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2001 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? IT WOULD HELP ME HAVE A HEALTHY BABY SOMEDAY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1665 410 25.2 22.6-28.1 1255 74.8 71.9-77.4
Age
< 20 years 230 46 20.1 14.0-28.1 184 79.9 71.9-86.0
20-24 years 440 108 25.3 20.3-31.1 332 74.7 68.9-79.7
25-34 years 808 213 26.6 22.9-30.8 595 73.4 69.2-77.1
35+ years 187 43 25.6 18.2-34.6 144 74.4 65.4-81.8
Race
White 1129 256 23.7 20.7-26.9 873 76.3 73.1-79.3
Black 476 135 28.6 23.0-35.0 341 71.4 65.0-77.0
Other 60 19 33.8 20.6-50.2 41 66.2 49.8-79.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 42 22.3 15.5-30.9 135 77.7 69.1-84.5
No 1486 368 25.7 22.9-28.7 1118 74.3 71.3-77.1
Education
< High School 368 93 25.2 19.7-31.7 275 74.8 68.3-80.3
High School 518 145 26.3 21.5-31.6 373 73.7 68.4-78.5
> High School 774 172 24.9 21.2-29.0 602 75.1 71.0-78.8
Marital Status
Married 1050 246 24.3 21.1-27.7 804 75.7 72.3-78.9
Other 615 164 27.1 22.4-32.3 451 72.9 67.7-77.6
Income
15,999 or less 511 143 26.2 21.2-31.9 368 73.8 68.1-78.8
16,000-24,999 183 58 31.0 23.0-40.3 125 69.0 59.7-77.0
25,000-39,999 250 63 24.0 17.8-31.6 187 76.0 68.4-82.2
40,000 or more 559 118 24.2 20.0-28.8 441 75.8 71.2-80.0
WIC recipient
No 861 200 25.4 21.8-29.3 661 74.6 70.7-78.2
Yes 795 206 24.9 21.1-29.1 589 75.1 70.9-78.9
Medicaid recipient
No 825 180 23.9 20.4-27.7 645 76.1 72.3-79.6
Yes 840 230 26.7 22.8-31.0 610 73.3 69.0-77.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 78 25.0 20.9-29.7 243 75.0 70.3-79.1
1500 - 2499 grams 500 123 25.2 21.6-29.1 377 74.8 70.9-78.4
2500+ grams 844 209 25.3 22.4-28.3 635 74.7 71.7-77.6

#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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