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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Fruits & Vegetables

Fruit and vegetable servings index*

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  Total #
Respondents
less than 1/day or never Once or twice per day 3 to 4 times per day 5 or more times per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,289 413 5.6 4.9- 6.3 3,093 38.9 37.6-40.2 2,958 34.4 33.1-35.6 1,825 21.2 20.1-22.3
GENDER
Male 3,254 206 7.0 5.9- 8.3 1,376 43.4 41.3-45.5 1,087 31.6 29.7-33.6 585 18.0 16.4-19.7
Female 5,035 207 4.2 3.6- 5.0 1,717 34.8 33.3-36.4 1,871 36.8 35.3-38.5 1,240 24.1 22.7-25.5
RACE
White 6,261 249 4.2 3.6- 4.9 2,281 37.6 36.2-39.1 2,341 36.7 35.3-38.1 1,390 21.5 20.3-22.7
African American 1,769 149 8.6 7.0-10.6 712 42.1 39.1-45.2 541 29.7 27.0-32.5 367 19.6 17.3-22.1
Other 200 8 5.8 2.6-12.4 75 38.8 30.7-47.5 64 29.0 22.1-37.2 53 26.4 19.2-34.9
HISPANIC
Yes 115 3 3.8 1.0-13.1 41 34.3 24.8-45.2 43 38.4 28.1-49.9 28 23.5 15.7-33.6
No 8,036 395 5.5 4.9- 6.2 3,003 39.1 37.8-40.4 2,864 34.2 32.9-35.5 1,774 21.2 20.1-22.4
AGE
18-24 397 36 9.3 6.4-13.2 146 36.2 31.0-41.8 130 32.9 27.9-38.3 85 21.7 17.4-26.6
25-34 1,006 61 6.0 4.5- 7.8 408 42.1 38.6-45.5 324 30.3 27.3-33.5 213 21.7 18.9-24.8
35-44 1,459 94 6.2 5.0- 7.7 605 43.2 40.3-46.0 525 34.4 31.8-37.2 235 16.2 14.2-18.5
45-54 1,661 67 4.3 3.3- 5.7 638 40.5 37.8-43.2 577 34.1 31.6-36.7 379 21.1 19.0-23.3
55-64 1,616 80 4.8 3.8- 6.1 601 37.6 35.1-40.3 573 35.5 32.9-38.1 362 22.1 19.9-24.4
65+ 2,078 73 3.5 2.7- 4.5 668 32.8 30.5-35.1 813 39.4 37.1-41.8 524 24.3 22.4-26.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,119 121 11.4 9.2-14.0 480 44.6 40.8-48.5 346 30.1 26.8-33.5 172 13.9 11.7-16.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,622 161 7.2 5.9- 8.8 1,105 43.4 41.0-45.9 858 31.3 29.1-33.7 498 18.1 16.3-20.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,084 71 3.8 2.9- 5.1 773 38.3 35.7-40.9 762 34.4 31.9-36.9 478 23.5 21.2-26.0
College Graduate 2,442 57 2.5 1.9- 3.4 727 31.4 29.3-33.6 987 40.1 37.8-42.4 671 25.9 24.0-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,003 100 10.5 8.3-13.2 424 42.5 38.2-46.8 283 30.4 26.3-34.7 196 16.7 14.1-19.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,304 86 8.2 6.3-10.6 510 41.0 37.6-44.5 436 31.2 28.1-34.5 272 19.6 17.0-22.6
$25,000- $34,999 969 54 5.5 4.0- 7.4 394 43.3 39.4-47.3 331 32.8 29.2-36.5 190 18.5 15.7-21.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,226 38 3.3 2.3- 4.7 455 39.7 36.4-43.0 479 36.5 33.4-39.7 254 20.6 17.9-23.6
$50,000+ 2,673 67 3.0 2.2- 4.0 918 35.3 33.3-37.5 1,033 37.5 35.4-39.6 655 24.2 22.3-26.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 524 29 6.8 4.5-10.1 210 41.5 36.6-46.7 175 31.8 27.3-36.6 110 19.9 16.1-24.4
Appalachia II 928 39 4.8 2.9- 7.8 346 38.6 34.7-42.7 329 35.5 31.7-39.5 214 21.1 18.1-24.4
Appalachia III 694 47 7.3 5.2-10.1 265 41.5 37.1-46.1 223 29.2 25.4-33.3 159 22.0 18.5-25.9
Catawba 538 25 5.5 3.2- 9.6 194 36.2 31.6-41.2 196 36.4 31.7-41.3 123 21.9 17.9-26.4
Edisto Savannah 617 31 6.4 4.1- 9.8 250 43.5 38.4-48.8 209 30.4 25.7-35.6 127 19.7 15.7-24.4
Low Country 436 11 2.6 1.3- 4.9 159 40.6 34.5-47.0 163 36.3 30.7-42.2 103 20.6 16.5-25.3
Palmetto 1,261 69 6.6 4.9- 8.8 414 32.8 29.7-36.1 482 37.5 34.2-40.8 296 23.1 20.3-26.3
Pee Dee 682 37 4.6 3.2- 6.7 302 44.9 40.2-49.6 233 32.6 28.4-37.0 110 17.9 14.5-22.0
Trident 978 37 4.4 2.9- 6.7 320 35.3 31.6-39.1 385 36.5 33.0-40.1 236 23.8 20.5-27.4
Upper Savannah 453 29 7.2 4.8-10.8 177 39.6 34.4-45.1 167 36.2 31.0-41.6 80 17.0 13.3-21.5
Waccamaw 660 29 4.5 3.0- 6.8 240 37.3 32.8-42.1 238 35.0 30.8-39.5 153 23.1 19.4-27.3
Wateree 409 21 5.5 3.4- 8.8 172 44.5 38.7-50.4 120 30.1 24.7-36.1 96 19.9 15.8-24.6
Region***
Region I 977 58 7.0 5.2- 9.3 387 40.6 37.0-44.3 342 33.9 30.4-37.5 190 18.5 15.8-21.6
Region II 1,622 86 5.8 4.3- 7.8 611 39.8 36.9-42.9 552 32.8 30.1-35.7 373 21.5 19.2-24.0
Region III 1,799 94 6.3 4.8- 8.1 608 33.8 31.2-36.6 678 37.1 34.5-39.9 419 22.7 20.4-25.3
Region IV 1,091 58 5.0 3.7- 6.6 474 44.7 41.1-48.5 353 31.6 28.3-35.2 206 18.6 16.0-21.7
Region V 617 31 6.4 4.1- 9.8 250 43.5 38.4-48.8 209 30.4 25.7-35.6 127 19.7 15.7-24.4
Region VI 660 29 4.5 3.0- 6.8 240 37.3 32.8-42.1 238 35.0 30.8-39.5 153 23.1 19.4-27.3
Region VII 978 37 4.4 2.9- 6.7 320 35.3 31.6-39.1 385 36.5 33.0-40.1 236 23.8 20.5-27.4
Region VIII 436 11 2.6 1.3- 4.9 159 40.6 34.5-47.0 163 36.3 30.7-42.2 103 20.6 16.5-25.3

*Data in this table was derived from the Fruits&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

*** 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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