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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Folic Acid

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,988 6,981 39.9 38.7-41.1 866 6.7 6.1- 7.4 343 2.8 2.4- 3.3 6,798 50.5 49.3-51.8
-Alamance County 361 179 38.1 31.5-45.1 16 4.4 2.2- 8.7 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7 160 55.9 48.4-63.1
GENDER
Male 114 50 26.7 18.1-37.6 3 1.5 0.4- 5.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 60 70.9 59.7-80.1
Female 247 129 47.2 39.6-55.0 13 6.8 3.1-14.1 5 2.3 0.9- 5.6 100 43.7 36.2-51.5
RACE
White 289 151 40.7 32.9-49.0 11 4.4 1.9-10.0 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2 123 53.4 44.6-61.9
Other 72 28 29.0 18.2-42.9 5 4.4 1.6-11.6 2 2.0 0.4- 8.2 37 64.6 49.9-76.9
AGE
18-44 97 27 20.9 13.2-31.6 6 6.0 2.2-15.1 4 2.7 1.0- 7.1 60 70.4 58.3-80.2
45+ 261 150 55.1 48.0-62.1 10 3.0 1.5- 5.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 99 41.3 34.5-48.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 74 28.4 20.4-38.1 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5 77 69.1 59.0-77.7
Some College + 202 104 47.8 39.4-56.3 12 7.8 3.6-15.9 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 83 42.5 34.4-51.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 85 36.3 27.8-45.7 7 2.6 1.1- 5.7 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 85 59.4 49.6-68.4
$50,000+ 129 64 40.3 29.1-52.6 8 4.8 2.2-10.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 55 53.5 40.8-65.8

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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