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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

A multivitamin is a supplement containing several vitamins including Folic Acid.
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 632 273 40.2 35.0-45.7 359 59.8 54.3-65.0
AGE
18-24 39 13 26.4 14.7-43.0 26 73.6 57.0-85.3
25-34 67 32 44.4 29.6-60.2 35 55.6 39.8-70.4
35-44 93 38 41.4 29.9-53.9 55 58.6 46.1-70.1
45-54 152 79 47.4 37.7-57.4 73 52.6 42.6-62.3
55-64 139 65 44.2 33.9-55.0 74 55.8 45.0-66.1
65-74 93 31 41.2 29.2-54.3 62 58.8 45.7-70.8
75+ 46 15 31.3 18.1-48.4 31 68.7 51.6-81.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 41 32.7 22.3-45.1 89 67.3 54.9-77.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 220 94 40.7 32.3-49.8 126 59.3 50.2-67.7
Some Post-H.S. 178 80 36.7 27.3-47.3 98 63.3 52.7-72.7
College Graduate 103 58 53.4 40.8-65.5 45 46.6 34.5-59.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 25 37.3 23.4-53.7 49 62.7 46.3-76.6
$15,000- 24,999 131 52 35.3 24.4-48.0 79 64.7 52.0-75.6
$25,000- 34,999 94 47 48.1 33.7-62.8 47 51.9 37.2-66.3
$35,000- 49,999 108 48 38.9 27.6-51.4 60 61.1 48.6-72.4
$50,000-74,999 73 39 40.2 26.6-55.5 34 59.8 44.5-73.4
$75,000+ 68 37 66.5 52.1-78.4 31 33.5 21.6-47.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 238 93 37.1 28.6-46.5 145 62.9 53.5-71.4
No 385 176 41.1 34.7-47.8 209 58.9 52.2-65.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 222 104 44.3 35.7-53.4 118 55.7 46.6-64.3
Non-Veteran 410 169 38.8 32.6-45.5 241 61.2 54.5-67.4

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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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