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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-WHITE 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 2,460 1,487 60.4 58.0-62.7 973 39.6 37.3-42.0
AGE
18-24 303 144 46.3 39.5-53.2 159 53.7 46.8-60.5
25-34 951 586 62.9 59.2-66.5 365 37.1 33.5-40.8
35-44 1,206 757 62.4 58.9-65.7 449 37.6 34.3-41.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 157 65 39.7 31.0-49.0 92 60.3 51.0-69.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 589 314 54.9 50.0-59.7 275 45.1 40.3-50.0
Some Post-H.S. 731 438 60.3 55.7-64.7 293 39.7 35.3-44.3
College Graduate 981 669 67.4 63.8-70.9 312 32.6 29.1-36.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 75 52.6 42.9-62.1 81 47.4 37.9-57.1
$15,000- 24,999 317 147 44.9 38.3-51.8 170 55.1 48.2-61.7
$25,000- 34,999 324 185 56.2 49.5-62.7 139 43.8 37.3-50.5
$35,000- 49,999 398 253 63.9 58.1-69.3 145 36.1 30.7-41.9
$50,000-74,999 402 271 67.5 61.5-72.9 131 32.5 27.1-38.5
$75,000+ 459 317 67.5 62.0-72.5 142 32.5 27.5-38.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 442 258 60.3 54.4-65.8 184 39.7 34.2-45.6
No 1,986 1,212 60.5 57.8-63.1 774 39.5 36.9-42.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 39 71.0 54.0-83.6 12 29.0 16.4-46.0
Non-Veteran 2,392 1,435 60.0 57.6-62.4 957 40.0 37.6-42.4
Currently Serving 17 13 82.5 56.5-94.5 4 17.5 5.5-43.5

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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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