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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 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
-Mecklenburg County 636 329 47.2 42.3-52.1 43 7.5 5.3-10.5 13 2.7 1.3- 5.6 251 42.6 37.8-47.6
GENDER
Male 264 115 38.7 32.0-45.9 20 8.8 5.5-13.9 6 2.4 1.0- 5.8 123 50.1 42.8-57.4
Female 372 214 56.2 49.7-62.6 23 6.1 3.7- 9.7 7 3.0 1.0- 9.1 128 34.7 28.9-40.9
RACE
White 437 236 50.3 44.5-56.1 26 6.7 4.2-10.6 7 1.7 0.7- 4.0 168 41.2 35.7-47.0
Other 198 92 42.8 34.5-51.4 17 8.5 5.1-14.0 6 4.1 1.4-11.3 83 44.6 36.1-53.4
AGE
18-44 189 79 41.3 33.3-49.8 12 5.6 2.9-10.4 5 2.9 0.8- 9.5 93 50.2 41.8-58.5
45+ 439 245 52.7 47.2-58.2 31 9.5 6.4-13.8 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6 155 35.2 30.2-40.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 78 40.5 31.1-50.7 8 5.8 2.8-11.8 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0 84 52.0 42.0-61.9
Some College + 460 250 50.4 44.9-56.0 35 8.3 5.6-12.1 11 3.2 1.4- 7.3 164 38.1 32.8-43.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 250 120 41.3 33.2-49.9 20 8.2 4.9-13.5 6 5.1 1.9-12.9 104 45.4 37.0-54.1
$50,000+ 301 159 50.3 43.7-56.8 20 8.1 5.0-12.8 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 117 40.5 34.3-47.1

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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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