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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Consumed vegetables on 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,182 4,192 79.4 77.9-80.8 990 20.6 19.2-22.1
No 764 577 72.8 68.6-76.6 187 27.2 23.4-31.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,721 1,422 80.0 77.4-82.4 299 20.0 17.6-22.6
Overweight 2,007 1,624 79.5 77.3-81.6 383 20.5 18.4-22.7
Obese 1,655 1,290 77.4 74.7-79.8 365 22.6 20.2-25.3
Current Smoker
Yes 982 751 75.8 72.4-79.0 231 24.2 21.0-27.6
No 4,945 4,006 79.1 77.6-80.5 939 20.9 19.5-22.4
History of CVD**
Yes 669 522 75.6 71.2-79.5 147 24.4 20.5-28.8
No 5,244 4,228 78.8 77.3-80.2 1,016 21.2 19.8-22.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 705 573 79.7 75.8-83.0 132 20.3 17.0-24.2
No 5,081 4,074 78.4 76.9-79.9 1,007 21.6 20.1-23.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 272 223 81.3 75.0-86.3 49 18.7 13.7-25.0
No 5,505 4,418 78.6 77.2-80.0 1,087 21.4 20.0-22.8
COPD
Yes 497 371 72.0 66.5-76.8 126 28.0 23.2-33.5
No 5,440 4,391 79.0 77.5-80.3 1,049 21.0 19.7-22.5
Current Asthma
Yes 502 390 75.6 70.2-80.2 112 24.4 19.8-29.8
No 5,430 4,369 78.7 77.2-80.0 1,061 21.3 20.0-22.8
Diabetes
Yes 761 573 74.4 70.3-78.0 188 25.6 22.0-29.7
No 5,191 4,203 78.9 77.5-80.3 988 21.1 19.7-22.5
Disability
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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,831 1,411 74.8 72.2-77.3 420 25.2 22.7-27.8
No 4,128 3,370 79.7 78.1-81.2 758 20.3 18.8-21.9

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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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