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Topic: Folic acid information source: periodicals
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Folic acid information source: periodicals: United States, 1995-2008

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• Women who were aware of folic acid were asked about their source of information. 
• In 2008, 29.0% of women aware of folic acid mentioned magazines or newspapers as a source of information about folic acid. 
• This is a decrease from 35% in 1995. 


  • Nationally representative telephone surveys conducted by Gallup, targeting approximately 2000 English-speaking women ages 18-45 each year. Margin of error is +/- 3%.
  • Survey not conducted in 1996 and 1999.


  • March of Dimes Folic Acid Surveys, conducted by Gallup.
  • Retrieved January 20, 2019, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.