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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Which of the following things would cause you to take a multivitamin? IT WAS GOOD FOR MY GENERAL HEALTH

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1664 534 31.8 28.9-34.8 1130 68.2 65.2-71.1
Age
< 20 years 230 79 29.6 22.3-38.0 151 70.4 62.0-77.7
20-24 years 440 155 38.1 32.3-44.3 285 61.9 55.7-67.7
25-34 years 807 247 29.2 25.4-33.4 560 70.8 66.6-74.6
35+ years 187 53 31.0 22.9-40.4 134 69.0 59.6-77.1
Race
White 1128 343 30.2 27.0-33.7 785 69.8 66.3-73.0
Black 476 165 35.6 29.5-42.2 311 64.4 57.8-70.5
Other 60 26 36.4 22.8-52.6 34 63.6 47.4-77.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 48 28.7 21.1-37.8 129 71.3 62.2-78.9
No 1485 484 32.2 29.2-35.4 1001 67.8 64.6-70.8
Education
< High School 367 142 37.5 31.1-44.4 225 62.5 55.6-68.9
High School 518 187 36.6 31.3-42.4 331 63.4 57.6-68.7
> High School 774 202 25.8 22.0-29.8 572 74.2 70.2-78.0
Marital Status
Married 1050 310 29.2 25.8-32.7 740 70.8 67.3-74.2
Other 614 224 36.7 31.5-42.2 390 63.3 57.8-68.5
Income
15,999 or less 511 193 38.7 33.0-44.8 318 61.3 55.2-67.0
16,000-24,999 183 81 41.1 32.2-50.6 102 58.9 49.4-67.8
25,000-39,999 250 86 30.9 24.0-38.8 164 69.1 61.2-76.0
40,000 or more 559 137 24.4 20.3-29.0 422 75.6 71.0-79.7
WIC recipient
No 860 241 28.5 24.8-32.5 619 71.5 67.5-75.2
Yes 795 289 35.2 30.8-39.8 506 64.8 60.2-69.2
Medicaid recipient
No 825 228 27.6 24.0-31.6 597 72.4 68.4-76.0
Yes 839 306 36.2 31.8-40.8 533 63.8 59.2-68.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 108 34.9 30.2-39.9 213 65.1 60.1-69.8
1500 - 2499 grams 499 163 32.8 28.9-37.0 336 67.2 63.0-71.1
2500+ grams 844 263 31.7 28.6-34.9 581 68.3 65.1-71.4

#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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