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Data for Percentage of Adults Who Consume Five or More Servings of Fruits and Vegetables per Day North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2009

North Carolina vs. HNC2020 Year Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
North Carolina 2009 20.6% 19.5% 21.8%
HNC 2020 Target 2009 29.3%

Data Notes

The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

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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