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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 11,287 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,889 5,154 46.2 44.6-47.8 509 6.0 5.3- 6.9 222 3.0 2.5- 3.7 4,004 44.8 43.2-46.4
No 1,370 478 27.7 24.3-31.4 79 5.1 3.6- 7.0 35 3.3 2.1- 5.0 778 63.9 59.9-67.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 188 97 47.7 37.8-57.8 12 6.7 3.3-13.2 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1 75 44.1 34.2-54.5
Recommended Range 3,502 1,859 43.5 40.8-46.3 221 7.2 6.0- 8.7 75 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,347 46.2 43.3-49.1
Overweight 3,996 2,066 45.6 43.2-48.1 189 5.4 4.4- 6.5 98 2.6 2.0- 3.5 1,643 46.4 43.8-48.9
Obese 3,077 1,379 39.0 36.3-41.8 140 5.1 3.8- 6.8 66 3.4 2.5- 4.8 1,492 52.4 49.6-55.3
Current Smoker
No 9,354 4,865 45.3 43.7-46.9 490 6.0 5.2- 6.8 220 3.3 2.7- 4.0 3,779 45.5 43.8-47.1
Yes 1,885 756 32.5 29.1-36.1 96 5.1 3.8- 7.0 37 2.2 1.4- 3.4 996 60.1 56.4-63.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,485 836 52.5 48.8-56.2 39 2.8 1.8- 4.3 12 1.1 0.5- 2.4 598 43.6 39.9-47.3
No 9,687 4,756 41.9 40.3-43.4 545 6.1 5.4- 7.0 244 3.3 2.7- 3.9 4,142 48.7 47.1-50.4
Binge Drinker
No 10,281 5,215 43.6 42.1-45.2 522 5.8 5.1- 6.6 222 2.9 2.4- 3.6 4,322 47.7 46.1-49.3
Yes 883 374 36.9 32.3-41.8 63 7.0 5.0- 9.6 33 4.5 2.9- 6.7 413 51.6 46.6-56.6
Heavy Drinker
No 10,728 5,373 42.9 41.4-44.4 560 5.9 5.2- 6.6 249 3.1 2.6- 3.7 4,546 48.2 46.6-49.7
Yes 371 173 39.3 31.6-47.5 22 7.2 4.2-11.9 6 2.1 0.7- 6.3 170 51.5 42.7-60.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,300 597 39.8 35.6-44.2 48 3.7 2.5- 5.5 23 2.3 1.2- 4.2 632 54.2 49.7-58.6
No 9,735 4,921 43.2 41.6-44.8 531 6.2 5.4- 7.0 233 3.2 2.7- 3.9 4,050 47.5 45.8-49.1
Current Asthma
Yes 946 463 42.0 37.0-47.2 40 4.2 2.8- 6.4 16 2.5 1.1- 5.9 427 51.2 45.9-56.5
No 10,281 5,158 42.9 41.3-44.4 543 6.0 5.2- 6.8 240 3.1 2.6- 3.7 4,340 48.1 46.5-49.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,581 778 45.4 41.9-49.0 44 2.9 1.9- 4.3 15 1.7 0.8- 3.4 744 50.0 46.4-53.6
No 9,592 4,808 42.4 40.8-44.0 533 6.1 5.4- 6.9 239 3.2 2.7- 3.9 4,012 48.3 46.6-50.0
Disability
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

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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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