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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed vegetables 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 8,464 6,460 76.3 75.1-77.6 2,004 23.7 22.4-24.9
-Western NC 957 751 76.2 72.3-79.8 206 23.8 20.2-27.7
GENDER
Male 383 290 71.9 65.4-77.6 93 28.1 22.4-34.6
Female 574 461 80.3 75.6-84.4 113 19.7 15.6-24.4
RACE
White 848 669 76.6 72.4-80.3 179 23.4 19.7-27.6
Other minorities 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 110 88 76.0 64.7-84.5 22 24.0 15.5-35.3
35-54 255 204 78.0 70.6-83.9 51 22.0 16.1-29.4
55-64 206 160 76.1 67.7-82.9 46 23.9 17.1-32.3
65-74 210 168 74.6 66.0-81.6 42 25.4 18.4-34.0
75+ 168 127 75.3 65.0-83.3 41 24.7 16.7-35.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 128 85 70.2 59.3-79.1 43 29.8 20.9-40.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 286 205 70.2 62.2-77.1 81 29.8 22.9-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 254 205 77.1 69.6-83.2 49 22.9 16.8-30.4
College Graduate 287 255 89.6 84.6-93.1 32 10.4 6.9-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 193 143 70.6 60.8-78.7 50 29.4 21.3-39.2
$25,000- 34,999 98 82 82.5 71.1-90.0 16 17.5 10.0-28.9
$35,000- 49,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 234 205 84.4 76.2-90.1 29 15.6 9.9-23.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 340 263 78.3 71.9-83.5 77 21.7 16.5-28.1
No 616 487 75.3 70.2-79.7 129 24.7 20.3-29.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 132 98 72.4 61.3-81.3 34 27.6 18.7-38.7
Non-Veteran 825 653 76.8 72.5-80.6 172 23.2 19.4-27.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 680 517 73.9 69.2-78.1 163 26.1 21.9-30.8
No 277 234 85.2 78.2-90.2 43 14.8 9.8-21.8

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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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