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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning

How many times a week do you currently take a multivitamin, a prenatal vitamin,
or a folic acid vitamin?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Occasionally** Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 844 310 33.2 28.8-37.9 97 10.6 8.1-13.6 437 56.2 51.4-61.0
GENDER
Female 844 310 33.2 28.8-37.9 97 10.6 8.1-13.6 437 56.2 51.4-61.0
RACE
White 534 201 33.9 28.6-39.6 63 11.4 8.3-15.4 270 54.7 48.7-60.6
African American 171 *** *** *** 19 7.5 4.3-13.0 *** *** ***
Native American 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 36 26.2 17.4-37.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 727 272 34.1 29.3-39.2 80 9.7 7.3-12.7 375 56.2 51.0-61.3
AGE
18-34 392 144 32.3 26.3-39.0 45 10.7 7.6-14.9 203 57.0 50.2-63.5
35-44 411 145 33.5 27.4-40.3 48 10.6 7.0-15.9 218 55.8 48.9-62.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 55 25.2 16.8-35.9 25 12.2 7.4-19.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 224 80 33.9 26.5-42.0 24 9.4 6.0-14.5 120 56.7 48.4-64.7
College Graduate 340 148 43.7 37.0-50.6 39 11.4 7.4-17.2 153 44.9 38.2-51.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 21 17.0 9.3-28.9 17 14.2 8.1-23.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 148 *** *** *** 11 8.7 4.3-16.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 88 *** *** *** 11 9.0 4.4-17.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 159 65 41.0 31.1-51.7 21 12.0 6.8-20.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 144 *** *** *** 12 8.7 4.1-17.4 *** *** ***
No 697 248 32.3 27.6-37.5 84 10.7 8.0-14.1 365 57.0 51.6-62.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 828 305 33.3 28.9-38.1 94 10.3 7.8-13.4 429 56.4 51.5-61.2

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*Asked only of females ages 18 to 44. **Occaisionally refers to less than everday or less than once a week.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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