Percentage of Adults Who Reported Consuming Fruits and Vegetables
Less than 5 Times Per Day

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 6644 80.1 0.5 79.1 81.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 2677 84.4 0.8 82.8 85.9
Female 3967 76.0 0.7 74.7 77.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 329 82.4 2.2 78.2 86.7
25-34 years 886 86.0 1.1 83.8 88.2
35-44 years 1239 83.4 1.0 81.4 85.3
45-54 years 1394 80.3 1.0 78.2 82.3
55-64 years 1100 78.0 1.2 75.7 80.3
65+ years 1676 70.5 1.0 68.5 72.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 331 83.4 2.2 79.1 87.7
Non-Hispanic 6304 79.9 0.5 78.8 80.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 5976 80.4 0.5 79.3 81.4
Black Only 217 82.5 2.7 77.2 87.7
Other Race Only 348 79.6 2.3 75.1 84.1
More than One Race 84 61.7 6.5 48.9 74.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 528 86.3 1.6 83.2 89.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 2130 81.0 1.0 79.1 83.0
Some College 1841 80.8 1.0 78.9 82.7
College Graduate 2138 77.0 0.9 75.3 78.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 463 79.2 2.4 74.5 83.8
$15,000 - $24,999 1131 83.0 1.2 80.7 85.3
$25,000 - $34,999 885 81.7 1.4 79.0 84.4
$35,000 - $49,999 1100 79.8 1.2 77.4 82.2
$50,000+ 2213 80.2 0.8 78.6 81.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 4086 83.4 0.6 82.2 84.6
Out of Work 190 77.1 3.7 69.8 84.4
Homemaker / Student 547 75.7 2.0 71.8 79.6
Retired 1523 70.4 1.1 68.3 72.5
Unable to Work 290 81.5 2.4 76.8 86.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1782 72.3 1.1 70.2 74.3
1-19 Hours 302 75.9 3.0 70.1 81.7
20-39 Hours 864 80.8 1.5 77.8 83.8
40 + Hours 3123 84.0 0.7 82.6 85.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 4065 80.5 0.6 79.3 81.6
Divorced / Separated 1059 81.3 1.3 78.8 83.8
Widowed 804 71.9 1.4 69.1 74.6
Never Married 705 81.3 1.9 77.7 85.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1557 76.5 1.1 74.2 78.7
Living without a Disability 5063 81.0 0.6 79.9 82.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 288 77.6 2.6 72.6 82.7
Rural 856 81.7 1.3 79.1 84.4
Densely-settled Rural 1099 81.1 1.3 78.6 83.6
Semi-urban 1244 79.6 1.2 77.2 81.9
Urban 3137 79.9 0.8 78.4 81.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 1068 79.6 1.2 77.2 82.1
Excellent to Good 5560 80.2 0.6 79.0 81.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 685 83.2 1.6 80.0 86.4
Insured 5949 79.6 0.5 78.6 80.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 539 74.0 1.8 70.6 77.5
No Diabetes 6104 80.6 0.5 79.5 81.6
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 1968 78.6 0.9 76.9 80.3
No Hypertension 4669 80.6 0.6 79.4 81.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 452 78.1 2.0 74.1 82.1
No Current Asthma 6176 80.3 0.5 79.2 81.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 2134 75.4 0.9 73.5 77.2
No arthritis 4481 81.9 0.6 80.7 83.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 628 82.3 1.7 78.9 85.6
<14 days mental health not good 5935 80.0 0.5 78.9 81.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 1228 87.2 1.1 85.0 89.5
Non-Smoker 5405 78.6 0.6 77.5 79.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 2347 78.3 0.9 76.4 80.1
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 2415 81.4 0.8 79.8 83.0
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1585 80.7 1.0 78.7 82.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 4743 78.3 0.6 77.0 79.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1899 85.9 0.9 84.2 87.7
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 2730 75.7 0.9 74.0 77.4
Insufficient 2622 84.1 0.8 82.6 85.6
No Activity 1072 84.0 1.1 81.8 86.1

Numerator: Respondents who reported they consumed fruits
and vegetables less than 5 times per day.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.