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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Folic Acid

Daily taking multivitamins or vitamin pills/supplements containing folic acid*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,321 7,138 47.2 46.1-48.2 7,183 52.8 51.8-53.9
-Rowan County 424 178 39.3 34.1-44.7 246 60.7 55.3-65.9
GENDER
Male 150 51 32.3 24.6-41.1 99 67.7 58.9-75.4
Female 274 127 45.5 39.1-52.2 147 54.5 47.8-60.9
RACE
White 354 156 42.8 37.1-48.8 198 57.2 51.2-62.9
Other 68 21 24.8 15.3-37.6 47 75.2 62.4-84.7
AGE
18-44 167 61 32.7 25.3-40.9 106 67.3 59.1-74.7
45+ 256 117 45.0 38.1-52.1 139 55.0 47.9-61.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 227 76 30.8 24.3-38.1 151 69.2 61.9-75.7
Some College + 197 102 50.1 42.3-57.9 95 49.9 42.1-57.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 97 35.5 29.0-42.6 147 64.5 57.4-71.0
$50,000+ 99 45 41.6 31.6-52.4 54 58.4 47.6-68.4

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*Data for this table were derived from the folic acid question 'How often do you take this vitamin pill or supplement?' and those respondents not taking multivitamin or folic acid containing pills considered non-daily user.

^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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