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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

How often did you take a multivitamin six months ago?

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,523 667 40.9 37.4-44.4 112 8.5 6.5-11.1 46 3.8 2.6- 5.5 698 46.8 43.2-50.4
AGE
18-24 48 13 26.9 13.8-45.7 4 9.6 3.1-26.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 30 62.8 44.4-78.2
25-34 185 65 37.2 28.8-46.4 14 8.4 4.0-17.0 7 4.9 2.2-10.7 99 49.4 40.6-58.3
35-44 255 100 41.8 34.0-50.1 24 9.8 5.9-16.0 13 4.5 2.4- 8.2 118 43.8 36.2-51.8
45-54 328 117 30.6 24.6-37.3 25 9.9 5.9-16.2 13 6.5 3.3-12.7 173 53.0 45.6-60.3
55-64 285 130 43.7 36.7-51.1 25 8.6 5.1-14.1 4 1.7 0.5- 5.5 126 46.0 38.8-53.4
65-74 252 148 62.0 54.0-69.4 13 4.7 2.5- 8.5 6 2.0 0.8- 4.8 85 31.4 24.4-39.3
75+ 154 83 56.8 46.2-66.8 7 6.5 2.6-15.5 2 3.2 0.6-15.9 62 33.5 24.5-43.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 122 43.3 35.4-51.6 17 7.7 4.2-13.8 5 2.9 1.0- 8.3 134 46.1 38.2-54.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 501 217 38.8 32.9-45.1 31 5.5 3.4- 8.6 12 2.0 1.0- 4.0 241 53.7 47.3-59.9
Some Post-H.S. 391 178 41.6 35.1-48.3 20 5.9 3.1-11.1 11 3.8 1.7- 8.2 182 48.7 41.9-55.5
College Graduate 351 149 41.3 34.1-49.0 44 16.2 10.8-23.7 18 6.7 3.9-11.4 140 35.7 29.2-42.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 135 43.1 35.9-50.6 20 6.2 3.5-10.7 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9 146 50.1 42.6-57.6
$15,000- 24,999 353 144 34.7 28.1-42.0 23 8.0 3.9-15.6 7 3.7 1.3- 9.7 179 53.6 45.9-61.1
$25,000- 34,999 191 81 35.9 27.4-45.3 13 8.0 4.2-14.7 6 3.3 1.3- 7.9 91 52.8 43.1-62.3
$35,000- 49,999 178 79 44.4 34.5-54.7 11 6.8 2.9-15.2 9 6.0 2.8-12.1 79 42.9 33.4-52.8
$50,000-74,999 156 63 43.5 33.8-53.7 16 11.4 6.1-20.3 8 4.4 2.1- 9.2 69 40.6 31.3-50.6
$75,000+ 132 60 43.7 32.5-55.6 14 13.9 7.0-25.5 7 6.3 2.6-14.3 51 36.2 26.3-47.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 600 262 39.3 34.1-44.8 37 6.7 4.4-10.1 15 4.7 2.4- 9.0 286 49.2 43.5-54.9
No 909 397 41.6 37.1-46.2 75 9.5 6.8-13.0 31 3.4 2.2- 5.1 406 45.5 41.0-50.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 22 41.3 23.6-61.6 5 8.4 3.2-20.4 2 4.7 1.1-18.5 20 45.5 27.0-65.4
Non-Veteran 1,474 645 40.9 37.4-44.5 107 8.5 6.5-11.1 44 3.8 2.6- 5.5 678 46.8 43.2-50.5

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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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