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2014 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 3,116 1,385 39.0 36.6-41.5 170 6.0 5.0- 7.3 46 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,515 53.1 50.6-55.6
GENDER
Male 1,301 511 35.2 31.6-39.0 58 5.1 3.6- 7.0 26 2.2 1.4- 3.5 706 57.5 53.7-61.3
Female 1,815 874 42.5 39.3-45.8 112 6.9 5.4- 8.6 *** *** *** 809 49.2 45.9-52.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,702 1,253 41.0 38.4-43.7 141 5.8 4.7- 7.1 40 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,268 51.4 48.6-54.1
No 403 128 28.7 23.5-34.5 29 7.4 4.8-11.4 *** *** *** 240 62.0 55.8-67.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 909 432 40.1 35.8-44.6 50 7.1 5.0-10.0 *** *** *** 407 49.4 44.8-54.1
Overweight 1,044 468 42.4 38.1-46.9 57 5.1 3.6- 7.2 *** *** *** 507 51.3 46.8-55.7
Obese 891 371 35.6 31.5-40.0 51 6.4 4.5- 9.1 *** *** *** 459 56.8 52.3-61.2
Current Smoker
Yes 513 162 26.9 21.8-32.8 35 7.6 5.1-11.3 *** *** *** 310 64.1 58.1-69.8
No 2,585 1,212 41.9 39.2-44.6 134 5.6 4.5- 6.9 40 1.9 1.3- 3.0 1,199 50.6 47.9-53.4
History of CVD**
Yes 437 217 47.1 40.6-53.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 200 46.5 40.1-53.0
No 2,654 1,158 38.1 35.5-40.7 152 6.0 4.9- 7.4 43 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,301 53.9 51.2-56.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 285 110 32.2 25.8-39.3 18 8.8 5.0-15.1 *** *** *** 150 56.5 48.9-63.9
No 2,740 1,240 40.1 37.5-42.8 143 5.5 4.5- 6.8 38 1.8 1.1- 2.7 1,319 52.6 49.9-55.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 137 49 26.5 18.4-36.6 17 15.9 8.8-27.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,884 1,302 39.9 37.4-42.5 146 5.5 4.4- 6.7 43 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,393 52.7 50.1-55.3
COPD
Yes 297 128 41.8 34.3-49.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 156 54.8 46.8-62.5
No 2,802 1,250 38.7 36.2-41.3 157 6.3 5.1- 7.6 45 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,350 53.1 50.4-55.7
Current Asthma
Yes 232 107 41.1 32.9-49.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 105 51.1 42.1-59.9
No 2,862 1,264 38.7 36.2-41.3 154 6.0 4.9- 7.4 41 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,403 53.4 50.8-56.0
Diabetes
Yes 447 225 44.5 38.7-50.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 202 51.3 45.3-57.3
No 2,662 1,157 38.4 35.8-41.1 154 6.3 5.1- 7.6 42 2.0 1.3- 3.0 1,309 53.3 50.6-56.0
Disability
Yes 886 402 41.6 37.2-46.1 55 5.7 4.2- 7.9 *** *** *** 424 52.0 47.4-56.5
No 2,214 977 38.3 35.5-41.2 112 6.1 4.8- 7.6 41 2.2 1.4- 3.3 1,084 53.4 50.4-56.4
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 1,097 524 42.6 38.7-46.6 56 6.0 4.2- 8.4 *** *** *** 506 50.6 46.5-54.6
No 2,016 859 37.6 34.7-40.7 114 6.0 4.8- 7.6 35 2.2 1.4- 3.4 1,008 54.2 51.1-57.2

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

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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