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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 862 366 42.3 38.4-46.4 496 57.7 53.6-61.6
AGE
18-24 57 16 26.8 15.2-42.8 41 73.2 57.2-84.8
25-34 136 36 25.6 18.3-34.6 100 74.4 65.4-81.7
35-44 170 75 45.9 37.1-55.0 95 54.1 45.0-62.9
45-54 171 87 50.2 41.4-58.9 84 49.8 41.1-58.6
55-64 163 78 50.6 41.5-59.7 85 49.4 40.3-58.5
65-74 102 44 43.0 31.9-54.9 58 57.0 45.1-68.1
75+ 58 28 48.9 34.6-63.3 30 51.1 36.7-65.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 72 31.7 24.8-39.5 144 68.3 60.5-75.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 318 116 35.5 29.6-41.9 202 64.5 58.1-70.4
Some Post-H.S. 185 98 52.7 44.2-61.1 87 47.3 38.9-55.8
College Graduate 140 79 58.3 48.0-67.9 61 41.7 32.1-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 56 35.8 27.1-45.5 88 64.2 54.5-72.9
$15,000- 24,999 165 62 37.9 29.4-47.3 103 62.1 52.7-70.6
$25,000- 34,999 109 42 35.2 26.1-45.5 67 64.8 54.5-73.9
$35,000- 49,999 120 56 44.4 34.5-54.8 64 55.6 45.2-65.5
$50,000-74,999 94 55 61.4 49.7-71.9 39 38.6 28.1-50.3
$75,000+ 64 38 64.7 49.8-77.1 26 35.3 22.9-50.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 305 123 39.5 33.3-46.1 182 60.5 53.9-66.7
No 542 240 44.5 39.5-49.6 302 55.5 50.4-60.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 255 124 47.3 40.1-54.7 131 52.7 45.3-59.9
Non-Veteran 579 229 40.1 35.3-45.0 350 59.9 55.0-64.7
Currently Serving 28 13 48.8 28.5-69.5 15 51.2 30.5-71.5

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^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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