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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Where did you hear about folic acid? FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1314 724 55.2 51.8-58.5 590 44.8 41.5-48.2
Age
< 20 years 111 58 47.6 35.7-59.8 53 52.4 40.2-64.3
20-24 years 312 180 62.0 55.0-68.5 132 38.0 31.5-45.0
25-34 years 720 389 54.0 49.5-58.4 331 46.0 41.6-50.5
35+ years 171 97 52.2 43.1-61.2 74 47.8 38.8-56.9
Race
White 959 494 52.9 49.0-56.7 465 47.1 43.3-51.0
Black 305 199 63.8 56.0-70.9 106 36.2 29.1-44.0
Other 50 31 61.4 44.0-76.4 19 38.6 23.6-56.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 97 65.3 55.8-73.7 54 34.7 26.3-44.2
No 1163 627 53.4 49.8-57.0 536 46.6 43.0-50.2
Education
< High School 231 150 66.5 58.3-73.8 81 33.5 26.2-41.7
High School 355 205 59.8 53.2-66.0 150 40.2 34.0-46.8
> High School 726 367 48.2 43.8-52.6 359 51.8 47.4-56.2
Marital Status
Married 863 431 48.9 44.9-52.9 432 51.1 47.1-55.1
Other 451 293 66.9 60.9-72.3 158 33.1 27.7-39.1
Income
14,999 or less 337 201 60.7 53.7-67.2 136 39.3 32.8-46.3
15,000-24,999 198 118 60.1 51.1-68.4 80 39.9 31.6-48.9
25,000-49,999 286 161 57.1 50.2-63.8 125 42.9 36.2-49.8
50,000 or more 394 179 43.5 37.7-49.4 215 56.5 50.6-62.3
WIC recipient
No 707 338 46.2 41.8-50.7 369 53.8 49.3-58.2
Yes 594 374 65.1 60.0-69.8 220 34.9 30.2-40.0
Medicaid recipient
No 661 315 46.1 41.6-50.7 346 53.9 49.3-58.4
Yes 653 409 64.1 59.2-68.7 244 35.9 31.3-40.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 578 327 57.3 53.3-61.2 251 42.7 38.8-46.7
2500+ grams 736 397 55.0 51.4-58.6 339 45.0 41.4-48.6

#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 02OCT06

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