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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Folic Acid--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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 11,311 5,569 42.3 40.9-43.8 607 6.2 5.4- 7.1 278 3.5 2.9- 4.1 4,857 48.0 46.5-49.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,910 5,089 45.5 43.9-47.1 534 6.5 5.7- 7.5 234 3.2 2.7- 4.0 4,053 44.8 43.1-46.4
No 1,373 469 28.6 25.1-32.4 73 4.8 3.3- 7.0 43 4.5 3.1- 6.5 788 62.0 57.9-66.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 190 96 45.0 35.4-55.0 14 9.5 4.5-19.2 5 6.4 1.8-19.8 75 39.1 30.0-49.1
Recommended Range 3,499 1,809 43.3 40.6-46.1 233 7.9 6.4- 9.7 86 3.8 2.8- 5.1 1,371 44.9 42.0-47.9
Overweight 4,016 2,044 44.2 41.8-46.7 198 5.5 4.4- 6.9 105 3.2 2.4- 4.2 1,669 47.1 44.6-49.7
Obese 3,079 1,379 39.3 36.7-42.1 135 5.4 4.0- 7.2 67 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1,498 52.1 49.2-54.9
Current Smoker
No 9,380 4,814 45.2 43.6-46.8 515 6.3 5.5- 7.3 234 3.5 2.9- 4.3 3,817 45.0 43.3-46.6
Yes 1,885 731 30.7 27.5-34.2 90 5.6 3.9- 8.0 43 3.3 2.1- 5.0 1,021 60.3 56.6-64.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,493 827 53.1 49.5-56.8 43 3.0 2.0- 4.5 19 1.3 0.7- 2.2 604 42.7 39.1-46.3
No 9,703 4,688 41.2 39.7-42.8 563 6.6 5.7- 7.5 257 3.7 3.1- 4.5 4,195 48.5 46.8-50.1
Binge Drinker
No 10,298 5,154 43.4 41.9-45.0 543 6.1 5.3- 7.0 236 3.3 2.7- 4.0 4,365 47.2 45.6-48.8
Yes 887 357 34.8 30.4-39.5 62 7.9 5.6-11.1 39 5.5 3.7- 8.1 429 51.8 46.7-56.8
Heavy Drinker
No 10,744 5,302 42.4 40.9-44.0 580 6.2 5.5- 7.2 267 3.6 3.0- 4.2 4,595 47.8 46.2-49.3
Yes 375 167 38.2 30.7-46.3 22 7.5 4.3-12.6 7 2.2 0.7- 6.3 179 52.2 43.5-60.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,309 592 38.1 34.0-42.4 52 3.4 2.3- 4.9 27 3.5 1.9- 6.5 638 55.0 50.6-59.4
No 9,747 4,852 42.9 41.4-44.5 547 6.6 5.8- 7.6 248 3.5 2.9- 4.2 4,100 46.9 45.3-48.6
Current Asthma
Yes 952 472 43.5 38.3-48.8 41 4.9 3.3- 7.3 16 2.7 1.4- 5.2 423 48.9 43.6-54.2
No 10,300 5,074 42.3 40.8-43.8 562 6.3 5.5- 7.2 259 3.5 3.0- 4.2 4,405 47.9 46.3-49.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,588 781 45.8 42.3-49.4 47 3.0 2.1- 4.4 13 1.2 0.5- 2.5 747 49.9 46.4-53.5
No 9,609 4,727 41.9 40.3-43.5 552 6.5 5.7- 7.5 262 3.7 3.1- 4.5 4,068 47.9 46.2-49.5
Disability
Yes 4,317 2,137 42.3 40.0-44.7 177 4.0 3.2- 4.9 75 2.4 1.7- 3.2 1,928 51.3 48.9-53.8
No 6,937 3,408 42.4 40.6-44.3 428 7.3 6.2- 8.5 201 3.9 3.2- 4.7 2,900 46.4 44.5-48.4

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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