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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 1312 558 41.9 38.6-45.3 754 58.1 54.7-61.4
Age
< 20 years 111 58 56.0 43.7-67.6 53 44.0 32.4-56.3
20-24 years 311 166 53.7 46.7-60.6 145 46.3 39.4-53.3
25-34 years 720 274 36.7 32.4-41.1 446 63.3 58.9-67.6
35+ years 170 60 30.7 23.0-39.7 110 69.3 60.3-77.0
Race
White 957 400 39.8 36.1-43.6 557 60.2 56.4-63.9
Black 305 134 48.0 40.3-55.8 171 52.0 44.2-59.7
Other 50 24 55.2 38.1-71.2 26 44.8 28.8-61.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 96 61.5 51.9-70.2 55 38.5 29.8-48.1
No 1161 462 38.3 34.9-41.9 699 61.7 58.1-65.1
Education
< High School 231 145 61.1 52.8-68.8 86 38.9 31.2-47.2
High School 355 164 45.4 38.9-52.0 191 54.6 48.0-61.1
> High School 724 248 32.5 28.5-36.8 476 67.5 63.2-71.5
Marital Status
Married 861 322 35.1 31.3-39.1 539 64.9 60.9-68.7
Other 451 236 54.3 48.2-60.2 215 45.7 39.8-51.8
Income
14,999 or less 337 174 51.9 44.9-58.8 163 48.1 41.2-55.1
15,000-24,999 198 93 49.2 40.5-58.1 105 50.8 41.9-59.5
25,000-49,999 285 106 35.5 29.2-42.5 179 64.5 57.5-70.8
50,000 or more 394 124 29.5 24.4-35.1 270 70.5 64.9-75.6
WIC recipient
No 706 245 32.6 28.6-37.0 461 67.4 63.0-71.4
Yes 593 303 52.0 46.9-57.2 290 48.0 42.8-53.1
Medicaid recipient
No 659 223 31.2 27.1-35.6 436 68.8 64.4-72.9
Yes 653 335 52.3 47.3-57.2 318 47.7 42.8-52.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 578 268 48.3 44.3-52.3 310 51.7 47.7-55.7
2500+ grams 734 290 41.3 37.8-45.0 444 58.7 55.0-62.2

#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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