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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Fruits and Vegetables

Not counting carrots, potatoes, or salad, how many servings of vegetables do you usually eat?

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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 5,832 4,030 67.5 66.0-69.0 1,517 27.0 25.6-28.4 216 4.1 3.5- 4.9 9 0.2 0.1- 0.4 60 1.2 0.9- 1.6
GENDER
Male 2,194 1,388 62.7 60.2-65.1 672 30.8 28.5-33.1 101 4.9 3.9- 6.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 31 1.6 1.0- 2.4
Female 3,638 2,642 71.9 70.2-73.6 845 23.6 22.0-25.2 115 3.4 2.7- 4.2 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7 29 0.8 0.5- 1.4
RACE
White 4,538 3,203 69.1 67.5-70.7 1,145 26.6 25.1-28.2 145 3.4 2.8- 4.1 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3 42 0.9 0.6- 1.2
African American 1,090 695 63.8 60.3-67.2 316 28.5 25.4-31.8 60 5.4 3.9- 7.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 16 2.0 1.2- 3.5
Other 154 98 64.1 54.4-72.7 41 23.4 16.7-31.7 10 9.0 4.3-18.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.8 2 1.9 0.4- 8.4
HISPANIC
Yes 145 87 57.9 47.5-67.8 41 27.6 19.4-37.6 15 12.4 6.4-22.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.1 0.5- 8.0
No 5,640 3,913 67.9 66.4-69.4 1,461 26.9 25.6-28.3 199 3.8 3.2- 4.5 9 0.2 0.1- 0.4 58 1.2 0.8- 1.6
AGE
18-24 376 233 60.5 54.7-66.0 117 31.7 26.6-37.4 19 5.5 3.3- 9.0 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 5 1.9 0.8- 4.5
25-34 937 622 64.1 60.3-67.6 264 30.0 26.7-33.6 39 4.5 3.0- 6.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7
35-44 1,115 749 66.4 63.2-69.5 288 26.3 23.5-29.4 52 4.6 3.3- 6.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 24 2.3 1.5- 3.6
45-54 1,180 836 71.9 69.0-74.7 287 23.1 20.5-25.9 49 4.5 3.3- 6.1 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 6 0.3 0.1- 0.8
55-64 983 695 68.8 65.4-72.0 247 26.6 23.6-29.9 32 3.7 2.5- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 9 0.9 0.4- 1.9
65+ 1,186 854 72.3 69.3-75.1 302 25.1 22.4-28.0 24 2.0 1.2- 3.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 700 437 61.9 57.5-66.2 204 28.3 24.5-32.5 41 5.9 4.2- 8.4 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 14 3.1 1.6- 5.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,781 1,172 64.1 61.3-66.8 505 29.7 27.2-32.4 79 4.7 3.6- 6.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 23 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,523 1,055 67.0 64.0-69.9 393 27.6 25.0-30.5 62 4.5 3.2- 6.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 11 0.7 0.4- 1.5
College Graduate 1,820 1,360 74.7 72.4-76.9 413 22.5 20.5-24.8 34 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 12 0.5 0.3- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 694 429 59.0 54.1-63.7 206 31.2 26.8-35.9 44 7.1 4.7-10.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 12 2.0 0.9- 4.2
$15,000- $24,999 989 674 67.0 63.3-70.5 258 27.2 23.9-30.7 43 4.3 3.0- 6.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4
$25,000- $34,999 729 480 62.6 58.2-66.8 205 31.0 27.0-35.3 28 4.2 2.8- 6.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 14 2.1 1.0- 4.1
$35,000- $49,999 865 595 67.4 63.6-71.0 236 28.2 24.8-31.9 25 3.0 1.9- 4.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 8 1.2 0.5- 2.9
$50,000+ 1,842 1,359 72.1 69.7-74.5 420 23.4 21.3-25.7 54 3.9 2.8- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 367 255 68.2 62.0-73.7 95 25.1 20.3-30.7 11 4.7 2.4- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.0 0.6- 6.3
Appalachia II 684 460 65.5 61.0-69.8 192 30.2 26.1-34.8 27 3.8 2.5- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1
Appalachia III 469 319 67.0 61.7-72.0 124 27.5 22.9-32.7 21 4.9 2.9- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5
Catawba 386 268 68.7 63.1-73.8 98 25.4 20.8-30.7 16 4.8 2.7- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3
Edisto Savannah 447 320 70.1 64.5-75.0 102 22.6 18.4-27.5 20 6.2 3.5-10.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 4 0.9 0.3- 3.4
Low Country 287 206 67.4 59.9-74.1 71 26.9 20.7-34.2 8 4.0 1.7- 9.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Palmetto 881 638 72.0 68.3-75.4 203 23.7 20.5-27.2 36 3.4 2.2- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9
Pee Dee 415 274 63.0 57.1-68.5 123 31.1 25.9-36.7 11 3.2 1.5- 7.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6
Trident 732 499 67.6 63.4-71.6 198 27.1 23.5-31.1 24 4.0 2.3- 6.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 10 1.2 0.5- 2.5
Upper Savannah 290 189 61.2 54.3-67.7 85 32.9 26.6-39.8 9 3.3 1.7- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 2.6 1.1- 6.0
Waccamaw 508 354 66.5 61.2-71.4 135 29.3 24.6-34.6 14 2.9 1.6- 5.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7
Wateree 302 210 70.3 64.0-75.9 71 21.7 17.0-27.4 16 5.9 3.3-10.3 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 4 1.7 0.5- 5.1

#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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