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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Fruits and Vegetables

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption per day*

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  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 5,924 310 5.8 5.1- 6.6 2,075 36.8 35.4-38.4 2,146 35.1 33.6-36.5 1,393 22.3 21.1-23.5
GENDER
Male 2,242 142 6.7 5.6- 8.0 901 40.7 38.3-43.2 791 34.6 32.2-37.0 408 18.0 16.2-19.9
Female 3,682 168 5.0 4.2- 5.9 1,174 33.3 31.5-35.1 1,355 35.6 33.8-37.3 985 26.2 24.6-27.8
RACE
White 4,610 206 5.1 4.4- 5.9 1,594 36.2 34.6-37.9 1,718 35.9 34.4-37.5 1,092 22.7 21.4-24.1
African American 1,107 88 7.3 5.8- 9.1 424 40.5 37.0-44.1 362 32.7 29.4-36.1 233 19.5 16.9-22.4
Other 157 14 8.9 4.8-15.9 43 28.3 20.6-37.5 47 35.0 25.9-45.3 53 27.8 20.5-36.5
HISPANIC
Yes 149 13 7.7 4.2-13.8 56 36.0 27.2-45.9 45 34.1 24.8-44.7 35 22.2 15.1-31.4
No 5,723 291 5.7 5.0- 6.5 2,004 36.9 35.4-38.5 2,082 35.1 33.7-36.6 1,346 22.3 21.0-23.5
AGE
18-24 384 33 8.1 5.6-11.6 164 44.7 39.1-50.5 110 29.0 24.0-34.6 77 18.2 14.3-22.8
25-34 948 63 6.3 4.8- 8.3 380 41.6 37.9-45.2 310 32.7 29.3-36.4 195 19.4 16.6-22.5
35-44 1,128 85 8.1 6.4-10.2 420 38.6 35.3-41.9 371 30.9 28.0-34.0 252 22.4 19.7-25.4
45-54 1,194 49 4.0 2.9- 5.5 430 36.4 33.3-39.6 463 39.9 36.7-43.1 252 19.7 17.4-22.3
55-64 998 38 4.5 3.2- 6.3 320 33.2 29.9-36.6 393 38.7 35.4-42.2 247 23.6 20.8-26.6
65+ 1,215 38 3.5 2.5- 5.0 342 27.0 24.3-29.9 484 39.7 36.6-42.9 351 29.7 26.8-32.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 726 91 13.0 10.3-16.2 276 38.0 33.9-42.4 230 30.2 26.3-34.3 129 18.8 15.5-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,820 118 6.6 5.4- 8.0 751 43.1 40.3-45.9 627 33.2 30.6-35.9 324 17.1 15.1-19.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,533 59 4.6 3.4- 6.2 532 36.4 33.6-39.4 566 35.5 32.7-38.5 376 23.4 21.0-26.0
College Graduate 1,834 41 2.4 1.7- 3.4 510 29.1 26.8-31.6 720 39.3 36.8-41.9 563 29.2 26.9-31.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 714 79 11.7 9.0-15.2 268 40.0 35.4-44.8 237 32.6 28.4-37.2 130 15.6 12.8-18.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,000 63 6.6 5.0- 8.7 373 39.3 35.6-43.0 340 33.5 30.0-37.2 224 20.6 17.8-23.6
$25,000- $34,999 741 41 6.0 4.2- 8.5 283 40.6 36.3-45.1 250 32.1 28.3-36.2 167 21.2 17.8-25.1
$35,000- $49,999 875 36 4.2 2.9- 5.9 319 37.9 34.1-41.8 312 34.1 30.5-37.9 208 23.9 20.6-27.5
$50,000+ 1,855 50 3.6 2.6- 4.8 577 32.4 30.0-34.9 770 40.3 37.8-42.9 458 23.7 21.6-25.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 370 18 5.7 3.2- 9.8 128 34.7 29.2-40.7 132 39.0 33.0-45.4 92 20.6 16.5-25.4
Appalachia II 695 35 5.4 3.7- 7.9 239 36.6 32.3-41.2 254 36.0 31.8-40.5 167 21.9 18.6-25.7
Appalachia III 480 31 6.5 4.2- 9.9 167 37.1 31.9-42.6 179 35.9 30.9-41.2 103 20.4 16.4-25.2
Catawba 388 15 4.6 2.6- 8.1 138 34.8 29.6-40.3 148 36.0 30.8-41.6 87 24.6 19.8-30.1
Edisto Savannah 454 26 5.7 3.8- 8.5 164 39.3 33.8-45.1 164 34.3 29.3-39.6 100 20.7 16.9-25.2
Low Country 293 12 4.4 2.3- 8.2 84 30.6 24.3-37.7 111 34.9 28.6-41.9 86 30.0 23.8-37.1
Palmetto 894 41 5.4 3.8- 7.6 282 33.9 30.2-37.8 345 37.1 33.4-41.0 226 23.6 20.5-27.0
Pee Dee 424 25 7.1 4.6-10.7 164 40.6 35.0-46.4 156 35.1 29.9-40.7 79 17.3 13.5-21.8
Trident 745 46 6.8 4.9- 9.4 255 36.1 32.1-40.2 264 34.8 30.7-39.0 180 22.3 19.2-25.9
Upper Savannah 294 20 7.3 4.4-11.8 116 42.7 36.1-49.5 104 33.1 27.2-39.5 54 16.9 12.7-22.3
Waccamaw 514 21 5.3 3.2- 8.6 193 39.3 34.3-44.6 173 30.6 26.3-35.3 127 24.8 20.4-29.7
Wateree 308 17 5.3 3.2- 8.7 119 39.1 32.9-45.7 96 31.7 25.9-38.2 76 23.9 18.6-30.1

* 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 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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