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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1997

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1997

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Do any of the vitamin pills or supplements you take contain folic acid?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 16.3 13.7 15.9 23.8 11.8 25.5 10.3
No 51.5 62.2 58.8 49.2 55.8 50.4 44.0
Don't know/Not sure 32.2 24.1 25.3 27.0 32.4 24.1 45.6
Male Yes 12.6 21.9 18.5 17.6 4.9 27.5 4.8
No 53.8 59.7 68.0 49.8 53.8 56.5 47.1
Don't know/Not sure 33.6 18.4 13.5 32.7 41.3 15.9 48.1
Female Yes 19.9
12.9 29.2 21.9 24.4 15.3
No 49.3 66.5 48.3 48.7 58.7 47.3 41.2
Don't know/Not sure 30.9 33.5 38.8 22.1 19.4 28.3 43.5
Denominator is: All survey respondents who currently take vitamin supplements

Do any of the vitamin pills or supplements you take contain folic acid?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 388 27 37 78 82 56 108
Yes 70 4 6 20 12 14 14
No 198 17 20 39 46 28 48
Don't know/Not sure 120 6 11 19 24 14 46
Male Total 151 16 14 30 30 18 43
Yes 24 4 3 7 2 6 2
No 78 9 7 14 17 10 21
Don't know/Not sure 49 3 4 9 11 2 20
Female Total 237 11 23 48 52 38 65
Yes 46
3 13 10 8 12
No 120 8 13 25 29 18 27
Don't know/Not sure 71 3 7 10 13 12 26
Denominator is: All survey respondents who currently take vitamin supplements
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