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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Preconception Health & Family Planning--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 619 246 35.6 30.5-41.0 70 10.6 7.7-14.5 303 53.8 48.1-59.3
No 222 64 27.5 19.2-37.7 27 10.5 6.7-16.0 131 62.1 52.2-71.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 297 112 35.6 28.6-43.1 37 13.9 9.0-21.0 148 50.5 42.6-58.3
Overweight 212 66 27.6 19.6-37.4 28 10.2 6.4-15.8 118 62.2 52.4-71.1
Obese 205 67 27.7 19.6-37.5 18 6.1 3.5-10.4 120 66.3 56.5-74.9
Current Smoker
No 684 265 35.3 30.3-40.7 87 11.5 8.7-15.0 332 53.2 47.7-58.7
Yes 159 45 23.6 16.6-32.3 *** *** *** 104 69.9 60.3-78.0
History of CVD**
Yes 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 826 304 33.3 28.8-38.0 93 10.3 7.9-13.4 429 56.4 51.5-61.2
Binge Drinker
No 713 266 34.7 29.8-40.0 81 9.9 7.4-13.2 366 55.3 49.9-60.6
Yes 110 37 26.5 18.0-37.2 14 15.2 8.2-26.5 *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 780 294 34.6 30.0-39.6 92 10.9 8.3-14.1 394 54.5 49.4-59.5
Yes 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 815 303 33.7 29.2-38.5 95 10.5 8.1-13.7 417 55.8 50.8-60.7
Current Asthma
Yes 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 759 278 33.2 28.5-38.3 87 10.4 7.8-13.7 394 56.4 51.2-61.5
Diabetes
Yes 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 804 295 33.2 28.7-38.1 95 10.7 8.2-13.9 414 56.1 51.0-61.0
Disability
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

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

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

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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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