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2015 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 6,357 865 13.0 12.0-14.0 5,492 87.0 86.0-88.0
GENDER
Male 2,709 304 11.0 9.7-12.5 2,405 89.0 87.5-90.3
Female 3,648 561 14.8 13.4-16.3 3,087 85.2 83.7-86.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,301 552 12.0 10.9-13.2 3,749 88.0 86.8-89.1
Non-Hispanic Black 1,210 160 12.9 10.7-15.4 1,050 87.1 84.6-89.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 90 *** *** *** 85 91.9 78.3-97.3
Non-Hispanic Other 207 43 18.7 13.1-26.0 164 81.3 74.0-86.9
Hispanic 468 91 20.1 16.0-24.9 377 79.9 75.1-84.0
AGE
18-34 1,171 160 13.1 11.0-15.4 1,011 86.9 84.6-89.0
35-44 891 136 14.6 12.1-17.6 755 85.4 82.4-87.9
45-54 1,115 169 14.5 12.3-17.0 946 85.5 83.0-87.7
55-64 1,284 172 12.6 10.6-15.0 1,112 87.4 85.0-89.4
65-74 1,102 132 10.4 8.4-12.7 970 89.6 87.3-91.6
75+ 718 83 10.8 8.4-13.8 635 89.2 86.2-91.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 673 56 9.5 7.0-12.8 617 90.5 87.2-93.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,740 192 11.1 9.5-13.1 1,548 88.9 86.9-90.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,763 225 12.8 11.1-14.8 1,538 87.2 85.2-88.9
College Graduate 2,154 386 17.2 15.4-19.1 1,768 82.8 80.9-84.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 582 63 11.0 8.1-14.8 519 89.0 85.2-91.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,057 118 11.0 9.0-13.5 939 89.0 86.5-91.0
$25,000- 34,999 565 76 12.9 9.9-16.5 489 87.1 83.5-90.1
$35,000- 49,999 715 88 11.8 9.2-15.1 627 88.2 84.9-90.8
$50,000-74,999 796 112 13.9 11.1-17.4 684 86.1 82.6-88.9
$75,000+ 1,389 243 15.7 13.7-17.9 1,146 84.3 82.1-86.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,720 194 9.8 8.3-11.5 1,526 90.2 88.5-91.7
No 4,613 668 14.0 12.8-15.3 3,945 86.0 84.7-87.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 856 103 11.5 9.2-14.2 753 88.5 85.8-90.8
Non-Veteran 5,484 759 13.2 12.1-14.3 4,725 86.8 85.7-87.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,871 284 14.6 12.8-16.6 1,587 85.4 83.4-87.2
Regional City or Suburban 1,391 209 13.9 11.9-16.1 1,182 86.1 83.9-88.1
Rural 3,095 372 11.2 9.9-12.7 2,723 88.8 87.3-90.1

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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.

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