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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 386 160 34.6 28.6-41.2 17 4.8 2.5- 9.1 10 1.7 0.9- 3.4 199 58.8 51.9-65.4
GENDER
Male 164 63 30.8 22.8-40.1 2 2.9 0.5-14.6 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9 96 65.2 55.2-74.0
Female 222 97 38.4 29.9-47.7 15 6.7 3.7-11.9 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2 103 52.4 43.1-61.6
RACE
White 336 139 35.3 28.9-42.3 14 5.2 2.5-10.4 9 2.0 1.0- 4.0 174 57.6 50.3-64.5
Other 50 21 32.2 18.6-49.6 3 3.6 0.9-13.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.7 25 63.3 45.4-78.1
AGE
18-44 105 32 26.8 17.8-38.2 5 5.8 2.1-15.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 66 66.4 54.4-76.6
45+ 278 127 42.7 36.2-49.5 12 3.9 2.1- 6.9 8 2.6 1.2- 5.3 131 50.9 44.1-57.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 202 70 25.1 18.4-33.1 5 2.1 0.7- 5.9 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9 122 71.4 62.9-78.5
Some College + 183 89 45.4 36.2-55.0 12 8.0 3.7-16.5 5 2.0 0.8- 5.1 77 44.6 35.4-54.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 88 35.3 27.0-44.5 8 3.5 1.5- 7.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2 105 60.6 51.0-69.4
$50,000+ 119 51 44.4 33.7-55.7 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1 59 49.4 38.6-60.3

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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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