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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 MALES 655 229 31.1 26.3-36.5 50 8.4 6.0-11.6 20 2.6 1.5- 4.5 356 57.9 52.3-63.2
AGE
18-24 25 4 23.3 7.5-53.5 1 2.7 0.4-17.1 2 4.1 1.0-16.1 18 69.9 42.8-87.8
25-34 63 21 29.5 18.3-43.8 5 8.5 3.3-20.1 4 5.6 1.9-15.2 33 56.5 41.8-70.1
35-44 124 37 27.4 19.4-37.3 8 8.6 4.1-17.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.5 77 63.1 52.6-72.5
45-54 165 52 30.2 22.1-39.7 15 9.5 5.0-17.6 9 3.7 1.8- 7.5 89 56.5 46.6-66.0
55-64 135 56 38.3 28.5-49.2 10 9.6 4.5-19.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 68 51.2 40.2-62.2
65-74 87 37 45.4 33.7-57.6 6 8.2 3.5-18.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 43 45.5 33.9-57.5
75+ 53 22 40.2 24.7-57.8 5 14.1 4.7-35.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 25 45.4 29.4-62.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 32 32.3 18.2-50.6 7 5.8 1.8-16.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 69 60.7 43.9-75.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 259 83 29.3 21.7-38.2 17 7.2 4.1-12.4 10 3.3 1.5- 7.1 149 60.2 51.0-68.7
Some Post-H.S. 162 58 28.1 20.7-36.9 15 10.8 5.9-19.1 4 2.6 0.8- 7.7 85 58.5 48.6-67.8
College Graduate 122 55 38.5 28.3-49.9 11 9.5 4.8-17.8 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 52 49.9 38.5-61.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 24 23.9 14.7-36.5 6 3.1 1.1- 8.1 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 61 70.8 57.8-81.2
$15,000- 24,999 124 40 33.4 19.8-50.5 12 10.3 4.9-20.4 4 3.0 0.9- 9.6 68 53.3 38.2-67.7
$25,000- 34,999 77 28 32.7 19.6-49.1 4 6.2 2.0-17.8 2 3.5 0.6-16.8 43 57.7 40.4-73.2
$35,000- 49,999 121 51 39.0 29.0-50.1 9 8.8 4.2-17.5 5 3.3 1.3- 8.4 56 48.8 37.8-59.9
$50,000-74,999 85 30 27.4 17.6-39.9 10 15.2 7.5-28.6 3 3.1 0.7-12.5 42 54.3 40.5-67.4
$75,000+ 95 45 41.2 29.4-54.0 5 4.4 1.7-10.8 4 2.5 0.9- 7.3 41 51.9 39.1-64.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 265 94 31.1 24.3-38.8 20 8.3 4.6-14.4 7 2.9 1.2- 7.0 144 57.7 49.2-65.7
No 382 133 31.2 24.8-38.5 30 8.5 5.6-12.7 13 2.5 1.3- 4.9 206 57.8 50.4-64.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 227 93 37.1 28.9-46.1 20 9.3 5.4-15.3 7 3.3 1.4- 7.6 107 50.3 41.0-59.7
Non-Veteran 428 136 28.5 22.6-35.2 30 8.0 5.1-12.1 13 2.4 1.2- 4.7 249 61.2 54.3-67.6

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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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