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Table 4 Characteristics of US Rural Adults Consuming at Least Five Daily Fruit and Vegetable Servings 2009 BRFSS

From: A cross-sectional study of US rural adults’ consumption of fruits and vegetables: do they consume at least five servings daily?

Predictor Variables and Factors Rural Adults Adjusted Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
Sex Male --*
  Female 1.666 (1.663, 1.669)
Race And Ethnicity Caucasian --*
  African American 1.127 (1.123, 1.131)
  Hispanic 1.474 (1.469, 1.479)
  Other 1.251 (1.246, 1.255)
Age Ranges 18-34 Years .673 (.671, .675)
  35-64 Years .675 (.673, .676)
  > = 65 Years --*
Education <High School .527 (.525, .529)
  Completed High School .647 (.646, .648)
  College Graduate --*
Marital Status Married Or Living With Partner 1.071 (1.069, 1.073)
  Unmarried /Not Living With A Partner --*
Children In Household No Children In Household 1.052 (1.050, 1.054)
  At Least 1 Child In Household --*
Household Income <$35,000 --*
  > = $35,000 1.111 (1.108, 1.113)
BMI Categories BMI < 25 1.126 (1.124, 1.129)
  BMI 25- < 30 1.066 (1.064, 1.068)
  BMI > =30 --*
Physical Activity Getting At Least Moderate Physical Activity 1.881 (1.878, 1.885)
  Inactive --*
Have Health Insurance Yes .962 (.959, .964)
  No --*
Have A Personal Physician Yes 1.045 (1.042, 1.047)
  No --*
Timing Of Last Routine Medical Checkup Within Last 12 Months 1.224 (1.222, 1.226)
  Longer Than 12 Months Ago --*
Deferment Of Medical Care Because Of Cost Deferred Medical Care Because Of Cost --*
  Did Not Defer Medical Care Because Of Cost .897 (.895, .899)
Self-Defined Health Status Good To Excellent 1.148 (1.145, 1.151)
  Fair To Poor --*
  1. --* reference group.