Search Disclaimer SC DHEC Home Health Services Contact Us Health Topics A to Z

BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Fruits and Vegetables

How often do you eat potatoes not including French fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

Back to Fruits and Vegetables. Select a different topic for South Carolina:
  Total
Respond.#
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,456 164 4.2 3.4- 5.1 3,065 67.5 65.5-69.3 960 21.7 20.1-23.4 70 1.5 1.1- 2.1 197 5.2 4.3- 6.2
GENDER
Male 1,729 73 4.4 3.2- 6.0 1,208 68.3 65.2-71.3 354 21.0 18.5-23.9 27 1.4 0.9- 2.2 67 4.8 3.5- 6.6
Female 2,727 91 3.9 3.0- 5.1 1,857 66.7 64.2-69.0 606 22.3 20.3-24.5 43 1.7 1.1- 2.4 130 5.5 4.4- 6.8
RACE
White 3,330 115 3.9 3.1- 4.8 2,474 74.7 72.7-76.5 600 17.1 15.5-18.8 31 1.0 0.6- 1.6 110 3.4 2.7- 4.3
African American 984 35 3.2 1.9- 5.2 514 51.5 47.0-55.9 324 33.0 29.0-37.3 35 3.1 2.0- 4.6 76 9.3 6.8-12.5
Other Minorities 99 12 16.0 8.3-28.5 54 43.2 31.4-55.9 22 29.6 18.0-44.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 9 10.0 4.1-22.0
HISPANIC
Yes 98 8 8.8 4.0-18.1 61 53.2 38.8-67.0 27 33.4 20.9-48.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 1 3.8 0.5-22.2
No 4,290 154 4.0 3.2- 4.9 2,960 68.2 66.2-70.0 916 21.2 19.6-22.9 67 1.5 1.1- 2.0 193 5.2 4.3- 6.3
AGE
18-24 313 12 5.1 2.6- 9.6 199 58.7 51.4-65.6 76 25.0 19.3-31.7 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0 23 10.1 6.3-15.9
25-34 740 32 4.2 2.6- 6.6 472 64.8 60.0-69.3 188 24.8 20.7-29.4 14 1.9 1.0- 3.4 34 4.4 2.9- 6.6
35-44 896 31 3.4 2.2- 5.3 591 65.1 61.0-69.1 216 24.0 20.6-27.8 12 1.4 0.7- 2.8 46 6.0 4.1- 8.6
45-54 883 30 4.2 2.6- 6.7 600 69.5 65.2-73.4 203 22.0 18.5-25.9 17 1.1 0.6- 1.9 33 3.3 2.1- 5.3
55-64 714 19 3.6 2.1- 6.1 528 72.2 67.7-76.3 128 18.2 14.8-22.3 11 2.1 1.0- 4.3 28 3.8 2.5- 5.9
65+ 877 38 4.7 3.2- 6.8 655 75.2 71.4-78.6 142 14.5 11.8-17.6 11 1.8 0.9- 3.6 31 3.9 2.6- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 665 38 7.7 4.9-11.9 410 56.5 50.7-62.1 157 25.3 20.4-30.9 23 3.5 2.1- 5.9 37 7.0 4.3-11.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,422 57 4.4 3.2- 6.2 972 65.3 61.6-68.7 296 22.6 19.5-25.9 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5 75 6.2 4.5- 8.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,114 37 3.8 2.5- 5.6 773 69.6 65.9-73.1 256 21.7 18.7-25.1 11 0.7 0.4- 1.4 37 4.1 2.7- 6.3
College Graduate 1,251 31 2.2 1.5- 3.4 908 73.7 70.6-76.6 250 18.8 16.3-21.5 14 1.3 0.7- 2.7 48 4.0 2.9- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 595 37 6.5 3.9-10.4 343 51.9 45.8-57.9 170 32.0 26.4-38.3 17 2.9 1.5- 5.3 28 6.7 3.8-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 790 46 7.9 5.4-11.3 515 62.3 57.2-67.1 167 21.6 17.6-26.1 18 2.3 1.3- 4.1 44 6.0 3.9- 9.0
$25,000- 34,999 577 15 2.6 1.4- 4.8 399 66.0 60.3-71.3 129 22.5 18.1-27.6 8 1.1 0.5- 2.8 26 7.8 4.7-12.7
$35,000- 49,999 728 17 2.8 1.6- 5.0 510 70.0 65.4-74.3 169 22.6 18.8-26.9 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 26 3.7 2.4- 5.8
$50,000+ 1,228 24 1.8 1.0- 3.1 909 74.7 71.5-77.6 239 18.7 16.1-21.5 12 1.0 0.4- 2.1 44 3.9 2.8- 5.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 7 4.2 2.0- 8.8 140 73.3 65.8-79.7 39 19.5 13.9-26.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 6 2.8 1.2- 6.2
Appalachia II 371 16 4.5 2.6- 7.5 276 73.0 67.2-78.0 63 17.0 12.9-22.2 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 14 4.5 2.4- 8.0
Appalachia III 275 15 6.4 3.5-11.4 217 79.0 72.7-84.1 37 12.2 8.5-17.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 5 2.1 0.8- 5.7
Catawba 206 9 5.5 2.7-10.8 149 69.0 60.0-76.7 39 22.5 15.4-31.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 6 2.4 1.0- 5.5
Edisto 94 5 4.7 1.9-11.4 52 51.2 39.4-62.8 28 31.2 21.1-43.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.4 7 10.5 4.4-23.0
Low Country 183 5 1.4 0.5- 3.5 118 65.0 56.5-72.6 40 21.2 15.1-29.0 7 4.0 1.8- 8.7 13 8.5 4.5-15.3
Palmetto 474 13 3.7 1.7- 7.6 316 65.9 60.4-70.9 104 21.3 17.3-26.0 10 2.0 1.0- 3.9 31 7.1 4.6-10.8
Pee Dee 1,328 42 2.7 1.9- 4.0 913 68.5 64.9-71.9 302 22.9 19.9-26.2 16 0.9 0.6- 1.6 55 4.8 3.3- 7.1
Savannah 152 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0 107 73.2 64.5-80.4 31 20.4 13.9-28.8 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2 4 2.4 0.9- 6.3
Trident 411 13 4.0 2.2- 7.4 264 62.0 56.3-67.4 103 25.8 21.1-31.0 8 1.9 0.9- 3.8 23 6.4 4.0-10.1
Upper Savannah 295 12 5.6 2.7-11.2 203 66.2 58.2-73.4 68 24.5 18.3-32.0 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9 9 3.5 1.4- 8.5
Waccamaw 266 12 4.2 2.2- 8.0 178 67.0 58.8-74.3 57 23.8 17.1-32.1 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 15 4.2 2.4- 7.3
Wateree 156 8 4.7 2.1-10.4 96 54.3 44.3-63.9 38 26.8 19.0-36.4 7 5.1 2.2-11.3 7 9.1 3.6-20.9

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

BRFSS Home

For questions and comments on this site contact Khosrow Heidari
Email:heidarik@dhec.sc.gov
Phone number (803) 545-4490

This page was generated on 15AUG03.