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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Folic Acid+

Daily taking multivitamins or vitamin pills/supplements containing folic acid*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,838 1,205 39.4 36.8-42.2 1,633 60.6 57.8-63.2
Cumberland County 207 86 32.6 23.0-43.9 121 67.4 56.1-77.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 193 89 40.9 33.6-48.7 104 59.1 51.3-66.4
Durham 176 74 38.6 28.7-49.5 102 61.4 50.5-71.3
Forsyth 208 80 36.2 29.2-43.7 128 63.8 56.3-70.8
Gaston 209 77 37.0 30.0-44.6 132 63.0 55.4-70.0
Guilford 197 80 36.8 29.5-44.8 117 63.2 55.2-70.5
Mecklenburg 200 81 42.8 35.3-50.6 119 57.2 49.4-64.7
New Hanover 191 86 39.4 31.8-47.6 105 60.6 52.4-68.2
Onslow 199 91 40.2 31.1-50.0 108 59.8 50.0-68.9
Wake 201 99 46.1 38.3-54.2 102 53.9 45.8-61.7
Western NC 280 133 43.4 37.1-50.0 147 56.6 50.0-62.9
Piedmont NC 314 127 36.8 31.0-43.1 187 63.2 56.9-69.0
Eastern NC 263 102 39.6 32.5-47.2 161 60.4 52.8-67.5

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Cumberland County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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*Data for this table were derived from the folic acid question 'How often do you take this vitamin pill or supplement?' and those respondents not taking multivitamin or folic acid containing pills considered non-daily user.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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