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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 836 326 37.2 33.2-41.4 510 62.8 58.6-66.8
Age
< 20 years 61 31 44.5 29.1-61.0 30 55.5 39.0-70.9
20-24 years 195 87 45.1 36.2-54.3 108 54.9 45.7-63.8
25-34 years 447 168 35.2 30.1-40.8 279 64.8 59.2-69.9
35+ years 133 40 28.6 19.8-39.4 93 71.4 60.6-80.2
Race
White 634 241 35.8 31.4-40.4 393 64.2 59.6-68.6
Black 172 72 41.4 31.4-52.1 100 58.6 47.9-68.6
Other 30 13 49.1 27.9-70.7 17 50.9 29.3-72.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 57 54.0 42.6-65.0 45 46.0 35.0-57.4
No 734 269 34.0 29.8-38.4 465 66.0 61.6-70.2
Education
< High School 136 78 54.0 43.7-64.1 58 46.0 35.9-56.3
High School 228 92 40.2 32.3-48.7 136 59.8 51.3-67.7
> High School 470 155 29.6 24.8-34.9 315 70.4 65.1-75.2
Marital Status
Married 576 204 33.3 28.9-38.1 372 66.7 61.9-71.1
Other 260 122 46.4 38.3-54.8 138 53.6 45.2-61.7
Income
14,999 or less 217 109 50.2 41.5-59.0 108 49.8 41.0-58.5
15,000-24,999 125 50 34.3 24.5-45.6 75 65.7 54.4-75.5
25,000-49,999 158 55 36.5 28.2-45.8 103 63.5 54.2-71.8
50,000 or more 279 87 26.8 21.1-33.5 192 73.2 66.5-78.9
WIC recipient
No 479 173 33.8 28.9-39.1 306 66.2 60.9-71.1
Yes 347 145 41.1 34.5-48.0 202 58.9 52.0-65.5
Medicaid recipient
No 424 134 28.5 23.6-33.9 290 71.5 66.1-76.4
Yes 412 192 46.5 40.3-52.8 220 53.5 47.2-59.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 367 161 44.7 39.7-49.8 206 55.3 50.2-60.3
2500+ grams 469 165 36.5 32.2-41.1 304 63.5 58.9-67.8

~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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