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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,331 8,940 52.3 51.2-53.4 6,391 47.7 46.6-48.8
GENDER
Male 5,594 2,851 44.7 42.8-46.5 2,743 55.3 53.5-57.2
Female 9,737 6,089 59.5 58.2-60.8 3,648 40.5 39.2-41.8
RACE
White 11,600 7,219 57.2 55.9-58.5 4,381 42.8 41.5-44.1
African American 2,509 1,211 44.0 41.4-46.6 1,298 56.0 53.4-58.6
Asian 105 54 47.8 35.0-60.9 51 52.2 39.1-65.0
Native American 293 153 48.7 40.6-57.0 140 51.3 43.0-59.4
Other Minorities 764 262 29.3 25.3-33.8 502 70.7 66.2-74.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 799 286 30.2 26.2-34.6 513 69.8 65.4-73.8
-English Speaking 304 168 51.5 43.9-59.1 136 48.5 40.9-56.1
-Spanish Speaking 494 118 22.6 18.1-27.7 376 77.4 72.3-81.9
Non-Hispanic 14,502 8,639 54.6 53.5-55.8 5,863 45.4 44.2-46.5
AGE
18-24 613 231 35.4 30.8-40.3 382 64.6 59.7-69.2
25-34 1,824 811 41.3 38.5-44.1 1,013 58.7 55.9-61.5
35-44 2,633 1,316 48.4 46.1-50.8 1,317 51.6 49.2-53.9
45-54 3,022 1,753 57.4 55.1-59.6 1,269 42.6 40.4-44.9
55-64 3,058 1,990 63.1 61.0-65.3 1,068 36.9 34.7-39.0
65-74 2,324 1,555 67.4 65.1-69.7 769 32.6 30.3-34.9
75+ 1,749 1,210 68.2 65.4-70.8 539 31.8 29.2-34.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,331 1,048 35.3 32.6-38.2 1,283 64.7 61.8-67.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,627 2,455 46.5 44.4-48.6 2,172 53.5 51.4-55.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,805 2,346 56.4 54.0-58.7 1,459 43.6 41.3-46.0
College Graduate 4,532 3,070 63.7 61.8-65.5 1,462 36.3 34.5-38.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,738 883 42.9 39.4-46.6 855 57.1 53.4-60.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,534 1,335 41.6 38.8-44.3 1,199 58.4 55.7-61.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,848 1,054 51.0 47.8-54.3 794 49.0 45.7-52.2
$35,000- 49,999 2,172 1,342 57.6 54.7-60.5 830 42.4 39.5-45.3
$50,000-74,999 1,997 1,207 56.1 53.1-59.1 790 43.9 40.9-46.9
$75,000+ 2,807 1,817 62.0 59.6-64.3 990 38.0 35.7-40.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,542 3,294 54.6 52.6-56.5 2,248 45.4 43.5-47.4
No 9,503 5,505 51.4 50.0-52.9 3,998 48.6 47.1-50.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,237 1,363 58.8 56.1-61.5 874 41.2 38.5-43.9
Non-Veteran 13,082 7,568 51.2 50.0-52.5 5,514 48.8 47.5-50.0

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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.

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