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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 835 138 18.0 14.9-21.6 697 82.0 78.4-85.1
Age
< 20 years 61 7 11.7 4.4-27.4 54 88.3 72.6-95.6
20-24 years 195 31 15.4 9.8-23.4 164 84.6 76.6-90.2
25-34 years 446 78 19.3 15.1-24.2 368 80.7 75.8-84.9
35+ years 133 22 20.5 12.9-31.0 111 79.5 69.0-87.1
Race
White 633 107 17.5 14.1-21.4 526 82.5 78.6-85.9
Black 172 25 18.7 11.6-28.5 147 81.3 71.5-88.4
Other 30 6 28.0 12.4-51.7 24 72.0 48.3-87.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 34 33.7 23.9-45.2 68 66.3 54.8-76.1
No 733 104 15.0 12.0-18.6 629 85.0 81.4-88.0
Education
< High School 135 26 21.0 13.7-30.9 109 79.0 69.1-86.3
High School 228 41 18.3 12.5-25.8 187 81.7 74.2-87.5
> High School 470 71 17.0 13.2-21.7 399 83.0 78.3-86.8
Marital Status
Married 575 91 15.9 12.7-19.9 484 84.1 80.1-87.3
Other 260 47 23.0 16.6-30.9 213 77.0 69.1-83.4
Income
14,999 or less 217 46 24.5 17.7-33.0 171 75.5 67.0-82.3
15,000-24,999 125 16 10.4 5.2-19.7 109 89.6 80.3-94.8
25,000-49,999 158 33 23.3 16.3-32.1 125 76.7 67.9-83.7
50,000 or more 279 32 13.4 9.2-19.0 247 86.6 81.0-90.8
WIC recipient
No 479 77 17.3 13.6-21.9 402 82.7 78.1-86.4
Yes 346 54 18.0 13.2-24.0 292 82.0 76.0-86.8
Medicaid recipient
No 424 67 16.6 12.8-21.4 357 83.4 78.6-87.2
Yes 411 71 19.5 14.9-25.1 340 80.5 74.9-85.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 367 55 14.6 11.4-18.4 312 85.4 81.6-88.6
2500+ grams 468 83 18.3 15.0-22.2 385 81.7 77.8-85.0

~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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