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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,535 669 41.4 37.9-44.9 111 8.1 6.2-10.4 48 3.9 2.7- 5.8 707 46.6 43.0-50.2
AGE
18-24 47 14 39.6 23.5-58.3 4 5.3 1.7-15.1 1 5.1 0.7-28.5 28 50.0 32.5-67.4
25-34 184 66 36.4 28.1-45.5 13 9.0 4.3-17.9 8 5.3 2.5-10.9 97 49.4 40.5-58.3
35-44 258 102 37.9 30.4-46.0 18 8.1 4.5-14.2 15 4.9 2.8- 8.6 123 49.1 41.2-57.1
45-54 330 116 32.0 25.7-39.0 27 10.0 6.2-15.9 10 4.0 1.9- 8.2 177 54.1 46.7-61.3
55-64 288 129 43.5 36.5-50.7 27 8.7 5.5-13.5 8 3.5 1.5- 8.1 124 44.3 37.2-51.7
65-74 252 147 61.3 53.3-68.8 14 5.2 2.7- 9.6 5 2.2 0.9- 5.4 86 31.3 24.3-39.3
75+ 161 86 57.0 46.8-66.7 7 6.8 2.6-17.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 67 35.7 26.8-45.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 122 43.7 35.9-51.9 19 7.8 4.4-13.5 5 3.0 1.0- 8.1 140 45.5 37.9-53.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 501 214 40.4 34.3-46.8 27 3.9 2.4- 6.3 10 3.3 1.2- 8.7 250 52.3 45.9-58.7
Some Post-H.S. 391 171 40.2 33.8-47.0 25 6.1 3.7- 9.7 15 3.2 1.8- 5.7 180 50.5 43.7-57.3
College Graduate 355 162 42.8 35.6-50.3 40 16.2 10.6-23.8 18 6.2 3.5-10.8 135 34.9 28.4-41.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 311 131 39.7 32.8-47.1 21 6.9 4.2-11.3 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1 155 52.6 45.2-59.9
$15,000- 24,999 352 148 38.7 31.6-46.3 20 7.9 3.9-15.6 12 5.9 2.4-13.4 172 47.5 40.0-55.1
$25,000- 34,999 192 82 37.6 28.9-47.0 12 6.6 3.3-13.0 5 2.2 0.8- 6.1 93 53.6 43.9-63.0
$35,000- 49,999 179 73 40.1 30.5-50.5 18 10.2 5.3-18.7 10 6.7 3.3-13.2 78 43.0 33.7-53.0
$50,000-74,999 154 64 40.9 31.5-51.1 14 11.4 6.1-20.2 8 4.2 1.9- 9.0 68 43.4 33.7-53.7
$75,000+ 134 65 44.8 33.6-56.6 13 10.7 5.4-20.0 6 5.6 2.2-13.7 50 38.9 28.7-50.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 609 266 41.7 36.3-47.3 37 6.6 4.4- 9.9 12 2.8 1.3- 5.9 294 48.9 43.3-54.5
No 913 395 41.1 36.6-45.7 74 8.9 6.4-12.2 36 4.5 2.9- 7.1 408 45.5 40.9-50.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 21 45.6 26.7-65.8 5 8.2 3.1-20.3 2 4.9 1.1-19.1 21 41.3 23.8-61.3
Non-Veteran 1,486 648 41.2 37.7-44.8 106 8.1 6.2-10.5 46 3.9 2.6- 5.8 686 46.8 43.2-50.4

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Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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