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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Which of the following things would cause you to take a multivitamin? IT WOULD HELP ME HAVE A HEALTHY BABY SOMEDAY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1825 470 26.4 23.8-29.2 1355 73.6 70.8-76.2
Age
< 20 years 230 53 21.6 15.3-29.6 177 78.4 70.4-84.7
20-24 years 485 124 27.6 22.5-33.2 361 72.4 66.8-77.5
25-34 years 896 219 25.1 21.5-29.0 677 74.9 71.0-78.5
35+ years 214 74 35.0 27.0-44.0 140 65.0 56.0-73.0
Race
White 1219 320 27.6 24.5-30.9 899 72.4 69.1-75.5
Black 548 138 23.8 18.9-29.5 410 76.2 70.5-81.1
Other 58 12 17.9 7.9-35.7 46 82.1 64.3-92.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 43 28.7 20.5-38.6 106 71.3 61.4-79.5
No 1675 427 26.2 23.4-29.1 1248 73.8 70.9-76.6
Education
< High School 397 111 29.4 23.7-35.7 286 70.6 64.3-76.3
High School 599 179 29.6 25.0-34.7 420 70.4 65.3-75.0
> High School 827 180 22.5 19.0-26.5 647 77.5 73.5-81.0
Marital Status
Married 1165 287 25.5 22.4-28.9 878 74.5 71.1-77.6
Other 660 183 28.1 23.5-33.1 477 71.9 66.9-76.5
Income
15,999 or less 541 152 26.0 21.2-31.4 389 74.0 68.6-78.8
16,000-24,999 247 72 32.9 25.6-41.0 175 67.1 59.0-74.4
25,000-39,999 263 66 27.9 21.4-35.5 197 72.1 64.5-78.6
40,000 or more 613 138 23.5 19.4-28.1 475 76.5 71.9-80.6
WIC recipient
No 982 242 25.3 21.9-29.1 740 74.7 70.9-78.1
Yes 838 226 27.4 23.6-31.6 612 72.6 68.4-76.4
Medicaid recipient
No 897 217 25.6 22.1-29.4 680 74.4 70.6-77.9
Yes 928 253 27.2 23.5-31.3 675 72.8 68.7-76.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 361 92 25.4 21.5-29.7 269 74.6 70.3-78.5
1500 - 2499 grams 574 143 25.1 21.8-28.7 431 74.9 71.3-78.2
2500+ grams 890 235 26.5 23.7-29.5 655 73.5 70.5-76.3

#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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