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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 441 115 26.6 21.1-32.8 82 18.5 14.2-23.7 100 24.1 19.0-30.2 144 30.8 25.4-36.8
GENDER
Male 182 47 29.2 20.7-39.4 32 18.4 12.2-26.9 43 20.0 13.6-28.3 60 32.4 24.4-41.6
Female 259 68 24.0 17.8-31.6 50 18.6 13.2-25.4 57 28.1 20.7-37.0 84 29.3 22.5-37.2
RACE
White 397 103 26.4 20.7-32.9 76 19.1 14.6-24.5 96 25.7 20.2-32.1 122 28.9 23.5-35.0
Other minorities 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 118 19 17.7 10.3-28.7 30 22.1 14.6-31.9 *** *** *** 39 29.8 20.9-40.5
55-64 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 21.8 13.4-33.3 *** *** ***
65-74 102 29 17.2 10.6-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 136 39 25.3 16.6-36.7 26 21.4 13.6-32.2 22 17.6 10.1-29.0 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 105 *** *** *** 15 14.8 8.1-25.5 29 24.8 16.1-36.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 137 *** *** *** 31 25.7 17.3-36.3 31 22.6 14.8-33.0 35 23.0 15.4-32.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 17.3 10.4-27.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 160 31 16.9 10.0-27.2 35 23.5 15.6-33.8 *** *** *** 61 35.0 25.7-45.5
No 280 83 30.6 23.6-38.5 47 16.3 11.5-22.5 67 24.1 18.1-31.3 83 29.1 22.6-36.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 381 94 23.7 18.3-30.1 72 19.6 14.9-25.4 87 24.9 19.3-31.5 128 31.7 25.9-38.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 312 83 26.5 20.4-33.6 64 19.0 14.1-25.0 66 24.0 18.1-31.2 99 30.5 24.4-37.4
No 129 *** *** *** 18 16.8 9.3-28.4 34 24.5 15.9-35.7 *** *** ***

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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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