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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Currently Takes a Multivitamin or Other Supplement Containing Folic Acid.
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, takes folic acid 58.8 54.0 53.9 65.3


No, does not take folic acid 41.2 46.0 46.1 34.7


Female Yes, takes folic acid 58.8 54.0 53.9 65.3


No, does not take folic acid 41.2 46.0 46.1 34.7


Denominator is:
All female survey respondents under age 45 who said they take either a multivitamin or other supplement that contains folic acid .

Currently Takes a Multivitamin or Other Supplement Containing Folic Acid.
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 564 103 211 250


Yes, takes folic acid 340 59 115 166


No, does not take folic acid 219 42 94 83


Don't know/Not sure 5 2 2 1


Female Total 564 103 211 250


Yes, takes folic acid 340 59 115 166


No, does not take folic acid 219 42 94 83


Don't know/Not sure 5 2 2 1


Denominator is:
All female survey respondents under age 45 who said they take either a multivitamin or other supplement that contains folic acid .