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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Fruits and Vegetables

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%)
North Carolina 5,959 4,781 78.4 77.1-79.7 1,178 21.6 20.3-22.9
-Western 1,025 858 81.6 78.1-84.7 167 18.4 15.3-21.9
GENDER
Male 450 367 78.9 73.4-83.6 83 21.1 16.4-26.6
Female 575 491 84.0 79.4-87.8 84 16.0 12.2-20.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 885 752 82.8 79.1-86.0 133 17.2 14.0-20.9
Non-Hispanic Black 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 149 122 77.5 67.4-85.1 27 22.5 14.9-32.6
35-44 114 96 84.5 74.7-90.9 18 15.5 9.1-25.3
45-54 156 122 78.2 69.1-85.1 34 21.8 14.9-30.9
55-64 223 186 82.9 75.5-88.3 37 17.1 11.7-24.5
65-74 232 200 83.5 76.3-88.9 32 16.5 11.1-23.7
75+ 140 121 86.9 78.3-92.4 19 13.1 7.6-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 228 78.5 71.5-84.1 57 21.5 15.9-28.5
Some Post-H.S. 284 230 79.8 73.0-85.1 54 20.2 14.9-27.0
College Graduate 351 321 92.2 88.1-94.9 30 7.8 5.1-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 145 76.3 67.2-83.5 37 23.7 16.5-32.8
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 141 117 79.8 68.7-87.7 24 20.2 12.3-31.3
$50,000- 74,999 139 118 83.0 72.8-89.9 21 17.0 10.1-27.2
$75,000+ 185 168 90.4 83.6-94.6 17 9.6 5.4-16.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 325 265 78.9 72.2-84.4 60 21.1 15.6-27.8
No 696 591 82.9 78.6-86.4 105 17.1 13.6-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 125 83.4 73.5-90.1 20 16.6 9.9-26.5
Non-Veteran 878 731 81.3 77.5-84.7 147 18.7 15.3-22.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 243 212 83.8 76.4-89.2 31 16.2 10.8-23.6
Rural 782 646 80.8 76.7-84.4 136 19.2 15.6-23.3

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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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