Indicator Report - Percentage of Adults Who Consume Five or More Servings of Fruits and Vegetables per Day by Sex, 2009
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.
Percentage of Adults Who Consume Five or More Servings of Fruits and Vegetables per Day by Sex, 2009
Data SourcesBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, State Center for Health Statistics
DefinitionPercentage of people who responded yes when asked if they consumed five or more servings of fruits or vegetables per day.
How We Calculated the Rates
Page Content Updated On 01/20/2012, Published on 01/20/2012