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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Where did you hear about folic acid? BOOK*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1443 684 48.7 45.5-52.0 759 51.3 48.0-54.5
Age
< 20 years 136 73 54.7 43.9-65.1 63 45.3 34.9-56.1
20-24 years 305 170 57.8 50.8-64.5 135 42.2 35.5-49.2
25-34 years 786 351 45.7 41.4-50.1 435 54.3 49.9-58.6
35+ years 216 90 40.9 33.0-49.3 126 59.1 50.7-67.0
Race
White 1034 471 47.2 43.5-51.0 563 52.8 49.0-56.5
Black 354 182 52.1 45.0-59.2 172 47.9 40.8-55.0
Other 55 31 59.5 42.6-74.5 24 40.5 25.5-57.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 193 108 60.5 52.2-68.2 85 39.5 31.8-47.8
No 1248 575 46.3 42.8-49.9 673 53.7 50.1-57.2
Education
< High School 261 164 63.0 55.4-70.1 97 37.0 29.9-44.6
High School 357 198 56.6 50.0-63.0 159 43.4 37.0-50.0
> High School 819 318 39.5 35.4-43.8 501 60.5 56.2-64.6
Marital Status
Married 939 396 42.4 38.5-46.3 543 57.6 53.7-61.5
Other 504 288 59.1 53.4-64.5 216 40.9 35.5-46.6
Income
14,999 or less 342 211 64.2 57.5-70.5 131 35.8 29.5-42.5
15,000-24,999 223 120 54.5 46.1-62.7 103 45.5 37.3-53.9
25,000-49,999 265 119 45.6 38.2-53.2 146 54.4 46.8-61.8
50,000 or more 526 190 35.9 31.1-41.0 336 64.1 59.0-68.9
WIC recipient
No 863 344 39.9 35.8-44.0 519 60.1 56.0-64.2
Yes 566 329 60.1 54.9-65.0 237 39.9 35.0-45.1
Medicaid recipient
No 749 275 36.5 32.4-40.9 474 63.5 59.1-67.6
Yes 694 409 60.8 56.1-65.3 285 39.2 34.7-43.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 652 312 49.4 45.6-53.1 340 50.6 46.9-54.4
2500+ grams 791 372 48.7 45.2-52.2 419 51.3 47.8-54.8

*Asked only of mothers who reported having heard of folic acid.

#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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