Taking multivitamins or vitamin pills/supplements containing folic acid - (Calculated Variable)*
Females Age 18-44
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Geographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Daily
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Take vitamin, but not daily
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Do not take
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1591 654  45.4  (41.2-49.7) 65   4.8  ( 3.3- 6.9) 872  49.9  (45.6-54.2)
       ADDs        
Barren River  102  44  43.8  (32.8-55.4)  9   6.6  ( 3.3-12.7)  49  49.6  (38.3-61.1)
Big Sandy   97  36  35.9  (25.8-47.5)  2   3.0  ( 0.5-14.7)  59  61.1  (49.4-71.7)
Bluegrass   99  43  50.6  (37.9-63.2)  5   5.8  ( 2.1-14.6)  51  43.7  (31.6-56.6)
Buffalo Trace   87  30  34.7  (23.6-47.7)  1   3.9  ( 0.6-22.8)  56  61.4  (48.2-73.1)
Cumberland Valley  112  35  31.9  (22.6-43.0)  2   2.7  ( 0.7-10.3)  75  65.3  (54.2-75.0)
FIVCO  119  47  36.2  (26.2-47.6)  7   5.0  ( 2.3-10.7)  65  58.8  (47.4-69.3)
Gateway  138  46  32.9  (24.4-42.7)  5   2.7  ( 1.0- 6.9)  87  64.4  (54.5-73.2)
Green River   97  47  46.8  (35.7-58.2)  4   4.2  ( 1.1-15.5)  46  49.0  (37.7-60.3)
Kentucky River  106  22  19.1  (12.0-29.1)  6   4.5  ( 1.9-10.6)  78  76.3  (66.0-84.3)
KIPDA  111  68  57.3  (42.5-70.9)  6   6.4  ( 2.5-15.4)  37  36.2  (22.9-52.1)
Lake Cumberland  101  42  42.0  (31.8-53.0)  1   1.0  ( 0.1- 6.8)  58  57.0  (46.0-67.2)
Lincoln Trail  104  52  53.0  (41.6-64.1)  4   3.8  ( 1.2-11.4)  48  43.2  (32.4-54.6)
Northern Kentucky  117  49  36.4  (26.8-47.2)  9   5.4  ( 2.7-10.6)  59  58.2  (47.2-68.5)
Pennyrile  111  50  41.9  (32.3-52.1)  4   4.2  ( 1.4-11.9)  57  53.9  (43.6-63.8)
Purchase   90  43  47.8  (36.6-59.2)    47  52.2  (40.8-63.4)

*Data for this table were derived from the folic acid questions pertaining to consumption of multivitamins
and folic acid supplements.
#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.