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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 457 54 12.5 8.8-17.4 70 13.5 10.1-17.9 71 17.7 13.4-22.9 224 50.8 44.6-57.0 38 5.6 3.6- 8.4
GENDER
Male 187 28 16.7 10.8-24.9 33 12.6 7.9-19.6 23 13.9 8.6-21.7 85 50.2 40.9-59.6 18 6.5 3.7-11.2
Female 270 26 8.5 4.7-14.9 37 14.3 9.8-20.4 48 21.2 15.2-28.8 139 51.3 43.1-59.4 *** *** ***
RACE
White 411 48 12.3 8.4-17.6 64 14.0 10.3-18.7 67 19.2 14.6-24.9 199 49.8 43.3-56.3 33 4.7 2.9- 7.4
Other minorities 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 123 *** *** *** 19 13.2 8.0-21.0 29 24.5 16.2-35.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 103 *** *** *** 18 18.2 10.4-29.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 146 *** *** *** 19 16.0 9.3-26.0 24 21.8 13.6-32.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 107 *** *** *** 16 13.2 7.7-21.7 14 16.3 9.1-27.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 142 16 11.9 6.7-20.1 25 12.5 7.3-20.7 27 22.2 14.7-32.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 100 *** *** *** 16 12.8 7.0-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 107 *** *** *** 21 12.8 7.3-21.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 162 *** *** *** 17 10.4 5.9-17.5 19 14.2 8.3-23.2 96 63.2 52.7-72.6 *** *** ***
No 294 38 14.8 10.0-21.4 52 14.3 10.1-19.9 52 19.4 14.0-26.1 128 45.5 38.0-53.2 24 6.0 3.6-10.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 393 44 11.4 7.7-16.5 60 14.0 10.3-18.9 64 18.5 13.9-24.4 197 50.9 44.2-57.5 28 5.1 3.2- 8.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 326 37 9.4 6.1-14.3 44 11.3 8.0-15.8 56 20.0 14.8-26.3 162 53.7 46.6-60.6 27 5.7 3.5- 9.1
No 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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