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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

FOLIC ACID

Where did you hear about folic acid? UNSPECIFIED SOURCE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1150 1052 91.5 89.5-93.1 98 8.5 6.9-10.5
Age
< 20 years 94 87 94.3 86.3-97.8 7 5.7 2.2-13.7
20-24 years 244 227 92.3 87.3-95.4 17 7.7 4.6-12.7
25-34 years 614 560 91.5 88.7-93.6 54 8.5 6.4-11.3
35+ years 198 178 89.1 83.3-93.1 20 10.9 6.9-16.7
Race
White 864 792 91.7 89.5-93.5 72 8.3 6.5-10.5
Black 230 210 91.8 86.4-95.2 20 8.2 4.8-13.6
Other 56 50 86.7 72.4-94.2 6 13.3 5.8-27.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 167 96.7 92.6-98.6 8 3.3 1.4- 7.4
No 974 884 90.4 88.1-92.3 90 9.6 7.7-11.9
Education
< High School 196 190 95.7 90.8-98.1 6 4.3 1.9- 9.2
High School 286 272 96.1 92.5-98.0 14 3.9 2.0- 7.5
> High School 664 587 87.9 84.8-90.4 77 12.1 9.6-15.2
Marital Status
Married 758 686 90.5 88.0-92.6 72 9.5 7.4-12.0
Other 392 366 93.2 89.7-95.6 26 6.8 4.4-10.3
Income
14,999 or less 275 259 94.1 89.9-96.6 16 5.9 3.4-10.1
15,000-24,999 140 132 94.2 87.6-97.4 8 5.8 2.6-12.4
25,000-49,999 241 218 91.4 86.8-94.5 23 8.6 5.5-13.2
50,000 or more 415 367 87.8 83.8-90.9 48 12.2 9.1-16.2
WIC recipient
No 668 600 89.2 86.3-91.5 68 10.8 8.5-13.7
Yes 473 443 94.4 91.5-96.3 30 5.6 3.7- 8.5
Medicaid recipient
No 591 525 88.5 85.3-91.0 66 11.5 9.0-14.7
Yes 559 527 94.6 91.9-96.4 32 5.4 3.6- 8.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 362 335 92.7 89.6-94.9 27 7.3 5.1-10.4
2500+ grams 788 717 91.4 89.3-93.2 71 8.6 6.8-10.7

*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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