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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 413 217 49.4 44.0-54.9 196 50.6 45.1-56.0
GENDER
Male 151 65 40.3 32.3-48.9 86 59.7 51.1-67.7
Female 262 152 57.7 50.9-64.2 110 42.3 35.8-49.1
RACE
White 346 193 54.6 48.7-60.4 153 45.4 39.6-51.3
Other 64 23 29.0 18.7-41.9 41 71.0 58.1-81.3
AGE
18-44 175 81 43.1 35.3-51.2 94 56.9 48.8-64.7
45+ 237 136 55.0 47.6-62.2 101 45.0 37.8-52.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 82 37.6 30.4-45.3 114 62.4 54.7-69.6
Some College + 216 134 60.3 52.7-67.5 82 39.7 32.5-47.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 97 40.8 33.5-48.6 107 59.2 51.4-66.5
$50,000+ 111 69 62.7 52.8-71.6 42 37.3 28.4-47.2

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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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