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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 6,357 865 13.0 12.0-14.0 5,492 87.0 86.0-88.0
-Eastern 2,074 252 11.4 9.8-13.2 1,822 88.6 86.8-90.2
GENDER
Male 877 93 10.6 8.4-13.3 784 89.4 86.7-91.6
Female 1,197 159 12.2 10.1-14.6 1,038 87.8 85.4-89.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,290 151 11.3 9.4-13.6 1,139 88.7 86.4-90.6
Non-Hispanic Black 524 57 9.4 6.9-12.7 467 90.6 87.3-93.1
Other 228 42 16.4 11.4-23.0 186 83.6 77.0-88.6
AGE
18-34 372 51 11.9 8.8-15.8 321 88.1 84.2-91.2
35-44 277 39 14.6 10.2-20.6 238 85.4 79.4-89.8
45-54 348 57 16.0 12.0-20.9 291 84.0 79.1-88.0
55-64 466 45 8.3 6.0-11.3 421 91.7 88.7-94.0
65-74 349 38 8.6 6.0-12.2 311 91.4 87.8-94.0
75+ 240 20 5.6 3.4- 9.2 220 94.4 90.8-96.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 652 70 9.4 7.1-12.3 582 90.6 87.7-92.9
Some Post-H.S. 629 76 12.0 9.3-15.3 553 88.0 84.7-90.7
College Graduate 556 91 16.7 13.3-20.8 465 83.3 79.2-86.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 21 7.5 4.2-12.9 187 92.5 87.1-95.8
$15,000- 24,999 376 34 9.6 6.6-13.9 342 90.4 86.1-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 178 21 10.1 6.1-16.2 157 89.9 83.8-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 232 28 12.5 8.1-18.9 204 87.5 81.1-91.9
$50,000- 74,999 268 35 12.5 8.3-18.4 233 87.5 81.6-91.7
$75,000+ 389 69 16.1 12.4-20.7 320 83.9 79.3-87.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 642 70 9.2 7.0-12.2 572 90.8 87.8-93.0
No 1,424 180 12.2 10.3-14.4 1,244 87.8 85.6-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 349 43 13.2 9.4-18.2 306 86.8 81.8-90.6
Non-Veteran 1,721 209 11.1 9.4-13.0 1,512 88.9 87.0-90.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 154 19 10.4 6.3-16.6 135 89.6 83.4-93.7
Regional City or Suburban 286 35 11.8 8.1-17.1 251 88.2 82.9-91.9
Rural 1,634 198 11.4 9.6-13.4 1,436 88.6 86.6-90.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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