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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Folic Acid

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
-Forsyth County 110 64 58.2 47.9-67.8 46 41.8 32.2-52.1
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 110 64 58.2 47.9-67.8 46 41.8 32.2-52.1
RACE
White 61 42 73.6 61.0-83.3 19 26.4 16.7-39.0
Other 49 22 39.8 26.3-55.2 27 60.2 44.8-73.7
AGE
18-44 110 64 58.2 47.9-67.8 46 41.8 32.2-52.1
45+ 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 17 51.6 34.5-68.4 20 48.4 31.6-65.5
Some College + 73 47 62.0 49.2-73.3 26 38.0 26.7-50.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 68 42 62.4 49.2-73.9 26 37.6 26.1-50.8
$50,000+ 29 17 60.1 40.8-76.7 12 39.9 23.3-59.2

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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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