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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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%)
North Carolina 3,637 2,012 54.9 52.9-56.9 1,625 45.1 43.1-47.1
-Alamance County 91 43 48.8 37.8-59.9 48 51.2 40.1-62.2
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 91 43 48.8 37.8-59.9 48 51.2 40.1-62.2
RACE
White 62 29 47.3 34.4-60.6 33 52.7 39.4-65.6
Other 28 13 48.7 29.1-68.6 15 51.3 31.4-70.9
AGE
18-44 91 43 48.8 37.8-59.9 48 51.2 40.1-62.2
45+ 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 16 40.7 25.4-58.0 23 59.3 42.0-74.6
Some College + 52 27 54.8 40.2-68.7 25 45.2 31.3-59.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 25 46.2 32.7-60.3 33 53.8 39.7-67.3
$50,000+ 17 9 52.7 28.3-75.8 8 47.3 24.2-71.7

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

^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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