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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed vegetables on 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 5,959 4,781 78.4 77.1-79.7 1,178 21.6 20.3-22.9
-Eastern 1,916 1,469 74.7 72.2-77.1 447 25.3 22.9-27.8
GENDER
Male 814 594 71.4 67.4-75.1 220 28.6 24.9-32.6
Female 1,102 875 77.9 74.6-80.8 227 22.1 19.2-25.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,208 970 78.5 75.4-81.2 238 21.5 18.8-24.6
Non-Hispanic Black 473 317 64.8 59.0-70.1 156 35.2 29.9-41.0
Other 209 162 75.1 67.3-81.6 47 24.9 18.4-32.7
AGE
18-34 334 250 74.5 68.8-79.5 84 25.5 20.5-31.2
35-44 264 213 79.4 73.1-84.5 51 20.6 15.5-26.9
45-54 331 259 75.1 69.0-80.3 72 24.9 19.7-31.0
55-64 445 346 75.7 70.5-80.2 99 24.3 19.8-29.5
65-74 321 240 73.2 67.0-78.6 81 26.8 21.4-33.0
75+ 202 144 63.4 54.4-71.5 58 36.6 28.5-45.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 124 62.9 54.5-70.5 77 37.1 29.5-45.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 594 421 71.0 66.3-75.2 173 29.0 24.8-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 581 462 77.8 73.3-81.8 119 22.2 18.2-26.7
College Graduate 537 460 84.5 80.5-87.8 77 15.5 12.2-19.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 185 121 67.9 59.1-75.6 64 32.1 24.4-40.9
$15,000- 24,999 343 243 67.9 61.3-73.9 100 32.1 26.1-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 173 119 70.1 61.4-77.6 54 29.9 22.4-38.6
$35,000- 49,999 217 166 73.4 65.0-80.4 51 26.6 19.6-35.0
$50,000- 74,999 255 221 84.6 78.3-89.3 34 15.4 10.7-21.7
$75,000+ 376 322 84.3 79.4-88.2 54 15.7 11.8-20.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 587 432 70.8 66.0-75.1 155 29.2 24.9-34.0
No 1,321 1,032 76.6 73.5-79.3 289 23.4 20.7-26.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 327 251 77.1 71.4-81.9 76 22.9 18.1-28.6
Non-Veteran 1,585 1,214 74.2 71.3-76.8 371 25.8 23.2-28.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 144 122 85.2 77.0-90.8 22 14.8 9.2-23.0
Regional City or Suburban 266 198 74.1 67.5-79.6 68 25.9 20.4-32.5
Rural 1,506 1,149 73.8 70.9-76.6 357 26.2 23.4-29.1

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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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