March of Dimes March of Dimes Peristats

Calculations

Folic Acid

Folic acid-related data include results from the March of Dimes National Survey of Pre-Pregnancy Awareness and Behavior. The survey is conducted by Gallup and funded by the CDC. This telephone survey was conducted in 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000-2005, 2007, and 2008 using a nationally representative sample targeting approximately 2,000 English-speaking women ages 18-45 each year. The margin of error is +/- 3%.