2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed fruits or vegetables or beans five or more times per day

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,665 801 17.9 16.4-19.5 3,864 82.1 80.5-83.6
GENDER
Male 2,076 340 17.0 14.9-19.2 1,736 83.0 80.8-85.1
Female 2,589 461 18.8 16.7-21.1 2,128 81.2 78.9-83.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,084 714 18.1 16.5-19.8 3,370 81.9 80.2-83.5
No 565 82 16.5 12.7-21.1 483 83.5 78.9-87.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,323 261 22.0 18.9-25.5 1,062 78.0 74.5-81.1
Overweight 1,548 269 16.4 14.0-19.1 1,279 83.6 80.9-86.0
Obese 1,403 213 16.2 13.7-19.0 1,190 83.8 81.0-86.3
Current Smoker
Yes 748 119 17.4 13.8-21.7 629 82.6 78.3-86.2
No 3,900 680 18.1 16.5-19.9 3,220 81.9 80.1-83.5
History of CVD**
Yes 525 67 11.5 8.5-15.4 458 88.5 84.6-91.5
No 4,102 731 18.7 17.1-20.4 3,371 81.3 79.6-82.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 573 94 16.2 12.9-20.3 479 83.8 79.7-87.1
No 3,896 676 18.0 16.4-19.8 3,220 82.0 80.2-83.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 241 43 17.3 12.0-24.4 198 82.7 75.6-88.0
No 4,214 723 17.8 16.2-19.5 3,491 82.2 80.5-83.8
COPD
Yes 427 50 12.8 8.9-18.0 377 87.2 82.0-91.1
No 4,214 750 18.5 16.9-20.2 3,464 81.5 79.8-83.1
Current Asthma
Yes 437 80 19.8 15.1-25.4 357 80.2 74.6-84.9
No 4,201 719 17.8 16.2-19.5 3,482 82.2 80.5-83.8
Diabetes
Yes 631 75 10.9 8.0-14.5 556 89.1 85.5-92.0
No 4,028 725 18.8 17.2-20.6 3,303 81.2 79.4-82.8
Functional Disability
Yes 1,484 205 15.0 12.5-17.9 1,279 85.0 82.1-87.5
No 3,155 593 19.2 17.4-21.1 2,562 80.8 78.9-82.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,490 203 13.8 11.4-16.6 1,287 86.2 83.4-88.6
No 3,174 598 19.5 17.7-21.5 2,576 80.5 78.5-82.3

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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.

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