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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Which of the following things would cause you to take a multivitamin? I DIDN'T USUALLY EAT THE RIGHT FOODS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1825 979 54.8 51.7-57.8 846 45.2 42.2-48.3
Age
< 20 years 230 106 47.2 38.6-55.9 124 52.8 44.1-61.4
20-24 years 485 248 48.6 42.7-54.6 237 51.4 45.4-57.3
25-34 years 896 487 57.0 52.7-61.2 409 43.0 38.8-47.3
35+ years 214 138 68.8 60.0-76.4 76 31.2 23.6-40.0
Race
White 1219 699 58.0 54.5-61.5 520 42.0 38.5-45.5
Black 548 247 43.2 37.2-49.5 301 56.8 50.5-62.8
Other 58 33 67.2 49.3-81.1 25 32.8 18.9-50.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 67 50.4 40.4-60.3 82 49.6 39.7-59.6
No 1675 912 55.4 52.2-58.5 763 44.6 41.5-47.8
Education
< High School 397 197 51.2 44.6-57.7 200 48.8 42.3-55.4
High School 599 307 49.9 44.6-55.3 292 50.1 44.7-55.4
> High School 827 474 60.1 55.7-64.4 353 39.9 35.6-44.3
Marital Status
Married 1165 670 58.5 54.8-62.1 495 41.5 37.9-45.2
Other 660 309 47.5 42.2-52.9 351 52.5 47.1-57.8
Income
15,999 or less 541 262 47.4 41.6-53.2 279 52.6 46.8-58.4
16,000-24,999 247 125 53.7 45.5-61.7 122 46.3 38.3-54.5
25,000-39,999 263 142 50.8 43.0-58.6 121 49.2 41.4-57.0
40,000 or more 613 373 65.8 60.8-70.4 240 34.2 29.6-39.2
WIC recipient
No 982 573 59.9 55.8-63.9 409 40.1 36.1-44.2
Yes 838 403 49.2 44.7-53.7 435 50.8 46.3-55.3
Medicaid recipient
No 897 528 60.2 56.0-64.2 369 39.8 35.8-44.0
Yes 928 451 49.4 45.0-53.8 477 50.6 46.2-55.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 361 191 52.5 47.8-57.2 170 47.5 42.8-52.2
1500 - 2499 grams 574 291 50.1 46.2-54.1 283 49.9 45.9-53.8
2500+ grams 890 497 55.1 51.8-58.4 393 44.9 41.6-48.2

#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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