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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 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
-Buncombe County 337 193 55.2 48.5-61.8 29 10.1 6.6-15.2 9 3.1 1.3- 7.2 106 31.5 25.9-37.7
GENDER
Male 125 65 50.4 39.6-61.1 12 12.6 6.5-23.1 4 4.5 1.3-14.4 44 32.5 23.9-42.6
Female 212 128 59.0 50.6-66.9 17 8.1 4.8-13.3 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 62 30.8 23.7-38.9
RACE
White 303 182 58.3 51.3-65.0 25 9.1 5.7-14.3 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6 88 30.4 24.5-37.0
Other 32 11 28.4 14.0-49.2 4 19.5 6.9-44.3 1 11.7 1.8-49.5 16 40.4 22.9-60.7
AGE
18-44 73 33 54.3 41.1-66.9 8 10.3 4.7-21.0 4 5.3 1.6-15.9 28 30.2 20.3-42.3
45+ 263 160 56.0 49.0-62.7 21 10.0 6.1-16.0 5 1.7 0.6- 4.4 77 32.3 26.2-39.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 66 54.6 42.6-66.1 5 8.9 3.4-21.1 4 4.7 1.1-17.7 38 31.9 22.4-43.1
Some College + 223 127 55.8 47.6-63.6 24 10.8 6.7-16.8 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 67 31.1 24.4-38.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 122 64.5 55.0-73.0 13 10.4 5.3-19.3 5 3.8 1.1-12.2 42 21.2 15.2-28.8
$50,000+ 119 53 44.1 33.7-55.0 14 10.1 5.6-17.4 4 3.0 1.0- 8.0 48 42.9 32.9-53.5

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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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