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Vegetable and Fruit Consumption – Statistics in Haldimand and Norfolk

  • 42.7% of Haldimand and Norfolk residents, aged 12 years and older, consumed vegetables and fruits 5 or more times per day compared to 38.9% of Ontario residents (2013-14).
  • 57.3% of Haldimand and Norfolk residents, aged 12 years and older, consumed vegetables and fruits 4 or less times per day compared to 61.1% of Ontario residents (2013-14).

Proportion of Population aged 12 Years and Older, by Nutrition Behaviour, Haldimand and Norfolk and Ontario, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, and 2013-2014

(Crude Rate, Both sexes) (%, CI)
2009-2010 2011-2012 2013-2014
Haldimand-Norfolk Ontario Haldimand-Norfolk Ontario Haldimand-Norfolk Ontario
Consumption of vegetables and fruits 5 or more times per day 44 (38.8-49.2) 42.6
(41.7-43.5)
34.1 (28.3-39.8) 38.2
(37.3-39.2)
42.7 (36.4-49) 38.9
(38-39.7)
Consumption of vegetables and fruits 4 or less times per day 56 (50.8-61.2) 57.4
(56.5-58.3)
65.9 (60.2-71.7) 61.8
(60.8-62.7)
57.3 (51-63.6) 61.1
(60.3-62)

Source: Public Health Ontario. Snapshots: Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit: Self-Reported Nutrition and Healthy Weights, Crude Rate, (both sexes combined), 2009/10-2013/14. Toronto, ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; 2016 Nov 30 [cited 2017 Sept 28]. Available from: http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/DataAndAnalytics/Snapshots/Pages/Health-Behaviours—Nutrition-and-Healthy-Weights.aspx

For further information please contact qpap@haldimand-norfolk.org or 519-426-6170 Ext. 3305.

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