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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

In the month before you got pregnant with your new baby, how many times a week did you take a multivitamin (a pill that contains many different vitamins and minerals).

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Didn't take a multivitamin Didn't take a multivitamin daily Took a multivitamin every day of the week
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1522 896 59.7 56.6-62.7 190 13.9 11.9-16.2 436 26.4 23.8-29.2
Age
18-19 years 117 97 81.6 70.7-89.1 5 6.0 2.3-14.6 15 12.4 6.5-22.6
20-24 years 409 306 73.3 67.6-78.3 41 11.6 8.2-16.2 62 15.0 11.3-19.8
25-34 years 804 418 53.1 48.8-57.3 106 14.2 11.5-17.4 280 32.8 28.9-36.8
35-44 years 192 75 40.2 31.9-49.1 38 24.4 17.6-32.8 79 35.4 27.6-44.0
Race
White 1054 567 55.2 51.5-58.8 142 14.7 12.3-17.5 345 30.1 26.9-33.5
Black 404 284 72.9 66.6-78.4 43 12.3 8.5-17.4 77 14.7 10.7-20.0
Other 64 45 70.2 55.0-81.9 5 8.8 3.1-22.7 14 21.0 11.4-35.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 129 75.8 67.5-82.5 11 7.3 3.8-13.6 34 16.9 11.4-24.4
No 1348 767 56.8 53.5-60.1 179 15.1 12.9-17.7 402 28.1 25.2-31.1
Education
< High School 275 220 81.8 75.4-86.8 17 5.2 2.8- 9.6 38 13.0 8.7-18.8
High School 448 306 67.9 62.2-73.2 54 14.3 10.6-19.0 88 17.8 13.8-22.7
> High School 796 368 45.1 40.9-49.4 119 17.5 14.5-21.0 309 37.3 33.3-41.5
Marital Status
Married 955 451 47.2 43.4-51.0 149 17.5 14.8-20.7 355 35.3 31.7-39.0
Other 567 445 79.8 75.1-83.8 41 8.1 5.6-11.7 81 12.1 9.0-16.0
Income
14,999 or less 447 343 77.9 72.5-82.5 42 10.2 7.1-14.5 62 11.9 8.6-16.3
15,000-24,999 235 175 74.1 66.5-80.5 25 12.0 7.7-18.4 35 13.8 9.2-20.2
25,000-49,999 314 192 60.4 53.8-66.7 40 15.4 11.1-20.9 82 24.2 19.0-30.3
50,000 or more 414 113 27.8 22.9-33.3 75 19.8 15.6-24.8 226 52.4 46.6-58.1
WIC recipient
No 783 346 43.4 39.2-47.7 124 18.0 14.9-21.6 313 38.5 34.5-42.8
Yes 728 543 76.5 72.4-80.2 65 9.8 7.4-12.9 120 13.7 10.9-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 715 285 39.7 35.4-44.1 114 18.1 14.9-21.8 316 42.2 37.9-46.6
Yes 807 611 76.4 72.4-79.9 76 10.5 8.1-13.5 120 13.2 10.5-16.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 675 413 63.5 59.9-66.9 64 9.5 7.5-11.9 198 27.1 24.0-30.4
2500+ grams 847 483 59.3 56.0-62.6 126 14.3 12.1-16.8 238 26.3 23.5-29.4

#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.

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