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2008 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 1149 746 63.9 60.7-67.0 403 36.1 33.0-39.3
Age
< 20 years 94 75 77.3 65.8-85.8 19 22.7 14.2-34.2
20-24 years 244 169 68.3 61.2-74.7 75 31.7 25.3-38.8
25-34 years 613 379 61.1 56.7-65.3 234 38.9 34.7-43.3
35+ years 198 123 60.4 52.6-67.7 75 39.6 32.3-47.4
Race
White 864 539 61.9 58.3-65.5 325 38.1 34.5-41.7
Black 229 165 70.5 62.9-77.1 64 29.5 22.9-37.1
Other 56 42 72.3 56.5-84.1 14 27.7 15.9-43.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 84 47.3 39.1-55.7 91 52.7 44.3-60.9
No 973 662 67.4 64.0-70.6 311 32.6 29.4-36.0
Education
< High School 196 118 62.0 54.1-69.3 78 38.0 30.7-45.9
High School 286 209 72.1 65.6-77.8 77 27.9 22.2-34.4
> High School 663 417 60.8 56.7-64.9 246 39.2 35.1-43.3
Marital Status
Married 757 470 60.9 57.0-64.8 287 39.1 35.2-43.0
Other 392 276 69.1 63.6-74.1 116 30.9 25.9-36.4
Income
14,999 or less 275 189 67.7 60.8-73.9 86 32.3 26.1-39.2
15,000-24,999 140 94 65.9 56.6-74.1 46 34.1 25.9-43.4
25,000-49,999 240 148 60.9 53.8-67.5 92 39.1 32.5-46.2
50,000 or more 415 261 61.9 56.6-66.9 154 38.1 33.1-43.4
WIC recipient
No 668 420 61.6 57.4-65.6 248 38.4 34.4-42.6
Yes 472 317 66.4 61.3-71.1 155 33.6 28.9-38.7
Medicaid recipient
No 591 379 62.7 58.3-66.9 212 37.3 33.1-41.7
Yes 558 367 65.2 60.4-69.6 191 34.8 30.4-39.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 361 249 69.2 64.3-73.7 112 30.8 26.3-35.7
2500+ grams 788 497 63.5 60.0-66.8 291 36.5 33.2-40.0

*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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