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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 6,085 3,597 56.7 55.2-58.3 2,488 43.3 41.7-44.8
-Eastern 1,972 1,128 53.8 51.0-56.6 844 46.2 43.4-49.0
GENDER
Male 833 446 50.1 46.0-54.3 387 49.9 45.7-54.0
Female 1,139 682 57.4 53.7-61.0 457 42.6 39.0-46.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,228 696 52.3 48.8-55.8 532 47.7 44.2-51.2
Non-Hispanic Black 499 288 54.6 49.0-60.1 211 45.4 39.9-51.0
Other 216 129 59.7 51.7-67.3 87 40.3 32.7-48.3
AGE
18-34 350 186 50.3 44.3-56.3 164 49.7 43.7-55.7
35-44 269 141 53.0 46.0-59.9 128 47.0 40.1-54.0
45-54 334 201 57.7 51.3-63.7 133 42.3 36.3-48.7
55-64 450 262 56.3 50.8-61.7 188 43.7 38.3-49.2
65-74 331 192 54.5 48.0-60.9 139 45.5 39.1-52.0
75+ 217 133 55.4 47.1-63.4 84 44.6 36.6-52.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 104 49.6 41.3-57.9 105 50.4 42.1-58.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 612 323 49.9 45.0-54.7 289 50.1 45.3-55.0
Some Post-H.S. 609 354 54.6 49.8-59.3 255 45.4 40.7-50.2
College Graduate 539 346 62.7 57.8-67.4 193 37.3 32.6-42.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 195 97 48.6 39.7-57.5 98 51.4 42.5-60.3
$15,000- 24,999 355 195 52.4 45.8-59.0 160 47.6 41.0-54.2
$25,000- 34,999 174 96 57.6 48.4-66.3 78 42.4 33.7-51.6
$35,000- 49,999 224 122 48.6 40.6-56.7 102 51.4 43.3-59.4
$50,000- 74,999 260 143 50.9 43.3-58.5 117 49.1 41.5-56.7
$75,000+ 381 247 61.0 55.0-66.7 134 39.0 33.3-45.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 607 331 51.8 46.9-56.7 276 48.2 43.3-53.1
No 1,357 792 54.6 51.3-57.9 565 45.4 42.1-48.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 340 202 56.4 50.0-62.6 138 43.6 37.4-50.0
Non-Veteran 1,628 925 53.4 50.3-56.4 703 46.6 43.6-49.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 151 92 59.7 50.2-68.5 59 40.3 31.5-49.8
Regional City or Suburban 273 158 54.0 46.8-60.9 115 46.0 39.1-53.2
Rural 1,548 878 53.2 50.1-56.4 670 46.8 43.6-49.9

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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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