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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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 11,287 5,643 42.7 41.3-44.2 588 5.8 5.2- 6.6 258 3.1 2.6- 3.7 4,798 48.4 46.8-49.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,713 737 37.8 34.1-41.6 107 6.0 4.5- 8.0 46 3.2 2.0- 5.0 823 53.1 49.1-56.9
GENDER
Male 506 185 30.5 24.5-37.3 25 4.6 2.9- 7.3 11 4.2 2.0- 8.6 285 60.7 53.8-67.2
Female 1,207 552 43.3 39.0-47.8 82 7.1 4.9-10.2 35 2.4 1.6- 3.6 538 47.2 42.7-51.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 4 10.7 2.7-34.6 1 2.2 0.3-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 12 87.1 64.0-96.2
Non-Hispanic 1,693 732 38.0 34.3-41.8 105 5.9 4.4- 7.9 45 3.2 2.0- 5.0 811 53.0 49.0-56.9
AGE
18-24 67 17 30.1 17.8-46.3 3 4.3 0.9-17.9 4 6.4 2.0-18.4 43 59.2 43.5-73.2
25-34 189 64 27.2 19.8-36.2 16 7.0 3.4-13.9 3 1.0 0.2- 4.2 106 64.8 55.3-73.3
35-44 231 98 43.2 34.3-52.5 13 5.9 3.1-11.0 7 3.2 1.1- 8.9 113 47.8 38.8-56.9
45-54 384 139 34.0 27.5-41.1 28 6.6 4.1-10.4 15 2.8 1.4- 5.2 202 56.7 49.5-63.7
55-64 411 200 46.5 40.1-53.0 22 6.8 3.8-11.9 7 1.9 0.8- 4.3 182 44.7 38.4-51.3
65+ 411 213 48.4 41.0-55.8 22 5.0 2.8- 8.7 9 4.3 1.8-10.1 167 42.3 35.0-50.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 106 30.8 22.4-40.6 11 3.4 1.6- 7.3 5 2.5 0.9- 7.2 142 63.3 53.3-72.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 213 34.5 27.8-41.9 26 4.1 2.5- 6.8 14 3.9 1.7- 8.8 296 57.4 50.1-64.5
Some Post-H.S. 452 201 41.0 34.4-47.9 25 6.1 3.7- 9.9 8 1.3 0.6- 2.8 218 51.7 44.7-58.6
College Graduate 444 215 43.9 37.0-51.1 45 10.5 6.2-17.3 19 4.5 2.2- 8.8 165 41.1 34.0-48.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 113 36.1 28.4-44.5 18 5.1 2.9- 9.1 6 1.1 0.4- 2.7 182 57.7 49.4-65.5
$15,000- 24,999 352 148 42.8 34.4-51.7 20 5.0 2.7- 8.9 7 2.3 0.9- 5.8 177 49.9 41.4-58.5
$25,000- 34,999 206 95 40.0 30.0-50.9 8 3.8 1.5- 9.4 6 2.4 0.9- 6.0 97 53.8 42.9-64.3
$35,000-49,999 209 97 38.9 29.6-49.1 14 9.1 3.9-19.5 8 2.1 0.9- 4.9 90 50.0 39.4-60.5
$50,000- 74,999 182 77 35.9 26.3-46.9 13 5.3 2.5-10.8 8 6.2 1.7-19.8 84 52.6 41.4-63.6
$75,000+ 190 94 42.7 33.8-52.0 19 10.4 5.9-17.6 5 4.3 1.2-14.2 72 42.7 33.6-52.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 727 311 39.7 34.1-45.6 38 5.0 3.2- 7.7 13 2.0 0.9- 4.4 365 53.3 47.4-59.2
No 974 419 36.6 31.9-41.7 69 6.6 4.6- 9.6 32 3.8 2.2- 6.6 454 52.9 47.7-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 222 96 36.7 28.0-46.4 13 5.3 2.6-10.5 4 2.7 0.8- 8.4 109 55.2 45.4-64.7
Non-Veteran 1,490 640 37.9 33.9-42.0 94 6.1 4.4- 8.4 42 3.2 2.0- 5.3 714 52.8 48.5-57.0

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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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