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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 PREVENTED HEART DISEASE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1546 1096 71.7 68.8-74.4 450 28.3 25.6-31.2
Age
< 20 years 198 119 63.8 54.6-72.0 79 36.2 28.0-45.4
20-24 years 404 280 72.3 66.6-77.4 124 27.7 22.6-33.4
25-34 years 754 556 72.6 68.6-76.4 198 27.4 23.6-31.4
35+ years 190 141 74.2 65.8-81.2 49 25.8 18.8-34.2
Race
White 1061 784 74.2 70.9-77.2 277 25.8 22.8-29.1
Black 410 259 63.9 57.3-70.1 151 36.1 29.9-42.7
Other 75 53 70.7 56.8-81.5 22 29.3 18.5-43.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 97 56.3 47.0-65.3 66 43.7 34.7-53.0
No 1383 999 73.7 70.7-76.5 384 26.3 23.5-29.3
Education
< High School 348 215 61.9 55.4-68.0 133 38.1 32.0-44.6
High School 441 303 68.9 63.0-74.2 138 31.1 25.8-37.0
> High School 754 578 78.6 74.8-81.9 176 21.4 18.1-25.2
Marital Status
Married 981 736 74.9 71.5-78.0 245 25.1 22.0-28.5
Other 565 360 65.3 60.0-70.3 205 34.7 29.7-40.0
Income
15,999 or less 463 336 72.7 67.1-77.6 127 27.3 22.4-32.9
16,000-24,999 173 112 67.8 58.5-75.9 61 32.2 24.1-41.5
25,000-39,999 207 149 71.4 63.1-78.4 58 28.6 21.6-36.9
40,000 or more 550 429 78.7 74.3-82.4 121 21.3 17.6-25.7
WIC recipient
No 839 633 75.5 71.8-78.9 206 24.5 21.1-28.2
Yes 693 451 66.8 62.2-71.1 242 33.2 28.9-37.8
Medicaid recipient
No 759 569 74.1 70.2-77.7 190 25.9 22.3-29.8
Yes 787 527 69.1 64.8-73.1 260 30.9 26.9-35.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 692 477 68.0 64.5-71.4 215 32.0 28.6-35.5
2500+ grams 854 619 72.0 68.9-75.0 235 28.0 25.0-31.1

#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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