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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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Currently 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 2,847 1,300 43.0 40.2-45.7 1,547 57.0 54.3-59.8
Piedmont NC 314 133 38.4 32.4-44.7 181 61.6 55.3-67.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 193 96 43.7 36.1-51.5 97 56.3 48.5-63.9
Cumberland 207 98 49.5 35.5-63.5 109 50.5 36.5-64.5
Durham 176 78 39.8 29.7-50.8 98 60.2 49.2-70.3
Forsyth 208 87 39.6 32.4-47.3 121 60.4 52.7-67.6
Gaston 209 81 38.4 31.3-46.0 128 61.6 54.0-68.7
Guilford 199 86 40.1 32.6-48.1 113 59.9 51.9-67.4
Mecklenburg 203 92 46.9 39.3-54.6 111 53.1 45.4-60.7
New Hanover 192 94 43.5 35.6-51.7 98 56.5 48.3-64.4
Onslow 199 94 41.0 31.8-50.8 105 59.0 49.2-68.2
Wake 202 118 56.6 48.5-64.4 84 43.4 35.6-51.5
Western NC 280 136 44.8 38.4-51.4 144 55.2 48.6-61.6
Piedmont NC 314 133 38.4 32.4-44.7 181 61.6 55.3-67.6
Eastern NC 265 107 41.8 34.6-49.4 158 58.2 50.6-65.4

+ 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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*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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