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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 715 57.2 53.7-60.6 534 42.8 39.4-46.3
Age
< 20 years 114 69 59.2 46.8-70.6 45 40.8 29.4-53.2
20-24 years 314 209 68.9 62.2-75.0 105 31.1 25.0-37.8
25-34 years 659 361 54.2 49.6-58.8 298 45.8 41.2-50.4
35+ years 162 76 42.8 33.5-52.7 86 57.2 47.3-66.5
Race
White 886 504 57.7 53.7-61.5 382 42.3 38.5-46.3
Black 307 177 55.6 47.8-63.1 130 44.4 36.9-52.2
Other 56 34 56.2 40.1-71.1 22 43.8 28.9-59.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 121 102 86.5 77.9-92.1 19 13.5 7.9-22.1
No 1126 611 53.2 49.5-56.8 515 46.8 43.2-50.5
Education
< High School 234 173 75.9 68.3-82.2 61 24.1 17.8-31.7
High School 345 218 63.2 56.5-69.4 127 36.8 30.6-43.5
> High School 669 323 46.8 42.2-51.4 346 53.2 48.6-57.8
Marital Status
Married 839 449 53.1 48.9-57.1 390 46.9 42.9-51.1
Other 410 266 65.8 59.6-71.6 144 34.2 28.4-40.4
Income
15,999 or less 300 199 65.8 58.6-72.3 101 34.2 27.7-41.4
16,000-24,999 160 95 58.7 48.8-67.9 65 41.3 32.1-51.2
25,000-39,999 182 97 57.7 48.5-66.4 85 42.3 33.6-51.5
40,000 or more 485 226 44.8 39.6-50.2 259 55.2 49.8-60.4
WIC recipient
No 696 345 48.1 43.6-52.7 351 51.9 47.3-56.4
Yes 543 363 68.0 62.8-72.8 180 32.0 27.2-37.2
Medicaid recipient
No 656 327 48.3 43.7-52.9 329 51.7 47.1-56.3
Yes 593 388 67.0 62.0-71.7 205 33.0 28.3-38.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 549 322 59.7 55.6-63.6 227 40.3 36.4-44.4
2500+ grams 700 393 57.0 53.2-60.6 307 43.0 39.4-46.8

#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 22MAR05

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