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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Multivitamin Consumption One Month Prior to Pregnancy (a pill that contains many different vitamins and minerals).

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Did Not Take Daily Multivitamin Took Daily Multivitamin
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 972 631 68.8 65.4-72.0 341 31.2 28.0-34.6
Age
< 20 years 84 74 90.1 79.1-95.6 10 9.9 4.4-20.9
20-24 years 224 191 88.2 82.7-92.1 33 11.8 7.9-17.3
25-34 years 503 285 59.5 54.5-64.3 218 40.5 35.7-45.5
35+ years 161 81 50.6 41.5-59.7 80 49.4 40.3-58.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 594 348 62.9 58.4-67.2 246 37.1 32.8-41.6
Non-Hispanic Black 205 154 75.7 67.9-82.1 51 24.3 17.9-32.1
Non-Hispanic Other 52 39 77.6 62.4-87.9 13 22.4 12.1-37.6
Latina 115 86 79.1 69.5-86.4 29 20.9 13.6-30.5
Education
< High School 154 121 80.4 71.6-87.0 33 19.6 13.0-28.4
High School 251 200 81.9 75.9-86.7 51 18.1 13.3-24.1
> High School 564 309 57.8 53.1-62.3 255 42.2 37.7-46.9
Marital Status
Married 620 350 60.5 56.1-64.7 270 39.5 35.3-43.9
Other 352 281 80.6 75.2-85.1 71 19.4 14.9-24.8
WIC recipient
No 527 274 53.6 48.7-58.5 253 46.4 41.5-51.3
Yes 438 352 83.5 79.1-87.1 86 16.5 12.9-20.9
Medicaid recipient
No 476 233 51.1 45.9-56.2 243 48.9 43.8-54.1
Yes 496 398 82.7 78.5-86.2 98 17.3 13.8-21.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 202 65.5 60.3-70.4 125 34.5 29.6-39.7
2500+ grams 645 429 69.1 65.4-72.5 216 30.9 27.5-34.6

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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.

This page was generated on 16NOV12

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