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FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CONSUMPTION 1 ,
ADULTS, NORTH CAROLINA, 1994


  5 or More Times
Per Day
3-4 Times
Per Day
1-2 Times
Per Day
Less Than Once
Per Day or Never
MALE
18-24 (n=97) 15.131.347.06.5
25-34 (n=234) 14.336.041.18.6
35-44 (n=181) 17.343.435.43.9
45-54 (n=135) 11.944.337.16.7
55-64 (n=89) 18.752.527.21.5
65+ (n=170) 21.048.427.33.4
Total male (n=906) 16.141.536.95.5
FEMALE
18-24 (n=116) 11.935.245.96.9
25-34 (n=249) 19.339.036.45.2
35-44 (n=225) 20.548.030.41.1
45-54 (n=189) 32.639.026.02.5
55-64 (n=141) 26.647.324.21.9
65+ (n=302) 20.753.324.31.7
Total female (n=1231) 21.644.031.33.2
EDUCATION
Never attended school (n=7) 0.075.224.80.0
Elementary (n=169) 8.646.137.47.9
Some high school (n=308) 15.641.637.45.4
High school grad/GED (n=723) 15.638.940.64.8
Some coll./tech. sch. (n=513) 25.042.729.03.3
College grad (n=412) 23.549.524.52.5
Unknown or Refused (n=5) 69.930.10.00.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
White, non-hispanic (n=1,608) 20.643.832.13.5
Black, non-hispanic (n=406) 12.239.740.67.5
Hispanic (n=49) 13.937.442.66.1
Other (n=74) 20.340.535.73.5
All races (n=2,137) 18.942.834.04.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
<10,000 (n=289) 13.735.842.77.7
10,000-14,999 (n=205) 12.643.437.07.0
15,000-19,999 (n=194) 22.733.838.05.5
20,000-24,999 (n=177) 13.638.342.25.9
25,000-34,999 (n=246) 16.942.336.04.8
35,000-49,999 (n=312) 22.539.434.33.8
50,000-74,999 (n=180) 24.152.919.63.3
>75,000 (n=85) 19.451.528.11.0
Unknown/refused (n=449) 20.748.029.71.6
Total (n=2,137) 18.942.834.04.3

[1] Includes fruit, fruit juice, green salad, carrots, potatoes (not including potato chips or fried potatoes), and other vegetables.

Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Evaluation, NC Division of Community Health, 5/97