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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Fruits and Vegetables--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,524 735 12.9 11.9-14.0 4,789 87.1 86.0-88.1
No 816 127 13.4 11.0-16.3 689 86.6 83.7-89.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,819 279 13.5 11.7-15.4 1,540 86.5 84.6-88.3
Overweight 2,146 295 13.4 11.8-15.2 1,851 86.6 84.8-88.2
Obese 1,750 213 12.5 10.6-14.7 1,537 87.5 85.3-89.4
Current Smoker
Yes 1,051 94 9.4 7.3-12.0 957 90.6 88.0-92.7
No 5,271 770 13.9 12.8-15.0 4,501 86.1 85.0-87.2
History of CVD**
Yes 724 80 10.1 7.7-13.0 644 89.9 87.0-92.3
No 5,583 784 13.4 12.3-14.5 4,799 86.6 85.5-87.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 733 82 11.4 9.0-14.4 651 88.6 85.6-91.0
No 5,419 756 13.3 12.2-14.4 4,663 86.7 85.6-87.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 280 37 12.5 8.6-17.8 243 87.5 82.2-91.4
No 5,861 799 13.1 12.0-14.1 5,062 86.9 85.9-88.0
COPD
Yes 536 50 9.5 6.8-13.1 486 90.5 86.9-93.2
No 5,795 812 13.3 12.3-14.4 4,983 86.7 85.6-87.7
Current Asthma
Yes 533 62 9.8 7.4-12.9 471 90.2 87.1-92.6
No 5,794 801 13.3 12.3-14.5 4,993 86.7 85.5-87.7
Diabetes
Yes 815 87 9.4 7.4-11.9 728 90.6 88.1-92.6
No 5,535 778 13.4 12.4-14.6 4,757 86.6 85.4-87.6
Disability
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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,974 220 9.8 8.4-11.4 1,754 90.2 88.6-91.6
No 4,383 645 14.1 12.9-15.4 3,738 85.9 84.6-87.1

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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