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2002 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 WAS GOOD FOR MY GENERAL HEALTH

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1546 444 28.1 25.4-31.0 1102 71.9 69.0-74.6
Age
< 20 years 198 68 35.7 27.4-44.9 130 64.3 55.1-72.6
20-24 years 404 142 34.7 29.2-40.7 262 65.3 59.3-70.8
25-34 years 754 191 24.1 20.6-28.0 563 75.9 72.0-79.4
35+ years 190 43 22.3 15.9-30.4 147 77.7 69.6-84.1
Race
White 1061 284 25.9 22.8-29.1 777 74.1 70.9-77.2
Black 410 132 32.8 26.8-39.4 278 67.2 60.6-73.2
Other 75 28 39.5 27.1-53.3 47 60.5 46.7-72.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 47 31.0 23.0-40.2 117 69.0 59.8-77.0
No 1382 397 27.7 24.9-30.8 985 72.3 69.2-75.1
Education
< High School 349 133 38.4 32.4-44.9 216 61.6 55.1-67.6
High School 441 146 30.1 24.9-35.9 295 69.9 64.1-75.1
> High School 753 165 21.9 18.5-25.7 588 78.1 74.3-81.5
Marital Status
Married 980 253 25.1 22.0-28.5 727 74.9 71.5-78.0
Other 566 191 34.1 29.1-39.4 375 65.9 60.6-70.9
Income
15,999 or less 464 181 38.8 33.2-44.7 283 61.2 55.3-66.8
16,000-24,999 173 58 34.1 25.8-43.6 115 65.9 56.4-74.2
25,000-39,999 207 62 29.7 22.5-38.0 145 70.3 62.0-77.5
40,000 or more 549 105 18.0 14.5-22.1 444 82.0 77.9-85.5
WIC recipient
No 838 199 22.0 18.8-25.6 639 78.0 74.4-81.2
Yes 694 237 35.2 30.8-39.8 457 64.8 60.2-69.2
Medicaid recipient
No 758 172 21.1 17.8-24.8 586 78.9 75.2-82.2
Yes 788 272 35.7 31.5-40.2 516 64.3 59.8-68.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 692 210 31.1 27.8-34.6 482 68.9 65.4-72.2
2500+ grams 854 234 27.8 24.9-30.9 620 72.2 69.1-75.1

#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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