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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Folic Acid

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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%)
North Carolina 7,709 3,532 41.9 40.4-43.4 485 7.0 6.3- 7.9 103 1.8 1.4- 2.3 3,589 49.3 47.7-50.8
-Western NC 887 419 46.4 42.0-50.8 56 6.5 4.8- 8.9 9 1.3 0.6- 2.7 403 45.8 41.5-50.3
GENDER
Male 354 146 40.8 34.3-47.5 24 7.2 4.6-11.2 *** *** *** 180 50.8 44.1-57.5
Female 533 273 51.6 45.7-57.4 32 5.9 3.9- 8.8 *** *** *** 223 41.2 35.5-47.1
RACE
White 787 378 46.4 41.8-51.1 51 7.1 5.2- 9.6 *** *** *** 349 45.1 40.5-49.7
Other minorities 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 237 101 42.8 35.1-50.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 121 52.4 44.3-60.3
55-64 195 87 43.8 35.0-53.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 47.9 39.0-57.0
65-74 203 108 57.0 48.2-65.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 81 36.2 28.3-44.9
75+ 156 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 270 115 44.2 36.4-52.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 139 50.4 42.3-58.5
Some Post-H.S. 232 117 49.3 41.4-57.2 19 8.9 5.4-14.2 *** *** *** 94 40.1 32.6-48.1
College Graduate 263 141 50.0 42.0-58.0 19 10.6 6.2-17.4 *** *** *** 98 37.0 29.8-44.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 217 113 48.9 40.5-57.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 88 43.7 35.5-52.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 319 159 50.7 43.0-58.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 139 43.4 35.9-51.2
No 566 260 44.7 39.4-50.1 38 7.0 4.9- 9.9 *** *** *** 262 46.6 41.3-52.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 765 360 46.8 42.1-51.6 48 6.4 4.5- 8.9 *** *** *** 349 45.6 40.9-50.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 631 299 47.0 41.9-52.1 40 6.3 4.4- 8.9 *** *** *** 287 45.7 40.6-50.8
No 256 120 43.9 35.3-52.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 116 46.6 37.9-55.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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