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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-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 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
-FEMALES 9,311 4,663 45.9 44.4-47.4 573 7.2 6.4- 8.0 208 2.7 2.2- 3.3 3,867 44.2 42.7-45.8
RACE
White 7,185 3,754 48.1 46.4-49.8 414 6.6 5.8- 7.5 151 2.4 1.9- 3.0 2,866 42.9 41.1-44.7
African American 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
Other Minorities 571 229 38.9 32.7-45.4 43 8.8 5.5-13.7 11 3.2 1.2- 8.3 288 49.2 42.8-55.6
AGE
18-24 256 90 35.2 27.9-43.2 23 8.4 5.1-13.4 8 2.9 1.2- 7.0 135 53.5 45.4-61.5
25-34 892 353 41.1 37.1-45.3 81 8.6 6.5-11.4 30 4.0 2.6- 6.0 428 46.3 42.2-50.4
35-44 1,410 548 39.1 36.0-42.4 130 9.8 8.0-12.0 45 2.8 1.9- 4.0 687 48.2 45.0-51.5
45-54 1,787 776 41.6 38.7-44.5 116 7.2 5.8- 9.0 62 3.9 2.8- 5.3 833 47.4 44.4-50.4
55-64 1,932 1,020 53.2 50.4-56.0 114 5.9 4.7- 7.5 39 2.0 1.3- 2.9 759 38.9 36.2-41.7
65-74 1,672 1,041 62.8 59.8-65.6 62 3.4 2.5- 4.6 17 0.8 0.5- 1.3 552 33.0 30.2-35.9
75+ 1,290 792 59.8 56.2-63.2 43 3.6 2.4- 5.3 7 0.9 0.3- 2.8 448 35.8 32.4-39.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,246 542 39.2 35.1-43.4 50 4.3 2.6- 6.9 16 1.4 0.8- 2.7 638 55.1 50.8-59.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,707 1,345 44.0 40.9-47.1 122 5.1 3.9- 6.7 33 1.5 0.8- 2.6 1,207 49.5 46.3-52.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,639 1,358 46.2 43.4-49.0 154 6.5 5.2- 8.0 64 3.1 2.1- 4.5 1,063 44.3 41.5-47.1
College Graduate 2,699 1,408 50.3 47.6-53.0 246 11.0 9.3-12.9 95 4.0 3.1- 5.2 950 34.6 32.2-37.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,175 548 46.8 41.8-51.9 65 4.5 3.3- 6.2 18 1.0 0.6- 1.9 544 47.6 42.6-52.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,561 771 43.8 39.8-47.8 71 5.1 3.4- 7.5 23 2.7 1.5- 4.8 696 48.4 44.4-52.4
$25,000- 34,999 986 487 42.3 38.1-46.6 50 7.6 5.0-11.4 13 2.6 1.0- 6.3 436 47.6 43.2-52.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,250 644 47.4 43.3-51.5 89 7.4 5.6- 9.6 34 3.4 2.0- 5.6 483 41.8 37.9-45.9
$50,000-74,999 1,227 631 49.6 45.8-53.4 78 7.2 5.2- 9.8 43 2.8 2.0- 3.9 475 40.4 36.7-44.2
$75,000+ 1,663 830 46.5 43.1-49.9 131 8.9 7.2-10.9 58 3.9 2.8- 5.4 644 40.8 37.3-44.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,523 1,798 46.5 44.0-49.1 176 5.6 4.5- 6.8 59 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,490 45.7 43.1-48.3
No 5,735 2,839 45.6 43.7-47.5 394 7.9 6.9- 9.1 148 3.0 2.3- 3.7 2,354 43.5 41.6-45.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 115 52.0 42.6-61.3 11 5.6 2.8-11.2 8 5.4 2.4-12.0 66 36.9 28.2-46.6
Non-Veteran 9,111 4,548 45.8 44.2-47.3 562 7.2 6.4- 8.1 200 2.6 2.2- 3.2 3,801 44.4 42.8-46.0

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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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