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2012 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 10,581 4,785 40.7 39.5-41.9 694 6.7 6.1- 7.4 150 1.6 1.3- 2.0 4,952 51.0 49.7-52.2
GENDER
Male 4,084 1,617 35.9 34.0-37.8 234 5.9 5.0- 6.9 70 1.9 1.4- 2.5 2,163 56.4 54.4-58.3
Female 6,497 3,168 45.0 43.4-46.6 460 7.5 6.7- 8.4 80 1.4 1.0- 1.8 2,789 46.1 44.5-47.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,886 4,250 43.9 42.5-45.3 595 6.9 6.3- 7.7 121 1.6 1.3- 2.0 3,920 47.6 46.2-49.0
No 1,665 520 28.2 25.6-31.0 98 6.0 4.6- 7.8 29 1.8 1.1- 2.7 1,018 64.0 61.1-66.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 167 88 40.2 30.6-50.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 3,136 1,487 42.0 39.7-44.3 228 8.2 6.9- 9.7 50 1.7 1.2- 2.4 1,371 48.1 45.8-50.5
Overweight 3,586 1,611 40.3 38.2-42.3 236 6.5 5.5- 7.6 44 1.3 0.9- 1.9 1,695 52.0 49.8-54.1
Obese 3,039 1,290 39.4 37.1-41.6 186 6.0 5.0- 7.1 41 1.8 1.2- 2.6 1,522 52.8 50.5-55.1
Current Smoker
No 8,608 4,112 43.2 41.9-44.6 573 7.0 6.3- 7.8 123 1.6 1.3- 2.1 3,800 48.1 46.7-49.5
Yes 1,905 645 31.2 28.6-33.9 118 5.5 4.4- 6.9 24 1.4 0.9- 2.3 1,118 61.9 59.0-64.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,303 647 47.3 43.8-50.8 45 2.5 1.7- 3.6 *** *** *** 601 49.0 45.5-52.6
No 9,188 4,097 40.0 38.7-41.3 647 7.2 6.5- 7.9 140 1.7 1.3- 2.0 4,304 51.1 49.8-52.4
Binge Drinker
No 9,310 4,289 41.9 40.6-43.2 585 6.4 5.8- 7.2 131 1.7 1.3- 2.1 4,305 50.0 48.6-51.3
Yes 925 339 32.5 28.9-36.3 80 8.3 6.5-10.6 *** *** *** 493 57.9 53.9-61.7
Heavy Drinker
No 9,755 4,432 41.0 39.7-42.3 629 6.7 6.0- 7.4 139 1.6 1.3- 2.0 4,555 50.7 49.4-52.1
Yes 459 202 40.2 34.7-45.9 35 6.7 4.6- 9.7 *** *** *** 216 51.0 45.2-56.7
COPD
Yes 944 416 40.6 36.6-44.7 47 4.3 3.0- 6.1 *** *** *** 472 53.9 49.7-58.0
No 9,582 4,349 40.7 39.4-42.0 643 6.9 6.3- 7.6 141 1.6 1.3- 2.0 4,449 50.8 49.4-52.1
Current Asthma
Yes 839 384 41.1 36.6-45.9 54 6.7 4.6- 9.8 *** *** *** 392 50.7 45.8-55.5
No 9,673 4,365 40.6 39.3-41.9 635 6.7 6.1- 7.4 141 1.6 1.3- 2.0 4,532 51.0 49.7-52.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,431 680 46.3 42.9-49.7 53 3.3 2.3- 4.7 *** *** *** 689 49.8 46.3-53.2
No 9,133 4,097 40.0 38.7-41.3 641 7.2 6.5- 7.9 141 1.7 1.4- 2.1 4,254 51.1 49.8-52.5
Disability
Yes 2,893 1,371 44.8 42.4-47.3 144 5.0 4.1- 6.1 30 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,348 49.0 46.6-51.5
No 7,637 3,393 39.5 38.1-40.9 549 7.3 6.5- 8.1 120 1.8 1.4- 2.2 3,575 51.5 50.1-53.0
Housing Stress***
Yes 1,409 513 33.0 30.0-36.2 83 5.5 4.3- 7.1 25 1.8 1.0- 3.1 788 59.7 56.3-62.9
No 9,172 4,272 42.0 40.6-43.3 611 6.9 6.3- 7.7 125 1.6 1.3- 2.0 4,164 49.5 48.2-50.9

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

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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