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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Food Preparation

How often in the past 12 months did you buy fruits or vegetables locally grown such as from a farmerís market,
CSA, roadside stand, or pick-your-own produce farm?

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Total
Respond.^
At least once a week At least once a month A few times per year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,744 703 18.3 16.6-20.1 674 17.9 16.3-19.6 963 24.8 23.0-26.7 1,404 39.1 36.9-41.3
-Piedmont NC 2,202 394 18.0 15.7-20.6 401 17.9 15.7-20.2 592 24.8 22.4-27.3 815 39.4 36.4-42.4
GENDER
Male 865 136 15.7 12.7-19.3 156 16.7 13.7-20.3 230 25.0 21.4-29.0 343 42.6 38.0-47.2
Female 1,337 258 20.0 16.7-23.9 245 18.9 16.0-22.2 362 24.6 21.4-27.9 472 36.5 32.7-40.5
RACE
White 1,626 304 17.7 15.2-20.5 303 19.1 16.5-21.9 494 28.6 25.7-31.8 525 34.6 31.1-38.3
African American 421 55 12.6 8.7-18.0 75 15.4 11.4-20.6 79 18.8 14.2-24.4 212 53.1 46.7-59.5
Other minorities 137 *** *** *** 21 15.8 9.3-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 149 31 20.4 14.2-28.5 22 17.8 11.5-26.5 *** *** *** 84 56.2 46.9-65.1
Non-Hispanic 2,044 363 17.8 15.4-20.6 378 18.0 15.7-20.4 578 26.7 24.1-29.4 725 37.5 34.4-40.8
AGE
18-34 317 45 14.6 10.4-20.0 67 20.7 16.0-26.3 58 16.6 12.4-21.8 147 48.2 41.5-55.0
35-54 699 122 18.7 14.5-23.8 117 14.9 11.9-18.5 204 27.8 23.7-32.4 256 38.5 33.8-43.4
55-64 438 82 22.5 17.8-28.1 85 18.9 14.7-23.9 151 33.7 28.2-39.6 120 24.9 20.2-30.3
65-74 395 73 17.1 12.9-22.4 66 19.1 13.6-26.1 111 27.2 21.5-33.8 145 36.6 30.1-43.7
75+ 333 71 23.6 17.3-31.2 60 16.3 12.0-21.8 64 24.0 17.9-31.4 138 36.2 29.7-43.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 299 50 15.9 11.0-22.4 45 12.4 8.6-17.7 51 17.7 12.4-24.6 153 53.9 46.1-61.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 554 102 21.0 15.4-27.9 100 17.1 13.1-21.9 118 23.2 18.6-28.5 234 38.8 33.2-44.7
Some Post-H.S. 570 96 14.4 11.0-18.6 104 19.9 15.7-24.9 152 22.4 18.2-27.2 218 43.3 37.3-49.5
College Graduate 777 146 20.7 16.9-25.2 152 19.6 15.9-23.9 270 32.7 28.4-37.4 209 27.0 22.8-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 229 37 12.5 7.9-19.0 45 19.4 13.3-27.4 38 16.4 10.5-24.7 109 51.8 42.5-60.9
$15,000- 24,999 379 61 17.8 12.8-24.2 75 22.2 17.0-28.3 62 12.9 9.1-18.0 181 47.1 40.4-54.0
$25,000- 34,999 211 40 18.8 12.7-27.1 27 13.2 8.4-20.2 53 27.4 19.7-36.7 91 40.5 31.9-49.7
$35,000- 49,999 246 48 17.2 11.9-24.0 49 21.3 14.7-29.9 71 25.7 19.4-33.0 78 35.8 27.9-44.7
$50,000+ 714 139 21.1 16.5-26.4 133 16.8 13.4-20.8 267 33.8 29.2-38.8 175 28.3 23.4-33.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 590 95 17.0 13.2-21.7 102 16.5 12.8-21.0 150 26.9 22.2-32.2 243 39.6 34.2-45.2
No 1,601 298 18.4 15.6-21.6 299 18.4 15.9-21.2 438 24.0 21.3-26.9 566 39.2 35.7-42.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 253 32 10.5 6.7-16.0 50 19.2 13.6-26.5 84 35.9 28.2-44.5 87 34.4 26.7-42.9
Non-Veteran 1,947 362 18.8 16.3-21.7 350 17.7 15.5-20.3 507 23.5 21.0-26.1 728 40.0 36.8-43.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 820 134 16.2 12.9-20.0 145 18.3 14.9-22.2 236 27.2 23.3-31.5 305 38.4 33.6-43.3
No 1,382 260 18.8 15.8-22.1 256 17.7 15.1-20.7 356 23.8 20.9-26.9 510 39.8 36.1-43.6

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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