2017 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 4,493 2,884 62.6 60.7-64.5 1,609 37.4 35.5-39.3
GENDER
Male 1,993 1,220 60.3 57.5-63.1 773 39.7 36.9-42.5
Female 2,500 1,664 64.6 62.1-67.1 836 35.4 32.9-37.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,937 2,552 62.9 60.9-64.8 1,385 37.1 35.2-39.1
No 541 319 60.3 54.7-65.5 222 39.7 34.5-45.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,283 853 64.6 61.1-68.0 430 35.4 32.0-38.9
Overweight 1,493 977 63.6 60.3-66.8 516 36.4 33.2-39.7
Obese 1,354 817 58.5 55.0-62.0 537 41.5 38.0-45.0
Current Smoker
Yes 709 397 56.5 51.5-61.3 312 43.5 38.7-48.5
No 3,768 2,478 63.9 61.8-65.9 1,290 36.1 34.1-38.2
History of CVD**
Yes 488 326 63.3 57.2-69.1 162 36.7 30.9-42.8
No 3,969 2,537 62.5 60.5-64.5 1,432 37.5 35.5-39.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 562 330 56.4 51.3-61.4 232 43.6 38.6-48.7
No 3,745 2,434 63.5 61.4-65.6 1,311 36.5 34.4-38.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 236 144 58.0 49.6-65.9 92 42.0 34.1-50.4
No 4,056 2,612 62.7 60.7-64.7 1,444 37.3 35.3-39.3
COPD
Yes 401 242 59.9 53.4-66.1 159 40.1 33.9-46.6
No 4,069 2,629 63.0 61.0-64.9 1,440 37.0 35.1-39.0
Current Asthma
Yes 426 287 64.9 58.4-71.0 139 35.1 29.0-41.6
No 4,043 2,585 62.5 60.5-64.4 1,458 37.5 35.6-39.5
Diabetes
Yes 600 375 60.4 55.1-65.4 225 39.6 34.6-44.9
No 3,887 2,504 62.8 60.8-64.8 1,383 37.2 35.2-39.2
Functional Disability
Yes 1,397 855 59.7 56.2-63.2 542 40.3 36.8-43.8
No 3,072 2,014 63.7 61.4-65.9 1,058 36.3 34.1-38.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,422 912 61.8 58.2-65.2 510 38.2 34.8-41.8
No 3,070 1,970 62.8 60.6-65.0 1,100 37.2 35.0-39.4

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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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