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Folic Acid Information from Other, unlisted Source *

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1358 1119 82.2 79.4-84.6 239 17.8 15.4-20.6
Age
< 20 years 166 144 86.3 77.2-92.1 22 13.7 7.9-22.8
20-24 years 319 265 83.6 77.5-88.2 54 16.4 11.8-22.5
25-34 years 711 575 80.2 76.2-83.6 136 19.8 16.4-23.8
35+ years 162 135 84.2 75.9-90.1 27 15.8 9.9-24.1
Mother's Race
White 968 779 80.1 76.8-83.0 189 19.9 17.0-23.2
African American 348 301 89.0 83.3-92.9 47 11.0 7.1-16.7
Other Minorities 42 39 89.8 68.9-97.2 3 10.2 2.8-31.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 73 67 92.9 81.6-97.5 6 7.1 2.5-18.4
No 1285 1052 81.4 78.5-84.0 233 18.6 16.0-21.5
Education
< High School 239 215 88.8 81.9-93.3 24 11.2 6.7-18.1
High School 422 363 87.8 82.9-91.4 59 12.2 8.6-17.1
> High School 696 541 77.0 72.9-80.6 155 23.0 19.4-27.1
Marital Status
Married 969 775 79.0 75.6-82.1 194 21.0 17.9-24.4
Other 389 344 91.0 86.3-94.2 45 9.0 5.8-13.7
Income
15,999 or less 344 298 87.9 82.2-91.9 46 12.1 8.1-17.8
16,000-24,999 202 175 87.0 79.7-92.0 27 13.0 8.0-20.3
25,000-39,999 212 176 83.6 76.2-89.0 36 16.4 11.0-23.8
40,000 or more 486 369 73.9 68.8-78.4 117 26.1 21.6-31.2
WIC recipient
No 763 596 77.5 73.6-81.0 167 22.5 19.0-26.4
Yes 579 508 88.1 84.1-91.2 71 11.9 8.8-15.9
Medicaid recipient
No 754 588 77.0 73.0-80.5 166 23.0 19.5-27.0
Yes 604 531 89.5 85.7-92.3 73 10.5 7.7-14.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 237 196 82.8 77.4-87.2 41 17.2 12.8-22.6
1500-2499 grams 410 344 84.3 80.5-87.6 66 15.7 12.4-19.5
2500+ grams 707 575 82.0 79.0-84.7 132 18.0 15.3-21.0

*Survey Question:
Where did you hear or read that taking the vitamin folic acid can help prevent some birth defects?
55d. Other ? Please tell us:

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.