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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Postpartum Multivitamin Usage

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Does not Take Daily Vitamin Daily Vitamin
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 584 347 58.4 53.7-63.0 237 41.6 37.0-46.3
Age
< 20 years 46 16 34.1 20.8-50.3 30 65.9 49.7-79.2
20-24 years 136 62 45.5 35.7-55.6 74 54.5 44.4-64.3
25-34 years 323 216 66.4 60.3-72.1 107 33.6 27.9-39.7
35+ years 79 53 70.4 57.5-80.7 26 29.6 19.3-42.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 330 201 60.0 53.8-65.9 129 40.0 34.1-46.2
Non-Hispanic Black 138 76 55.7 45.2-65.7 62 44.3 34.3-54.8
Non-Hispanic Other 28 17 58.7 37.0-77.5 11 41.3 22.5-63.0
Latina 80 50 59.8 47.2-71.2 30 40.2 28.8-52.8
Education
< High School 90 44 42.9 31.5-55.2 46 57.1 44.8-68.5
High School 113 59 49.2 38.5-60.0 54 50.8 40.0-61.5
> High School 381 244 65.5 59.9-70.8 137 34.5 29.2-40.1
Marital Status
Married 345 233 66.1 60.3-71.4 112 33.9 28.6-39.7
Other 239 114 48.8 41.2-56.4 125 51.2 43.6-58.8
WIC recipient
No 265 185 68.7 62.1-74.6 80 31.3 25.4-37.9
Yes 315 160 50.5 43.9-57.1 155 49.5 42.9-56.1
Medicaid recipient
No 297 215 70.9 64.7-76.4 82 29.1 23.6-35.3
Yes 287 132 46.1 39.3-53.0 155 53.9 47.0-60.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 192 111 56.8 49.5-63.8 81 43.2 36.2-50.5
2500+ grams 392 236 58.6 53.4-63.5 156 41.4 36.5-46.6

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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