Assessing Awareness, Knowledge and Use of Folic Acid in Kansas Women Between the Ages of 18 and 44 Years

@article{Sharp2008AssessingAK,
  title={Assessing Awareness, Knowledge and Use of Folic Acid in Kansas Women Between the Ages of 18 and 44 Years},
  author={Glynda F. Sharp and Lorenda A. Naylor and Jinwen Cai and Melissa L. Hyder and Pradeep Chandra and V. James Guillory},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={814-821}
}
Taking folic acid daily, before and during early pregnancy, has been proven to reduce neural tube birth defects (NTD). Unfortunately, many women fail to take it daily as recommended. Objectives To assess women’s self-reported awareness, knowledge and use of folic acid. Methods Data were obtained by cross-sectional, random digit-dialing, computer-assisted… CONTINUE READING