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2007 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 1609 868 56.2 53.1-59.2 236 14.9 12.9-17.3 505 28.9 26.2-31.7
Age
18-19 years 142 106 79.1 69.2-86.4 10 5.0 2.0-11.9 26 15.9 9.6-25.3
20-24 years 399 281 71.8 65.9-77.0 51 13.1 9.4-17.9 67 15.1 11.2-20.0
25-34 years 842 391 47.7 43.5-52.0 139 17.0 14.1-20.4 312 35.3 31.4-39.4
35-44 years 226 90 42.0 34.2-50.2 36 17.3 12.0-24.4 100 40.7 33.1-48.8
Race
White 1115 588 56.1 52.5-59.6 151 13.7 11.4-16.3 376 30.3 27.1-33.6
Black 426 246 57.2 50.7-63.6 71 17.3 12.9-22.8 109 25.5 20.2-31.5
Other 68 34 52.5 38.2-66.4 14 22.7 12.6-37.4 20 24.8 14.7-38.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 210 137 64.7 56.7-71.9 19 9.8 5.9-15.8 54 25.5 19.2-33.0
No 1397 730 54.4 51.1-57.7 217 16.0 13.7-18.6 450 29.6 26.7-32.7
Education
< High School 285 203 68.7 61.4-75.2 29 12.7 8.5-18.7 53 18.6 13.5-25.0
High School 450 287 65.8 60.0-71.1 61 13.6 10.0-18.1 102 20.7 16.3-25.8
> High School 868 376 46.2 42.1-50.4 145 16.4 13.6-19.7 347 37.4 33.5-41.4
Marital Status
Married 1004 456 47.2 43.5-51.0 161 16.8 14.1-19.8 387 36.0 32.4-39.7
Other 605 412 69.6 64.6-74.1 75 12.2 9.1-16.0 118 18.3 14.6-22.6
Income
14,999 or less 426 309 72.4 66.6-77.6 40 9.2 6.2-13.5 77 18.3 14.0-23.6
15,000-24,999 251 174 70.2 62.5-76.9 25 10.7 6.6-16.6 52 19.1 13.7-26.0
25,000-49,999 299 159 54.0 46.8-61.0 57 21.1 15.8-27.6 83 24.9 19.3-31.5
50,000 or more 533 168 35.0 30.2-40.2 98 18.4 14.7-22.7 267 46.6 41.5-51.8
WIC recipient
No 917 389 44.8 40.8-48.8 156 17.2 14.4-20.5 372 38.0 34.2-42.0
Yes 675 470 70.6 66.1-74.8 77 11.9 9.1-15.4 128 17.4 14.1-21.4
Medicaid recipient
No 781 281 38.7 34.6-43.1 143 19.2 16.0-22.8 357 42.1 37.9-46.4
Yes 828 587 71.3 67.2-75.1 93 11.3 8.8-14.3 148 17.4 14.4-21.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 740 397 56.0 52.5-59.5 102 13.3 11.1-15.8 241 30.7 27.6-34.0
2500+ grams 869 471 56.2 52.9-59.5 134 15.1 12.9-17.6 264 28.7 25.8-31.8

#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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