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2006 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 1169 584 52.8 49.1-56.4 585 47.2 43.6-50.9
Age
< 20 years 90 53 65.5 52.5-76.5 37 34.5 23.5-47.5
20-24 years 245 130 52.7 44.8-60.5 115 47.3 39.5-55.2
25-34 years 629 302 51.3 46.4-56.2 327 48.7 43.8-53.6
35+ years 205 99 49.2 40.4-58.1 106 50.8 41.9-59.6
Race
White 880 405 47.2 43.1-51.3 475 52.8 48.7-56.9
Black 236 152 70.7 62.4-77.8 84 29.3 22.2-37.6
Other 53 27 59.2 41.8-74.6 26 40.8 25.4-58.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 87 57.7 48.2-66.7 75 42.3 33.3-51.8
No 1007 497 51.7 47.8-55.7 510 48.3 44.3-52.2
Education
< High School 167 99 62.6 52.9-71.4 68 37.4 28.6-47.1
High School 321 179 61.6 54.6-68.1 142 38.4 31.9-45.4
> High School 680 305 44.6 40.1-49.3 375 55.4 50.7-59.9
Marital Status
Married 799 366 46.0 41.8-50.3 433 54.0 49.7-58.2
Other 370 218 63.7 57.2-69.7 152 36.3 30.3-42.8
Income
14,999 or less 269 156 62.8 55.3-69.8 113 37.2 30.2-44.7
15,000-24,999 162 99 62.7 52.7-71.8 63 37.3 28.2-47.3
25,000-49,999 229 114 53.0 44.8-61.0 115 47.0 39.0-55.2
50,000 or more 418 170 39.2 33.7-45.0 248 60.8 55.0-66.3
WIC recipient
No 683 294 44.9 40.2-49.6 389 55.1 50.4-59.8
Yes 473 277 61.4 55.7-66.8 196 38.6 33.2-44.3
Medicaid recipient
No 626 259 40.5 35.9-45.3 367 59.5 54.7-64.1
Yes 543 325 64.5 59.2-69.5 218 35.5 30.5-40.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 504 253 51.9 47.4-56.3 251 48.1 43.7-52.6
2500+ grams 665 331 52.9 48.9-56.8 334 47.1 43.2-51.1

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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