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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1249 336 25.9 23.0-29.1 913 74.1 70.9-77.0
Age
< 20 years 114 33 29.7 19.8-42.0 81 70.3 58.0-80.2
20-24 years 314 87 24.9 19.4-31.3 227 75.1 68.7-80.6
25-34 years 659 175 25.6 21.7-29.8 484 74.4 70.2-78.3
35+ years 162 41 27.0 19.2-36.5 121 73.0 63.5-80.8
Race
White 886 236 26.0 22.7-29.7 650 74.0 70.3-77.3
Black 307 85 27.7 21.3-35.1 222 72.3 64.9-78.7
Other 56 15 16.3 7.8-30.8 41 83.7 69.2-92.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 121 50 37.4 28.0-47.9 71 62.6 52.1-72.0
No 1126 285 24.3 21.3-27.6 841 75.7 72.4-78.7
Education
< High School 234 69 27.2 20.6-35.0 165 72.8 65.0-79.4
High School 345 93 28.5 22.8-34.8 252 71.5 65.2-77.2
> High School 669 174 24.1 20.3-28.2 495 75.9 71.8-79.7
Marital Status
Married 839 212 23.7 20.4-27.4 627 76.3 72.6-79.6
Other 410 124 30.6 25.1-36.7 286 69.4 63.3-74.9
Income
15,999 or less 300 84 28.6 22.5-35.5 216 71.4 64.5-77.5
16,000-24,999 160 44 24.7 17.4-33.8 116 75.3 66.2-82.6
25,000-39,999 182 59 32.2 24.2-41.2 123 67.8 58.8-75.8
40,000 or more 485 114 21.6 17.5-26.3 371 78.4 73.7-82.5
WIC recipient
No 696 182 26.1 22.3-30.3 514 73.9 69.7-77.7
Yes 543 150 25.5 21.2-30.4 393 74.5 69.6-78.8
Medicaid recipient
No 656 170 24.8 21.0-29.0 486 75.2 71.0-79.0
Yes 593 166 27.2 22.9-32.0 427 72.8 68.0-77.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 549 156 29.2 25.6-33.1 393 70.8 66.9-74.4
2500+ grams 700 180 25.7 22.6-29.1 520 74.3 70.9-77.4

#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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