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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? I DIDN''T USUALLY EAT THE RIGHT FOODS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1467 775 54.5 51.3-57.7 692 45.5 42.3-48.7
Age
< 20 years 160 80 55.4 44.7-65.5 80 44.6 34.5-55.3
20-24 years 399 178 50.1 43.8-56.3 221 49.9 43.7-56.2
25-34 years 724 417 57.4 52.9-61.7 307 42.6 38.3-47.1
35+ years 184 100 51.6 42.4-60.8 84 48.4 39.2-57.6
Race
White 1000 550 55.6 51.8-59.3 450 44.4 40.7-48.2
Black 403 189 51.2 44.4-58.0 214 48.8 42.0-55.6
Other 64 36 53.1 38.1-67.5 28 46.9 32.5-61.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 62 44.3 35.1-53.9 85 55.7 46.1-64.9
No 1317 712 56.0 52.6-59.3 605 44.0 40.7-47.4
Education
< High School 317 129 46.2 39.2-53.4 188 53.8 46.6-60.8
High School 433 214 51.7 45.6-57.7 219 48.3 42.3-54.4
> High School 715 430 60.1 55.6-64.4 285 39.9 35.6-44.4
Marital Status
Married 923 519 55.4 51.5-59.3 404 44.6 40.7-48.5
Other 544 256 52.7 47.1-58.3 288 47.3 41.7-52.9
Income
15,999 or less 404 213 58.9 52.5-65.0 191 41.1 35.0-47.5
16,000-24,999 190 87 47.3 38.6-56.1 103 52.7 43.9-61.4
25,000-39,999 212 111 52.0 43.5-60.4 101 48.0 39.6-56.5
40,000 or more 502 314 61.5 56.2-66.5 188 38.5 33.5-43.8
WIC recipient
No 757 440 57.8 53.5-62.1 317 42.2 37.9-46.5
Yes 700 327 50.7 45.9-55.5 373 49.3 44.5-54.1
Medicaid recipient
No 704 418 59.2 54.8-63.6 286 40.8 36.4-45.2
Yes 763 357 50.0 45.4-54.6 406 50.0 45.4-54.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 670 334 48.7 45.0-52.4 336 51.3 47.6-55.0
2500+ grams 797 441 55.0 51.5-58.5 356 45.0 41.5-48.5

#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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