Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
F1 Percentage of women who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,104 100.0 184 15.7 13.3- 18.4 920 84.3 81.6- 86.7
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 595 100.0 88 12.5 9.8- 15.8 507 87.5 84.2- 90.2
  African American, Non-Hispanic 259 100.0 40 16.8 12.1- 22.9 219 83.2 77.1- 87.9
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 14 100.0 3 24.4 7.0- 58.0 11 75.6 42.0- 93.0
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 61 100.0 15 18.8 9.7- 33.2 46 81.2 66.8- 90.3
  Latino/Hispanic 175 100.0 38 25.1 17.9- 34.1 137 74.9 65.9- 82.1
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 32 100.0 6 26.1 11.7- 48.4 26 73.9 51.6- 88.3
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 65 100.0 11 18.6 9.1- 34.3 54 81.4 65.7- 90.9
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 251 100.0 38 14.4 10.1- 20.0 213 85.6 80.0- 89.9
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 339 100.0 46 11.9 8.6- 16.0 293 88.1 84.0- 91.4
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 425 100.0 84 19.2 15.4- 23.7 341 80.8 76.3- 84.6
Age                  
  18-24 203 100.0 27 11.3 7.4- 16.8 176 88.7 83.2- 92.6
  25-30 236 100.0 36 13.9 9.8- 19.3 200 86.1 80.7- 90.2
  31-40 482 100.0 87 18.7 14.9- 23.3 395 81.3 76.7- 85.1
  41-44 192 100.0 35 17.3 11.3- 25.5 157 82.7 74.5- 88.7

Source: 2015 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.