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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed vegetables 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 5,959 4,781 78.4 77.1-79.7 1,178 21.6 20.3-22.9
GENDER
Male 2,542 1,946 74.9 72.7-77.0 596 25.1 23.0-27.3
Female 3,417 2,835 81.6 79.9-83.2 582 18.4 16.8-20.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,062 3,375 81.8 80.2-83.3 687 18.2 16.7-19.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,114 769 66.4 62.8-69.9 345 33.6 30.1-37.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 197 167 82.6 74.9-88.3 30 17.4 11.7-25.1
Hispanic 434 352 79.6 74.5-83.8 82 20.4 16.2-25.5
AGE
18-34 1,087 852 76.7 73.5-79.5 235 23.3 20.5-26.5
35-44 862 712 81.0 77.6-83.9 150 19.0 16.1-22.4
45-54 1,071 862 78.9 75.9-81.7 209 21.1 18.3-24.1
55-64 1,234 1,008 81.0 78.2-83.6 226 19.0 16.4-21.8
65-74 1,020 814 77.1 73.5-80.3 206 22.9 19.7-26.5
75+ 618 478 74.6 70.1-78.7 140 25.4 21.3-29.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 604 405 66.3 61.4-70.9 199 33.7 29.1-38.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,595 1,161 71.7 68.9-74.4 434 28.3 25.6-31.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,659 1,354 81.2 78.8-83.3 305 18.8 16.7-21.2
College Graduate 2,080 1,847 88.7 87.0-90.2 233 11.3 9.8-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 530 366 69.3 64.1-74.0 164 30.7 26.0-35.9
$15,000- 24,999 974 737 73.8 70.2-77.1 237 26.2 22.9-29.8
$25,000- 34,999 551 431 77.9 73.1-82.0 120 22.1 18.0-26.9
$35,000- 49,999 680 535 75.7 71.2-79.6 145 24.3 20.4-28.8
$50,000-74,999 762 648 83.2 79.2-86.5 114 16.8 13.5-20.8
$75,000+ 1,351 1,203 87.5 85.1-89.5 148 12.5 10.5-14.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,585 1,228 75.7 72.9-78.3 357 24.3 21.7-27.1
No 4,352 3,537 79.4 77.8-80.9 815 20.6 19.1-22.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 803 637 78.5 74.8-81.7 166 21.5 18.3-25.2
Non-Veteran 5,142 4,131 78.4 76.9-79.8 1,011 21.6 20.2-23.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,768 1,463 80.8 78.4-83.0 305 19.2 17.0-21.6
Regional City or Suburban 1,315 1,055 78.8 75.9-81.3 260 21.2 18.7-24.1
Rural 2,876 2,263 76.4 74.2-78.4 613 23.6 21.6-25.8

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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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