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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Fruits and Vegetables

Not counting juice, how often do you eat fruit?

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  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 4,433 1,529 33.0 31.1-34.9 2,094 48.5 46.5-50.5 616 14.5 13.1-16.0 77 1.5 1.1- 2.1 117 2.5 2.0- 3.2
GENDER
Male 1,720 456 26.7 23.9-29.7 873 50.2 47.0-53.4 298 18.3 15.9-21.0 42 2.0 1.3- 3.0 51 2.8 2.0- 4.0
Female 2,713 1,073 38.7 36.3-41.1 1,221 46.9 44.4-49.4 318 11.0 9.6-12.7 35 1.1 0.7- 1.7 66 2.3 1.6- 3.1
RACE
White 3,312 1,135 32.5 30.5-34.6 1,593 49.3 47.1-51.6 436 14.1 12.5-15.8 55 1.4 1.0- 2.0 93 2.7 2.1- 3.5
African American 983 339 33.7 29.5-38.2 445 47.7 43.3-52.2 157 14.2 11.5-17.4 20 2.0 1.2- 3.5 22 2.4 1.3- 4.2
Other Minorities 100 39 34.9 24.2-47.4 42 40.0 28.4-52.8 16 23.2 12.6-38.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 2 1.2 0.2- 6.4
HISPANIC
Yes 97 28 26.2 15.8-40.2 48 47.7 33.9-61.8 16 23.6 12.6-40.0 3 1.2 0.3- 5.4 2 1.2 0.2- 6.6
No 4,268 1,476 33.1 31.3-35.1 2,019 48.6 46.6-50.7 587 14.1 12.7-15.6 73 1.5 1.1- 2.1 113 2.6 2.0- 3.3
AGE
18-24 312 76 26.4 20.2-33.8 164 52.3 45.1-59.4 55 16.6 12.1-22.2 6 1.4 0.6- 3.6 11 3.3 1.6- 6.8
25-34 741 197 26.0 21.9-30.5 399 54.8 50.0-59.6 117 16.3 12.7-20.6 8 1.0 0.4- 2.3 20 1.9 1.1- 3.4
35-44 885 227 27.1 23.3-31.1 452 50.5 46.2-54.8 156 17.2 14.2-20.8 22 2.0 1.2- 3.5 28 3.2 2.0- 4.9
45-54 883 281 29.3 25.6-33.3 429 50.9 46.5-55.3 127 14.4 11.5-18.0 18 2.0 1.1- 3.8 28 3.3 2.0- 5.4
55-64 710 282 41.7 37.1-46.4 314 42.8 38.2-47.5 84 12.1 9.0-16.0 17 1.9 1.0- 3.7 13 1.6 0.6- 3.8
65+ 867 450 51.5 47.3-55.7 323 37.4 33.4-41.6 71 8.7 6.6-11.3 6 0.7 0.2- 2.4 17 1.7 0.9- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 664 230 31.4 26.6-36.5 267 39.8 34.5-45.3 125 23.5 18.6-29.3 25 3.4 2.0- 5.7 17 1.9 1.0- 3.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,408 421 28.2 25.0-31.7 670 48.8 45.1-52.4 237 17.2 14.6-20.1 33 1.7 1.1- 2.7 47 4.1 2.8- 6.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,110 356 31.4 27.9-35.2 544 50.6 46.7-54.6 169 15.0 12.5-17.9 10 1.0 0.4- 2.1 31 2.0 1.2- 3.2
College Graduate 1,247 520 40.8 37.4-44.3 611 50.7 47.1-54.2 85 6.2 4.8- 8.0 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 588 199 32.9 27.2-39.1 222 39.8 34.0-45.8 126 20.0 15.7-25.0 17 3.0 1.7- 5.4 24 4.4 2.5- 7.6
$15,000- 24,999 783 269 30.7 26.5-35.3 352 44.6 39.8-49.6 125 18.9 14.9-23.7 21 2.8 1.6- 5.0 16 2.9 1.5- 5.5
$25,000- 34,999 577 164 25.5 21.0-30.7 289 52.9 47.3-58.4 95 17.7 13.7-22.6 11 1.5 0.7- 3.1 18 2.4 1.4- 4.3
$35,000- 49,999 727 218 30.1 25.5-35.1 389 54.0 48.9-59.0 92 12.7 9.7-16.4 9 1.0 0.5- 2.3 19 2.2 1.3- 3.9
$50,000+ 1,224 456 37.6 34.3-41.0 617 49.2 45.7-52.6 116 10.8 8.6-13.4 13 0.7 0.3- 1.4 22 1.8 1.0- 3.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 189 63 28.9 22.4-36.3 96 55.4 47.4-63.1 20 9.2 5.8-14.3 3 2.7 0.8- 8.2 7 3.9 1.7- 8.4
Appalachia II 367 135 33.8 28.6-39.5 177 50.2 44.4-56.1 42 12.2 8.8-16.7 5 1.5 0.5- 4.5 8 2.3 1.0- 5.1
Appalachia III 274 100 35.1 29.0-41.9 131 49.5 42.8-56.3 35 12.7 9.0-17.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 6 2.0 0.8- 4.5
Catawba 205 77 38.5 30.4-47.3 91 45.3 37.2-53.7 28 13.1 8.4-19.9 7 2.5 1.0- 5.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5
Edisto 91 28 25.0 16.4-36.0 46 48.8 37.0-60.8 13 19.9 11.4-32.5 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9 2 4.0 0.9-16.4
Low Country 183 75 36.9 29.5-45.0 76 43.9 35.7-52.4 20 12.2 7.4-19.6 2 1.5 0.4- 5.6 10 5.6 2.6-11.6
Palmetto 478 174 35.9 30.7-41.4 228 47.6 42.2-53.0 65 14.6 11.2-18.9 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Pee Dee 1,323 439 29.4 26.3-32.6 617 49.3 45.5-53.1 201 16.2 13.4-19.5 31 2.9 1.8- 4.7 35 2.2 1.4- 3.5
Savannah 155 59 32.7 25.1-41.5 70 49.9 40.6-59.1 23 16.4 10.7-24.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4
Trident 409 127 28.6 23.7-34.0 213 51.9 46.2-57.6 52 14.9 11.1-19.8 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 14 4.0 2.3- 7.1
Upper Savannah 289 81 27.7 21.3-35.2 147 51.8 43.8-59.8 45 14.3 9.6-20.8 6 2.2 0.7- 6.6 10 4.0 1.6- 9.8
Waccamaw 262 94 35.6 28.4-43.6 116 43.8 36.0-52.0 40 16.8 10.8-25.1 5 1.6 0.7- 4.0 7 2.2 1.0- 4.7
Wateree 156 57 36.4 27.7-46.1 63 37.9 29.0-47.6 26 20.1 12.7-30.4 5 3.5 1.2- 9.4 5 2.2 0.7- 6.2

#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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