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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-WHITES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Not taking vitamins
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,024 6,167 54.2 53.0-55.4 1,020 8.7 8.1- 9.3 3,837 37.1 36.0-38.3
GENDER
Male 4,085 2,001 48.2 46.3-50.0 330 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,754 44.4 42.6-46.3
Female 6,939 4,166 59.8 58.4-61.2 690 9.9 9.0-10.8 2,083 30.3 29.0-31.7
AGE
18-24 507 211 39.3 34.2-44.6 30 6.0 3.9- 9.1 266 54.7 49.3-60.0
25-34 1,555 836 51.4 48.3-54.4 75 5.1 3.8- 6.7 644 43.6 40.5-46.7
35-44 2,015 1,092 52.7 50.0-55.4 111 6.1 4.9- 7.6 812 41.2 38.6-43.9
45-54 2,090 1,183 55.3 52.6-57.9 194 8.3 7.0- 9.7 713 36.4 33.9-39.1
55-64 2,003 1,192 57.5 54.7-60.3 233 11.2 9.6-13.1 578 31.2 28.6-34.0
65-74 1,581 940 58.3 55.2-61.3 199 12.5 10.7-14.7 442 29.2 26.4-32.1
75+ 1,232 690 57.3 53.9-60.8 174 13.0 10.9-15.4 368 29.7 26.6-33.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,401 567 36.5 33.4-39.7 157 10.0 8.2-12.1 677 53.5 50.2-56.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,165 1,577 47.6 45.5-49.8 297 8.7 7.6- 9.9 1,291 43.7 41.5-45.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,849 1,669 57.6 55.4-59.9 238 8.0 6.8- 9.3 942 34.4 32.2-36.6
College Graduate 3,595 2,344 63.2 61.2-65.2 327 8.8 7.7-10.0 924 28.0 26.2-30.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,019 458 42.2 38.3-46.3 124 10.9 8.7-13.5 437 46.9 42.8-51.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,554 766 45.0 41.8-48.1 152 9.7 7.9-11.8 636 45.4 42.2-48.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,267 668 48.6 45.2-52.0 118 8.2 6.7-10.2 481 43.2 39.8-46.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,551 878 55.0 51.9-58.0 144 9.0 7.5-10.9 529 36.0 33.1-38.9
$50,000-74,999 1,521 926 58.7 55.6-61.7 128 7.7 6.3- 9.5 467 33.6 30.8-36.6
$75,000+ 1,793 1,161 64.6 61.8-67.2 131 7.4 5.9- 9.1 501 28.1 25.6-30.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,493 1,883 53.3 51.2-55.4 411 10.9 9.7-12.2 1,199 35.8 33.8-37.9
No 7,365 4,202 54.7 53.3-56.2 597 7.8 7.1- 8.6 2,566 37.5 36.1-38.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,526 847 55.7 52.7-58.7 138 8.0 6.6- 9.6 541 36.3 33.4-39.3
Non-Veteran 9,390 5,258 53.9 52.6-55.2 874 8.8 8.1- 9.6 3,258 37.3 36.0-38.5
Currently Serving 106 61 55.9 44.8-66.4 8 7.1 3.2-15.4 37 37.0 27.1-48.1

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking vitamins. 'Not taking vitamins' category is added to the denominator so that the estimates are based on all respondents.

^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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