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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Some health experts recommend that certain women consume additional daily amounts of folic acid, one of the B vitamins. Before today, have you ever heard of this recommendation?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Female Yes 54.5 46.4 57.7 55.0


No 43.9 52.9 40.7 43.3


Don't know/Not sure 1.3 .7 1.3 1.5


Refused .2
.3 .2


Denominator is: All female survey respondents under 45



Some health experts recommend that certain women consume additional daily amounts of folic acid, one of the B vitamins. Before today, have you ever heard of this recommendation?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Female Total 851 140 307 404


Yes 464 65 177 222


No 374 74 125 175


Don't know/Not sure 11 1 4 6


Refused 2
1 1


Denominator is: All female survey respondents under 45
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