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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1403 369 26.2 23.3-29.4 1034 73.8 70.6-76.7
Age
< 20 years 133 32 23.9 15.5-34.9 101 76.1 65.1-84.5
20-24 years 349 82 22.8 17.5-29.1 267 77.2 70.9-82.5
25-34 years 746 199 27.6 23.6-31.9 547 72.4 68.1-76.4
35+ years 175 56 29.7 21.6-39.5 119 70.3 60.5-78.4
Race
White 996 265 25.8 22.5-29.4 731 74.2 70.6-77.5
Black 367 96 28.4 22.0-35.7 271 71.6 64.3-78.0
Other 40 8 21.2 8.7-43.3 32 78.8 56.7-91.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 89 31 34.9 23.9-47.7 58 65.1 52.3-76.1
No 1313 338 25.5 22.5-28.7 975 74.5 71.3-77.5
Education
< High School 222 59 29.8 22.5-38.2 163 70.2 61.8-77.5
High School 452 126 28.2 23.1-34.1 326 71.8 65.9-76.9
> High School 728 184 23.7 19.9-27.9 544 76.3 72.1-80.1
Marital Status
Married 976 269 26.8 23.4-30.5 707 73.2 69.5-76.6
Other 427 100 24.8 19.5-31.0 327 75.2 69.0-80.5
Income
15,999 or less 352 107 32.8 26.5-39.8 245 67.2 60.2-73.5
16,000-24,999 184 44 26.0 18.6-35.1 140 74.0 64.9-81.4
25,000-39,999 218 60 26.2 19.4-34.4 158 73.8 65.6-80.6
40,000 or more 552 138 23.4 19.1-28.2 414 76.6 71.8-80.9
WIC recipient
No 819 224 26.3 22.5-30.4 595 73.7 69.6-77.5
Yes 580 143 26.0 21.5-31.0 437 74.0 69.0-78.5
Medicaid recipient
No 780 211 26.2 22.4-30.3 569 73.8 69.7-77.6
Yes 623 158 26.3 21.9-31.3 465 73.7 68.7-78.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 267 75 28.2 23.5-33.4 192 71.8 66.6-76.5
1500 - 2499 grams 429 110 25.1 21.4-29.3 319 74.9 70.7-78.6
2500+ grams 707 184 26.3 23.1-29.7 523 73.7 70.3-76.9

#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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