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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 731 54.1 50.8-57.4 604 45.9 42.6-49.2
Age
< 20 years 145 101 68.1 57.5-77.0 44 31.9 23.0-42.5
20-24 years 329 187 58.8 52.1-65.2 142 41.2 34.8-47.9
25-34 years 685 368 52.3 47.8-56.9 317 47.7 43.1-52.2
35+ years 176 75 40.9 32.5-49.9 101 59.1 50.1-67.5
Race
White 963 525 54.3 50.5-58.0 438 45.7 42.0-49.5
Black 319 174 53.3 45.9-60.7 145 46.7 39.3-54.1
Other 53 32 54.1 38.0-69.4 21 45.9 30.6-62.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 138 109 79.8 70.6-86.6 29 20.2 13.4-29.4
No 1197 622 50.9 47.4-54.4 575 49.1 45.6-52.6
Education
< High School 253 183 71.8 64.7-78.0 70 28.2 22.0-35.3
High School 365 211 55.3 48.6-61.8 154 44.7 38.2-51.4
> High School 714 334 46.1 41.8-50.6 380 53.9 49.4-58.2
Marital Status
Married 901 459 50.1 46.2-54.0 442 49.9 46.0-53.8
Other 434 272 63.3 57.3-69.0 162 36.7 31.0-42.7
Income
15,999 or less 355 216 60.3 53.7-66.6 139 39.7 33.4-46.3
16,000-24,999 156 95 57.3 47.2-66.8 61 42.7 33.2-52.8
25,000-39,999 185 101 56.0 47.0-64.6 84 44.0 35.4-53.0
40,000 or more 522 236 45.4 40.4-50.5 286 54.6 49.5-59.6
WIC recipient
No 769 381 48.4 44.2-52.7 388 51.6 47.3-55.8
Yes 553 340 61.5 56.3-66.4 213 38.5 33.6-43.7
Medicaid recipient
No 706 344 48.0 43.6-52.4 362 52.0 47.6-56.4
Yes 629 387 61.7 56.7-66.4 242 38.3 33.6-43.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 579 328 57.6 53.6-61.5 251 42.4 38.5-46.4
2500+ grams 756 403 53.8 50.2-57.3 353 46.2 42.7-49.8

#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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