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2005 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 836 430 50.3 46.1-54.5 406 49.7 45.5-53.9
Age
< 20 years 61 36 55.3 38.7-70.8 25 44.7 29.2-61.3
20-24 years 195 96 48.3 39.2-57.4 99 51.7 42.6-60.8
25-34 years 447 221 48.9 43.3-54.5 226 51.1 45.5-56.7
35+ years 133 77 56.5 45.8-66.7 56 43.5 33.3-54.2
Race
White 634 296 47.1 42.4-51.8 338 52.9 48.2-57.6
Black 172 115 64.3 53.6-73.8 57 35.7 26.2-46.4
Other 30 19 58.7 36.0-78.3 11 41.3 21.7-64.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 62 58.9 47.4-69.6 40 41.1 30.4-52.6
No 734 368 48.7 44.2-53.2 366 51.3 46.8-55.8
Education
< High School 136 84 58.0 47.6-67.8 52 42.0 32.2-52.4
High School 228 132 57.2 48.7-65.2 96 42.8 34.8-51.3
> High School 470 214 44.9 39.5-50.4 256 55.1 49.6-60.5
Marital Status
Married 576 276 47.5 42.6-52.4 300 52.5 47.6-57.4
Other 260 154 57.2 48.8-65.2 106 42.8 34.8-51.2
Income
14,999 or less 217 137 63.2 54.4-71.3 80 36.8 28.7-45.6
15,000-24,999 125 64 46.4 35.5-57.6 61 53.6 42.4-64.5
25,000-49,999 158 85 56.4 47.2-65.2 73 43.6 34.8-52.8
50,000 or more 279 115 38.5 31.9-45.6 164 61.5 54.4-68.1
WIC recipient
No 479 221 44.6 39.3-50.0 258 55.4 50.0-60.7
Yes 347 201 57.8 50.9-64.4 146 42.2 35.6-49.1
Medicaid recipient
No 424 182 41.2 35.7-46.9 242 58.8 53.1-64.3
Yes 412 248 60.1 53.8-66.1 164 39.9 33.9-46.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 367 200 55.4 50.3-60.3 167 44.6 39.7-49.7
2500+ grams 469 230 49.9 45.3-54.4 239 50.1 45.6-54.7

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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