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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 772 339 43.7 39.4-48.2 433 56.3 51.8-60.6
AGE
18-24 111 32 26.0 17.6-36.8 79 74.0 63.2-82.4
25-34 317 146 43.8 37.3-50.5 171 56.2 49.5-62.7
35-44 344 161 49.8 43.3-56.4 183 50.2 43.6-56.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 76 16 19.6 11.5-31.2 60 80.4 68.8-88.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 264 94 33.1 26.7-40.2 170 66.9 59.8-73.3
Some Post-H.S. 239 113 48.2 40.4-56.1 126 51.8 43.9-59.6
College Graduate 193 116 60.9 51.8-69.3 77 39.1 30.7-48.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 48 31.0 22.8-40.7 90 69.0 59.3-77.2
$15,000- 24,999 198 73 34.4 26.5-43.1 125 65.6 56.9-73.5
$25,000- 34,999 137 61 42.5 33.0-52.6 76 57.5 47.4-67.0
$35,000- 49,999 92 52 53.4 41.7-64.8 40 46.6 35.2-58.3
$50,000-74,999 48 31 69.5 53.1-82.2 17 30.5 17.8-46.9
$75,000+ 40 27 74.1 57.8-85.7 13 25.9 14.3-42.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 152 60 39.4 30.2-49.4 92 60.6 50.6-69.8
No 600 276 46.0 41.1-51.0 324 54.0 49.0-58.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 13 59.8 38.0-78.3 18 40.2 21.7-62.0
Non-Veteran 733 322 42.9 38.5-47.4 411 57.1 52.6-61.5
Currently Serving 8 4 61.0 26.4-87.2 4 39.0 12.8-73.6

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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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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