Important Facts for Adults Who Consume Five or More Servings of Fruits and Vegetables per Day
DefinitionPercentage of people who responded yes when asked if they consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day.
NumeratorNumber of adults aged 18 years and older who responded yes when asked if they consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day
DenominatorNumber of adults aged 18 years and older responding to the BRFSS survey
Data Interpretation IssuesData in this table were derived from the fruits and vegetables questions.
Why Is This Important?"Good nutrition is essential to good health and healthy weight. Fruits and vegetables are nutritious foods that have been shown to guard against many chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers." - North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Healthy North Carolina 2020: A Better State of Health.
Other ObjectivesHNC 2020
Other Program InformationEat Smart Move More: http://www.eatsmartmovemorenc.com/