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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 637 332 46.3 41.4-51.2 49 8.7 6.3-11.9 21 4.4 2.5- 7.8 235 40.6 35.8-45.7
GENDER
Male 264 122 39.9 33.1-47.1 21 9.4 5.9-14.7 7 2.6 1.1- 6.0 114 48.0 40.7-55.4
Female 373 210 53.0 46.4-59.5 28 7.9 5.1-11.9 14 6.4 3.0-12.9 121 32.8 27.1-39.0
RACE
White 438 244 52.0 46.2-57.7 30 7.8 5.1-11.7 11 2.5 1.3- 4.8 153 37.7 32.3-43.5
Other 198 87 38.2 30.4-46.6 19 9.9 6.0-15.9 10 7.1 3.2-15.0 82 44.8 36.3-53.6
AGE
18-44 190 74 36.6 29.0-44.9 18 8.4 5.0-13.8 8 5.4 2.3-12.4 90 49.6 41.3-57.9
45+ 439 254 55.7 50.1-61.1 31 9.1 6.1-13.4 13 3.6 1.9- 6.5 141 31.6 26.8-36.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 173 85 43.5 33.9-53.5 8 5.2 2.4-10.9 6 4.6 1.6-12.7 74 46.7 36.9-56.8
Some College + 460 247 47.8 42.3-53.3 41 10.3 7.2-14.5 15 4.4 2.2- 8.5 157 37.5 32.2-43.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 249 122 40.6 32.7-49.1 22 8.5 5.2-13.7 9 7.4 3.3-16.0 96 43.4 35.0-52.2
$50,000+ 303 160 48.3 41.8-54.9 23 9.9 6.3-15.0 8 2.4 1.1- 5.4 112 39.4 33.2-46.0

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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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