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Daily taking multivitamins or vitamin pills/supplements containing folic acid*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2743 1197  42.0  (39.9-44.2) 1546  58.0  (55.8-60.1)
GENDER      
Male 1043  369  34.9  (31.6-38.3)  674  65.1  (61.7-68.4)
Female 1700  828  48.6  (45.9-51.3)  872  51.4  (48.7-54.1)
RACE      
White 2111  974  44.0  (41.6-46.4) 1137  56.0  (53.6-58.4)
African American  536  182  34.1  (29.4-39.1)  354  65.9  (60.9-70.6)
AGE      
18-24  228   67  28.2  (21.8-35.7)  161  71.8  (64.3-78.2)
25-34  512  186  36.5  (31.7-41.6)  326  63.5  (58.4-68.3)
35-44  593  229  38.7  (34.4-43.2)  364  61.3  (56.8-65.6)
45-54  506  231  46.9  (42.0-51.9)  275  53.1  (48.1-58.0)
55-64  362  194  50.6  (45.0-56.2)  168  49.4  (43.8-55.0)
65+  528  281  52.1  (47.4-56.7)  247  47.9  (43.3-52.6)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  439  141  29.8  (25.1-34.9)  298  70.2  (65.1-74.9)
H.S. or G.E.D.  864  373  41.0  (37.3-44.8)  491  59.0  (55.2-62.7)
Some Post-H.S.  684  317  45.0  (40.8-49.4)  367  55.0  (50.6-59.2)
College Graduate  751  364  47.8  (43.7-52.0)  387  52.2  (48.0-56.3)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  298  115  35.3  (29.4-41.7)  183  64.7  (58.3-70.6)
$15,000- 24,999  504  205  39.5  (34.6-44.6)  299  60.5  (55.4-65.4)
$25,000- 34,999  389  149  37.9  (32.5-43.6)  240  62.1  (56.4-67.5)
$35,000- 49,999  419  186  42.8  (37.3-48.5)  233  57.2  (51.5-62.7)
$50,000+  711  347  46.9  (42.7-51.1)  364  53.1  (48.9-57.3)

*Data for this table were derived from the folic acid question 'How often do you take this vitamin pill or supplement?' and those respondents not taking multivitamin or folic acid containing pills who were considered non-daily users.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.