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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Where did you hear about folic acid? DOCTOR, NURSE, OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDER*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1444 216 16.1 13.8-18.6 1228 83.9 81.4-86.2
Age
< 20 years 136 20 13.8 7.8-23.0 116 86.2 77.0-92.2
20-24 years 306 56 22.0 16.7-28.3 250 78.0 71.7-83.3
25-34 years 786 113 14.7 11.8-18.2 673 85.3 81.8-88.2
35+ years 216 27 13.2 8.5-19.9 189 86.8 80.1-91.5
Race
White 1034 158 16.0 13.4-18.9 876 84.0 81.1-86.6
Black 355 42 15.2 10.7-21.2 313 84.8 78.8-89.3
Other 55 16 23.8 12.7-40.2 39 76.2 59.8-87.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 193 48 24.9 18.4-32.8 145 75.1 67.2-81.6
No 1249 167 14.3 11.9-16.9 1082 85.7 83.1-88.1
Education
< High School 261 53 18.9 13.7-25.6 208 81.1 74.4-86.3
High School 357 52 15.2 11.0-20.6 305 84.8 79.4-89.0
> High School 820 110 15.5 12.6-18.9 710 84.5 81.1-87.4
Marital Status
Married 939 133 15.0 12.4-18.0 806 85.0 82.0-87.6
Other 505 83 17.9 13.9-22.6 422 82.1 77.4-86.1
Income
14,999 or less 342 65 18.6 13.8-24.6 277 81.4 75.4-86.2
15,000-24,999 223 37 18.7 13.0-26.2 186 81.3 73.8-87.0
25,000-49,999 266 34 13.6 9.2-19.6 232 86.4 80.4-90.8
50,000 or more 526 64 13.6 10.4-17.6 462 86.4 82.4-89.6
WIC recipient
No 863 115 14.1 11.4-17.3 748 85.9 82.7-88.6
Yes 567 94 18.5 14.8-23.0 473 81.5 77.0-85.2
Medicaid recipient
No 749 95 14.2 11.3-17.6 654 85.8 82.4-88.7
Yes 695 121 17.9 14.6-21.9 574 82.1 78.1-85.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 653 90 14.1 11.6-16.9 563 85.9 83.1-88.4
2500+ grams 791 126 16.3 13.8-19.0 665 83.7 81.0-86.2

*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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