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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 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 MALES 658 240 32.0 27.3-37.2 51 8.2 5.8-11.3 15 1.4 0.8- 2.7 352 58.4 52.9-63.6
AGE
18-24 27 4 16.8 4.7-45.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 23 83.2 54.8-95.3
25-34 64 23 33.8 21.8-48.3 6 9.3 3.9-20.4 2 2.4 0.5-11.0 33 54.5 40.0-68.3
35-44 124 49 37.6 28.1-48.2 7 7.8 3.6-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 68 54.6 43.9-64.9
45-54 166 53 27.1 19.7-36.1 14 10.3 5.5-18.5 9 3.3 1.6- 6.7 90 59.2 49.4-68.4
55-64 136 52 35.6 26.1-46.4 12 9.2 4.4-18.1 2 1.5 0.4- 5.7 70 53.8 42.7-64.4
65-74 85 37 46.9 34.9-59.2 7 9.2 4.1-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 41 44.0 32.4-56.2
75+ 52 21 37.5 22.4-55.6 5 15.7 5.6-36.9 2 2.6 0.5-13.7 24 44.1 28.1-61.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 32 21.6 13.8-32.1 9 8.3 3.4-18.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 68 69.4 56.7-79.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 261 87 29.5 21.9-38.4 17 7.8 4.5-13.3 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6 150 61.5 52.4-69.9
Some Post-H.S. 161 66 37.4 28.4-47.2 14 8.5 4.4-15.8 4 2.3 0.7- 7.5 77 51.8 41.7-61.8
College Graduate 124 54 37.5 27.4-48.8 11 8.4 4.3-15.9 3 1.4 0.5- 4.5 56 52.6 41.3-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 24 25.1 15.0-38.9 5 3.2 1.0- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 63 71.6 57.8-82.3
$15,000- 24,999 124 42 29.0 17.1-44.8 11 10.0 4.7-20.1 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 68 59.6 44.6-73.1
$25,000- 34,999 79 28 28.3 16.8-43.5 7 10.4 4.3-23.3 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 42 59.7 43.0-74.4
$35,000- 49,999 123 52 38.5 28.7-49.4 11 10.6 5.5-19.2 5 2.6 0.9- 6.7 55 48.3 37.4-59.4
$50,000-74,999 84 34 33.6 22.4-47.0 7 8.3 3.3-19.6 3 3.2 0.7-12.8 40 54.9 41.1-68.1
$75,000+ 94 49 51.2 38.3-63.9 5 3.5 1.4- 8.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 39 44.6 32.1-57.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 266 98 31.9 25.0-39.6 18 7.8 4.4-13.7 4 1.1 0.4- 3.5 146 59.1 50.8-67.0
No 383 139 32.1 25.9-39.1 33 8.4 5.6-12.5 11 1.6 0.8- 3.4 200 57.8 50.6-64.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 226 103 44.2 35.2-53.7 18 8.0 4.6-13.7 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 99 45.9 36.4-55.7
Non-Veteran 432 137 26.8 21.4-33.0 33 8.2 5.4-12.2 9 1.3 0.6- 2.9 253 63.7 57.1-69.8

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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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