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2003 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 1249 939 75.8 72.7-78.6 310 24.2 21.4-27.3
Age
< 20 years 114 91 81.7 70.3-89.4 23 18.3 10.6-29.7
20-24 years 314 258 82.9 77.0-87.5 56 17.1 12.5-23.0
25-34 years 659 478 73.4 69.2-77.3 181 26.6 22.7-30.8
35+ years 162 112 65.8 56.0-74.5 50 34.2 25.5-44.0
Race
White 886 663 76.3 72.8-79.5 223 23.7 20.5-27.2
Black 307 236 74.6 67.2-80.8 71 25.4 19.2-32.8
Other 56 40 72.6 56.2-84.5 16 27.4 15.5-43.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 121 106 86.9 78.2-92.4 15 13.1 7.6-21.8
No 1126 832 74.4 71.1-77.4 294 25.6 22.6-28.9
Education
< High School 234 200 85.2 78.5-90.1 34 14.8 9.9-21.5
High School 345 281 83.6 78.1-87.9 64 16.4 12.1-21.9
> High School 669 457 67.9 63.4-72.0 212 32.1 28.0-36.6
Marital Status
Married 839 595 71.3 67.4-74.8 244 28.7 25.2-32.6
Other 410 344 85.2 80.1-89.2 66 14.8 10.8-19.9
Income
15,999 or less 300 250 84.5 78.5-89.0 50 15.5 11.0-21.5
16,000-24,999 160 124 76.3 67.0-83.7 36 23.7 16.3-33.0
25,000-39,999 182 135 78.1 69.8-84.6 47 21.9 15.4-30.2
40,000 or more 485 323 66.5 61.2-71.3 162 33.5 28.7-38.8
WIC recipient
No 696 487 69.7 65.4-73.7 209 30.3 26.3-34.6
Yes 543 446 83.0 78.6-86.6 97 17.0 13.4-21.4
Medicaid recipient
No 656 451 68.9 64.4-73.0 205 31.1 27.0-35.6
Yes 593 488 83.4 79.2-86.9 105 16.6 13.1-20.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 549 415 76.7 73.1-79.9 134 23.3 20.1-26.9
2500+ grams 700 524 75.7 72.4-78.7 176 24.3 21.3-27.6

#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 22MAR05

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