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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Which of the following things would cause you to take a multivitamin? MY FAMILY OR FRIENDS SAID IT WAS A GOOD IDEA

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1820 1314 74.4 71.6-76.9 506 25.6 23.1-28.4
Age
< 20 years 228 155 69.4 60.8-76.8 73 30.6 23.2-39.2
20-24 years 484 335 72.5 67.0-77.5 149 27.5 22.5-33.0
25-34 years 896 646 74.0 70.1-77.6 250 26.0 22.4-29.9
35+ years 212 178 86.0 78.4-91.3 34 14.0 8.7-21.6
Race
White 1216 905 75.9 72.7-78.8 311 24.1 21.2-27.3
Black 546 368 69.3 63.3-74.7 178 30.7 25.3-36.7
Other 58 41 76.9 59.0-88.6 17 23.1 11.4-41.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 98 62.7 52.6-71.8 51 37.3 28.2-47.4
No 1670 1216 75.8 73.0-78.5 454 24.2 21.5-27.0
Education
< High School 395 266 69.8 63.4-75.4 129 30.2 24.6-36.6
High School 596 435 76.0 71.2-80.3 161 24.0 19.7-28.8
> High School 827 612 75.7 71.7-79.3 215 24.3 20.7-28.3
Marital Status
Married 1162 860 76.1 72.8-79.1 302 23.9 20.9-27.2
Other 658 454 70.9 65.9-75.5 204 29.1 24.5-34.1
Income
15,999 or less 540 386 72.3 66.8-77.2 154 27.7 22.8-33.2
16,000-24,999 245 179 73.0 65.1-79.6 66 27.0 20.4-34.9
25,000-39,999 263 188 72.7 65.1-79.1 75 27.3 20.9-34.9
40,000 or more 613 459 79.4 75.0-83.2 154 20.6 16.8-25.0
WIC recipient
No 981 727 76.3 72.6-79.6 254 23.7 20.4-27.4
Yes 834 582 72.1 67.9-75.9 252 27.9 24.1-32.1
Medicaid recipient
No 895 669 76.0 72.2-79.4 226 24.0 20.6-27.8
Yes 925 645 72.7 68.6-76.4 280 27.3 23.6-31.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 360 255 70.6 66.1-74.7 105 29.4 25.3-33.9
1500 - 2499 grams 571 388 67.5 63.7-71.1 183 32.5 28.9-36.3
2500+ grams 889 671 74.9 71.9-77.6 218 25.1 22.4-28.1

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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