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2004 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 1310 696 50.9 47.5-54.3 614 49.1 45.7-52.5
Age
< 20 years 111 65 54.9 42.6-66.6 46 45.1 33.4-57.4
20-24 years 310 190 57.3 50.2-64.1 120 42.7 35.9-49.8
25-34 years 718 368 50.6 46.1-55.1 350 49.4 44.9-53.9
35+ years 171 73 36.5 28.2-45.6 98 63.5 54.4-71.8
Race
White 955 467 47.5 43.7-51.4 488 52.5 48.6-56.3
Black 305 195 60.9 53.1-68.2 110 39.1 31.8-46.9
Other 50 34 71.5 54.3-84.2 16 28.5 15.8-45.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 150 105 68.5 59.0-76.6 45 31.5 23.4-41.0
No 1160 591 47.8 44.2-51.4 569 52.2 48.6-55.8
Education
< High School 230 161 67.5 59.3-74.8 69 32.5 25.2-40.7
High School 354 214 56.0 49.4-62.4 140 44.0 37.6-50.6
> High School 724 320 41.8 37.5-46.3 404 58.2 53.7-62.5
Marital Status
Married 860 410 45.5 41.5-49.5 450 54.5 50.5-58.5
Other 450 286 60.9 54.8-66.7 164 39.1 33.3-45.2
Income
14,999 or less 337 218 62.4 55.4-68.9 119 37.6 31.1-44.6
15,000-24,999 198 120 58.8 49.9-67.2 78 41.2 32.8-50.1
25,000-49,999 285 144 46.5 39.6-53.4 141 53.5 46.6-60.4
50,000 or more 392 142 36.1 30.6-42.0 250 63.9 58.0-69.4
WIC recipient
No 705 305 42.0 37.7-46.5 400 58.0 53.5-62.3
Yes 592 378 60.3 55.1-65.3 214 39.7 34.7-44.9
Medicaid recipient
No 658 287 42.4 37.9-47.0 371 57.6 53.0-62.1
Yes 652 409 59.2 54.3-64.0 243 40.8 36.0-45.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 577 339 60.9 57.0-64.7 238 39.1 35.3-43.0
2500+ grams 733 357 50.1 46.4-53.7 376 49.9 46.3-53.6

#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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