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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Postpartum Multivitamin Usage

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Daily Vitamin Does not Take Daily Vitamin
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 899 607 67.0 63.1-70.7 292 33.0 29.3-36.9
Age
< 20 years 43 22 53.5 34.9-71.1 21 46.5 28.9-65.1
20-24 years 160 80 52.4 42.9-61.8 80 47.6 38.2-57.1
25-34 years 529 382 71.8 66.8-76.2 147 28.2 23.8-33.2
35+ years 167 123 73.3 64.6-80.5 44 26.7 19.5-35.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 486 352 71.3 66.2-75.9 134 28.7 24.1-33.8
Non-Hispanic Black 209 123 58.3 49.1-66.9 86 41.7 33.1-50.9
Non-Hispanic Other 63 42 68.2 53.3-80.2 21 31.8 19.8-46.7
Latina 125 81 63.5 53.0-72.9 44 36.5 27.1-47.0
Education
< High School 121 68 57.7 46.5-68.2 53 42.3 31.8-53.5
High School 168 87 55.5 46.2-64.4 81 44.5 35.6-53.8
> High School 604 449 73.4 68.9-77.6 155 26.6 22.4-31.1
Marital Status
Married 597 448 73.5 69.0-77.5 149 26.5 22.5-31.0
Other 302 159 55.7 48.5-62.6 143 44.3 37.4-51.5
WIC recipient
No 543 408 75.4 70.7-79.6 135 24.6 20.4-29.3
Yes 343 191 56.3 49.7-62.6 152 43.7 37.4-50.3
Medicaid recipient
No 557 426 76.9 72.5-80.8 131 23.1 19.2-27.5
Yes 342 181 53.1 46.4-59.6 161 46.9 40.4-53.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 200 59.9 54.4-65.1 122 40.1 34.9-45.6
2500+ grams 577 407 67.6 63.4-71.6 170 32.4 28.4-36.6

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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 26OCT17

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