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 4217 22.3 0.4 21.6 23.1
GENDER
Male 2108 25.8 0.6 24.7 27.0
Female 2109 19.0 0.5 18.0 19.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 347 28.8 1.5 26.0 31.7
25-34 years 453 22.4 1.1 20.3 24.5
35-44 years 482 20.7 1.0 18.8 22.6
45-54 years 651 20.4 0.8 18.8 22.1
55-64 years 942 21.0 0.7 19.6 22.4
65+ years 1342 21.7 0.6 20.5 22.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 258 20.9 1.3 18.3 23.5
Non-hispanic 3933 22.4 0.4 21.6 23.2
RACE
White only 3666 21.5 0.4 20.7 22.3
Black or African American only 268 35.7 2.4 31.1 40.3
Other race only 113 22.8 2.3 18.2 27.3
More than one race 80 21.5 2.6 16.4 26.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 378 29.4 1.5 26.4 32.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 1494 28.7 0.8 27.2 30.2
Some college 1214 21.4 0.7 20.0 22.7
College graduate 1121 15.0 0.5 14.1 16.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 428 33.4 1.7 29.9 36.8
$15,000 to $24,999 688 26.3 1.1 24.2 28.5
$25,000 to $34,999 443 23.2 1.2 20.8 25.6
$35,000 to $49,999 565 23.1 1.1 21.0 25.2
$50,000 or more 1342 16.8 0.5 15.8 17.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2125 21.6 0.5 20.6 22.6
Out of work 189 27.5 2.1 23.3 31.7
Homemaker/Student 333 20.2 1.2 17.8 22.5
Retired 1178 22.0 0.7 20.7 23.3
Unable to work 371 32.6 1.7 29.3 36.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1281 21.8 0.7 20.4 23.1
1 to less than 20 hours 208 20.7 1.7 17.4 24.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 494 22.2 1.1 20.1 24.4
40 plus hours 1536 21.1 0.6 20.0 22.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2145 18.7 0.4 17.8 19.5
Divorced/Seperated 766 27.8 1.1 25.7 29.9
Widowed 549 25.7 1.2 23.4 27.9
Never married 757 28.7 1.1 26.6 30.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1283 25.4 0.8 23.9 26.8
Not living with a disability 2910 21.4 0.4 20.6 22.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 265 24.0 1.6 20.9 27.1
Rural 471 25.0 1.2 22.6 27.3
Densely-settled rural 719 22.4 0.9 20.6 24.1
Semi-Urban 657 23.6 1.0 21.6 25.6
Urban 2105 21.4 0.5 20.4 22.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 3737 21.6 0.4 20.8 22.4
Uninsured 457 27.0 1.3 24.5 29.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 612 24.1 1.0 22.1 26.1
No diabetes 3604 22.1 0.4 21.4 22.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 398 24.8 1.3 22.2 27.4
No current asthma 3789 22.1 0.4 21.3 22.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 1409 23.0 0.6 21.7 24.2
No 2777 22.0 0.5 21.1 22.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 502 29.1 1.4 26.4 31.8
<14 days mental health NOT good 3651 21.6 0.4 20.8 22.4
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 831 27.4 1.0 25.4 29.4
Non-smoker 3361 21.2 0.4 20.4 22.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1114 21.2 0.7 19.8 22.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1335 21.8 0.7 20.5 23.1
Obese, BMI>=30 1478 23.5 0.7 22.3 24.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 2576 19.1 0.4 18.2 19.9
No 1596 31.2 0.8 29.6 32.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 618 22.6 1.0 20.7 24.5
Did not serve on active duty 3593 22.3 0.4 21.4 23.1

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.