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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 15,051 6,956 39.8 38.6-41.0 929 7.2 6.6- 7.8 397 3.4 3.0- 4.0 6,769 49.6 48.3-50.9
-Buncombe County 337 192 54.6 47.8-61.3 34 12.8 8.6-18.7 12 4.7 2.3- 9.5 99 27.8 22.5-33.8
GENDER
Male 126 65 49.2 38.5-60.0 13 13.2 7.0-23.5 6 7.5 2.9-18.2 42 30.1 21.8-39.9
Female 211 127 59.0 50.4-67.0 21 12.5 7.5-20.2 6 2.5 1.1- 5.8 57 26.0 19.5-33.7
RACE
White 304 181 57.6 50.4-64.4 30 12.1 7.9-18.3 11 4.0 1.9- 8.1 82 26.3 20.9-32.6
Other 31 11 28.8 14.2-49.8 3 18.3 6.0-44.1 1 11.9 1.8-49.9 16 41.0 23.2-61.6
AGE
18-44 73 34 50.6 37.4-63.7 11 16.8 8.9-29.2 5 7.8 2.8-19.6 23 24.9 16.0-36.6
45+ 263 158 57.5 50.6-64.2 22 10.0 6.1-15.9 7 2.7 1.2- 5.8 76 29.9 24.1-36.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 62 50.9 39.0-62.6 7 12.7 5.5-26.7 4 4.7 1.1-17.7 40 31.7 22.4-42.7
Some College + 223 130 56.8 48.6-64.6 27 12.9 8.3-19.4 8 4.8 2.1-10.4 58 25.6 19.4-32.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 114 58.7 49.0-67.7 15 13.3 7.2-23.4 7 6.4 2.4-15.7 45 21.6 15.7-29.0
$50,000+ 120 57 46.5 36.1-57.2 17 14.1 8.4-22.8 5 3.7 1.5- 9.0 41 35.7 26.4-46.2

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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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