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2015 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 6,085 3,597 56.7 55.2-58.3 2,488 43.3 41.7-44.8
GENDER
Male 2,596 1,414 51.9 49.5-54.2 1,182 48.1 45.8-50.5
Female 3,489 2,183 61.1 59.1-63.1 1,306 38.9 36.9-40.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,132 2,439 56.4 54.5-58.2 1,693 43.6 41.8-45.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,136 654 54.9 51.4-58.5 482 45.1 41.5-48.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 202 130 62.2 52.9-70.7 72 37.8 29.3-47.1
Hispanic 453 291 64.7 59.4-69.7 162 35.3 30.3-40.6
AGE
18-34 1,126 647 56.5 53.1-59.9 479 43.5 40.1-46.9
35-44 867 486 55.7 51.8-59.5 381 44.3 40.5-48.2
45-54 1,078 614 55.2 51.7-58.6 464 44.8 41.4-48.3
55-64 1,241 733 56.1 52.8-59.4 508 43.9 40.6-47.2
65-74 1,042 638 57.6 53.8-61.3 404 42.4 38.7-46.2
75+ 662 437 62.7 58.1-67.0 225 37.3 33.0-41.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 619 316 51.2 46.3-56.0 303 48.8 44.0-53.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,634 868 51.9 48.9-54.8 766 48.1 45.2-51.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,708 1,005 56.6 53.7-59.4 703 43.4 40.6-46.3
College Graduate 2,102 1,395 65.0 62.6-67.3 707 35.0 32.7-37.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 543 265 48.6 43.3-53.9 278 51.4 46.1-56.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,008 558 54.4 50.6-58.2 450 45.6 41.8-49.4
$25,000- 34,999 550 322 57.6 52.3-62.7 228 42.4 37.3-47.7
$35,000- 49,999 693 414 53.6 48.9-58.2 279 46.4 41.8-51.1
$50,000-74,999 777 453 54.8 50.4-59.1 324 45.2 40.9-49.6
$75,000+ 1,363 890 62.7 59.6-65.6 473 37.3 34.4-40.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,630 921 53.4 50.3-56.4 709 46.6 43.6-49.7
No 4,433 2,664 57.8 56.0-59.6 1,769 42.2 40.4-44.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 825 502 59.0 54.9-63.0 323 41.0 37.0-45.1
Non-Veteran 5,246 3,085 56.3 54.7-58.0 2,161 43.7 42.0-45.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,808 1,130 60.7 58.0-63.3 678 39.3 36.7-42.0
Regional City or Suburban 1,338 779 55.1 51.8-58.2 559 44.9 41.8-48.2
Rural 2,939 1,688 54.5 52.2-56.9 1,251 45.5 43.1-47.8

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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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