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2004 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 1313 204 15.6 13.3-18.3 1109 84.4 81.7-86.7
Age
< 20 years 110 12 8.9 4.0-18.9 98 91.1 81.1-96.0
20-24 years 312 50 16.9 12.2-23.0 262 83.1 77.0-87.8
25-34 years 719 115 16.1 13.0-19.8 604 83.9 80.2-87.0
35+ years 172 27 15.5 9.9-23.3 145 84.5 76.7-90.1
Race
White 960 145 14.8 12.3-17.8 815 85.2 82.2-87.7
Black 303 48 16.5 11.6-23.0 255 83.5 77.0-88.4
Other 50 11 28.4 15.3-46.5 39 71.6 53.5-84.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 42 27.7 19.9-37.1 109 72.3 62.9-80.1
No 1162 162 13.5 11.2-16.1 1000 86.5 83.9-88.8
Education
< High School 231 45 20.0 14.2-27.5 186 80.0 72.5-85.8
High School 354 57 14.9 10.7-20.3 297 85.1 79.7-89.3
> High School 726 102 14.5 11.6-17.9 624 85.5 82.1-88.4
Marital Status
Married 863 117 12.5 10.0-15.4 746 87.5 84.6-90.0
Other 450 87 21.5 16.9-26.9 363 78.5 73.1-83.1
Income
14,999 or less 338 56 17.3 12.5-23.3 282 82.7 76.7-87.5
15,000-24,999 198 43 21.6 15.2-29.8 155 78.4 70.2-84.8
25,000-49,999 285 36 12.4 8.5-17.9 249 87.6 82.1-91.5
50,000 or more 394 49 11.8 8.5-16.1 345 88.2 83.9-91.5
WIC recipient
No 708 112 14.9 11.9-18.4 596 85.1 81.6-88.1
Yes 592 83 15.8 12.3-20.0 509 84.2 80.0-87.7
Medicaid recipient
No 661 93 13.4 10.5-16.8 568 86.6 83.2-89.5
Yes 652 111 17.8 14.3-22.0 541 82.2 78.0-85.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 578 92 16.2 13.5-19.4 486 83.8 80.6-86.5
2500+ grams 735 112 15.6 13.1-18.4 623 84.4 81.6-86.9

#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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