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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Five Fruit and Vegetable Servings per day*

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  Total
Respond.#
Less than five times per day Five or more times per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,924 4,531 77.7 76.5-78.9 1,393 22.3 21.1-23.5
GENDER
Male 2,242 1,834 82.0 80.1-83.8 408 18.0 16.2-19.9
Female 3,682 2,697 73.8 72.2-75.4 985 26.2 24.6-27.8
RACE
White 4,610 3,518 77.3 75.9-78.6 1,092 22.7 21.4-24.1
African American 1,107 874 80.5 77.6-83.1 233 19.5 16.9-22.4
Other 157 104 72.2 63.5-79.5 53 27.8 20.5-36.5
HISPANIC
Yes 149 114 77.8 68.6-84.9 35 22.2 15.1-31.4
No 5,723 4,377 77.7 76.5-79.0 1,346 22.3 21.0-23.5
AGE
18-24 384 307 81.8 77.2-85.7 77 18.2 14.3-22.8
25-34 948 753 80.6 77.5-83.4 195 19.4 16.6-22.5
35-44 1,128 876 77.6 74.6-80.3 252 22.4 19.7-25.4
45-54 1,194 942 80.3 77.7-82.6 252 19.7 17.4-22.3
55-64 998 751 76.4 73.4-79.2 247 23.6 20.8-26.6
65+ 1,215 864 70.3 67.2-73.2 351 29.7 26.8-32.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 726 597 81.2 77.3-84.5 129 18.8 15.5-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,820 1,496 82.9 80.8-84.9 324 17.1 15.1-19.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,533 1,157 76.6 74.0-79.0 376 23.4 21.0-26.0
College Graduate 1,834 1,271 70.8 68.4-73.1 563 29.2 26.9-31.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 714 584 84.4 81.2-87.2 130 15.6 12.8-18.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,000 776 79.4 76.4-82.2 224 20.6 17.8-23.6
$25,000- $34,999 741 574 78.8 74.9-82.2 167 21.2 17.8-25.1
$35,000- $49,999 875 667 76.1 72.5-79.4 208 23.9 20.6-27.5
$50,000+ 1,855 1,397 76.3 74.1-78.4 458 23.7 21.6-25.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 370 278 79.4 74.6-83.5 92 20.6 16.5-25.4
Appalachia II 695 528 78.1 74.3-81.4 167 21.9 18.6-25.7
Appalachia III 480 377 79.6 74.8-83.6 103 20.4 16.4-25.2
Catawba 388 301 75.4 69.9-80.2 87 24.6 19.8-30.1
Edisto Savannah 454 354 79.3 74.8-83.1 100 20.7 16.9-25.2
Low Country 293 207 70.0 62.9-76.2 86 30.0 23.8-37.1
Palmetto 894 668 76.4 73.0-79.5 226 23.6 20.5-27.0
Pee Dee 424 345 82.7 78.2-86.5 79 17.3 13.5-21.8
Trident 745 565 77.7 74.1-80.8 180 22.3 19.2-25.9
Upper Savannah 294 240 83.1 77.7-87.3 54 16.9 12.7-22.3
Waccamaw 514 387 75.2 70.3-79.6 127 24.8 20.4-29.7
Wateree 308 232 76.1 69.9-81.4 76 23.9 18.6-30.1

* Data in this table was 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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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