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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Where did you hear about folic acid? UNSPECIFIED SOURCE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1444 1347 94.1 92.4-95.4 97 5.9 4.6- 7.6
Age
< 20 years 136 127 93.7 85.9-97.3 9 6.3 2.7-14.1
20-24 years 306 289 96.0 92.3-98.0 17 4.0 2.0- 7.7
25-34 years 786 730 93.8 91.3-95.6 56 6.2 4.4- 8.7
35+ years 216 201 92.2 86.4-95.6 15 7.8 4.4-13.6
Race
White 1034 964 94.7 92.8-96.1 70 5.3 3.9- 7.2
Black 355 333 91.2 86.1-94.6 22 8.8 5.4-13.9
Other 55 50 98.6 96.5-99.4 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 193 186 96.1 91.3-98.3 7 3.9 1.7- 8.7
No 1249 1161 93.7 91.8-95.2 88 6.3 4.8- 8.2
Education
< High School 261 251 96.3 92.0-98.3 10 3.7 1.7- 8.0
High School 357 341 96.4 93.0-98.2 16 3.6 1.8- 7.0
> High School 820 750 92.1 89.5-94.1 70 7.9 5.9-10.5
Marital Status
Married 939 869 93.7 91.5-95.3 70 6.3 4.7- 8.5
Other 505 478 94.7 91.6-96.7 27 5.3 3.3- 8.4
Income
14,999 or less 342 326 96.5 93.0-98.3 16 3.5 1.7- 7.0
15,000-24,999 223 210 94.4 89.0-97.3 13 5.6 2.7-11.0
25,000-49,999 266 249 94.1 89.5-96.7 17 5.9 3.3-10.5
50,000 or more 526 480 91.9 88.5-94.3 46 8.1 5.7-11.5
WIC recipient
No 863 797 92.8 90.3-94.6 66 7.2 5.4- 9.7
Yes 567 536 95.7 93.0-97.3 31 4.3 2.7- 7.0
Medicaid recipient
No 749 688 92.7 90.1-94.7 61 7.3 5.3- 9.9
Yes 695 659 95.4 92.9-97.0 36 4.6 3.0- 7.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 653 603 92.7 90.6-94.4 50 7.3 5.6- 9.4
2500+ grams 791 744 94.2 92.3-95.6 47 5.8 4.4- 7.7

*Asked only of mothers who reported having heard of folic acid.

#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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