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 14770 81.4 0.4 80.6 82.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 6030 85.6 0.6 84.5 86.7
Female 8740 77.4 0.5 76.3 78.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 411 85.6 1.7 82.2 88.9
25-34 years 1266 82.3 1.1 80.3 84.4
35-44 years 2028 82.6 0.8 81.0 84.2
45-54 years 3220 83.1 0.7 81.8 84.4
55-64 years 3308 79.5 0.7 78.2 80.9
65+ years 4537 75.7 0.6 74.5 76.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 618 85.8 1.6 82.6 89.0
Non-Hispanic 14129 81.1 0.4 80.3 81.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 13250 81.4 0.4 80.6 82.2
Black Only 559 79.1 2.1 74.9 83.3
Other Race Only 673 83.8 1.7 80.4 87.1
More than One Race 235 78.2 3.5 71.4 85.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 972 85.7 1.7 82.4 89.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 4615 85.0 0.7 83.7 86.4
Some College 4303 81.5 0.7 80.1 82.9
College Graduate 4858 77.5 0.6 76.3 78.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 998 81.4 1.9 77.6 85.1
$15,000 - $24,999 2229 83.1 1.1 81.0 85.2
$25,000 - $34,999 1774 82.6 1.2 80.3 84.9
$35,000 - $49,999 2269 82.3 0.9 80.5 84.0
$50,000+ 5818 80.5 0.5 79.5 81.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 8268 82.5 0.5 81.6 83.5
Out of Work 658 84.8 1.8 81.3 88.2
Homemaker / Student 1003 80.1 1.4 77.3 82.9
Retired 4003 76.3 0.6 75.1 77.5
Unable to Work 794 82.1 2.0 78.2 86.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 4270 77.4 0.7 75.9 78.8
1-19 Hours 812 79.0 1.8 75.6 82.5
20-39 Hours 1727 81.4 1.1 79.2 83.6
40 + Hours 6299 83.1 0.5 82.0 84.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 9131 80.7 0.4 79.9 81.6
Divorced / Separated 2223 83.0 0.9 81.2 84.9
Widowed 2037 75.8 0.9 74.0 77.5
Never Married 1348 85.2 1.3 82.6 87.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 3901 80.4 0.8 78.9 81.9
Living without a Disability 10838 81.6 0.4 80.8 82.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 615 83.1 1.5 80.0 86.1
Rural 1835 81.7 1.0 79.7 83.7
Densely-settled Rural 2283 83.1 1.0 81.1 85.1
Semi-urban 2766 80.6 1.0 78.7 82.5
Urban 7254 81.0 0.5 79.9 82.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 1364 87.2 1.1 85.0 89.3
Insured 13379 80.6 0.4 79.8 81.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 1747 78.4 1.2 76.0 80.8
No Diabetes 13019 81.7 0.4 80.9 82.4
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 5745 80.8 0.6 79.7 81.9
No Hypertension 8999 81.7 0.5 80.7 82.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 1142 82.2 1.4 79.5 85.0
No Current Asthma 13543 81.3 0.4 80.5 82.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 4919 78.5 0.7 77.3 79.8
No Arthritis 9799 82.3 0.5 81.4 83.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 2418 82.6 0.9 80.8 84.4
Excellent to Good 12321 81.2 0.4 80.4 82.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 1345 84.5 1.3 82.0 87.1
<14 days mental health not good 13251 81.0 0.4 80.2 81.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 2612 87.4 0.9 85.6 89.1
Non-Smoker 12103 80.1 0.4 79.2 80.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 4678 79.7 0.7 78.4 81.1
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 5106 81.8 0.6 80.5 83.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 4387 82.7 0.7 81.4 84.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 10547 79.6 0.5 78.7 80.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 4212 87.5 0.7 86.2 88.8
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 5904 77.5 0.6 76.3 78.7
Insufficient 5951 84.4 0.6 83.3 85.5
No Activity 2360 85.9 0.9 84.1 87.6

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