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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? I DIDN'T USUALLY EAT THE RIGHT FOODS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1663 911 54.3 51.1-57.4 752 45.7 42.6-48.9
Age
< 20 years 229 95 34.8 27.0-43.5 134 65.2 56.5-73.0
20-24 years 440 241 55.5 49.3-61.6 199 44.5 38.4-50.7
25-34 years 808 470 59.3 54.9-63.6 338 40.7 36.4-45.1
35+ years 186 105 54.2 44.7-63.4 81 45.8 36.6-55.3
Race
White 1127 638 55.1 51.4-58.7 489 44.9 41.3-48.6
Black 476 241 51.1 44.5-57.7 235 48.9 42.3-55.5
Other 60 32 59.1 42.8-73.6 28 40.9 26.4-57.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 77 37.9 29.4-47.2 99 62.1 52.8-70.6
No 1485 832 56.7 53.3-60.0 653 43.3 40.0-46.7
Education
< High School 366 175 45.3 38.6-52.3 191 54.7 47.7-61.4
High School 518 262 52.5 46.7-58.2 256 47.5 41.8-53.3
> High School 774 473 60.4 56.0-64.7 301 39.6 35.3-44.0
Marital Status
Married 1050 627 58.7 54.9-62.4 423 41.3 37.6-45.1
Other 613 284 45.9 40.4-51.5 329 54.1 48.5-59.6
Income
15,999 or less 511 253 46.5 40.5-52.6 258 53.5 47.4-59.5
16,000-24,999 183 91 45.8 36.6-55.2 92 54.2 44.8-63.4
25,000-39,999 250 140 56.7 48.6-64.5 110 43.3 35.5-51.4
40,000 or more 559 359 64.9 59.9-69.6 200 35.1 30.4-40.1
WIC recipient
No 861 518 62.2 58.0-66.2 343 37.8 33.8-42.0
Yes 793 388 45.7 41.1-50.4 405 54.3 49.6-58.9
Medicaid recipient
No 825 514 62.2 58.0-66.2 311 37.8 33.8-42.0
Yes 838 397 45.9 41.3-50.6 441 54.1 49.4-58.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 175 53.4 48.3-58.4 146 46.6 41.6-51.7
1500 - 2499 grams 499 267 52.8 48.4-57.0 232 47.2 43.0-51.6
2500+ grams 843 469 54.4 51.0-57.8 374 45.6 42.2-49.0

#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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