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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1416 370 26.1 23.2-29.1 1046 73.9 70.9-76.8
Age
< 20 years 157 42 24.5 16.7-34.4 115 75.5 65.6-83.3
20-24 years 363 90 24.7 19.3-30.9 273 75.3 69.1-80.7
25-34 years 725 193 26.7 22.8-31.0 532 73.3 69.0-77.2
35+ years 171 45 27.9 19.9-37.6 126 72.1 62.4-80.1
Race
White 1021 266 26.6 23.4-30.1 755 73.4 69.9-76.6
Black 351 91 24.3 18.3-31.4 260 75.7 68.6-81.7
Other 44 13 24.8 12.6-43.1 31 75.2 56.9-87.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 62 34.9 26.2-44.7 94 65.1 55.3-73.8
No 1258 308 24.7 21.8-27.9 950 75.3 72.1-78.2
Education
< High School 266 78 30.3 23.5-38.1 188 69.7 61.9-76.5
High School 430 114 25.4 20.4-31.2 316 74.6 68.8-79.6
> High School 716 176 24.4 20.7-28.5 540 75.6 71.5-79.3
Marital Status
Married 961 253 26.6 23.2-30.2 708 73.4 69.8-76.8
Other 455 117 24.9 19.8-30.8 338 75.1 69.2-80.2
Income
15,999 or less 395 106 28.0 22.2-34.5 289 72.0 65.5-77.8
16,000-24,999 155 43 26.8 18.8-36.6 112 73.2 63.4-81.2
25,000-39,999 215 57 27.7 20.7-35.9 158 72.3 64.1-79.3
40,000 or more 530 124 23.5 19.3-28.2 406 76.5 71.8-80.7
WIC recipient
No 783 208 27.1 23.4-31.2 575 72.9 68.8-76.6
Yes 624 159 25.1 20.8-29.9 465 74.9 70.1-79.2
Medicaid recipient
No 758 191 25.9 22.2-29.9 567 74.1 70.1-77.8
Yes 658 179 26.3 22.0-31.1 479 73.7 68.9-78.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 256 66 25.6 21.0-30.9 190 74.4 69.1-79.0
1500 - 2499 grams 419 111 26.8 22.8-31.2 308 73.2 68.8-77.2
2500+ grams 741 193 26.0 23.0-29.3 548 74.0 70.7-77.0

#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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