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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Which of the following things would cause you to take a multivitamin? IT WOULD HELP ME HAVE A HEALTHY BABY SOMEDAY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1548 393 25.3 22.7-28.1 1155 74.7 71.9-77.3
Age
< 20 years 199 48 25.5 18.3-34.3 151 74.5 65.7-81.7
20-24 years 405 110 26.7 21.7-32.5 295 73.3 67.5-78.3
25-34 years 754 185 24.5 21.0-28.5 569 75.5 71.5-79.0
35+ years 190 50 25.3 18.5-33.6 140 74.7 66.4-81.5
Race
White 1063 253 23.9 20.9-27.1 810 76.1 72.9-79.1
Black 410 113 28.3 22.7-34.7 297 71.7 65.3-77.3
Other 75 27 33.7 22.2-47.6 48 66.3 52.4-77.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 39 24.0 17.0-32.8 125 76.0 67.2-83.0
No 1384 354 25.5 22.7-28.5 1030 74.5 71.5-77.3
Education
< High School 350 110 29.6 24.1-35.8 240 70.4 64.2-75.9
High School 441 119 26.9 21.9-32.6 322 73.1 67.4-78.1
> High School 754 164 22.5 19.0-26.3 590 77.5 73.7-81.0
Marital Status
Married 981 245 25.5 22.3-28.9 736 74.5 71.1-77.7
Other 567 148 25.1 20.7-30.1 419 74.9 69.9-79.3
Income
15,999 or less 464 153 32.1 26.9-37.9 311 67.9 62.1-73.1
16,000-24,999 173 43 26.3 18.8-35.4 130 73.7 64.6-81.2
25,000-39,999 207 54 27.1 20.2-35.3 153 72.9 64.7-79.8
40,000 or more 551 112 20.3 16.6-24.6 439 79.7 75.4-83.4
WIC recipient
No 839 193 22.3 19.1-25.9 646 77.7 74.1-80.9
Yes 695 195 28.6 24.5-33.1 500 71.4 66.9-75.5
Medicaid recipient
No 759 165 21.6 18.3-25.3 594 78.4 74.7-81.7
Yes 789 228 29.5 25.5-33.7 561 70.5 66.3-74.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 694 179 26.5 23.3-29.8 515 73.5 70.2-76.7
2500+ grams 854 214 25.2 22.4-28.3 640 74.8 71.7-77.6

#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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