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2005 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 836 480 56.3 52.1-60.5 356 43.7 39.5-47.9
Age
< 20 years 61 44 59.5 42.5-74.5 17 40.5 25.5-57.5
20-24 years 195 114 58.6 49.4-67.2 81 41.4 32.8-50.6
25-34 years 447 248 54.9 49.3-60.4 199 45.1 39.6-50.7
35+ years 133 74 56.6 45.9-66.7 59 43.4 33.3-54.1
Race
White 634 340 52.0 47.3-56.7 294 48.0 43.3-52.7
Black 172 117 72.0 61.8-80.3 55 28.0 19.7-38.2
Other 30 23 80.8 57.4-92.9 7 19.2 7.1-42.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 41 44.0 33.2-55.5 61 56.0 44.5-66.8
No 734 439 58.7 54.1-63.1 295 41.3 36.9-45.9
Education
< High School 136 85 57.5 47.1-67.4 51 42.5 32.6-52.9
High School 228 136 58.6 50.1-66.6 92 41.4 33.4-49.9
> High School 470 259 55.4 49.8-60.8 211 44.6 39.2-50.2
Marital Status
Married 576 310 53.2 48.3-58.0 266 46.8 42.0-51.7
Other 260 170 63.9 55.6-71.5 90 36.1 28.5-44.4
Income
14,999 or less 217 135 58.9 50.1-67.3 82 41.1 32.7-49.9
15,000-24,999 125 65 50.3 39.2-61.4 60 49.7 38.6-60.8
25,000-49,999 158 95 65.5 56.5-73.6 63 34.5 26.4-43.5
50,000 or more 279 149 50.9 43.8-57.9 130 49.1 42.1-56.2
WIC recipient
No 479 273 55.7 50.3-60.9 206 44.3 39.1-49.7
Yes 347 199 57.3 50.4-63.9 148 42.7 36.1-49.6
Medicaid recipient
No 424 230 54.5 48.8-60.1 194 45.5 39.9-51.2
Yes 412 250 58.3 52.0-64.3 162 41.7 35.7-48.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 367 220 61.8 56.8-66.5 147 38.2 33.5-43.2
2500+ grams 469 260 55.9 51.3-60.3 209 44.1 39.7-48.7

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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