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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Folic Acid

How often did you take a multivitamin six months ago?

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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
-Wake County 560 282 44.6 39.5-49.9 38 7.0 4.9- 9.9 19 4.2 2.5- 6.8 221 44.2 38.9-49.7
GENDER
Male 231 96 36.9 29.8-44.6 15 5.4 3.1- 9.3 7 3.7 1.7- 8.1 113 53.9 46.0-61.6
Female 329 186 52.0 44.9-59.0 23 8.5 5.3-13.3 12 4.6 2.4- 8.6 108 34.9 28.3-42.2
RACE
White 420 221 46.4 40.5-52.5 27 6.6 4.4- 9.8 12 3.5 1.9- 6.4 160 43.5 37.4-49.8
Other 139 61 41.9 32.3-52.1 11 8.0 4.0-15.4 7 5.7 2.5-12.6 60 44.4 34.4-54.8
AGE
18-44 191 89 42.3 34.2-50.8 20 8.9 5.4-14.2 8 4.6 2.2- 9.4 74 44.2 35.7-53.1
45+ 363 189 46.7 40.8-52.7 18 5.0 3.1- 8.2 11 3.7 2.0- 7.0 145 44.5 38.5-50.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 63 40.1 30.1-51.0 5 3.9 1.2-11.5 3 4.1 1.3-12.0 59 52.0 40.9-62.8
Some College + 429 218 46.4 40.5-52.3 33 8.2 5.6-11.8 16 4.2 2.4- 7.2 162 41.3 35.4-47.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 100 41.8 33.0-51.1 10 4.9 2.2-10.5 6 5.4 2.3-12.0 87 47.9 38.6-57.3
$50,000+ 298 153 47.3 40.5-54.2 22 8.0 5.1-12.3 12 3.7 1.9- 6.8 111 41.0 34.2-48.2

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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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