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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Folic Acid

Daily consumption of 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 3,605 1,713 47.1 45.1-49.2 1,892 52.9 50.8-54.9
-Catawba County 88 43 47.5 36.3-59.0 45 52.5 41.0-63.7
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 88 43 47.5 36.3-59.0 45 52.5 41.0-63.7
RACE
White 76 41 51.7 39.3-63.9 35 48.3 36.1-60.7
Other 11 2 23.6 6.0-60.1 9 76.4 39.9-94.0
AGE
18-44 88 43 47.5 36.3-59.0 45 52.5 41.0-63.7
45+ 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 11 32.7 18.1-51.6 22 67.3 48.4-81.9
Some College + 55 32 59.8 45.4-72.7 23 40.2 27.3-54.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 28 50.5 35.9-65.0 28 49.5 35.0-64.1
$50,000+ 17 8 47.4 25.2-70.7 9 52.6 29.3-74.8

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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?'

^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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