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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Folic Acid

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

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,398 2,556 42.3 40.7-43.8 2,842 57.7 56.2-59.3
GENDER
Male 2,040 819 34.6 32.3-36.9 1,221 65.4 63.1-67.7
Female 3,358 1,737 49.3 47.3-51.2 1,621 50.7 48.8-52.7
RACE
White 4,245 2,143 46.6 44.9-48.3 2,102 53.4 51.7-55.1
African American 968 341 31.8 28.5-35.3 627 68.2 64.7-71.5
Other 143 59 31.4 23.5-40.6 84 68.6 59.4-76.5
HISPANIC
Yes 133 48 27.9 20.1-37.4 85 72.1 62.6-79.9
No 5,222 2,491 42.9 41.3-44.4 2,731 57.1 55.6-58.7
AGE
18-24 341 109 27.7 22.8-33.2 232 72.3 66.8-77.2
25-34 875 338 35.7 32.2-39.3 537 64.3 60.7-67.8
35-44 1,036 427 37.6 34.4-41.0 609 62.4 59.0-65.6
45-54 1,096 508 43.6 40.3-46.9 588 56.4 53.1-59.7
55-64 905 510 53.6 49.9-57.2 395 46.4 42.8-50.1
65+ 1,104 638 55.1 51.7-58.4 466 44.9 41.6-48.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 638 207 26.2 22.6-30.2 431 73.8 69.8-77.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,596 648 35.1 32.4-37.8 948 64.9 62.2-67.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,424 726 46.7 43.6-49.8 698 53.3 50.2-56.4
College Graduate 1,732 970 53.3 50.6-56.0 762 46.7 44.0-49.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 631 237 31.1 27.0-35.6 394 68.9 64.4-73.0
$15,000- $24,999 891 368 35.4 31.8-39.1 523 64.6 60.9-68.2
$25,000- $34,999 675 301 39.7 35.4-44.2 374 60.3 55.8-64.6
$35,000- $49,999 816 407 46.0 42.0-50.0 409 54.0 50.0-58.0
$50,000+ 1,770 928 49.0 46.4-51.6 842 51.0 48.4-53.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 335 165 42.5 36.7-48.6 170 57.5 51.4-63.3
Appalachia II 638 307 41.5 37.1-46.0 331 58.5 54.0-62.9
Appalachia III 428 202 42.4 36.8-48.1 226 57.6 51.9-63.2
Catawba 353 153 39.7 34.1-45.6 200 60.3 54.4-65.9
Edisto Savannah 422 185 42.0 36.5-47.7 237 58.0 52.3-63.5
Low Country 270 139 41.7 35.0-48.7 131 58.3 51.3-65.0
Palmetto 827 413 46.0 42.0-50.1 414 54.0 49.9-58.0
Pee Dee 390 176 37.4 32.0-43.1 214 62.6 56.9-68.0
Trident 681 346 45.2 41.0-49.5 335 54.8 50.5-59.0
Upper Savannah 273 103 35.0 28.9-41.7 170 65.0 58.3-71.1
Waccamaw 458 240 49.4 43.9-54.8 218 50.6 45.2-56.1
Wateree 281 114 36.6 30.3-43.5 167 63.4 56.5-69.7

*Data for this table were derived from the folic acid and multivitamin questions.

#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.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

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