
History of CVD**
Yes 515 52 8.3 5.9-11.6 54 11.4 8.3-15.6 63 11.9 8.7-16.1 284 59.0 53.0-64.6 62 9.4 6.8-13.0
No 3,241 415 13.0 11.5-14.7 565 18.9 17.1-20.9 634 19.2 17.4-21.2 1,378 43.2 40.8-45.5 249 5.7 4.8- 6.7
Binge Drinker
No 3,372 408 12.0 10.5-13.6 533 16.8 15.1-18.7 628 18.9 17.1-20.9 1,526 46.8 44.4-49.2 277 5.5 4.6- 6.4
Yes 321 48 15.9 11.4-21.8 77 27.8 22.1-34.3 63 16.5 12.3-21.8 107 31.4 25.5-38.0 26 8.4 5.4-13.0
Heavy Drinker
No 3,535 435 12.3 10.9-13.9 587 18.0 16.3-19.8 654 18.5 16.8-20.4 1,574 45.7 43.4-48.0 285 5.5 4.7- 6.4
Yes 150 23 17.4 10.8-26.9 22 19.7 12.6-29.6 33 20.0 12.9-29.7 55 31.6 22.9-41.9 *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 370 36 7.9 4.9-12.5 42 13.4 8.9-19.7 45 14.5 10.2-20.2 204 55.5 48.3-62.5 43 8.6 5.8-12.7
No 3,405 434 12.9 11.4-14.6 580 18.5 16.8-20.4 653 18.8 17.0-20.7 1,465 43.9 41.6-46.2 273 5.8 4.9- 6.9
Current Asthma
Yes 336 41 10.8 7.1-16.0 39 13.9 9.6-19.7 52 17.6 12.5-24.1 171 50.5 43.2-57.7 33 7.3 4.4-11.9
No 3,441 429 12.7 11.2-14.4 581 18.5 16.8-20.4 650 18.7 16.9-20.6 1,503 44.2 41.9-46.6 278 5.9 5.0- 6.9
Diabetes
Yes 586 66 8.6 6.3-11.8 85 15.8 12.2-20.2 84 12.6 9.5-16.6 304 57.1 51.5-62.6 47 5.8 3.9- 8.4
No 3,205 403 13.0 11.4-14.7 538 18.4 16.6-20.3 618 19.3 17.4-21.2 1,377 43.3 40.9-45.7 269 6.1 5.1- 7.1
Disability
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

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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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