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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-WHITE 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 15,051 6,956 39.8 38.6-41.0 929 7.2 6.6- 7.8 397 3.4 3.0- 4.0 6,769 49.6 48.3-50.9
-WHITE MALES 4,563 1,916 35.5 33.6-37.5 238 6.8 5.7- 8.1 104 3.0 2.4- 3.8 2,305 54.6 52.5-56.7
AGE
18-24 116 14 12.1 6.5-21.7 13 9.5 4.9-17.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 87 77.3 66.9-85.1
25-34 368 95 24.3 19.6-29.8 34 8.6 5.8-12.5 15 4.5 2.6- 7.8 224 62.6 56.6-68.2
35-44 669 213 30.8 26.9-35.1 52 9.2 6.7-12.5 30 5.3 3.4- 8.1 374 54.7 50.1-59.2
45-54 901 360 39.1 35.2-43.1 65 7.6 5.6-10.3 24 3.3 2.1- 5.3 452 49.9 45.9-54.0
55-64 1,099 493 46.0 42.4-49.6 42 4.2 2.9- 6.0 21 1.9 1.2- 3.1 543 48.0 44.4-51.5
65-74 842 443 53.6 49.6-57.5 20 1.7 1.0- 2.7 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2 368 43.2 39.3-47.2
75+ 553 290 53.7 48.7-58.7 9 2.3 1.1- 4.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 253 43.8 38.9-48.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 529 155 23.4 18.8-28.7 14 3.6 1.9- 6.8 8 1.8 0.8- 4.1 352 71.2 65.5-76.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,298 484 31.3 27.6-35.3 54 6.1 4.2- 8.8 25 2.0 1.2- 3.4 735 60.5 56.3-64.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,090 468 33.6 29.8-37.6 66 6.7 4.6- 9.7 22 2.8 1.7- 4.6 534 56.9 52.4-61.3
College Graduate 1,641 808 43.9 40.8-47.0 103 8.3 6.6-10.5 49 4.3 3.0- 6.1 681 43.5 40.3-46.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 313 100 24.4 18.8-31.1 17 8.0 4.2-14.7 9 4.8 1.8-11.8 187 62.8 54.7-70.2
$15,000- 24,999 593 224 31.6 26.5-37.2 19 3.7 2.0- 6.6 10 2.7 1.2- 5.8 340 62.1 56.1-67.7
$25,000- 34,999 457 190 31.8 26.3-37.9 18 3.7 2.1- 6.3 11 2.2 1.2- 4.1 238 62.3 55.7-68.5
$35,000- 49,999 695 288 34.6 30.2-39.4 36 8.2 5.4-12.3 10 1.6 0.7- 3.4 361 55.6 50.5-60.6
$50,000-74,999 823 363 35.9 31.6-40.4 44 7.2 4.8-10.8 23 3.5 2.2- 5.6 393 53.4 48.5-58.3
$75,000+ 1,296 598 41.8 38.1-45.5 77 6.8 5.0- 9.3 37 3.8 2.6- 5.6 584 47.6 43.8-51.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,660 726 38.3 35.1-41.5 71 5.3 3.9- 7.1 29 2.4 1.5- 3.7 834 54.1 50.6-57.5
No 2,881 1,186 34.6 32.2-37.1 165 7.5 6.1- 9.2 75 3.3 2.5- 4.4 1,455 54.6 51.9-57.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,776 876 45.7 42.5-48.9 61 4.7 3.3- 6.6 19 1.5 0.8- 2.8 820 48.1 44.8-51.4
Non-Veteran 2,783 1,039 31.3 29.0-33.7 177 7.7 6.3- 9.4 85 3.6 2.8- 4.7 1,482 57.3 54.7-60.0

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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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