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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Folic Acid

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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
-Wake County 557 274 44.0 38.8-49.2 39 7.0 4.9- 9.8 21 4.6 2.9- 7.4 223 44.4 39.1-49.9
GENDER
Male 230 96 34.9 28.1-42.3 17 6.7 4.0-11.1 10 5.6 2.9-10.3 107 52.8 44.9-60.6
Female 327 178 52.7 45.7-59.7 22 7.2 4.5-11.3 11 3.8 1.8- 7.6 116 36.3 29.8-43.4
RACE
White 419 208 42.0 36.3-47.9 32 7.8 5.3-11.3 14 4.4 2.5- 7.6 165 45.9 39.7-52.2
Other 138 66 48.2 38.1-58.5 7 5.2 2.4-10.9 7 5.2 2.2-12.1 58 41.3 31.5-51.9
AGE
18-44 188 81 38.8 30.9-47.4 17 8.2 5.0-13.2 11 6.0 3.1-11.1 79 47.0 38.4-55.8
45+ 363 189 48.9 42.9-54.9 22 5.8 3.6- 9.1 10 3.3 1.7- 6.3 142 42.0 36.1-48.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 63 41.9 31.6-53.0 3 2.7 0.8- 8.6 3 4.2 1.4-12.3 61 51.2 40.2-62.0
Some College + 426 210 44.7 38.9-50.7 36 8.6 6.0-12.2 18 4.8 2.9- 8.0 162 41.9 35.9-48.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 95 43.8 34.7-53.3 9 4.1 1.9- 8.5 6 4.8 1.9-11.4 91 47.3 38.0-56.8
$50,000+ 298 149 44.3 37.7-51.1 24 8.2 5.3-12.5 14 4.9 2.8- 8.6 111 42.5 35.6-49.8

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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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