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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Fruits and Vegetables

How often do you eat potatoes not including French fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips?

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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 5,839 159 3.0 2.5- 3.6 3,723 62.9 61.4-64.4 1,542 27.4 26.0-28.8 78 1.2 0.9- 1.6 337 5.5 4.9- 6.2
GENDER
Male 2,211 59 2.9 2.1- 3.9 1,472 64.3 61.8-66.7 530 26.5 24.3-28.9 25 0.9 0.6- 1.5 125 5.4 4.4- 6.6
Female 3,628 100 3.1 2.4- 3.8 2,251 61.7 59.8-63.5 1,012 28.2 26.5-29.9 53 1.5 1.1- 2.0 212 5.6 4.8- 6.5
RACE
White 4,555 126 3.1 2.5- 3.8 3,086 68.3 66.8-69.9 1,064 22.9 21.6-24.4 48 0.8 0.6- 1.1 231 4.8 4.2- 5.6
African American 1,079 27 2.7 1.7- 4.3 521 48.5 44.9-52.1 412 39.1 35.6-42.7 29 2.6 1.7- 3.9 90 7.2 5.7- 9.0
Other 157 3 1.9 0.5- 6.1 87 55.9 46.1-65.3 52 34.0 25.3-43.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 14 7.6 4.0-14.1
HISPANIC
Yes 147 6 3.7 1.5- 8.5 95 68.2 58.2-76.7 41 25.8 18.0-35.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4
No 5,643 150 2.9 2.4- 3.5 3,594 62.7 61.1-64.2 1,490 27.5 26.1-29.0 77 1.2 0.9- 1.6 332 5.7 5.0- 6.5
AGE
18-24 382 15 4.4 2.5- 7.6 226 57.8 52.0-63.3 111 30.8 25.7-36.4 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 25 6.3 4.1- 9.5
25-34 941 30 2.6 1.7- 3.9 568 59.7 56.0-63.4 289 32.4 28.9-36.1 8 0.8 0.3- 1.8 46 4.5 3.2- 6.2
35-44 1,114 32 2.7 1.9- 4.0 655 58.7 55.3-62.0 353 32.2 29.0-35.4 18 1.6 1.0- 2.7 56 4.8 3.6- 6.4
45-54 1,180 24 3.1 1.9- 4.9 754 64.3 61.1-67.4 308 25.1 22.4-27.9 23 1.9 1.1- 3.2 71 5.6 4.3- 7.4
55-64 983 15 1.5 0.9- 2.7 657 67.8 64.5-71.0 235 23.0 20.2-26.0 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2 67 7.1 5.5- 9.1
65+ 1,182 42 3.6 2.5- 5.0 831 70.4 67.3-73.3 228 19.5 17.0-22.3 13 1.1 0.6- 1.9 68 5.4 4.2- 7.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 705 36 6.3 4.2- 9.2 429 59.6 55.1-64.0 189 26.7 22.9-30.9 10 1.3 0.6- 2.6 41 6.1 4.2- 8.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,789 54 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,127 59.8 56.9-62.6 483 30.0 27.4-32.8 21 1.2 0.7- 2.0 104 5.7 4.5- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,516 36 2.2 1.6- 3.2 982 65.7 62.8-68.5 394 25.4 22.8-28.1 19 1.1 0.7- 1.9 85 5.5 4.3- 7.1
College Graduate 1,820 32 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,178 65.5 63.0-68.0 475 26.6 24.3-29.0 28 1.3 0.8- 1.9 107 5.0 4.1- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 692 28 4.4 2.6- 7.1 389 54.6 49.8-59.4 211 32.1 27.8-36.8 17 2.1 1.2- 3.7 47 6.8 4.7- 9.7
$15,000- $24,999 988 39 4.1 2.9- 5.9 592 58.6 54.8-62.3 280 29.9 26.5-33.5 17 1.7 0.9- 3.0 60 5.7 4.2- 7.7
$25,000- $34,999 729 21 3.3 1.9- 5.6 447 59.7 55.2-64.0 214 31.1 27.1-35.5 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9 39 5.0 3.4- 7.2
$35,000- $49,999 869 19 1.8 1.1- 2.9 573 66.9 63.2-70.5 216 25.0 21.8-28.6 10 1.0 0.5- 2.3 51 5.2 3.8- 6.9
$50,000+ 1,849 27 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,251 68.0 65.5-70.4 453 24.4 22.2-26.8 19 0.9 0.6- 1.5 99 5.0 4.1- 6.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 365 18 4.3 2.6- 7.0 250 69.7 63.9-75.0 81 22.3 17.5-27.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 15 3.5 1.9- 6.3
Appalachia II 682 18 2.8 1.6- 5.1 462 69.0 64.6-73.0 157 21.4 18.0-25.2 10 1.7 0.8- 3.5 35 5.1 3.3- 7.8
Appalachia III 474 24 5.1 3.1- 8.4 323 67.5 62.0-72.5 99 22.0 17.7-27.1 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 26 5.1 3.1- 8.2
Catawba 384 16 3.8 2.2- 6.3 254 67.2 61.7-72.4 95 24.5 19.9-29.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 18 4.3 2.6- 6.9
Edisto Savannah 445 13 2.4 1.4- 4.2 262 58.3 52.5-63.8 135 31.7 26.5-37.4 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0 30 6.4 4.1- 9.9
Low Country 286 9 3.6 1.6- 7.9 171 59.0 51.6-65.9 85 30.3 24.0-37.5 7 2.8 1.2- 6.7 14 4.3 2.2- 8.0
Palmetto 884 14 2.3 1.2- 4.7 533 59.0 55.0-62.9 262 31.1 27.4-35.0 15 1.1 0.7- 2.0 60 6.4 4.8- 8.5
Pee Dee 417 7 2.4 1.1- 5.4 251 59.3 53.4-64.9 127 30.6 25.4-36.3 5 1.1 0.4- 3.3 27 6.6 4.3-10.1
Trident 737 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1 471 61.4 56.9-65.6 200 29.8 25.7-34.2 13 1.5 0.8- 2.7 44 5.9 4.2- 8.3
Upper Savannah 289 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 202 69.0 62.5-74.8 63 22.8 17.6-29.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 18 5.8 3.6- 9.3
Waccamaw 508 11 1.9 1.0- 3.5 324 62.8 57.5-67.7 132 28.0 23.3-33.1 11 1.3 0.7- 2.5 30 6.1 4.1- 9.0
Wateree 304 12 6.0 3.2-11.2 186 57.8 51.1-64.2 84 29.3 23.7-35.6 6 2.6 1.0- 6.5 16 4.3 2.5- 7.2

#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 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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