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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

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 1539 1051 67.7 64.7-70.5 488 32.3 29.5-35.3
Age
< 20 years 196 110 56.6 47.3-65.5 86 43.4 34.5-52.7
20-24 years 402 269 67.2 61.3-72.6 133 32.8 27.4-38.7
25-34 years 751 535 68.7 64.5-72.6 216 31.3 27.4-35.5
35+ years 190 137 75.0 66.8-81.8 53 25.0 18.2-33.2
Race
White 1057 731 68.2 64.7-71.5 326 31.8 28.5-35.3
Black 408 269 65.8 59.2-71.9 139 34.2 28.1-40.8
Other 74 51 68.6 54.7-79.9 23 31.4 20.1-45.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 96 61.5 52.2-70.0 66 38.5 30.0-47.8
No 1377 955 68.5 65.3-71.5 422 31.5 28.5-34.7
Education
< High School 347 214 62.8 56.4-68.8 133 37.2 31.2-43.6
High School 439 301 65.6 59.6-71.1 138 34.4 28.9-40.4
> High School 750 535 71.4 67.3-75.2 215 28.6 24.8-32.7
Marital Status
Married 978 697 69.7 66.1-73.1 281 30.3 26.9-33.9
Other 561 354 63.6 58.2-68.7 207 36.4 31.3-41.8
Income
15,999 or less 462 318 68.1 62.3-73.4 144 31.9 26.6-37.7
16,000-24,999 173 110 64.0 54.5-72.5 63 36.0 27.5-45.5
25,000-39,999 206 146 68.7 60.3-76.0 60 31.3 24.0-39.7
40,000 or more 550 400 72.6 68.0-76.8 150 27.4 23.2-32.0
WIC recipient
No 835 594 69.6 65.7-73.3 241 30.4 26.7-34.3
Yes 690 448 65.3 60.7-69.7 242 34.7 30.3-39.3
Medicaid recipient
No 756 545 69.5 65.4-73.3 211 30.5 26.7-34.6
Yes 783 506 65.7 61.3-69.9 277 34.3 30.1-38.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 687 473 68.2 64.7-71.5 214 31.8 28.5-35.3
2500+ grams 852 578 67.6 64.4-70.7 274 32.4 29.3-35.6

#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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