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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Where did you hear about folic acid? RADIO OR TELEVISION*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1443 875 60.2 57.0-63.3 568 39.8 36.7-43.0
Age
< 20 years 136 100 70.2 59.5-79.1 36 29.8 20.9-40.5
20-24 years 306 198 65.1 58.2-71.5 108 34.9 28.5-41.8
25-34 years 785 446 56.2 51.8-60.5 339 43.8 39.5-48.2
35+ years 216 131 60.1 51.7-67.9 85 39.9 32.1-48.3
Race
White 1034 609 59.2 55.5-62.9 425 40.8 37.1-44.5
Black 354 225 61.6 54.5-68.3 129 38.4 31.7-45.5
Other 55 41 71.5 53.9-84.3 14 28.5 15.7-46.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 193 88 46.7 38.5-55.0 105 53.3 45.0-61.5
No 1248 785 63.0 59.5-66.3 463 37.0 33.7-40.5
Education
< High School 261 155 53.9 46.3-61.4 106 46.1 38.6-53.7
High School 357 240 67.8 61.4-73.7 117 32.2 26.3-38.6
> High School 819 475 58.8 54.6-63.0 344 41.2 37.0-45.4
Marital Status
Married 939 563 59.9 56.0-63.7 376 40.1 36.3-44.0
Other 504 312 60.7 55.0-66.1 192 39.3 33.9-45.0
Income
14,999 or less 342 223 62.5 55.6-68.9 119 37.5 31.1-44.4
15,000-24,999 222 138 63.1 54.7-70.8 84 36.9 29.2-45.3
25,000-49,999 266 144 53.9 46.4-61.3 122 46.1 38.7-53.6
50,000 or more 526 317 60.0 54.8-65.0 209 40.0 35.0-45.2
WIC recipient
No 863 518 60.4 56.3-64.4 345 39.6 35.6-43.7
Yes 566 344 59.0 53.8-64.0 222 41.0 36.0-46.2
Medicaid recipient
No 749 447 61.1 56.7-65.3 302 38.9 34.7-43.3
Yes 694 428 59.3 54.6-63.9 266 40.7 36.1-45.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 652 402 62.2 58.5-65.7 250 37.8 34.3-41.5
2500+ grams 791 473 60.0 56.5-63.4 318 40.0 36.6-43.5

*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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