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2003 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 1472 1009 68.2 65.1-71.1 463 31.8 28.9-34.9
Age
< 20 years 162 106 68.4 57.9-77.3 56 31.6 22.7-42.1
20-24 years 401 247 62.8 56.5-68.6 154 37.2 31.4-43.5
25-34 years 724 522 71.4 67.2-75.3 202 28.6 24.7-32.8
35+ years 185 134 66.8 57.3-75.1 51 33.2 24.9-42.7
Race
White 1004 705 67.9 64.2-71.3 299 32.1 28.7-35.8
Black 404 256 68.0 61.3-74.0 148 32.0 26.0-38.7
Other 64 48 74.8 59.4-85.7 16 25.2 14.3-40.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 80 53.6 44.2-62.8 71 46.4 37.2-55.8
No 1318 929 70.5 67.3-73.6 389 29.5 26.4-32.7
Education
< High School 321 182 58.5 51.4-65.3 139 41.5 34.7-48.6
High School 434 281 64.8 58.8-70.3 153 35.2 29.7-41.2
> High School 715 544 74.9 70.7-78.6 171 25.1 21.4-29.3
Marital Status
Married 923 675 71.0 67.3-74.5 248 29.0 25.5-32.7
Other 549 334 63.1 57.5-68.3 215 36.9 31.7-42.5
Income
15,999 or less 404 290 76.9 71.1-81.8 114 23.1 18.2-28.9
16,000-24,999 192 124 62.9 54.0-71.0 68 37.1 29.0-46.0
25,000-39,999 212 138 62.1 53.6-70.0 74 37.9 30.0-46.4
40,000 or more 502 398 75.7 70.8-80.0 104 24.3 20.0-29.2
WIC recipient
No 759 563 73.1 69.1-76.8 196 26.9 23.2-30.9
Yes 703 438 62.9 58.2-67.4 265 37.1 32.6-41.8
Medicaid recipient
No 704 534 74.4 70.2-78.1 170 25.6 21.9-29.8
Yes 768 475 62.4 57.8-66.8 293 37.6 33.2-42.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 672 457 66.9 63.3-70.4 215 33.1 29.6-36.7
2500+ grams 800 552 68.3 64.9-71.5 248 31.7 28.5-35.1

#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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