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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Folic Acid+

Currently taking multivitamins or vitamin pills/supplements containing folic acid-FEMALES, Age 18-44*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 839 375 43.7 38.6-48.9 464 56.3 51.1-61.4
RACE
White 582 279 47.3 41.0-53.7 303 52.7 46.3-59.0
African American 202 76 35.6 26.4-46.0 126 64.4 54.0-73.6
Other Minorities 42 16 38.2 20.9-59.2 26 61.8 40.8-79.1
HISPANIC
Yes 33 14 38.9 17.7-65.4 19 61.1 34.6-82.3
No 805 361 43.9 38.8-49.2 444 56.1 50.8-61.2
AGE
18-24 147 57 40.7 29.7-52.7 90 59.3 47.3-70.3
25-34 322 150 46.1 38.7-53.6 172 53.9 46.4-61.3
35-44 370 168 43.5 35.4-51.9 202 56.5 48.1-64.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 15 29.0 10.8-57.7 34 71.0 42.3-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 259 93 37.5 28.7-47.2 166 62.5 52.8-71.3
Some Post-H.S. 257 119 45.3 36.9-54.0 138 54.7 46.0-63.1
College Graduate 273 147 54.2 45.8-62.3 126 45.8 37.7-54.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 30 42.8 24.5-63.2 47 57.2 36.8-75.5
$15,000- 24,999 157 57 35.6 25.7-47.0 100 64.4 53.0-74.3
$25,000- 34,999 117 52 42.5 28.6-57.8 65 57.5 42.2-71.4
$35,000- 49,999 153 80 47.0 36.1-58.2 73 53.0 41.8-63.9
$50,000+ 225 117 51.9 42.2-61.4 108 48.1 38.6-57.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 45 22 47.2 31.9-63.1 23 52.8 36.9-68.1
Cumberland 70 32 46.7 34.2-59.6 38 53.3 40.4-65.8
Durham 52 26 47.5 33.0-62.5 26 52.5 37.5-67.0
Forsyth 51 18 34.2 21.4-49.7 33 65.8 50.3-78.6
Gaston 59 25 48.8 34.1-63.7 34 51.2 36.3-65.9
Guilford 55 21 36.6 23.8-51.7 34 63.4 48.3-76.2
Mecklenburg 70 29 45.2 32.5-58.4 41 54.8 41.6-67.5
New Hanover 53 26 41.2 27.6-56.4 27 58.8 43.6-72.4
Onslow 78 35 40.5 29.0-53.1 43 59.5 46.9-71.0
Wake 71 42 57.3 43.8-69.8 29 42.7 30.2-56.2
Western NC 63 31 50.5 37.2-63.7 32 49.5 36.3-62.8
Piedmont NC 83 38 39.5 28.0-52.2 45 60.5 47.8-72.0
Eastern NC 89 30 40.8 28.5-54.4 59 59.2 45.6-71.5

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*Data for this table were derived from the first three folic acid questions.

#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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