Adults Who Consume Fruits and Vegetables

5 or More Times Per Day


2009 - 2007 - 2005 - 2003 - 2002 - 2000 - 1998 -1996
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Adults Who Consume Fruits and Vegetables 5 or More Times Per Day

State 1996 1998 2000 2002 2003 2005 2007 2009
US Overall Rate 23.7% 23.8% 23.2% 22.6% 22.6% 23.2% 24.4% 23.3%
Alabama 21.4% 23.9% 22.7% 21.1% 22.6% 20.1% 20.6% 20.3%
Alaska 26.2% 23.2% 23.7% 22.8% 22.6% 24.8% 24.2% 23.3%
Arizona 24.5% 9.1% 36.9% 22.6% 22.9% 23.7% 28.3% 24.1%
Arkansas 34.3% 27.9% 22.5% 20.7% 20.8% 21.0% 21.8% 20.4%
California 32.0% 27.5% 26.7% 27.4% 26.9% 28.9% 28.9% 27.7%
Colorado 26.2% 26.0% 23.4% 23.9% 24.2% 24.5% 25.8% 24.7%
Connecticut 27.2% 28.0% 29.3% 30.3% 29.8% 27.4% 28.5% 28.3%
Delaware 16.1% 26.7% 22.5% 19.5% 22.0% 21.3% 21.4% 25.0%
Florida 21.9% 24.9% 23.2% 27.4% 23.6% 26.2% 26.2% 24.5%
Georgia 22.7% 20.7% 22.3% 22.6% 23.0% 23.2% 25.0% 24.5%
Hawaii 25.1% 27.5% 22.4% 20.4% 27.6% 24.5% 28.7% 23.5%
Idaho 23.2% 23.8% 21.1% 21.6% 20.4% 23.2% 22.3% 24.6%
Illinois 21.2% 22.7% 23.3% 20.9% 23.1% 24.0% 24.6% 22.4%
Indiana 20.8% 23.5% 20.0% 21.7% 22.0% 22.0% 22.8% 20.6%
Iowa 15.1% 18.6% 18.1% 19.8% 17.1% 19.5% 19.9% 18.4%
Kansas 28.3% 23.5% 23.4% 18.2% 18.8% 19.9% 18.8% 18.6%
Kentucky 17.4% 15.7% 22.7% 20.2% 18.2% 16.8% 18.4% 21.0%
Louisiana 18.0% 17.3% 15.8% 17.2% 16.4% 20.2% 19.6% 16.9%
Maine 26.2% 26.4% 24.5% 29.4% 27.0% 28.7% 28.6% 27.9%
Maryland 24.7% 30.1% 27.4% 29.7% 28.9% 28.7% 26.6% 27.6%
Massachusetts 25.8% 31.0% 30.0% 29.7% 29.0% 28.6% 27.5% 26.2%
Michigan 23.4% 27.4% 23.1% 22.6% 20.1% 22.8% 21.3% 22.5%
Minnesota 30.2% 31.9% 24.3% 22.7% 24.2% 24.5% 19.4% 21.8%
Mississippi 18.3% 15.6% 18.6% 19.2% 17.9% 16.5% 18.1% 16.8%
Missouri 22.6% 20.0% 20.7% 19.2% 20.2% 22.6% 20.2% 19.8%
Montana 23.7% 23.8% 22.8% 22.7% 21.9% 24.7% 25.3% 25.7%
Nebraska 22.5% 17.7% 20.6% 18.0% 17.8% 20.2% 24.1% 20.9%
Nevada 21.9% 22.1% 21.3% 22.3% 20.4% 22.5% 21.9% 23.7%
New Hampshire 26.3% 27.9% 26.2% 28.5% 28.5% 29.1% 28.5% 27.9%
New Jersey 26.9% 26.1% 27.4% 28.2% 26.6% 25.9% 27.5% 26.3%
New Mexico 21.1% 20.7% 20.5% 21.9% 22.4% 21.5% 22.4% 23.1%
New York 25.4% 25.5% 27.5% 27.7% 25.8% 26.0% 27.4% 26.7%
North Carolina 16.5% 21.4% 22.1% 23.6% 23.1% 22.5% 21.6% 20.6%
North Dakota 17.8% 22.8% 23.2% 20.4% 21.5% 21.8% 21.9% 22.5%
Ohio 13.9% 16.0% 21.4% 20.5% 22.7% 22.6% 20.8% 21.0%
Oklahoma 17.2% 20.3% 18.2% 14.4% 15.4% 15.7% 16.3% 14.5%
Oregon 25.2% 24.9% 26.8% 26.3% 24.1% 25.9% 27.0% 26.3%
Pennsylvania 23.7% 24.9% 23.3% 25.4% 24.7% 23.9% 25.4% 24.1%
Rhode Island 23.7% 24.6% 29.2% 28.6% 27.1% 26.8% 25.6% 26.1%
South Carolina 24.2% 21.8% 24.6% 23.9% 22.3% 21.2% 18.7% 17.4%
South Dakota 23.9% 20.0% 19.9% 20.7% 19.0% 20.5% 18.6% 15.7%
Tennessee 25.8% 29.7% 34.1% 28.4% 22.2% 26.5% 26.4% 23.3%
Texas 28.2% 22.5% 23.4% 23.9% 22.5% 22.6% 25.2% 23.8%
Utah N/A 26.2% 20.6% 20.6% 19.5% 22.1% 22.8% 23.3%
Vermont 28.8% 29.2% 28.7% 29.1% 32.5% 30.8% 30.0% 29.3%
Virginia 25.7% 27.0% 25.6% 27.9% 25.8% 26.2% 26.3% 27.3%
Washington 22.9% 25.8% 24.7% 23.8% 23.3% 25.2% 26.0% 25.0%
West Virginia 20.1% 18.7% 21.4% 21.3% 18.7% 20.0% 19.7% 16.1%
Wisconsin 25.2% 25.7% 21.7% 23.5% 21.5% 22.2% 24.4% 22.7%
Wyoming 22.1% 21.2% 20.4% 22.1% 22.1% 21.8% 24.4% 23.3%

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Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Respondents aged >=18 years who report eating fruits and vegetables >=5 times/day.
Denominator: Respondents aged >=18 years who report eating fruits and vegetables any number of times per day, including zero (excluding unknowns and refusals).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

11/10/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.

6/22/2010

  • Data for 2009 was added to the chart and table.



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