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2006 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 1171 1063 90.3 87.8-92.3 108 9.7 7.7-12.2
Age
< 20 years 90 83 88.4 76.5-94.7 7 11.6 5.3-23.5
20-24 years 245 223 90.3 84.4-94.1 22 9.7 5.9-15.6
25-34 years 631 572 90.5 87.0-93.1 59 9.5 6.9-13.0
35+ years 205 185 90.8 84.1-94.9 20 9.2 5.1-15.9
Race
White 882 811 93.1 90.7-94.9 71 6.9 5.1- 9.3
Black 236 204 80.6 72.7-86.6 32 19.4 13.4-27.3
Other 53 48 91.0 71.2-97.6 5 9.0 2.4-28.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 153 93.5 87.0-96.9 10 6.5 3.1-13.0
No 1008 910 89.6 86.7-91.9 98 10.4 8.1-13.3
Education
< High School 168 159 93.4 85.9-97.1 9 6.6 2.9-14.1
High School 322 298 88.5 82.7-92.6 24 11.5 7.4-17.3
> High School 680 605 90.0 86.7-92.5 75 10.0 7.5-13.3
Marital Status
Married 801 730 92.5 89.9-94.5 71 7.5 5.5-10.1
Other 370 333 86.7 81.4-90.6 37 13.3 9.4-18.6
Income
14,999 or less 270 252 91.2 85.7-94.8 18 8.8 5.2-14.3
15,000-24,999 162 146 86.1 76.5-92.1 16 13.9 7.9-23.5
25,000-49,999 230 203 88.6 82.0-93.0 27 11.4 7.0-18.0
50,000 or more 418 383 93.2 89.7-95.6 35 6.8 4.4-10.3
WIC recipient
No 684 615 91.2 88.1-93.6 69 8.8 6.4-11.9
Yes 474 435 88.9 84.5-92.2 39 11.1 7.8-15.5
Medicaid recipient
No 627 569 92.0 88.8-94.3 58 8.0 5.7-11.2
Yes 544 494 88.7 84.5-91.8 50 11.3 8.2-15.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 506 457 91.2 88.5-93.4 49 8.8 6.6-11.5
2500+ grams 665 606 90.2 87.5-92.4 59 9.8 7.6-12.5

~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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