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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Folic Acid+

Do any of the vitamin pills or supplements you take contain folic acid?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 258 74 29.1 21.4-38.1 132 51.5 42.7-60.1 52 19.5 13.5-27.3
GENDER
Male 88 22 20.9 11.7-34.3 49 55.7 41.5-69.0 17 23.4 13.2-38.1
Female 170 52 34.4 24.2-46.4 83 48.7 37.7-59.7 35 16.9 10.4-26.2
RACE
White 218 61 28.8 20.5-38.8 109 48.1 38.8-57.6 48 23.1 15.8-32.3
African American 29 10 36.3 16.9-61.5 16 60.4 36.0-80.6 3 3.2 0.7-13.5

+ 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.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking vitamins but not multivitamins. Due to large number of responses, data for Don't know/Not sure category are also presented.

#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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