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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed fruit one or more times per day.
(CDC calculated variable)

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,478 5,001 57.1 55.7-58.6 3,477 42.9 41.4-44.3
-Piedmont NC 4,965 2,932 57.4 55.5-59.2 2,033 42.6 40.8-44.5
GENDER
Male 1,936 1,041 53.6 50.7-56.4 895 46.4 43.6-49.3
Female 3,029 1,891 60.7 58.2-63.1 1,138 39.3 36.9-41.8
RACE
White 3,613 2,127 56.9 54.7-59.2 1,486 43.1 40.8-45.3
African American 939 535 55.1 50.7-59.4 404 44.9 40.6-49.3
Other minorities 342 221 63.9 57.4-70.0 121 36.1 30.0-42.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 314 212 65.9 59.6-71.6 102 34.1 28.4-40.4
Non-Hispanic 4,623 2,703 56.6 54.6-58.5 1,920 43.4 41.5-45.4
AGE
18-34 793 474 59.0 54.9-63.0 319 41.0 37.0-45.1
35-54 1,538 845 53.8 50.6-57.0 693 46.2 43.0-49.4
55-64 981 568 57.8 53.7-61.7 413 42.2 38.3-46.3
65-74 878 533 59.6 55.1-63.9 345 40.4 36.1-44.9
75+ 730 489 65.5 60.6-70.0 241 34.5 30.0-39.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 645 351 55.6 50.5-60.6 294 44.4 39.4-49.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,311 714 51.6 47.9-55.3 597 48.4 44.7-52.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 760 57.3 53.6-60.9 555 42.7 39.1-46.4
College Graduate 1,690 1,105 63.6 60.5-66.6 585 36.4 33.4-39.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 546 277 49.0 43.3-54.7 269 51.0 45.3-56.7
$15,000- 24,999 858 496 59.1 54.7-63.3 362 40.9 36.7-45.3
$25,000- 34,999 459 266 54.9 48.6-61.1 193 45.1 38.9-51.4
$35,000- 49,999 570 351 58.4 52.9-63.8 219 41.6 36.2-47.1
$50,000+ 1,572 975 60.5 57.3-63.7 597 39.5 36.3-42.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,334 748 52.3 48.5-56.0 586 47.7 44.0-51.5
No 3,606 2,171 58.8 56.6-61.0 1,435 41.2 39.0-43.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 554 313 52.0 46.5-57.3 241 48.0 42.7-53.5
Non-Veteran 4,408 2,617 57.9 55.9-59.9 1,791 42.1 40.1-44.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,803 1,026 53.8 50.6-57.1 777 46.2 42.9-49.4
No 3,162 1,906 58.7 56.4-61.0 1,256 41.3 39.0-43.6

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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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