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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption per day*

  Total
Respond.#
Less than once or never 1 to less than 3 times 3 to less than 5 times 5 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,501 229 5.1 4.2- 6.2 1,623 36.8 34.9-38.7 1,568 34.2 32.3-36.1 1,081 23.9 22.3-25.7
GENDER
Male 1,747 106 6.1 4.6- 8.0 734 41.4 38.3-44.5 595 34.0 31.1-37.0 312 18.5 16.1-21.1
Female 2,754 123 4.3 3.3- 5.5 889 32.5 30.3-34.9 973 34.3 32.0-36.7 769 28.9 26.6-31.2
RACE
White 3,354 132 3.4 2.7- 4.3 1,204 36.7 34.6-38.9 1,223 36.0 33.9-38.1 795 23.9 22.0-25.8
African American 1,001 88 9.4 7.2-12.2 367 37.6 33.4-42.0 304 30.4 26.5-34.7 242 22.6 19.1-26.5
Other Minorities 101 4 8.8 2.2-29.5 35 30.6 20.8-42.6 29 28.3 18.4-40.8 33 32.3 21.8-45.1
HISPANIC
Yes 99 7 9.1 2.3-29.8 31 34.0 22.4-47.8 39 30.5 19.6-44.1 22 26.4 15.8-40.7
No 4,329 214 5.0 4.2- 6.0 1,560 36.7 34.8-38.7 1,505 34.3 32.5-36.3 1,050 24.0 22.3-25.7
AGE
18-24 313 21 7.6 4.8-11.9 135 42.5 35.6-49.7 101 29.4 23.3-36.3 56 20.4 14.9-27.3
25-34 745 44 7.0 4.3-11.0 304 38.0 33.6-42.6 227 29.8 25.7-34.3 170 25.3 21.2-29.8
35-44 897 55 6.2 4.3- 8.7 368 39.9 35.9-44.1 293 32.4 28.5-36.5 181 21.5 18.3-25.2
45-54 888 42 3.5 2.2- 5.5 319 38.4 34.2-42.9 322 37.2 33.1-41.5 205 20.9 17.7-24.5
55-64 721 27 2.5 1.5- 4.3 255 35.3 30.9-40.0 263 36.9 32.4-41.5 176 25.3 21.5-29.6
65+ 901 39 3.7 2.4- 5.7 230 25.6 22.2-29.4 351 40.2 36.2-44.3 281 30.5 27.0-34.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 689 74 12.1 8.4-17.1 264 36.5 31.6-41.7 218 31.2 26.4-36.4 133 20.3 15.9-25.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,432 88 6.1 4.5- 8.1 574 42.3 38.7-46.0 489 33.4 30.1-36.8 281 18.3 15.7-21.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 44 3.9 2.7- 5.6 423 36.9 33.3-40.7 377 33.4 29.8-37.3 276 25.7 22.5-29.3
College Graduate 1,256 23 1.6 1.0- 2.6 360 30.3 27.1-33.6 483 37.5 34.1-40.9 390 30.7 27.6-34.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 604 60 10.6 7.4-15.0 234 39.2 33.5-45.3 171 26.8 22.1-32.2 139 23.4 18.7-28.9
$15,000- 24,999 793 51 7.5 4.8-11.7 295 38.6 33.9-43.4 275 31.8 27.5-36.4 172 22.1 18.3-26.6
$25,000- 34,999 581 32 5.3 3.4- 8.3 218 37.6 32.5-43.0 214 37.0 31.8-42.6 117 20.1 15.8-25.2
$35,000- 49,999 731 25 3.8 2.3- 6.4 302 41.6 36.7-46.7 251 34.4 29.9-39.3 153 20.1 16.3-24.6
$50,000+ 1,232 32 2.6 1.6- 4.2 384 31.4 28.3-34.8 470 37.0 33.7-40.4 346 28.9 25.9-32.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 7 4.0 1.7- 8.9 81 45.7 37.8-53.8 56 27.4 21.1-34.9 49 22.9 17.1-29.9
Appalachia II 375 18 5.5 3.2- 9.2 128 35.1 29.8-40.9 123 32.1 26.9-37.8 106 27.3 22.5-32.7
Appalachia III 275 12 3.5 2.0- 6.3 95 34.8 28.7-41.4 106 38.3 32.0-45.0 62 23.3 17.9-29.8
Catawba 206 8 4.0 1.7- 9.0 59 28.1 21.0-36.6 76 37.9 30.1-46.3 63 30.0 22.9-38.2
Edisto 94 7 9.9 4.4-20.8 36 40.2 29.2-52.4 29 30.3 20.7-42.1 22 19.6 12.1-30.0
Low Country 186 7 4.5 1.7-11.7 69 40.0 32.1-48.6 66 33.3 26.2-41.2 44 22.2 16.2-29.5
Palmetto 480 13 2.8 1.4- 5.3 161 32.5 27.8-37.6 177 38.2 32.9-43.7 129 26.6 22.0-31.8
Pee Dee 1,346 90 7.2 5.4- 9.6 502 41.6 37.8-45.5 462 31.5 28.3-34.9 292 19.7 17.1-22.5
Savannah 156 5 4.1 1.7- 9.6 52 35.4 27.0-44.8 48 32.0 23.7-41.7 51 28.5 21.4-36.9
Trident 413 12 3.5 1.9- 6.3 165 42.7 37.1-48.4 130 30.9 25.8-36.5 106 23.0 18.8-27.7
Upper Savannah 298 25 9.7 5.7-15.9 103 31.9 25.0-39.7 116 40.3 32.7-48.3 54 18.2 12.9-25.1
Waccamaw 267 11 6.2 2.3-15.8 99 36.5 29.3-44.4 97 31.6 25.4-38.4 60 25.7 18.9-34.0
Wateree 157 11 8.9 4.6-16.7 54 35.2 26.3-45.2 63 39.8 30.9-49.5 29 16.0 10.0-24.7

*Data in this table were derived from the fruits and vegetables questions.

#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

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