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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 961 586 57.9 53.6-62.0 375 42.1 38.0-46.4
GENDER
Male 381 215 54.7 48.2-61.1 166 45.3 38.9-51.8
Female 580 371 60.8 55.1-66.2 209 39.2 33.8-44.9
RACE
White 851 514 56.2 51.7-60.7 337 43.8 39.3-48.3
Other minorities 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 110 73 64.0 53.0-73.7 *** *** ***
35-54 256 130 48.9 41.2-56.5 126 51.1 43.5-58.8
55-64 208 121 53.0 44.0-61.7 87 47.0 38.3-56.0
65-74 211 133 63.3 54.6-71.2 78 36.7 28.8-45.4
75+ 168 124 74.8 64.8-82.7 44 25.2 17.3-35.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 167 55.1 47.2-62.8 121 44.9 37.2-52.8
Some Post-H.S. 257 147 54.2 46.5-61.6 110 45.8 38.4-53.5
College Graduate 287 202 71.9 64.9-78.0 85 28.1 22.0-35.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 193 112 55.5 45.4-65.2 81 44.5 34.8-54.6
$25,000- 34,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 235 158 64.1 55.7-71.7 77 35.9 28.3-44.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 340 195 56.2 48.6-63.5 145 43.8 36.5-51.4
No 620 390 58.5 53.3-63.5 230 41.5 36.5-46.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 829 505 57.6 53.0-62.1 324 42.4 37.9-47.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 683 400 56.5 51.6-61.3 283 43.5 38.7-48.4
No 278 186 63.0 54.5-70.8 92 37.0 29.2-45.5

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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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