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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? MY FAMILY OR FRIENDS SAID IT WAS A GOOD IDEA

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1660 1222 73.2 70.3-75.9 438 26.8 24.1-29.7
Age
< 20 years 228 137 55.6 46.7-64.1 91 44.4 35.9-53.3
20-24 years 438 305 68.0 61.9-73.5 133 32.0 26.5-38.1
25-34 years 807 630 79.2 75.4-82.6 177 20.8 17.4-24.6
35+ years 187 150 82.0 73.5-88.2 37 18.0 11.8-26.5
Race
White 1125 835 73.5 70.1-76.6 290 26.5 23.4-29.9
Black 475 340 71.2 64.8-76.8 135 28.8 23.2-35.2
Other 60 47 82.1 66.4-91.4 13 17.9 8.6-33.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 110 61.1 51.6-69.8 65 38.9 30.2-48.4
No 1483 1110 75.0 71.9-77.8 373 25.0 22.2-28.1
Education
< High School 365 234 60.4 53.4-67.0 131 39.6 33.0-46.6
High School 516 367 71.2 65.6-76.1 149 28.8 23.9-34.4
> High School 774 616 80.5 76.7-83.8 158 19.5 16.2-23.3
Marital Status
Married 1048 811 77.4 74.0-80.4 237 22.6 19.6-26.0
Other 612 411 65.4 59.9-70.5 201 34.6 29.5-40.1
Income
15,999 or less 507 348 67.0 61.0-72.5 159 33.0 27.5-39.0
16,000-24,999 183 133 73.6 64.4-81.1 50 26.4 18.9-35.6
25,000-39,999 250 192 74.4 66.6-80.8 58 25.6 19.2-33.4
40,000 or more 559 454 81.9 77.7-85.5 105 18.1 14.5-22.3
WIC recipient
No 861 673 79.6 76.0-82.8 188 20.4 17.2-24.0
Yes 790 543 66.3 61.7-70.6 247 33.7 29.4-38.3
Medicaid recipient
No 825 654 80.2 76.7-83.4 171 19.8 16.6-23.3
Yes 835 568 65.7 61.1-70.0 267 34.3 30.0-38.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 241 74.5 69.8-78.6 80 25.5 21.4-30.2
1500 - 2499 grams 499 358 71.3 67.3-75.1 141 28.7 24.9-32.7
2500+ grams 840 623 73.3 70.1-76.2 217 26.7 23.8-29.9

#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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