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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Fruits & Vegetables

Consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Consume < 5 servings per day Consume 5+ servings per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,186 8,132 81.3 80.2-82.3 2,054 18.7 17.7-19.8
GENDER
Male 3,831 3,221 83.8 82.1-85.5 610 16.2 14.5-17.9
Female 6,355 4,911 78.9 77.6-80.2 1,444 21.1 19.8-22.4
RACE
White 7,508 5,958 80.9 79.7-82.1 1,550 19.1 17.9-20.3
African American 1,986 1,614 82.0 79.4-84.3 372 18.0 15.7-20.6
Other 477 383 82.5 77.3-86.7 94 17.5 13.3-22.7
HISPANIC
Yes 158 126 81.5 72.1-88.2 32 18.5 11.8-27.9
No 9,860 7,868 81.3 80.2-82.4 1,992 18.7 17.6-19.8
AGE
18-24 349 277 80.2 74.6-84.9 72 19.8 15.1-25.4
25-34 906 753 84.1 80.8-86.9 153 15.9 13.1-19.2
35-44 1,541 1,253 81.8 79.3-84.0 288 18.2 16.0-20.7
45-54 2,140 1,717 80.1 77.8-82.1 423 19.9 17.9-22.2
55-64 2,225 1,778 81.4 79.3-83.2 447 18.6 16.8-20.7
65+ 3,025 2,354 79.2 77.4-81.0 671 20.8 19.0-22.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,299 1,101 85.4 82.3-88.0 198 14.6 12.0-17.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,064 2,604 85.8 83.9-87.5 460 14.2 12.5-16.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,559 2,016 80.8 78.4-82.9 543 19.2 17.1-21.6
College Graduate 3,235 2,390 75.7 73.7-77.6 845 24.3 22.4-26.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,002 846 86.7 83.5-89.4 156 13.3 10.6-16.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,451 1,208 82.6 79.2-85.6 243 17.4 14.4-20.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,139 922 81.3 77.7-84.4 217 18.7 15.6-22.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,455 1,163 82.2 79.3-84.8 292 17.8 15.2-20.7
$50,000+ 3,718 2,847 78.8 77.0-80.4 871 21.2 19.6-23.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 735 583 81.6 77.9-84.7 152 18.4 15.3-22.1
Appalachia II 696 547 80.3 76.5-83.7 149 19.7 16.3-23.5
Appalachia III 516 420 81.7 76.8-85.7 96 18.3 14.3-23.2
Catawba 419 338 82.4 77.7-86.3 81 17.6 13.7-22.3
Edisto Savannah 1,275 1,041 83.4 80.8-85.7 234 16.6 14.3-19.2
Low Country 1,203 930 78.7 75.1-81.9 273 21.3 18.1-24.9
Palmetto 842 673 81.3 77.8-84.4 169 18.7 15.6-22.2
Pee Dee 793 650 81.2 77.2-84.6 143 18.8 15.4-22.8
Trident 1,228 986 81.9 79.2-84.4 242 18.1 15.6-20.8
Upper Savannah 610 499 83.5 78.7-87.4 111 16.5 12.6-21.3
Waccamaw 1,251 985 81.3 78.3-84.0 266 18.7 16.0-21.7
Wateree 500 391 79.2 73.9-83.6 109 20.8 16.4-26.1
Region***
Region I 1,345 1,082 82.4 79.6-85.0 263 17.6 15.0-20.4
Region II 1,212 967 80.9 78.0-83.6 245 19.1 16.4-22.0
Region III 1,261 1,011 81.7 78.9-84.1 250 18.3 15.9-21.1
Region IV 1,293 1,041 80.4 77.3-83.2 252 19.6 16.8-22.7
Region V 1,275 1,041 83.4 80.8-85.7 234 16.6 14.3-19.2
Region VI 1,251 985 81.3 78.3-84.0 266 18.7 16.0-21.7
Region VII 1,228 986 81.9 79.2-84.4 242 18.1 15.6-20.8
Region VIII 1,203 930 78.7 75.1-81.9 273 21.3 18.1-24.9

*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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