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2003 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 1249 840 65.7 62.3-68.9 409 34.3 31.1-37.7
Age
< 20 years 114 82 72.4 60.2-81.9 32 27.6 18.1-39.8
20-24 years 314 221 68.1 61.2-74.3 93 31.9 25.7-38.8
25-34 years 659 433 65.0 60.5-69.3 226 35.0 30.7-39.5
35+ years 162 104 57.5 47.6-66.9 58 42.5 33.1-52.4
Race
White 886 566 62.6 58.7-66.3 320 37.4 33.7-41.3
Black 307 237 76.8 69.5-82.7 70 23.2 17.3-30.5
Other 56 37 66.1 49.5-79.4 19 33.9 20.6-50.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 121 101 81.5 72.1-88.2 20 18.5 11.8-27.9
No 1126 737 63.5 59.9-66.9 389 36.5 33.1-40.1
Education
< High School 234 187 79.5 72.1-85.3 47 20.5 14.7-27.9
High School 345 242 67.7 61.1-73.6 103 32.3 26.4-38.9
> High School 669 410 59.4 54.7-63.8 259 40.6 36.2-45.3
Marital Status
Married 839 527 61.8 57.8-65.7 312 38.2 34.3-42.2
Other 410 313 73.7 67.7-78.9 97 26.3 21.1-32.3
Income
15,999 or less 300 225 74.0 67.1-79.9 75 26.0 20.1-32.9
16,000-24,999 160 126 76.3 67.0-83.7 34 23.7 16.3-33.0
25,000-39,999 182 117 63.4 54.2-71.8 65 36.6 28.2-45.8
40,000 or more 485 274 53.8 48.4-59.1 211 46.2 40.9-51.6
WIC recipient
No 696 427 59.5 55.0-63.8 269 40.5 36.2-45.0
Yes 543 407 73.4 68.3-77.9 136 26.6 22.1-31.7
Medicaid recipient
No 656 389 57.1 52.5-61.6 267 42.9 38.4-47.5
Yes 593 451 75.1 70.3-79.4 142 24.9 20.6-29.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 549 391 72.3 68.5-75.7 158 27.7 24.3-31.5
2500+ grams 700 449 65.1 61.5-68.6 251 34.9 31.4-38.5

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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