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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Folic Acid

Currently taking multivitamins or vitamin pills/supplements containing folic acid-FEMALES, Age 18-44*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,416 701 47.9 44.9-51.0 715 52.1 49.0-55.1
RACE
White 999 529 51.1 47.6-54.6 470 48.9 45.4-52.4
African American 359 142 40.7 34.8-46.8 217 59.3 53.2-65.2
Other 48 27 52.0 36.0-67.7 21 48.0 32.3-64.0
HISPANIC
Yes 38 17 36.8 22.1-54.5 21 63.2 45.5-77.9
No 1,376 683 48.3 45.3-51.4 693 51.7 48.6-54.7
AGE
18-24 218 97 44.0 36.8-51.5 121 56.0 48.5-63.2
25-34 568 283 49.0 44.5-53.6 285 51.0 46.4-55.5
35-44 630 321 49.6 45.2-53.9 309 50.4 46.1-54.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 37 30.6 22.1-40.6 85 69.4 59.4-77.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 435 162 37.6 32.4-43.1 273 62.4 56.9-67.6
Some Post-H.S. 373 205 55.2 49.3-60.9 168 44.8 39.1-50.7
College Graduate 486 297 60.1 55.1-65.0 189 39.9 35.0-44.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 180 74 38.8 30.9-47.3 106 61.2 52.7-69.1
$15,000- $24,999 259 99 38.3 31.6-45.6 160 61.7 54.4-68.4
$25,000- $34,999 211 97 45.7 38.0-53.7 114 54.3 46.3-62.0
$35,000- $49,999 222 119 53.9 46.4-61.3 103 46.1 38.7-53.6
$50,000+ 430 267 62.0 56.9-66.8 163 38.0 33.2-43.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 82 36 41.2 30.2-53.2 46 58.8 46.8-69.8
Appalachia II 156 80 50.3 41.3-59.2 76 49.7 40.8-58.7
Appalachia III 107 52 47.6 36.5-59.0 55 52.4 41.0-63.5
Catawba 106 49 47.4 36.7-58.3 57 52.6 41.7-63.3
Edisto Savannah 119 49 46.8 36.4-57.6 70 53.2 42.4-63.6
Low Country 58 22 30.3 18.9-45.0 36 69.7 55.0-81.1
Palmetto 225 121 53.8 46.1-61.4 104 46.2 38.6-53.9
Pee Dee 110 62 48.7 38.2-59.3 48 51.3 40.7-61.8
Trident 197 112 55.0 47.2-62.6 85 45.0 37.4-52.8
Upper Savannah 64 27 43.0 30.4-56.6 37 57.0 43.4-69.6
Waccamaw 111 56 47.3 37.2-57.5 55 52.7 42.5-62.8
Wateree 70 32 41.8 29.9-54.7 38 58.2 45.3-70.1

* Data for this table were derived from the first three folic acid 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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