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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Fruits and Vegetables

Summary index for fruits and vegetables*

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  Total #
Respondents
Less than 1/day or never Once or twice per day 3 to 4 times per day 5 or more times per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,534 619 7.6 6.5- 8.7 3,676 40.7 38.9-42.4 3,414 34.3 32.7-36.0 1,825 17.4 16.2-18.7
GENDER
Male 3,610 285 10.0 8.2-12.2 1,585 43.7 40.9-46.6 1,226 32.3 29.7-35.0 514 13.9 12.1-16.0
Female 5,924 334 5.3 4.4- 6.3 2,091 37.9 35.8-40.1 2,188 36.2 34.2-38.3 1,311 20.6 19.0-22.3
RACE
White 6,245 303 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,369 41.7 39.6-43.7 2,323 35.0 33.1-37.0 1,250 18.0 16.5-19.5
African American 2,566 246 11.7 9.1-14.8 1,042 41.7 37.9-45.6 848 32.3 28.8-36.0 430 14.3 12.2-16.8
Other 454 32 11.7 6.9-19.3 165 30.2 24.3-36.8 154 34.3 27.6-41.8 103 23.8 17.7-31.1
HISPANIC
Yes 148 18 26.4 15.2-41.8 55 24.4 16.3-35.0 48 27.8 18.3-39.8 27 21.3 12.1-34.8
No 9,154 567 6.9 5.9- 8.0 3,536 41.3 39.5-43.1 3,288 34.5 32.8-36.2 1,763 17.3 16.1-18.7
AGE
18-24 266 35 17.1 11.1-25.4 114 45.9 37.4-54.6 77 26.3 19.5-34.4 40 10.8 7.1-16.0
25-34 673 52 6.2 4.2- 8.9 282 42.5 37.3-47.7 218 33.0 28.2-38.2 121 18.4 14.6-22.9
35-44 1,196 93 9.1 6.8-12.1 529 42.8 38.7-47.0 371 32.0 28.1-36.1 203 16.1 13.2-19.5
45-54 1,793 134 6.2 4.8- 7.8 730 43.0 39.6-46.4 591 33.9 30.9-37.1 338 17.0 14.7-19.5
55-64 2,314 152 6.3 5.0- 7.9 919 37.7 34.7-40.8 818 36.9 33.8-40.1 425 19.1 16.8-21.7
65+ 3,292 153 4.5 3.6- 5.6 1,102 33.9 31.5-36.3 1,339 41.0 38.5-43.5 698 20.6 18.7-22.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,318 194 15.5 12.2-19.5 593 45.4 40.6-50.4 374 28.3 24.0-33.0 157 10.8 8.4-13.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,954 238 10.5 8.3-13.2 1,273 44.6 41.3-48.0 980 31.5 28.5-34.7 463 13.4 11.5-15.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,417 116 5.5 4.0- 7.4 954 40.7 37.4-44.1 874 35.7 32.5-39.0 473 18.2 15.7-20.8
College Graduate 2,823 68 3.3 2.1- 5.0 845 34.7 31.8-37.9 1,181 38.5 35.6-41.5 729 23.5 21.0-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,134 138 12.4 8.7-17.4 463 42.0 36.4-47.9 363 29.3 24.4-34.7 170 16.3 12.3-21.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,591 130 10.1 7.5-13.5 660 43.6 39.1-48.1 550 33.5 29.4-37.8 251 12.8 10.5-15.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,087 73 5.8 3.8- 8.6 474 48.8 43.6-54.0 360 30.4 25.9-35.3 180 15.1 11.9-18.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,174 50 6.7 4.2-10.6 472 40.0 35.2-44.9 415 36.7 32.0-41.7 237 16.6 13.6-20.2
$50,000+ 2,997 79 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,056 38.0 35.3-40.8 1,183 37.0 34.3-39.8 679 21.3 19.0-23.7
REGION**
Region I 1,242 108 9.1 6.9-11.8 486 42.8 38.5-47.3 423 32.6 28.6-36.9 225 15.5 12.8-18.5
Region II 1,216 80 7.5 5.3-10.6 448 39.3 35.1-43.6 457 36.4 32.4-40.6 231 16.8 13.9-20.1
Region III 1,273 70 7.8 5.2-11.5 452 37.2 32.8-41.7 481 36.8 32.6-41.3 270 18.3 15.2-21.7
Region IV 1,126 79 8.2 5.6-11.9 476 44.8 40.4-49.2 380 30.2 26.4-34.3 191 16.8 13.9-20.2
Region V 1,137 88 8.7 6.3-11.8 444 42.3 38.0-46.7 386 31.6 27.8-35.5 219 17.5 14.6-20.8
Region VI 1,230 89 8.4 6.0-11.6 495 43.2 38.9-47.6 425 33.5 29.3-37.9 221 14.9 12.5-17.7
Region VII 1,160 61 5.4 3.5- 8.2 443 41.5 36.3-46.8 420 33.7 29.2-38.4 236 19.5 15.9-23.7
Region VIII 1,150 44 5.4 3.5- 8.2 432 39.1 35.0-43.4 442 35.7 31.7-39.8 232 19.8 16.5-23.7

*Data in this table was derived from the Fruits and Vegetables questions.

** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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