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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Where did you hear about folic acid? MAGAZINE OR NEWSPAPER ARTICLE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1444 632 43.0 39.9-46.3 812 57.0 53.7-60.1
Age
< 20 years 136 67 48.7 38.1-59.4 69 51.3 40.6-61.9
20-24 years 306 157 51.4 44.4-58.4 149 48.6 41.6-55.6
25-34 years 786 334 41.7 37.4-46.1 452 58.3 53.9-62.6
35+ years 216 74 30.4 23.4-38.4 142 69.6 61.6-76.6
Race
White 1034 447 43.5 39.9-47.3 587 56.5 52.7-60.1
Black 355 157 41.7 34.9-48.9 198 58.3 51.1-65.1
Other 55 28 40.8 26.0-57.6 27 59.2 42.4-74.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 193 114 60.1 51.7-67.9 79 39.9 32.1-48.3
No 1249 516 39.5 36.1-43.0 733 60.5 57.0-63.9
Education
< High School 261 144 54.5 46.9-62.0 117 45.5 38.0-53.1
High School 357 176 48.4 41.8-54.9 181 51.6 45.1-58.2
> High School 820 310 36.1 32.1-40.3 510 63.9 59.7-67.9
Marital Status
Married 939 386 39.3 35.6-43.2 553 60.7 56.8-64.4
Other 505 246 49.1 43.5-54.7 259 50.9 45.3-56.5
Income
14,999 or less 342 185 54.4 47.5-61.1 157 45.6 38.9-52.5
15,000-24,999 223 115 46.8 38.6-55.3 108 53.2 44.7-61.4
25,000-49,999 266 93 35.0 28.2-42.5 173 65.0 57.5-71.8
50,000 or more 526 198 36.3 31.4-41.4 328 63.7 58.6-68.6
WIC recipient
No 863 340 38.3 34.3-42.4 523 61.7 57.6-65.7
Yes 567 281 48.8 43.6-54.0 286 51.2 46.0-56.4
Medicaid recipient
No 749 288 36.7 32.6-41.1 461 63.3 58.9-67.4
Yes 695 344 49.3 44.6-54.1 351 50.7 45.9-55.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 653 302 47.1 43.4-50.9 351 52.9 49.1-56.6
2500+ grams 791 330 42.7 39.2-46.2 461 57.3 53.8-60.8

*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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