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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 387 181 41.6 35.5-48.0 31 9.2 5.8-14.2 10 2.9 1.5- 5.7 165 46.3 39.9-52.8
GENDER
Male 151 62 38.5 29.3-48.6 13 8.4 4.5-15.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4 73 50.8 40.9-60.7
Female 236 119 44.7 37.0-52.6 18 9.9 5.1-18.3 7 3.5 1.5- 7.8 92 41.9 34.0-50.3
RACE
White 296 143 45.0 37.9-52.3 24 7.8 5.1-11.8 6 3.1 1.3- 7.0 123 44.1 36.9-51.6
Other 91 38 33.5 23.2-45.6 7 12.4 4.8-28.4 4 2.5 0.9- 6.8 42 51.7 38.7-64.4
AGE
18-44 102 32 30.0 20.5-41.7 16 12.4 6.5-22.5 4 3.5 1.3- 9.5 50 54.1 42.3-65.4
45+ 281 146 50.0 43.0-57.0 15 6.8 3.7-12.4 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9 114 40.7 34.0-47.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 127 53 41.9 30.5-54.1 8 6.0 2.8-12.3 0 0.0 . - . 66 52.1 40.3-63.7
Some College + 260 128 41.5 34.5-48.9 23 10.6 6.2-17.6 10 4.2 2.1- 8.2 99 43.6 36.0-51.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 164 74 38.8 29.4-49.1 10 9.3 3.8-21.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 77 50.5 39.9-61.0
$50,000+ 178 89 46.7 38.0-55.6 16 7.8 4.6-12.7 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 69 43.0 34.4-52.2

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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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