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2010 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 928 570 59.6 55.8-63.3 358 40.4 36.7-44.2
Age
< 20 years 85 30 33.5 22.7-46.4 55 66.5 53.6-77.3
20-24 years 218 102 42.8 35.4-50.4 116 57.2 49.6-64.6
25-34 years 479 319 67.7 62.8-72.3 160 32.3 27.7-37.2
35+ years 146 119 83.1 74.4-89.2 27 16.9 10.8-25.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 561 370 62.9 58.1-67.4 191 37.1 32.6-41.9
Non-Hispanic Black 197 96 50.9 42.5-59.3 101 49.1 40.7-57.5
Non-Hispanic Other 50 32 58.9 42.6-73.5 18 41.1 26.5-57.4
Latina 114 69 59.9 49.3-69.6 45 40.1 30.4-50.7
Education
< High School 158 70 46.1 36.8-55.7 88 53.9 44.3-63.2
High School 247 119 45.2 38.3-52.3 128 54.8 47.7-61.7
> High School 520 378 72.8 68.3-76.9 142 27.2 23.1-31.7
Marital Status
Married 583 411 69.3 64.9-73.4 172 30.7 26.6-35.1
Other 345 159 46.2 40.0-52.5 186 53.8 47.5-60.0
WIC recipient
No 496 360 73.3 68.5-77.5 136 26.7 22.5-31.5
Yes 424 208 47.4 41.9-53.0 216 52.6 47.0-58.1
Medicaid recipient
No 445 336 75.3 70.5-79.6 109 24.7 20.4-29.5
Yes 483 234 47.6 42.4-52.8 249 52.4 47.2-57.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 311 184 56.0 50.4-61.5 127 44.0 38.5-49.6
2500+ grams 617 386 59.9 55.8-63.8 231 40.1 36.2-44.2

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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