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2016 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 4,898 1,921 36.8 35.1-38.4 289 5.9 5.2- 6.8 58 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,630 55.6 53.9-57.4
GENDER
Male 2,175 705 29.7 27.5-32.1 126 6.0 4.9- 7.4 30 2.1 1.3- 3.4 1,314 62.1 59.6-64.6
Female 2,723 1,216 43.0 40.7-45.4 163 5.8 4.8- 7.0 28 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,316 49.9 47.5-52.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,333 1,769 38.7 36.9-40.5 257 5.8 5.0- 6.7 44 1.2 0.9- 1.8 2,263 54.3 52.4-56.1
No 554 151 25.3 21.2-29.9 29 6.4 4.0-10.1 *** *** *** 360 63.7 58.4-68.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,343 519 34.5 31.5-37.6 84 5.3 4.1- 6.8 *** *** *** 722 58.3 55.1-61.5
Overweight 1,612 632 37.7 34.9-40.6 96 5.8 4.5- 7.4 *** *** *** 869 55.4 52.4-58.4
Obese 1,536 621 37.6 34.7-40.6 85 6.4 5.0- 8.3 19 2.1 1.2- 3.6 811 53.9 50.8-57.0
Current Smoker
Yes 824 247 27.4 23.6-31.4 54 7.1 4.9-10.0 *** *** *** 507 62.2 57.7-66.4
No 4,054 1,668 38.8 36.9-40.6 234 5.7 4.9- 6.6 42 1.3 0.9- 1.9 2,110 54.2 52.3-56.1
History of CVD**
Yes 606 276 45.4 40.4-50.6 28 5.3 3.3- 8.5 *** *** *** 299 48.5 43.4-53.6
No 4,244 1,634 35.8 34.1-37.6 259 6.0 5.2- 7.0 55 1.8 1.3- 2.5 2,296 56.3 54.5-58.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 547 150 26.3 22.1-31.0 40 6.4 4.4- 9.2 *** *** *** 347 64.4 59.3-69.1
No 4,179 1,709 38.3 36.5-40.1 240 5.9 5.0- 6.8 46 1.5 1.1- 2.2 2,184 54.4 52.5-56.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 289 83 28.8 22.9-35.5 19 4.6 2.7- 7.6 *** *** *** 183 64.8 57.9-71.1
No 4,417 1,767 37.3 35.6-39.1 264 6.1 5.2- 7.0 50 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,336 55.0 53.1-56.8
COPD
Yes 423 180 40.5 34.8-46.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 219 53.2 47.1-59.1
No 4,461 1,734 36.4 34.7-38.2 267 5.9 5.1- 6.9 55 1.8 1.3- 2.5 2,405 55.8 54.0-57.6
Current Asthma
Yes 397 163 36.7 31.1-42.8 28 9.1 5.7-14.1 *** *** *** 201 52.7 46.5-58.8
No 4,480 1,750 36.8 35.1-38.6 260 5.7 4.9- 6.6 53 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,417 55.8 54.0-57.6
Diabetes
Yes 733 336 45.8 41.3-50.3 26 2.9 1.9- 4.5 *** *** *** 369 50.7 46.2-55.2
No 4,159 1,584 35.5 33.7-37.3 262 6.4 5.5- 7.4 56 1.8 1.3- 2.6 2,257 56.3 54.4-58.2
Disability1
Yes 1,385 587 39.5 36.3-42.8 73 5.7 4.2- 7.7 *** *** *** 708 52.5 49.1-55.8
No 3,496 1,325 35.9 33.9-37.8 215 6.0 5.1- 7.0 41 1.5 1.0- 2.1 1,915 56.7 54.6-58.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,495 606 37.7 34.7-40.8 78 5.5 4.1- 7.4 25 3.2 2.0- 5.0 786 53.6 50.4-56.8
No 3,384 1,306 36.4 34.4-38.4 209 6.0 5.1- 7.1 33 1.1 0.7- 1.8 1,836 56.5 54.4-58.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,603 696 40.5 37.5-43.5 80 5.4 4.1- 7.1 *** *** *** 815 53.0 49.9-56.1
No 3,296 1,225 35.3 33.3-37.3 209 6.1 5.2- 7.2 46 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,816 56.7 54.6-58.7

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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 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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