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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Folic Acid

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,438 8,076 53.6 52.5-54.6 6,362 46.4 45.4-47.5
-Cumberland County 425 260 58.1 52.6-63.5 165 41.9 36.5-47.4
GENDER
Male 151 81 52.5 43.3-61.5 70 47.5 38.5-56.7
Female 274 179 62.9 56.3-69.0 95 37.1 31.0-43.7
RACE
White 258 167 62.2 55.3-68.6 91 37.8 31.4-44.7
Other 163 90 51.3 42.2-60.4 73 48.7 39.6-57.8
AGE
18-44 207 114 50.6 42.8-58.4 93 49.4 41.6-57.2
45+ 216 144 66.0 58.5-72.7 72 34.0 27.3-41.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 76 40.8 32.4-49.6 85 59.2 50.4-67.6
Some College + 263 183 69.2 62.6-75.0 80 30.8 25.0-37.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 239 127 49.4 42.2-56.7 112 50.6 43.3-57.8
$50,000+ 103 80 74.6 64.3-82.7 23 25.4 17.3-35.7

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*Data for this table were derived from the first three folic acid questions. See the 2004 questionnaire.

^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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