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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 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
-Gaston County 384 165 33.8 28.0-40.1 13 4.2 2.0- 8.5 9 1.5 0.7- 3.0 197 60.6 53.9-66.9
GENDER
Male 164 63 30.4 22.5-39.6 2 2.9 0.5-14.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 97 66.3 56.4-74.9
Female 220 102 37.3 29.3-45.9 11 5.4 2.8-10.4 7 2.5 1.1- 5.5 100 54.8 45.7-63.6
RACE
White 333 139 33.1 27.3-39.6 12 5.1 2.4-10.5 8 1.6 0.8- 3.5 174 60.2 53.2-66.7
Other 51 26 36.1 21.5-53.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.6 23 61.9 44.0-77.1
AGE
18-44 104 33 24.9 16.8-35.2 3 4.1 1.1-14.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 66 70.0 58.8-79.2
45+ 277 131 43.0 36.5-49.8 10 4.2 2.1- 8.2 7 2.0 0.9- 4.3 129 50.8 44.0-57.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 201 76 28.2 20.9-36.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 120 70.5 61.8-77.9
Some College + 182 88 40.1 31.6-49.3 11 8.2 3.7-16.8 6 2.3 1.0- 5.5 77 49.4 40.0-58.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 88 35.1 26.9-44.4 7 3.3 1.4- 7.5 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7 105 60.6 51.1-69.4
$50,000+ 118 52 40.2 30.3-51.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 4 2.6 0.9- 7.1 60 55.9 45.0-66.2

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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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