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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How Often Took Folic Acid: Daily and Weekly.
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
One time per day 79.0 75.4 86.1 76.0


Two times per day 4.4 8.7 1.5 4.4


Three times or more per day .5
.5 .7


Approximately three times per week 6.8 8.7 6.9 5.8


Approximately four to six times per week 5.1 4.0 1.6 7.9


Less than three times per week 3.5 1.6 3.5 4.4


Unknown .7 1.6
.7


Female One time per day 79.0 75.4 86.1 76.0


Two times per day 4.4 8.7 1.5 4.4


Three times or more per day .5
.5 .7


Approximately three times per week 6.8 8.7 6.9 5.8


Approximately four to six times per week 5.1 4.0 1.6 7.9


Less than three times per week 3.5 1.6 3.5 4.4


Unknown .7 1.6
.7


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

How Often Took Folic Acid: Daily and Weekly.
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 340 59 115 166


One time per day 267 44 96 127


Two times per day 16 5 2 9


Three times or more per day 2
1 1


Approximately three times per week 22 5 8 9


Approximately four to six times per week 19 3 4 12


Less than three times per week 12 1 4 7


Unknown 2 1
1


Female Total 340 59 115 166


One time per day 267 44 96 127


Two times per day 16 5 2 9


Three times or more per day 2
1 1


Approximately three times per week 22 5 8 9


Approximately four to six times per week 19 3 4 12


Less than three times per week 12 1 4 7


Unknown 2 1
1


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