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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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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
-Buncombe County 79 49 60.5 48.4-71.4 30 39.5 28.6-51.6
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 79 49 60.5 48.4-71.4 30 39.5 28.6-51.6
RACE
White 64 40 63.0 49.6-74.6 24 37.0 25.4-50.4
Other 14 8 46.8 22.6-72.6 6 53.2 27.4-77.4
AGE
18-44 79 49 60.5 48.4-71.4 30 39.5 28.6-51.6
45+ 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 23 14 59.4 37.2-78.3 9 40.6 21.7-62.8
Some College + 56 35 61.0 46.6-73.7 21 39.0 26.3-53.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 29 55.9 41.1-69.8 22 44.1 30.2-58.9
$50,000+ 21 17 79.5 55.9-92.2 4 20.5 7.8-44.1

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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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