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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Fruits & Vegetables

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

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  Total #
Respondents
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 8,123 6,135 73.8 72.5-75.0 1,796 23.5 22.4-24.8 126 1.7 1.3- 2.1 9 0.1 0.1- 0.2 57 0.9 0.6- 1.3
GENDER
Male 3,185 2,238 68.7 66.6-70.7 850 28.1 26.1-30.1 63 1.9 1.4- 2.6 6 0.2 0.1- 0.4 28 1.2 0.7- 1.9
Female 4,938 3,897 78.5 77.0-79.8 946 19.4 18.1-20.8 63 1.4 1.0- 2.0 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 29 0.6 0.4- 0.9
RACE
White 6,155 4,739 76.3 75.0-77.5 1,291 21.5 20.3-22.8 77 1.3 1.0- 1.7 3 0.0 0.0- 0.1 45 0.9 0.6- 1.3
African American 1,719 1,215 68.3 65.3-71.2 446 28.0 25.3-30.9 45 2.6 1.8- 3.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 10 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Other 196 146 69.8 60.9-77.5 42 26.1 18.8-35.1 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9
HISPANIC
Yes 113 75 61.1 49.3-71.8 35 35.9 25.4-47.8 2 2.3 0.4-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
No 7,884 5,964 74.1 72.8-75.3 1,735 23.3 22.1-24.5 120 1.6 1.3- 2.1 9 0.1 0.1- 0.2 56 0.9 0.6- 1.3
AGE
18-24 388 260 66.5 60.9-71.6 112 28.8 24.0-34.2 11 3.0 1.6- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.7 0.6- 4.8
25-34 996 730 72.4 69.1-75.4 236 24.5 21.6-27.7 13 1.5 0.8- 2.8 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
35-44 1,444 1,069 73.6 70.9-76.1 323 23.1 20.7-25.7 35 2.3 1.6- 3.3 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 13 0.8 0.4- 1.4
45-54 1,647 1,257 75.1 72.5-77.4 357 23.3 20.9-25.8 28 1.3 0.9- 2.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
55-64 1,580 1,189 75.4 73.0-77.7 356 22.6 20.3-24.9 23 1.1 0.7- 1.8 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 10 0.7 0.3- 1.5
65+ 2,001 1,576 78.4 76.3-80.3 399 20.2 18.3-22.2 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 9 0.5 0.2- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,060 718 66.0 62.1-69.7 289 29.1 25.5-32.9 38 3.5 2.3- 5.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 12 1.1 0.6- 2.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,570 1,863 70.6 68.2-72.9 644 26.2 24.0-28.4 41 1.9 1.3- 2.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 20 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,052 1,562 74.2 71.7-76.6 451 23.7 21.4-26.1 27 1.6 1.0- 2.6 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 9 0.4 0.2- 0.9
College Graduate 2,426 1,979 80.6 78.7-82.5 410 17.9 16.1-19.8 20 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 16 0.7 0.4- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 973 675 70.0 66.0-73.7 252 25.6 22.2-29.4 33 3.0 1.9- 4.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 11 1.3 0.7- 2.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,279 923 68.3 64.7-71.6 318 27.4 24.3-30.8 26 2.8 1.7- 4.5 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 10 1.3 0.5- 3.3
$25,000- $34,999 949 699 72.4 68.7-75.9 226 25.1 21.8-28.8 15 1.4 0.8- 2.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 8 0.9 0.4- 2.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,217 923 75.6 72.7-78.4 268 22.3 19.7-25.2 14 1.0 0.6- 1.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 9 0.7 0.3- 1.4
$50,000+ 2,657 2,107 77.5 75.5-79.3 512 20.7 18.9-22.6 24 1.1 0.7- 1.8 0 0.0 . - . 14 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 515 388 75.4 70.7-79.6 116 22.1 18.1-26.6 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3
Appalachia II 916 685 73.3 69.2-77.1 209 24.3 20.6-28.3 15 1.4 0.8- 2.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Appalachia III 673 494 68.7 64.0-73.0 162 28.0 23.8-32.5 12 2.5 1.3- 5.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0
Catawba 522 409 78.3 73.6-82.4 101 18.1 14.7-22.1 4 0.9 0.2- 3.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 7 2.5 0.8- 7.5
Edisto Savannah 601 445 71.9 66.8-76.4 144 26.2 21.8-31.2 10 1.7 0.8- 3.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
Low Country 429 341 75.7 69.9-80.8 81 22.3 17.4-28.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
Palmetto 1,235 937 74.1 70.7-77.2 262 23.0 20.0-26.3 22 1.7 1.0- 3.1 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5
Pee Dee 668 508 75.5 71.0-79.5 140 22.0 18.2-26.5 12 1.5 0.8- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Trident 960 750 75.7 72.0-79.1 186 21.7 18.5-25.2 17 2.1 1.0- 4.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Upper Savannah 443 326 72.0 66.6-76.9 109 24.9 20.3-30.2 8 3.0 1.4- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Waccamaw 651 487 74.5 70.3-78.4 150 23.0 19.3-27.2 9 1.4 0.7- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7
Wateree 405 291 70.4 64.8-75.5 108 28.4 23.4-34.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
Region***
Region I 958 714 73.8 70.3-77.1 225 23.4 20.3-26.9 15 2.1 1.2- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Region II 1,589 1,179 71.4 68.3-74.3 371 25.8 23.0-28.8 27 1.9 1.2- 3.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Region III 1,757 1,346 75.4 72.6-77.9 363 21.5 19.1-24.1 26 1.5 0.9- 2.5 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0 16 1.2 0.6- 2.6
Region IV 1,073 799 73.6 70.2-76.8 248 24.4 21.3-27.8 17 1.3 0.8- 2.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Region V 601 445 71.9 66.8-76.4 144 26.2 21.8-31.2 10 1.7 0.8- 3.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
Region VI 651 487 74.5 70.3-78.4 150 23.0 19.3-27.2 9 1.4 0.7- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7
Region VII 960 750 75.7 72.0-79.1 186 21.7 18.5-25.2 17 2.1 1.0- 4.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Region VIII 429 341 75.7 69.9-80.8 81 22.3 17.4-28.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9

*Example: A serving of vegetables at both lunch and dinner would be two servings.

#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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