Percentage of Adults Who Did Not Consume
Vegetables At Least Once Per Day

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 4482 22.9 0.4 22.2 23.6
GENDER
Female 2292 19.2 0.5 18.3 20.2
Male 2190 26.7 0.6 25.6 27.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 373 30.9 1.5 28.0 33.7
25-34 years 460 22.0 1.0 20.0 23.9
35-44 years 551 21.2 0.9 19.4 23.0
45-54 years 778 23.1 0.8 21.4 24.7
55-64 years 945 20.4 0.7 19.0 21.8
65+ years 1375 21.4 0.6 20.3 22.6
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 4227 22.7 0.4 22.0 23.4
Hispanic 234 24.3 1.6 21.2 27.4
RACE
White only 3844 21.9 0.4 21.1 22.6
Black or African American only 305 38.7 2.4 34.1 43.4
Other race only 214 22.2 1.6 19.0 25.3
More than one race 72 20.9 2.7 15.7 26.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 435 30.5 1.5 27.6 33.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 1575 28.8 0.8 27.4 30.3
Some college 1390 22.3 0.7 21.0 23.6
College graduate 1082 14.8 0.5 13.8 15.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 532 31.6 1.5 28.6 34.5
$15,000 to $24,999 847 26.4 1.0 24.4 28.4
$25,000 to $34,999 513 25.1 1.2 22.8 27.5
$35,000 to $49,999 616 22.6 1.0 20.7 24.5
$50,000 or more 1367 17.8 0.5 16.8 18.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2354 22.5 0.5 21.6 23.5
Out of work 221 26.4 1.8 22.8 30.0
Homemaker/Student 300 20.0 1.2 17.6 22.5
Retired 1189 21.5 0.6 20.3 22.8
Unable to work 399 32.1 1.7 28.8 35.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1284 20.9 0.7 19.6 22.2
1 to less than 20 hours 229 20.8 1.6 17.7 23.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 525 22.5 1.1 20.4 24.6
40 plus hours 1718 22.7 0.6 21.5 23.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2183 19.3 0.4 18.5 20.2
Divorced/Seperated 876 27.1 1.0 25.2 29.1
Widowed 618 25.5 1.1 23.4 27.6
Never married 790 29.9 1.1 27.8 32.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 3181 22.5 0.4 21.6 23.3
Living with a disability 1279 24.2 0.7 22.8 25.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 221 22.6 1.6 19.4 25.7
Rural 461 22.0 1.1 19.9 24.1
Densely-settled rural 778 26.2 1.0 24.3 28.2
Semi-Urban 723 23.9 1.0 22.0 25.8
Urban 2299 21.8 0.5 20.8 22.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 623 27.8 1.1 25.5 30.0
Insured 3846 21.9 0.4 21.2 22.7
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 3846 22.5 0.4 21.8 23.3
Have diabetes 629 26.0 1.1 23.8 28.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 4012 22.7 0.4 21.9 23.5
Current asthma 437 24.4 1.3 21.9 26.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 3009 22.9 0.5 22.0 23.8
Yes 1446 22.6 0.6 21.4 23.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 3918 22.4 0.4 21.6 23.2
14+ days mental health NOT good 515 27.1 1.3 24.6 29.6
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 3546 22.1 0.4 21.3 22.9
Current smoker 913 26.2 0.9 24.4 28.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1319 21.5 0.7 20.2 22.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1436 21.9 0.6 20.7 23.2
Obese, BMI>=30 1488 25.7 0.7 24.3 27.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 1672 30.8 0.8 29.2 32.3
Yes 2781 20.0 0.4 19.2 20.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 3837 22.8 0.4 22.0 23.5
Served on active duty 644 23.9 1.0 21.9 25.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting they did not consumed vegetables at least once per day
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
Vegetable consumption includes:beans,dark green vegetables,
orange-colored vegetables, and other vegetables.