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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,297 3,164 57.4 55.7-59.0 2,133 42.6 41.0-44.3
No 776 426 53.4 49.0-57.7 350 46.6 42.3-51.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,762 1,103 59.1 56.2-61.9 659 40.9 38.1-43.8
Overweight 2,048 1,232 57.4 54.8-60.0 816 42.6 40.0-45.2
Obese 1,683 896 52.1 49.1-55.1 787 47.9 44.9-50.9
Current Smoker
Yes 1,004 466 45.1 41.4-48.9 538 54.9 51.1-58.6
No 5,054 3,116 59.5 57.8-61.1 1,938 40.5 38.9-42.2
History of CVD**
Yes 679 368 52.8 48.1-57.4 311 47.2 42.6-51.9
No 5,359 3,205 57.2 55.5-58.8 2,154 42.8 41.2-44.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 715 362 51.6 47.3-55.8 353 48.4 44.2-52.7
No 5,189 3,120 57.5 55.8-59.2 2,069 42.5 40.8-44.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 276 144 54.3 47.3-61.2 132 45.7 38.8-52.7
No 5,619 3,334 56.9 55.3-58.5 2,285 43.1 41.5-44.7
COPD
Yes 507 250 47.2 41.8-52.8 257 52.8 47.2-58.2
No 5,553 3,335 57.5 55.9-59.1 2,218 42.5 40.9-44.1
Current Asthma
Yes 505 265 52.1 46.5-57.7 240 47.9 42.3-53.5
No 5,551 3,317 57.1 55.5-58.7 2,234 42.9 41.3-44.5
Diabetes
Yes 777 419 51.4 47.2-55.6 358 48.6 44.4-52.8
No 5,302 3,175 57.4 55.7-59.0 2,127 42.6 41.0-44.3
Disability
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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,872 1,048 52.6 49.8-55.4 824 47.4 44.6-50.2
No 4,213 2,549 58.2 56.4-60.0 1,664 41.8 40.0-43.6

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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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