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 6655 81.2 0.5 80.1 82.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 2708 85.5 0.8 83.9 87.0
Female 3947 77.0 0.7 75.6 78.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 219 83.7 2.4 79.0 88.4
25-34 years 765 83.3 1.3 80.8 85.8
35-44 years 1051 84.3 1.1 82.0 86.5
45-54 years 1432 80.8 1.0 78.7 82.8
55-64 years 1384 81.3 1.0 79.2 83.3
65+ years 1774 74.1 1.0 72.2 75.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 294 85.6 2.3 81.0 90.1
Non-Hispanic 6356 80.9 0.6 79.8 82.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 5991 81.0 0.6 79.9 82.1
Black Only 214 82.1 2.9 76.5 87.7
Other Race Only 353 83.1 2.2 78.7 87.4
More than One Race 73 85.2 4.0 77.4 93.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 506 86.6 1.9 82.9 90.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1994 84.4 1.0 82.5 86.3
Some College 1886 80.1 1.1 77.9 82.3
College Graduate 2259 78.2 0.8 76.6 79.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 444 84.7 2.1 80.7 88.7
$15,000 - $24,999 979 83.9 1.4 81.2 86.5
$25,000 - $34,999 812 83.2 1.6 80.2 86.3
$35,000 - $49,999 1070 82.8 1.4 80.1 85.5
$50,000+ 2597 79.5 0.8 77.9 81.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 3976 82.4 0.7 81.1 83.8
Out of Work 154 88.6 3.4 81.9 95.2
Homemaker / Student 500 77.6 2.0 73.6 81.5
Retired 1696 75.9 1.0 74.0 77.8
Unable to Work 323 86.7 2.1 82.6 90.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1922 75.3 1.0 73.3 77.2
1-19 Hours 305 78.1 2.8 72.6 83.7
20-39 Hours 814 80.1 1.7 76.8 83.4
40 + Hours 3047 83.6 0.8 82.1 85.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 4146 80.8 0.6 79.6 82.0
Divorced / Separated 1006 84.8 1.2 82.4 87.2
Widowed 893 74.3 1.3 71.6 76.9
Never Married 598 83.5 2.1 79.5 87.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1735 80.9 1.0 79.0 82.9
Living without a Disability 4907 81.2 0.6 80.0 82.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 323 77.4 2.8 71.9 82.9
Rural 847 80.2 1.4 77.5 82.9
Densely-settled Rural 1133 82.6 1.2 80.2 85.1
Semi-urban 1287 82.9 1.2 80.6 85.2
Urban 3065 80.6 0.8 79.0 82.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 1062 80.2 1.4 77.4 83.0
Excellent to Good 5574 81.3 0.6 80.1 82.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 607 83.4 1.9 79.6 87.1
Insured 6042 80.9 0.6 79.8 82.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 630 77.4 1.6 74.2 80.6
No Diabetes 6024 81.4 0.6 80.3 82.6
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 2254 78.7 0.9 76.9 80.5
No Hypertension 4389 82.0 0.7 80.7 83.3
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 540 84.2 1.8 80.7 87.7
No Current Asthma 6088 80.9 0.6 79.8 82.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 2330 78.2 0.9 76.5 79.9
No arthritis 4308 82.2 0.7 80.9 83.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 529 84.9 1.8 81.5 88.4
<14 days mental health not good 6043 80.9 0.6 79.8 82.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 1246 86.9 1.3 84.4 89.3
Non-Smoker 5392 79.9 0.6 78.7 81.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 2178 78.0 1.0 76.0 80.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 2353 82.1 0.9 80.4 83.8
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1872 83.4 0.9 81.5 85.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 4786 79.2 0.7 77.9 80.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1864 87.7 0.8 86.0 89.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 2716 76.5 0.9 74.7 78.3
Insufficient 2679 85.6 0.7 84.2 87.1
No Activity 973 84.5 1.2 82.2 86.8

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