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2003 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? MY DOCTOR OR NURSE SAID IT WAS A GOOD IDEA

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1469 452 32.4 29.4-35.5 1017 67.6 64.5-70.6
Age
< 20 years 161 42 35.0 25.6-45.8 119 65.0 54.2-74.4
20-24 years 400 106 28.4 23.1-34.4 294 71.6 65.6-76.9
25-34 years 723 241 34.9 30.8-39.3 482 65.1 60.7-69.2
35+ years 185 63 28.2 20.7-37.1 122 71.8 62.9-79.3
Race
White 1003 315 32.8 29.4-36.5 688 67.2 63.5-70.6
Black 402 117 30.3 24.4-36.9 285 69.7 63.1-75.6
Other 64 20 35.8 22.9-51.3 44 64.2 48.7-77.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 37 26.4 18.9-35.6 114 73.6 64.4-81.1
No 1315 415 33.4 30.2-36.7 900 66.6 63.3-69.8
Education
< High School 321 79 28.8 22.8-35.7 242 71.2 64.3-77.2
High School 434 137 33.2 27.7-39.1 297 66.8 60.9-72.3
> High School 712 235 33.6 29.4-37.9 477 66.4 62.1-70.6
Marital Status
Married 922 300 33.0 29.4-36.8 622 67.0 63.2-70.6
Other 547 152 31.3 26.3-36.7 395 68.7 63.3-73.7
Income
15,999 or less 403 126 33.3 27.5-39.6 277 66.7 60.4-72.5
16,000-24,999 192 61 36.4 28.3-45.3 131 63.6 54.7-71.7
25,000-39,999 211 74 36.6 28.8-45.2 137 63.4 54.8-71.2
40,000 or more 501 161 31.4 26.8-36.5 340 68.6 63.5-73.2
WIC recipient
No 758 249 33.5 29.5-37.8 509 66.5 62.2-70.5
Yes 701 197 30.7 26.5-35.4 504 69.3 64.6-73.5
Medicaid recipient
No 704 234 34.1 30.0-38.5 470 65.9 61.5-70.0
Yes 765 218 30.7 26.6-35.2 547 69.3 64.8-73.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 670 190 27.9 24.7-31.3 480 72.1 68.7-75.3
2500+ grams 799 262 32.8 29.6-36.1 537 67.2 63.9-70.4

#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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