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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 872 114 15.3 12.1-19.2 141 18.0 14.9-21.6 175 19.6 16.0-23.9 370 40.6 36.3-45.1 72 6.5 4.7- 8.8
Female 1,349 168 12.7 10.3-15.5 219 18.5 15.6-21.6 274 18.9 16.1-22.0 578 44.3 40.3-48.4 110 5.7 4.3- 7.4
RACE
White 1,649 194 13.7 11.3-16.6 266 18.9 16.4-21.8 387 23.5 20.5-26.8 679 38.7 35.3-42.2 123 5.1 3.9- 6.7
African American 419 67 16.6 12.1-22.3 86 22.9 17.9-28.7 50 10.3 6.9-14.9 165 39.4 33.3-45.9 51 10.8 7.6-15.2
Other minorities 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 74.4 64.3-82.4 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 148 19 9.2 5.5-15.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 102 72.6 64.1-79.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,065 261 14.3 12.2-16.8 353 19.6 17.3-22.2 437 20.5 18.0-23.2 842 39.6 36.5-42.8 172 6.0 4.8- 7.5
AGE
18-34 323 50 18.0 13.3-23.9 66 19.2 14.9-24.5 52 16.2 11.2-22.7 132 40.5 34.2-47.3 23 6.1 3.8- 9.4
35-54 701 104 13.0 10.1-16.5 140 20.4 16.8-24.6 166 22.6 18.9-26.8 248 38.9 34.0-44.1 43 5.1 3.5- 7.4
55-64 447 48 11.8 8.2-16.8 77 19.2 14.9-24.5 93 19.8 15.7-24.7 193 43.9 38.2-49.8 36 5.2 3.4- 7.8
65-74 397 43 11.3 7.5-16.7 46 11.4 7.9-16.0 83 19.5 14.5-25.8 191 50.1 43.1-57.1 34 7.7 4.5-12.8
75+ 331 34 9.3 6.1-13.8 28 10.5 6.9-15.6 53 14.6 10.4-20.0 174 56.3 49.1-63.2 42 9.4 6.2-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 300 38 11.2 7.1-17.3 23 8.2 4.9-13.4 26 10.3 5.8-17.6 181 60.9 52.9-68.3 32 9.4 6.0-14.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 563 85 17.8 13.3-23.4 80 16.1 12.2-20.9 94 15.7 12.2-19.9 256 44.6 38.5-50.9 48 5.7 3.8- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 572 69 14.3 10.6-18.9 106 20.3 16.2-25.2 108 18.6 14.1-24.3 237 41.2 35.6-47.2 52 5.5 3.6- 8.3
College Graduate 784 90 11.5 8.8-14.9 150 23.7 19.8-28.1 220 28.1 23.9-32.7 274 31.7 27.3-36.4 50 5.0 3.4- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 224 34 19.8 12.8-29.2 27 10.6 6.6-16.7 24 7.8 4.4-13.3 109 50.5 41.2-59.7 30 11.4 6.8-18.6
$15,000- 24,999 384 50 11.0 7.2-16.5 41 13.0 9.2-18.1 35 9.5 6.0-14.7 222 59.8 52.9-66.3 36 6.6 4.1-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 209 35 15.2 10.1-22.3 30 18.9 12.5-27.6 39 13.0 8.7-19.0 83 45.0 36.0-54.3 22 7.8 4.4-13.5
$35,000- 49,999 246 29 16.4 10.5-24.8 36 17.1 11.6-24.3 57 18.7 13.5-25.3 108 43.0 34.8-51.6 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 731 87 12.9 9.7-16.9 171 24.3 20.2-28.9 216 27.8 23.2-32.9 224 31.7 26.8-37.2 33 3.3 2.0- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 592 68 13.7 9.8-18.6 74 14.7 11.2-19.1 98 15.9 12.5-19.9 285 47.4 41.9-53.0 67 8.3 5.8-11.9
No 1,617 213 14.1 11.8-16.8 283 19.0 16.5-21.8 349 20.2 17.4-23.2 659 41.3 37.8-44.8 113 5.4 4.2- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 255 33 15.1 9.8-22.6 30 12.8 8.2-19.3 56 23.7 17.2-31.7 106 39.7 32.0-48.0 30 8.6 4.9-14.7
Non-Veteran 1,964 249 13.8 11.7-16.3 330 18.9 16.6-21.4 393 18.8 16.3-21.5 840 42.7 39.6-46.0 152 5.8 4.6- 7.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 828 110 12.0 9.3-15.2 127 19.3 15.5-23.6 158 20.6 16.7-25.2 369 43.3 38.6-48.1 64 4.9 3.5- 6.8
No 1,393 172 14.8 12.2-17.8 233 17.8 15.3-20.7 291 18.6 15.9-21.8 579 42.3 38.5-46.1 118 6.5 5.1- 8.4

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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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