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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,138 1,840 37.0 34.7-39.3 202 5.8 4.7- 7.1 111 3.7 2.8- 4.8 1,985 53.5 51.1-56.0
Female 7,149 3,803 48.0 46.2-49.9 386 5.9 5.1- 6.8 147 2.5 2.0- 3.2 2,813 43.6 41.8-45.5
RACE
White 8,870 4,615 45.4 43.7-47.0 437 5.7 5.0- 6.5 185 2.5 2.1- 3.0 3,633 46.5 44.8-48.2
African American 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
Asian 99 45 45.3 31.8-59.5 14 13.0 6.9-23.2 3 6.3 1.4-23.8 37 35.5 24.1-48.7
Native American 241 114 45.5 34.6-56.8 10 4.2 1.8- 9.8 7 4.0 1.7- 9.5 110 46.3 35.0-57.9
Other Minorities 304 109 24.9 18.7-32.3 16 6.0 2.5-13.4 16 8.8 4.9-15.1 163 60.4 51.7-68.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 359 134 28.4 22.2-35.5 13 5.1 2.1-12.0 20 7.9 4.5-13.3 192 58.7 50.7-66.3
-English Speaking 211 93 36.1 26.7-46.8 10 7.4 2.4-20.4 8 4.2 1.6-10.8 100 52.2 41.1-63.1
-Spanish Speaking 148 41 20.0 13.0-29.4 3 2.6 0.7- 8.9 12 11.8 6.1-21.6 92 65.7 54.4-75.4
Non-Hispanic 10,899 5,500 43.8 42.3-45.3 571 5.9 5.2- 6.6 237 2.7 2.3- 3.3 4,591 47.6 46.1-49.2
AGE
18-24 319 90 26.9 21.1-33.7 14 5.0 2.5- 9.7 15 4.7 2.6- 8.3 200 63.4 56.3-70.1
25-34 911 361 36.1 32.0-40.5 69 7.1 5.3- 9.4 38 4.4 2.9- 6.5 443 52.4 47.9-56.8
35-44 1,565 633 39.1 35.9-42.4 116 7.5 6.0- 9.4 58 3.9 2.8- 5.3 758 49.5 46.2-52.8
45-54 2,128 895 40.2 37.4-43.0 150 6.8 5.6- 8.3 63 2.7 2.0- 3.7 1,020 50.3 47.5-53.2
55-64 2,540 1,337 50.5 47.9-53.1 101 4.4 3.3- 5.7 43 1.6 1.1- 2.3 1,059 43.5 40.9-46.2
65-74 2,152 1,311 60.8 57.9-63.6 82 3.5 2.7- 4.7 23 1.9 1.0- 3.4 736 33.9 31.2-36.6
75+ 1,567 964 58.9 55.3-62.5 45 3.0 2.0- 4.5 14 0.8 0.4- 1.8 544 37.2 33.7-40.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,385 565 31.1 27.2-35.2 42 2.5 1.7- 3.8 27 3.1 1.8- 5.2 751 63.3 59.0-67.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,206 1,523 37.8 34.9-40.7 114 4.1 2.9- 5.8 63 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1,506 54.9 51.8-58.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,850 1,465 44.8 41.9-47.8 142 5.8 4.6- 7.2 66 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,177 46.3 43.3-49.4
College Graduate 3,829 2,080 49.9 47.6-52.3 289 8.6 7.3-10.1 102 2.9 2.3- 3.8 1,358 38.5 36.2-40.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,214 503 33.7 29.7-37.9 58 5.5 3.9- 7.7 20 2.9 1.4- 6.0 633 57.9 53.4-62.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,791 832 37.6 34.0-41.4 78 5.4 3.6- 8.2 26 2.2 1.3- 3.8 855 54.8 50.8-58.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,204 637 44.4 39.8-49.1 43 3.7 2.4- 5.5 29 3.4 2.2- 5.4 495 48.5 43.7-53.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,420 750 45.5 41.5-49.5 72 6.0 4.1- 8.5 34 2.8 1.7- 4.5 564 45.8 41.7-49.9
$50,000-74,999 1,503 792 46.5 42.8-50.2 77 5.3 3.9- 7.2 54 4.5 3.0- 6.6 580 43.7 40.0-47.6
$75,000+ 2,405 1,256 48.1 45.2-51.0 177 7.7 6.4- 9.2 57 2.5 1.8- 3.6 915 41.7 38.8-44.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,298 2,193 43.2 40.9-45.6 175 4.4 3.6- 5.4 64 2.1 1.5- 3.1 1,866 50.2 47.7-52.7
No 6,931 3,423 42.5 40.6-44.3 411 6.5 5.6- 7.6 193 3.5 2.9- 4.3 2,904 47.5 45.5-49.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,580 833 47.3 43.6-51.0 73 5.8 4.2- 7.9 26 1.9 1.2- 3.0 648 45.1 41.4-48.8
Non-Veteran 9,703 4,807 42.1 40.5-43.7 515 5.8 5.1- 6.7 232 3.2 2.7- 3.9 4,149 48.9 47.2-50.5

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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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