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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Daily 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 14,321 7,138 47.2 46.1-48.2 7,183 52.8 51.8-53.9
-Buncombe County 355 215 56.7 50.7-62.5 140 43.3 37.5-49.3
GENDER
Male 137 72 49.1 40.0-58.2 65 50.9 41.8-60.0
Female 218 143 64.3 56.9-71.1 75 35.7 28.9-43.1
RACE
White 316 192 57.2 50.9-63.2 124 42.8 36.8-49.1
Other 37 21 51.5 33.1-69.6 16 48.5 30.4-66.9
AGE
18-44 129 67 46.3 36.9-56.0 62 53.7 44.0-63.1
45+ 226 148 63.8 56.4-70.6 78 36.2 29.4-43.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 124 61 43.2 33.7-53.2 63 56.8 46.8-66.3
Some College + 231 154 64.3 57.0-71.0 77 35.7 29.0-43.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 116 52.7 44.9-60.4 87 47.3 39.6-55.1
$50,000+ 85 60 70.3 58.6-79.9 25 29.7 20.1-41.4

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*Data for this table were derived from the folic acid question 'How often do you take this vitamin pill or supplement?' and those respondents not taking multivitamin or folic acid containing pills considered non-daily user.

^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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