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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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Daily consumption of 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 839 355 42.2 37.1-47.4 484 57.8 52.6-62.9
GENDER
Female 839 355 42.2 37.1-47.4 484 57.8 52.6-62.9
RACE
White 582 263 45.8 39.5-52.1 319 54.2 47.9-60.5
African American 202 74 34.6 25.5-45.1 128 65.4 54.9-74.5
Other Minorities 42 15 37.0 19.9-58.2 27 63.0 41.8-80.1
HISPANIC
Yes 33 13 37.0 16.4-63.8 20 63.0 36.2-83.6
No 805 342 42.4 37.3-47.8 463 57.6 52.2-62.7
AGE
18-24 147 55 40.0 29.0-52.1 92 60.0 47.9-71.0
25-34 322 140 43.3 36.1-50.9 182 56.7 49.1-63.9
35-44 370 160 42.5 34.5-51.0 210 57.5 49.0-65.5
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 91 36.9 28.2-46.6 168 63.1 53.4-71.8
Some Post-H.S. 257 113 43.7 35.4-52.5 144 56.3 47.5-64.6
College Graduate 273 135 51.1 42.8-59.5 138 48.9 40.5-57.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 29 42.1 23.9-62.7 48 57.9 37.3-76.1
$15,000- 24,999 157 56 35.2 25.3-46.6 101 64.8 53.4-74.7
$25,000- 34,999 117 49 41.1 27.4-56.4 68 58.9 43.6-72.6
$35,000- 49,999 153 75 44.2 33.6-55.4 78 55.8 44.6-66.4
$50,000+ 225 110 50.0 40.4-59.6 115 50.0 40.4-59.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 45 22 47.2 31.9-63.1 23 52.8 36.9-68.1
Cumberland 70 29 41.8 29.9-54.8 41 58.2 45.2-70.1
Durham 52 25 46.5 32.1-61.5 27 53.5 38.5-67.9
Forsyth 51 17 33.0 20.4-48.6 34 67.0 51.4-79.6
Gaston 59 22 44.4 30.0-59.9 37 55.6 40.1-70.0
Guilford 55 21 36.6 23.8-51.7 34 63.4 48.3-76.2
Mecklenburg 70 26 41.3 29.0-54.8 44 58.7 45.2-71.0
New Hanover 53 23 34.9 22.6-49.5 30 65.1 50.5-77.4
Onslow 78 35 40.5 29.0-53.1 43 59.5 46.9-71.0
Wake 71 36 50.9 37.6-64.0 35 49.1 36.0-62.4
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

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

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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?'

#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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