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Data for Percentage of Adults Who Consume Five or More Servings of Fruits and Vegetables per Day by Education, 2009

Education Level Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
Less Than High School 11.0% 8.8% 13.7%
H.S. Grad or G.E.D. 17.3% 15.2% 19.7%
Some Post High School 20.1% 17.9% 22.5%
College Graduate 28.4% 26.4% 30.4%

Data Sources

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, State Center for Health Statistics 

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Definition

Percentage 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

Numerator: Number 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
Denominator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older responding to the BRFSS survey

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2012


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