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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? I DIDN'T USUALLY EAT THE RIGHT FOODS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1548 859 55.1 52.0-58.1 689 44.9 41.9-48.0
Age
< 20 years 199 105 60.1 51.0-68.6 94 39.9 31.4-49.0
20-24 years 405 206 51.4 45.4-57.5 199 48.6 42.5-54.6
25-34 years 754 434 55.0 50.6-59.3 320 45.0 40.7-49.4
35+ years 190 114 58.4 49.6-66.7 76 41.6 33.3-50.4
Race
White 1063 607 55.9 52.3-59.5 456 44.1 40.5-47.7
Black 410 204 50.1 43.5-56.8 206 49.9 43.2-56.5
Other 75 48 64.2 50.3-76.1 27 35.8 23.9-49.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 76 43.1 34.3-52.4 88 56.9 47.6-65.7
No 1384 783 56.6 53.3-59.8 601 43.4 40.2-46.7
Education
< High School 350 172 48.7 42.3-55.1 178 51.3 44.9-57.7
High School 441 237 53.3 47.2-59.3 204 46.7 40.7-52.8
> High School 754 447 59.0 54.7-63.2 307 41.0 36.8-45.3
Marital Status
Married 981 584 56.7 52.9-60.3 397 43.3 39.7-47.1
Other 567 275 51.9 46.4-57.2 292 48.1 42.8-53.6
Income
15,999 or less 464 251 55.3 49.4-61.1 213 44.7 38.9-50.6
16,000-24,999 173 86 52.5 43.1-61.7 87 47.5 38.3-56.9
25,000-39,999 207 117 55.0 46.5-63.3 90 45.0 36.7-53.5
40,000 or more 551 337 58.9 53.9-63.7 214 41.1 36.3-46.1
WIC recipient
No 839 498 57.9 53.7-61.9 341 42.1 38.1-46.3
Yes 695 354 52.0 47.2-56.7 341 48.0 43.3-52.8
Medicaid recipient
No 759 456 56.4 52.2-60.6 303 43.6 39.4-47.8
Yes 789 403 53.6 49.1-58.0 386 46.4 42.0-50.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 694 386 54.7 51.0-58.3 308 45.3 41.7-49.0
2500+ grams 854 473 55.1 51.7-58.4 381 44.9 41.6-48.3

#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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