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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Which of the following things would cause you to take a multivitamin? IT WOULD HELP ME HAVE A HEALTHY BABY SOMEDAY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1472 385 25.8 23.0-28.7 1087 74.2 71.3-77.0
Age
< 20 years 162 45 31.2 22.3-41.7 117 68.8 58.3-77.7
20-24 years 401 111 28.6 23.3-34.6 290 71.4 65.4-76.7
25-34 years 724 172 23.1 19.5-27.1 552 76.9 72.9-80.5
35+ years 185 57 25.7 18.5-34.4 128 74.3 65.6-81.5
Race
White 1004 244 23.6 20.5-27.0 760 76.4 73.0-79.5
Black 404 119 30.7 24.8-37.3 285 69.3 62.7-75.2
Other 64 22 36.7 23.6-52.2 42 63.3 47.8-76.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 40 27.7 20.1-37.0 111 72.3 63.0-79.9
No 1318 345 25.6 22.7-28.7 973 74.4 71.3-77.3
Education
< High School 321 93 30.8 24.7-37.7 228 69.2 62.3-75.3
High School 435 137 30.7 25.5-36.5 298 69.3 63.5-74.5
> High School 714 154 20.2 16.8-24.1 560 79.8 75.9-83.2
Marital Status
Married 923 218 22.8 19.6-26.2 705 77.2 73.8-80.4
Other 549 167 31.3 26.3-36.7 382 68.7 63.3-73.7
Income
15,999 or less 404 141 33.9 28.1-40.2 263 66.1 59.8-71.9
16,000-24,999 192 57 29.8 22.4-38.6 135 70.2 61.4-77.6
25,000-39,999 212 67 33.1 25.6-41.6 145 66.9 58.4-74.4
40,000 or more 501 95 17.8 14.1-22.2 406 82.2 77.8-85.9
WIC recipient
No 759 180 22.9 19.4-26.8 579 77.1 73.2-80.6
Yes 703 200 28.9 24.7-33.4 503 71.1 66.6-75.3
Medicaid recipient
No 704 162 22.4 18.8-26.4 542 77.6 73.6-81.2
Yes 768 223 29.0 25.0-33.3 545 71.0 66.7-75.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 672 185 27.8 24.6-31.2 487 72.2 68.8-75.4
2500+ grams 800 200 25.6 22.7-28.8 600 74.4 71.2-77.3

#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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