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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 WAS GOOD FOR MY GENERAL HEALTH

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1469 413 28.5 25.6-31.5 1056 71.5 68.5-74.4
Age
< 20 years 162 61 40.7 30.8-51.3 101 59.3 48.7-69.2
20-24 years 399 134 34.1 28.4-40.2 265 65.9 59.8-71.6
25-34 years 723 187 26.3 22.5-30.5 536 73.7 69.5-77.5
35+ years 185 31 12.4 7.6-19.4 154 87.6 80.6-92.4
Race
White 1002 263 26.3 23.0-29.7 739 73.7 70.3-77.0
Black 403 124 33.3 27.2-40.1 279 66.7 59.9-72.8
Other 64 26 40.0 26.3-55.4 38 60.0 44.6-73.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 46 31.0 23.0-40.4 105 69.0 59.6-77.0
No 1315 367 28.2 25.1-31.4 948 71.8 68.6-74.9
Education
< High School 320 111 37.9 31.3-45.0 209 62.1 55.0-68.7
High School 433 146 34.6 29.0-40.5 287 65.4 59.5-71.0
> High School 714 155 20.1 16.7-24.0 559 79.9 76.0-83.3
Marital Status
Married 922 222 23.5 20.3-27.0 700 76.5 73.0-79.7
Other 547 191 37.6 32.3-43.1 356 62.4 56.9-67.7
Income
15,999 or less 403 169 44.9 38.6-51.4 234 55.1 48.6-61.4
16,000-24,999 191 61 29.2 21.8-38.0 130 70.8 62.0-78.2
25,000-39,999 211 58 27.7 20.8-35.9 153 72.3 64.1-79.2
40,000 or more 501 94 17.5 13.8-21.8 407 82.5 78.2-86.2
WIC recipient
No 758 165 22.1 18.6-25.9 593 77.9 74.1-81.4
Yes 701 245 35.4 30.9-40.1 456 64.6 59.9-69.1
Medicaid recipient
No 703 154 21.2 17.8-25.1 549 78.8 74.9-82.2
Yes 766 259 35.2 31.0-39.8 507 64.8 60.2-69.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 669 193 29.3 26.0-32.8 476 70.7 67.2-74.0
2500+ grams 800 220 28.4 25.3-31.7 580 71.6 68.3-74.7

#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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