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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1335 394 29.2 26.3-32.3 941 70.8 67.7-73.7
Age
< 20 years 145 33 21.3 14.0-31.1 112 78.7 68.9-86.0
20-24 years 329 94 29.7 23.9-36.2 235 70.3 63.8-76.1
25-34 years 685 216 30.8 26.8-35.2 469 69.2 64.8-73.2
35+ years 176 51 28.2 20.8-36.9 125 71.8 63.1-79.2
Race
White 963 296 30.6 27.3-34.2 667 69.4 65.8-72.7
Black 319 84 25.2 19.3-32.2 235 74.8 67.8-80.7
Other 53 14 22.3 11.7-38.4 39 77.7 61.6-88.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 138 59 40.3 31.0-50.4 79 59.7 49.6-69.0
No 1197 335 27.8 24.8-31.1 862 72.2 68.9-75.2
Education
< High School 253 80 30.4 24.1-37.6 173 69.6 62.4-75.9
High School 365 113 34.2 28.1-40.7 252 65.8 59.3-71.9
> High School 714 201 26.4 22.7-30.5 513 73.6 69.5-77.3
Marital Status
Married 901 269 29.3 25.9-33.0 632 70.7 67.0-74.1
Other 434 125 28.9 23.7-34.8 309 71.1 65.2-76.3
Income
15,999 or less 355 121 36.1 30.0-42.7 234 63.9 57.3-70.0
16,000-24,999 156 46 29.3 21.1-39.2 110 70.7 60.8-78.9
25,000-39,999 185 57 28.5 21.2-37.2 128 71.5 62.8-78.8
40,000 or more 522 141 26.1 21.8-30.8 381 73.9 69.2-78.2
WIC recipient
No 769 228 28.6 24.8-32.6 541 71.4 67.4-75.2
Yes 553 160 29.6 25.0-34.6 393 70.4 65.4-75.0
Medicaid recipient
No 706 206 27.9 24.1-32.0 500 72.1 68.0-75.9
Yes 629 188 30.8 26.4-35.7 441 69.2 64.3-73.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 579 174 29.4 25.9-33.1 405 70.6 66.9-74.1
2500+ grams 756 220 29.2 26.1-32.5 536 70.8 67.5-73.9

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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