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2006 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 1170 190 17.1 14.5-20.2 980 82.9 79.8-85.5
Age
< 20 years 90 11 14.4 7.2-26.8 79 85.6 73.2-92.8
20-24 years 245 44 19.4 13.7-26.8 201 80.6 73.2-86.3
25-34 years 630 98 16.7 13.3-20.8 532 83.3 79.2-86.7
35+ years 205 37 17.1 11.3-25.0 168 82.9 75.0-88.7
Race
White 881 138 16.6 13.6-20.0 743 83.4 80.0-86.4
Black 236 43 20.2 14.1-28.2 193 79.8 71.8-85.9
Other 53 9 10.7 4.1-25.1 44 89.3 74.9-95.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 47 30.8 22.6-40.3 116 69.2 59.7-77.4
No 1007 143 14.2 11.6-17.3 864 85.8 82.7-88.4
Education
< High School 168 37 24.8 17.2-34.3 131 75.2 65.7-82.8
High School 322 59 19.5 14.5-25.6 263 80.5 74.4-85.5
> High School 679 93 13.0 10.1-16.5 586 87.0 83.5-89.9
Marital Status
Married 800 118 15.9 12.9-19.4 682 84.1 80.6-87.1
Other 370 72 19.1 14.4-24.9 298 80.9 75.1-85.6
Income
14,999 or less 270 50 17.4 12.2-24.2 220 82.6 75.8-87.8
15,000-24,999 162 28 23.2 15.6-32.9 134 76.8 67.1-84.4
25,000-49,999 230 43 19.2 13.5-26.6 187 80.8 73.4-86.5
50,000 or more 417 54 11.7 8.4-15.9 363 88.3 84.1-91.6
WIC recipient
No 683 102 15.3 12.1-19.2 581 84.7 80.8-87.9
Yes 474 75 17.6 13.6-22.5 399 82.4 77.5-86.4
Medicaid recipient
No 626 86 13.5 10.5-17.2 540 86.5 82.8-89.5
Yes 544 104 20.6 16.4-25.4 440 79.4 74.6-83.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 506 84 16.9 13.7-20.5 422 83.1 79.5-86.3
2500+ grams 664 106 17.1 14.3-20.4 558 82.9 79.6-85.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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