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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Folic Acid+

Are any of these a multivitamin?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Not taking vitamins
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,890 1,226 39.9 37.2-42.6 249 8.2 6.9- 9.8 1,415 51.9 49.1-54.7
Piedmont NC 322 125 34.7 29.1-40.8 29 8.6 5.7-12.7 168 56.7 50.4-62.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 196 90 39.1 32.0-46.7 15 8.2 4.6-14.0 91 52.7 44.9-60.4
Cumberland 207 94 48.5 34.5-62.7 11 3.5 1.7- 7.0 102 48.0 34.6-61.7
Durham 178 70 36.1 26.7-46.8 15 7.4 4.0-13.3 93 56.5 45.3-67.1
Forsyth 214 83 34.9 27.9-42.6 23 14.3 8.2-24.0 108 50.8 42.6-59.0
Gaston 213 76 35.8 28.9-43.4 19 7.9 4.9-12.5 118 56.3 48.7-63.5
Guilford 201 82 37.5 30.3-45.4 13 6.3 3.6-10.9 106 56.1 48.2-63.7
Mecklenburg 206 86 43.7 36.3-51.4 19 8.9 5.5-14.2 101 47.4 39.9-55.0
New Hanover 197 89 41.3 33.6-49.3 19 8.8 5.3-14.3 89 49.9 41.8-58.1
Onslow 204 88 37.9 29.1-47.5 17 6.6 3.9-11.1 99 55.5 45.7-64.9
Wake 202 113 54.1 46.0-62.0 15 7.1 4.2-11.8 74 38.8 31.1-47.0
Western NC 286 130 42.6 36.3-49.1 32 9.4 6.5-13.5 124 48.0 41.5-54.6
Piedmont NC 322 125 34.7 29.1-40.8 29 8.6 5.7-12.7 168 56.7 50.4-62.8
Eastern NC 264 100 38.9 31.8-46.5 22 7.9 4.9-12.5 142 53.2 45.6-60.6

+ 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 Piedmont North Carolina. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking vitamins. 'Not taking vitamins' category is added to the denominator so that the estimates are based on all respondents.

#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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