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2014 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 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
-Western NC 441 197 39.7 33.9-45.8 17 4.5 2.5- 8.0 6 1.8 0.7- 4.3 221 54.0 47.8-60.2
GENDER
Male 189 79 41.7 33.0-51.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 101 52.2 43.0-61.3
Female 252 118 37.7 30.4-45.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 120 55.8 47.6-63.8
RACE
White 400 176 39.3 33.2-45.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 204 54.4 47.8-60.7
Other minorities 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 120 43 29.4 20.2-40.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 301 142 38.6 31.8-45.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 146 55.0 47.5-62.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 372 164 37.5 31.4-44.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 187 55.6 48.8-62.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 344 151 39.5 32.9-46.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 173 53.7 46.7-60.6
No 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

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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