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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Folic Acid

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 14,438 8,076 53.6 52.5-54.6 6,362 46.4 45.4-47.5
-Alamance County 391 213 53.1 47.3-58.8 178 46.9 41.2-52.7
GENDER
Male 118 58 45.7 35.8-55.9 60 54.3 44.1-64.2
Female 273 155 58.4 51.8-64.7 118 41.6 35.3-48.2
RACE
White 303 172 55.6 49.1-62.0 131 44.4 38.0-50.9
Other 86 40 44.9 33.1-57.3 46 55.1 42.7-66.9
AGE
18-44 142 66 42.1 33.2-51.4 76 57.9 48.6-66.8
45+ 248 146 61.3 54.3-67.9 102 38.7 32.1-45.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 91 45.7 37.7-54.0 101 54.3 46.0-62.3
Some College + 198 121 59.7 51.6-67.4 77 40.3 32.6-48.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 239 127 52.0 44.5-59.4 112 48.0 40.6-55.5
$50,000+ 79 42 51.1 38.6-63.4 37 48.9 36.6-61.4

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*Data for this table were derived from the first three folic acid questions. See the 2004 questionnaire.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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