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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

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%)
North Carolina 6,357 865 13.0 12.0-14.0 5,492 87.0 86.0-88.0
-Western 1,088 163 14.2 11.5-17.3 925 85.8 82.7-88.5
GENDER
Male 480 65 12.5 9.3-16.6 415 87.5 83.4-90.7
Female 608 98 15.7 11.8-20.5 510 84.3 79.5-88.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 937 138 13.6 10.8-17.0 799 86.4 83.0-89.2
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 107 19 16.6 9.7-27.0 88 83.4 73.0-90.3
AGE
18-34 160 25 12.9 8.3-19.6 135 87.1 80.4-91.7
35-44 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 160 26 18.8 11.8-28.7 134 81.2 71.3-88.2
55-64 232 33 13.1 8.5-19.6 199 86.9 80.4-91.5
65-74 251 29 8.5 5.4-13.2 222 91.5 86.8-94.6
75+ 155 24 13.4 8.4-20.9 131 86.6 79.1-91.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 28 9.1 5.9-13.6 273 90.9 86.4-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 301 37 13.4 9.1-19.2 264 86.6 80.8-90.9
College Graduate 366 85 23.3 18.4-29.1 281 76.7 70.9-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 193 21 8.3 5.0-13.6 172 91.7 86.4-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 145 22 13.6 8.3-21.6 123 86.4 78.4-91.7
$50,000- 74,999 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 189 41 18.7 13.1-25.8 148 81.3 74.2-86.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 351 43 11.2 7.7-16.1 308 88.8 83.9-92.3
No 732 120 15.5 12.2-19.6 612 84.5 80.4-87.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 27 16.7 10.6-25.3 126 83.3 74.7-89.4
Non-Veteran 933 136 13.8 11.0-17.3 797 86.2 82.7-89.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 257 59 21.5 16.2-27.9 198 78.5 72.1-83.8
Rural 831 104 11.4 8.5-15.2 727 88.6 84.8-91.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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