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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,170 6,349 42.5 41.3-43.8 760 7.0 6.4- 7.8 289 2.8 2.3- 3.2 5,772 47.7 46.4-49.0
No 1,793 622 28.1 25.0-31.4 105 5.4 4.1- 7.1 52 3.1 2.1- 4.6 1,014 63.4 59.8-66.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 219 93 33.2 24.8-42.8 16 10.3 4.9-20.5 3 4.8 0.9-22.0 107 51.7 41.2-62.1
Recommended Range 4,661 2,341 41.8 39.6-44.0 302 7.7 6.6- 9.0 108 2.6 2.0- 3.4 1,910 47.9 45.5-50.2
Overweight 5,332 2,514 41.3 39.4-43.2 317 7.1 6.1- 8.2 125 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,376 48.4 46.4-50.4
Obese 4,154 1,783 37.5 35.2-39.8 197 5.1 4.2- 6.2 92 2.5 1.9- 3.3 2,082 54.9 52.5-57.3
Current Smoker
No 12,210 5,946 42.4 41.1-43.7 728 7.1 6.4- 7.8 295 3.1 2.7- 3.7 5,241 47.4 46.0-48.8
Yes 2,726 1,011 30.2 27.8-32.8 136 5.6 4.4- 7.1 48 1.7 1.1- 2.6 1,531 62.5 59.7-65.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,849 920 47.6 44.4-50.9 49 3.1 2.1- 4.7 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9 865 48.3 45.0-51.5
No 12,993 5,997 39.2 37.9-40.5 812 7.1 6.4- 7.8 323 3.0 2.5- 3.5 5,861 50.7 49.4-52.1
Binge Drinker
No 13,552 6,443 41.6 40.4-42.9 753 6.7 6.0- 7.4 295 2.7 2.3- 3.2 6,061 49.0 47.7-50.3
Yes 1,296 479 29.4 26.0-33.0 103 7.4 5.7- 9.5 46 3.7 2.5- 5.6 668 59.5 55.4-63.4
Heavy Drinker
No 14,211 6,643 40.4 39.2-41.6 820 6.8 6.2- 7.5 328 2.8 2.4- 3.3 6,420 49.9 48.7-51.2
Yes 542 226 28.3 23.4-33.7 33 5.4 3.4- 8.4 13 2.6 1.4- 4.7 270 63.8 57.7-69.5
Current Asthma
Yes 1,226 577 41.1 37.0-45.4 52 4.6 3.2- 6.4 21 2.3 1.3- 4.1 576 52.1 47.7-56.4
No 13,693 6,375 39.9 38.6-41.1 807 6.9 6.2- 7.6 321 2.9 2.5- 3.3 6,190 50.4 49.1-51.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,855 867 42.8 39.7-45.9 51 3.5 2.5- 4.9 20 1.5 0.8- 2.9 917 52.2 49.0-55.4
No 13,127 6,110 39.6 38.4-40.9 815 7.1 6.4- 7.8 323 2.9 2.5- 3.4 5,879 50.4 49.0-51.7
Disability
Yes 5,581 2,691 42.1 40.2-44.1 266 5.9 4.9- 7.0 100 2.3 1.7- 3.0 2,524 49.7 47.7-51.8
No 9,312 4,253 39.0 37.6-40.5 595 7.1 6.4- 8.0 241 3.1 2.6- 3.6 4,223 50.8 49.2-52.4

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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