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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-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
-MALES 5,677 2,318 33.5 31.8-35.3 293 6.3 5.4- 7.3 135 2.9 2.3- 3.7 2,931 57.2 55.3-59.2
RACE
White 4,546 1,938 36.1 34.2-38.0 220 6.2 5.1- 7.4 97 2.7 2.1- 3.4 2,291 55.1 53.0-57.2
African American 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
Other Minorities 453 129 22.4 17.8-27.9 21 4.8 2.7- 8.2 22 6.0 3.6- 9.9 281 66.8 60.4-72.6
AGE
18-24 191 26 13.2 8.1-20.6 16 7.4 4.1-12.8 6 1.9 0.7- 4.7 143 77.6 69.5-84.0
25-34 535 144 25.3 21.1-29.9 37 5.9 4.1- 8.5 21 3.5 2.1- 5.7 333 65.3 60.3-70.0
35-44 904 288 30.8 27.3-34.5 62 7.6 5.7-10.1 33 5.0 3.3- 7.7 521 56.5 52.4-60.5
45-54 1,143 445 36.3 32.9-39.9 79 7.4 5.6- 9.7 34 3.1 2.1- 4.7 585 53.2 49.5-56.8
55-64 1,303 583 44.5 41.1-47.9 56 5.2 3.7- 7.2 24 1.8 1.1- 2.9 640 48.5 45.0-51.9
65-74 958 495 53.2 49.4-57.0 28 2.9 1.8- 4.5 11 1.2 0.6- 2.6 424 42.7 39.0-46.4
75+ 619 326 52.6 47.6-57.6 13 4.2 2.0- 8.3 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5 274 42.2 37.4-47.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 821 228 20.5 16.8-24.8 34 4.4 2.9- 6.7 20 3.9 2.2- 6.9 539 71.2 66.3-75.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,662 604 28.3 25.2-31.6 67 4.8 3.5- 6.6 35 1.8 1.2- 2.7 956 65.1 61.5-68.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 573 37.1 33.4-41.0 78 7.8 5.6-10.8 25 2.8 1.7- 4.6 639 52.3 48.2-56.3
College Graduate 1,867 909 42.9 40.0-45.9 113 7.5 6.0- 9.4 55 3.7 2.6- 5.1 790 45.9 42.8-48.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 488 146 24.7 19.3-31.1 24 3.0 1.7- 5.3 9 1.9 0.7- 5.3 309 70.3 63.7-76.1
$15,000- 24,999 853 299 24.6 20.2-29.5 31 4.6 2.9- 7.2 21 3.9 2.1- 7.0 502 66.9 61.4-72.0
$25,000- 34,999 605 242 30.1 25.3-35.3 28 5.5 3.4- 8.8 19 2.8 1.6- 4.6 316 61.6 55.8-67.1
$35,000- 49,999 858 367 37.7 33.5-42.2 42 8.1 5.6-11.6 18 2.0 1.2- 3.5 431 52.2 47.5-56.7
$50,000-74,999 935 415 39.0 34.6-43.5 49 6.3 4.3- 9.2 26 3.6 2.3- 5.7 445 51.1 46.4-55.7
$75,000+ 1,447 673 41.5 38.1-44.9 82 6.5 4.8- 8.7 34 2.9 1.9- 4.4 658 49.1 45.6-52.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,058 893 37.1 34.2-40.1 90 6.2 4.7- 8.2 41 2.3 1.6- 3.5 1,034 54.3 51.1-57.5
No 3,577 1,414 32.2 30.0-34.4 201 6.3 5.3- 7.6 93 3.2 2.4- 4.1 1,869 58.3 55.9-60.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,078 1,024 46.1 43.0-49.3 83 5.3 3.9- 7.1 27 1.2 0.7- 1.9 944 47.4 44.2-50.6
Non-Veteran 3,592 1,292 28.9 26.9-31.0 210 6.6 5.6- 7.9 108 3.6 2.8- 4.6 1,982 60.9 58.5-63.2

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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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