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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 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
AGE
18-24 139 50 33.7 24.6-44.1 14 8.3 4.5-14.9 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4 71 56.5 45.9-66.5
25-34 575 243 44.3 39.3-49.4 56 8.4 6.2-11.2 22 4.4 2.6- 7.2 254 43.0 38.1-48.1
35-44 1,007 397 39.3 35.7-43.1 93 10.1 8.0-12.7 28 2.6 1.6- 4.1 489 48.0 44.2-51.8
45-54 1,358 612 44.8 41.5-48.1 84 6.4 5.0- 8.1 47 3.3 2.3- 4.7 615 45.5 42.2-48.8
55-64 1,579 859 55.5 52.5-58.6 84 5.2 4.0- 6.7 34 2.1 1.4- 3.2 602 37.2 34.3-40.2
65-74 1,374 872 63.6 60.4-66.7 44 3.0 2.0- 4.3 11 0.6 0.3- 1.1 447 32.9 29.9-36.1
75+ 1,104 692 60.9 57.2-64.5 35 2.8 1.9- 4.2 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1 372 35.8 32.2-39.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 761 345 39.0 34.2-44.0 23 2.4 1.4- 3.9 8 1.1 0.5- 2.5 385 57.5 52.4-62.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,053 1,062 45.3 41.8-48.9 82 5.0 3.6- 7.0 19 1.0 0.5- 2.1 890 48.6 45.0-52.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,111 1,124 48.1 44.9-51.2 122 6.5 5.1- 8.3 50 2.6 1.8- 3.8 815 42.8 39.6-46.1
College Graduate 2,245 1,215 52.9 50.0-55.7 186 9.1 7.7-10.8 74 3.6 2.7- 4.9 770 34.4 31.6-37.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 750 365 47.4 41.3-53.5 37 4.0 2.7- 6.0 13 1.6 0.8- 3.1 335 47.1 40.8-53.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,055 569 50.6 45.6-55.6 37 3.5 1.9- 6.4 14 2.9 1.4- 5.9 435 42.9 38.1-47.9
$25,000- 34,999 726 380 46.5 41.7-51.4 29 5.8 3.3- 9.9 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0 312 47.0 42.1-52.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,015 542 49.4 44.8-54.0 72 7.5 5.7-10.0 23 2.2 1.2- 3.8 378 40.9 36.5-45.5
$50,000-74,999 1,023 545 51.4 47.2-55.5 57 5.1 3.7- 7.0 33 2.5 1.7- 3.7 388 41.0 36.9-45.2
$75,000+ 1,483 747 46.7 43.1-50.3 115 8.5 6.8-10.4 49 3.5 2.4- 5.1 572 41.3 37.6-45.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,705 1,438 47.6 44.7-50.5 124 5.4 4.2- 6.9 42 1.7 1.1- 2.7 1,101 45.3 42.3-48.3
No 4,447 2,301 48.3 46.1-50.5 287 7.2 6.2- 8.4 108 2.7 2.1- 3.5 1,751 41.8 39.6-44.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 135 86 59.5 48.6-69.5 6 4.8 1.7-13.3 6 6.6 2.4-16.6 37 29.1 20.6-39.4
Non-Veteran 7,050 3,668 47.9 46.1-49.7 408 6.7 5.8- 7.6 145 2.3 1.8- 2.9 2,829 43.1 41.3-44.9

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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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