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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

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%)
North Carolina 6,085 3,597 56.7 55.2-58.3 2,488 43.3 41.7-44.8
-Western 1,045 630 56.9 52.8-60.9 415 43.1 39.1-47.2
GENDER
Male 464 258 51.4 45.5-57.2 206 48.6 42.8-54.5
Female 581 372 61.9 56.3-67.2 209 38.1 32.8-43.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 902 554 57.8 53.4-62.0 348 42.2 38.0-46.6
Non-Hispanic Black 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 155 87 54.0 44.3-63.4 68 46.0 36.6-55.7
35-44 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 156 80 44.7 35.0-54.9 76 55.3 45.1-65.0
55-64 225 142 61.2 53.0-68.9 83 38.8 31.1-47.0
65-74 240 157 62.7 54.6-70.2 83 37.3 29.8-45.4
75+ 142 99 67.5 57.3-76.2 43 32.5 23.8-42.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 281 146 49.0 41.5-56.5 135 51.0 43.5-58.5
Some Post-H.S. 292 171 57.0 49.8-63.9 121 43.0 36.1-50.2
College Graduate 362 257 71.6 65.8-76.7 105 28.4 23.3-34.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 190 95 47.4 38.3-56.8 95 52.6 43.2-61.7
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 187 126 65.5 56.3-73.6 61 34.5 26.4-43.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 335 201 57.9 50.6-64.8 134 42.1 35.2-49.4
No 707 427 56.4 51.5-61.3 280 43.6 38.7-48.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 94 63.6 53.3-72.9 54 36.4 27.1-46.7
Non-Veteran 896 536 56.0 51.5-60.3 360 44.0 39.7-48.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 252 163 60.7 53.2-67.8 89 39.3 32.2-46.8
Rural 793 467 55.4 50.5-60.2 326 44.6 39.8-49.5

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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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