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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Fruits and Vegetables

Consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day*

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  Total #
Respondents
Consume < 5 servings per day Consume 5+ servings per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,534 7,709 82.6 81.3-83.8 1,825 17.4 16.2-18.7
GENDER
Male 3,610 3,096 86.1 84.0-87.9 514 13.9 12.1-16.0
Female 5,924 4,613 79.4 77.7-81.0 1,311 20.6 19.0-22.3
RACE
White 6,245 4,995 82.0 80.5-83.5 1,250 18.0 16.5-19.5
African American 2,566 2,136 85.7 83.2-87.8 430 14.3 12.2-16.8
Other 454 351 76.2 68.9-82.3 103 23.8 17.7-31.1
HISPANIC
Yes 148 121 78.7 65.2-87.9 27 21.3 12.1-34.8
No 9,154 7,391 82.7 81.3-83.9 1,763 17.3 16.1-18.7
AGE
18-24 266 226 89.2 84.0-92.9 40 10.8 7.1-16.0
25-34 673 552 81.6 77.1-85.4 121 18.4 14.6-22.9
35-44 1,196 993 83.9 80.5-86.8 203 16.1 13.2-19.5
45-54 1,793 1,455 83.0 80.5-85.3 338 17.0 14.7-19.5
55-64 2,314 1,889 80.9 78.3-83.2 425 19.1 16.8-21.7
65+ 3,292 2,594 79.4 77.3-81.3 698 20.6 18.7-22.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,318 1,161 89.2 86.3-91.6 157 10.8 8.4-13.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,954 2,491 86.6 84.5-88.5 463 13.4 11.5-15.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,417 1,944 81.8 79.2-84.3 473 18.2 15.7-20.8
College Graduate 2,823 2,094 76.5 73.9-79.0 729 23.5 21.0-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,134 964 83.7 78.8-87.7 170 16.3 12.3-21.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,591 1,340 87.2 84.5-89.5 251 12.8 10.5-15.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,087 907 84.9 81.1-88.1 180 15.1 11.9-18.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,174 937 83.4 79.8-86.4 237 16.6 13.6-20.2
$50,000+ 2,997 2,318 78.7 76.3-81.0 679 21.3 19.0-23.7
REGION**
Region I 1,242 1,017 84.5 81.5-87.2 225 15.5 12.8-18.5
Region II 1,216 985 83.2 79.9-86.1 231 16.8 13.9-20.1
Region III 1,273 1,003 81.7 78.3-84.8 270 18.3 15.2-21.7
Region IV 1,126 935 83.2 79.8-86.1 191 16.8 13.9-20.2
Region V 1,137 918 82.5 79.2-85.4 219 17.5 14.6-20.8
Region VI 1,230 1,009 85.1 82.3-87.5 221 14.9 12.5-17.7
Region VII 1,160 924 80.5 76.3-84.1 236 19.5 15.9-23.7
Region VIII 1,150 918 80.2 76.3-83.5 232 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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