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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Where did you hear about folic acid? FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1334 900 69.1 66.0-72.1 434 30.9 27.9-34.0
Age
< 20 years 145 104 72.9 62.7-81.1 41 27.1 18.9-37.3
20-24 years 329 221 72.1 65.8-77.7 108 27.9 22.3-34.2
25-34 years 684 447 65.3 60.8-69.5 237 34.7 30.5-39.2
35+ years 176 128 75.6 67.2-82.4 48 24.4 17.6-32.8
Race
White 962 625 66.3 62.7-69.8 337 33.7 30.2-37.3
Black 319 233 77.7 71.1-83.2 86 22.3 16.8-28.9
Other 53 42 78.7 62.6-89.1 11 21.3 10.9-37.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 138 108 80.4 71.3-87.1 30 19.6 12.9-28.7
No 1196 792 67.7 64.4-70.9 404 32.3 29.1-35.6
Education
< High School 253 190 79.0 72.5-84.4 63 21.0 15.6-27.5
High School 365 264 74.8 68.7-80.1 101 25.2 19.9-31.3
> High School 713 444 62.4 58.1-66.6 269 37.6 33.4-41.9
Marital Status
Married 900 584 66.4 62.6-70.0 316 33.6 30.0-37.4
Other 434 316 75.5 69.9-80.3 118 24.5 19.7-30.1
Income
15,999 or less 355 265 78.0 72.1-82.9 90 22.0 17.1-27.9
16,000-24,999 156 109 73.2 63.5-81.0 47 26.8 19.0-36.5
25,000-39,999 185 130 71.4 62.6-78.8 55 28.6 21.2-37.4
40,000 or more 521 304 59.1 54.0-64.0 217 40.9 36.0-46.0
WIC recipient
No 768 476 61.7 57.4-65.7 292 38.3 34.3-42.6
Yes 553 415 79.5 75.1-83.4 138 20.5 16.6-24.9
Medicaid recipient
No 705 437 62.8 58.4-66.9 268 37.2 33.1-41.6
Yes 629 463 77.1 72.7-81.0 166 22.9 19.0-27.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 578 380 66.6 62.7-70.2 198 33.4 29.8-37.3
2500+ grams 756 520 69.3 66.0-72.5 236 30.7 27.5-34.0

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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