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2008 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 1149 564 48.2 45.0-51.5 585 51.8 48.5-55.0
Age
< 20 years 94 54 52.1 40.3-63.6 40 47.9 36.4-59.7
20-24 years 244 145 60.6 53.3-67.5 99 39.4 32.5-46.7
25-34 years 613 274 43.0 38.6-47.4 339 57.0 52.6-61.4
35+ years 198 91 47.0 39.4-54.8 107 53.0 45.2-60.6
Race
White 864 400 46.0 42.3-49.7 464 54.0 50.3-57.7
Black 229 136 58.8 51.0-66.2 93 41.2 33.8-49.0
Other 56 28 44.7 30.5-59.8 28 55.3 40.2-69.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 115 63.7 55.3-71.3 60 36.3 28.7-44.7
No 973 449 45.0 41.5-48.6 524 55.0 51.4-58.5
Education
< High School 196 136 66.3 58.4-73.4 60 33.7 26.6-41.6
High School 286 162 55.2 48.4-61.8 124 44.8 38.2-51.6
> High School 663 264 38.4 34.4-42.6 399 61.6 57.4-65.6
Marital Status
Married 757 325 41.6 37.7-45.5 432 58.4 54.5-62.3
Other 392 239 59.9 54.2-65.3 153 40.1 34.7-45.8
Income
14,999 or less 275 184 65.0 58.1-71.4 91 35.0 28.6-41.9
15,000-24,999 140 77 55.2 45.8-64.3 63 44.8 35.7-54.2
25,000-49,999 240 97 36.9 30.4-43.8 143 63.1 56.2-69.6
50,000 or more 415 158 38.0 33.0-43.3 257 62.0 56.7-67.0
WIC recipient
No 668 272 38.4 34.3-42.5 396 61.6 57.5-65.7
Yes 472 285 60.4 55.2-65.3 187 39.6 34.7-44.8
Medicaid recipient
No 591 239 38.9 34.7-43.3 352 61.1 56.7-65.3
Yes 558 325 57.6 52.7-62.2 233 42.4 37.8-47.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 361 201 57.2 52.1-62.1 160 42.8 37.9-47.9
2500+ grams 788 363 47.5 44.0-51.0 425 52.5 49.0-56.0

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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