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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? MY FAMILY OR FRIENDS SAID IT WAS A GOOD IDEA

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1456 973 67.1 63.9-70.0 483 32.9 30.0-36.1
Age
< 20 years 158 88 60.3 49.6-70.2 70 39.7 29.8-50.4
20-24 years 395 230 59.7 53.5-65.7 165 40.3 34.3-46.5
25-34 years 718 518 72.5 68.3-76.3 200 27.5 23.7-31.7
35+ years 185 137 67.2 57.8-75.3 48 32.8 24.7-42.2
Race
White 996 660 64.8 61.1-68.3 336 35.2 31.7-38.9
Black 396 263 72.6 66.2-78.3 133 27.4 21.7-33.8
Other 64 50 76.6 61.0-87.3 14 23.4 12.7-39.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 80 51.6 42.2-60.9 71 48.4 39.1-57.8
No 1302 892 69.4 66.2-72.5 410 30.6 27.5-33.8
Education
< High School 316 177 57.4 50.3-64.3 139 42.6 35.7-49.7
High School 428 277 67.4 61.4-72.8 151 32.6 27.2-38.6
> High School 710 517 71.3 67.1-75.2 193 28.7 24.8-32.9
Marital Status
Married 917 642 68.1 64.3-71.6 275 31.9 28.4-35.7
Other 539 331 65.2 59.7-70.4 208 34.8 29.6-40.3
Income
15,999 or less 399 270 70.5 64.3-76.1 129 29.5 23.9-35.7
16,000-24,999 192 125 65.6 56.7-73.5 67 34.4 26.5-43.3
25,000-39,999 208 145 70.2 61.8-77.3 63 29.8 22.7-38.2
40,000 or more 499 367 70.5 65.4-75.1 132 29.5 24.9-34.6
WIC recipient
No 753 528 69.4 65.2-73.3 225 30.6 26.7-34.8
Yes 693 438 64.6 59.9-69.1 255 35.4 30.9-40.1
Medicaid recipient
No 699 503 71.4 67.1-75.2 196 28.6 24.8-32.9
Yes 757 470 63.0 58.4-67.4 287 37.0 32.6-41.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 662 435 64.6 60.9-68.1 227 35.4 31.9-39.1
2500+ grams 794 538 67.3 63.9-70.5 256 32.7 29.5-36.1

#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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