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2011 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 925 616 66.7 63.1-70.2 309 33.3 29.8-36.9
Age
< 20 years 69 38 49.7 36.0-63.5 31 50.3 36.5-64.0
20-24 years 236 131 58.7 51.2-65.9 105 41.3 34.1-48.8
25-34 years 486 342 70.3 65.4-74.8 144 29.7 25.2-34.6
35+ years 134 105 81.0 72.2-87.6 29 19.0 12.4-27.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 502 327 64.8 59.9-69.5 175 35.2 30.5-40.1
Non-Hispanic Black 239 153 63.4 55.5-70.6 86 36.6 29.4-44.5
Non-Hispanic Other 53 36 68.0 51.2-81.1 17 32.0 18.9-48.8
Latina 120 92 77.0 67.6-84.3 28 23.0 15.7-32.4
Education
< High School 174 107 64.4 55.5-72.3 67 35.6 27.7-44.5
High School 188 94 50.8 42.4-59.1 94 49.2 40.9-57.6
> High School 562 415 73.8 69.4-77.8 147 26.2 22.2-30.6
Marital Status
Married 532 389 73.2 68.7-77.4 143 26.8 22.6-31.3
Other 392 227 58.0 52.0-63.8 165 42.0 36.2-48.0
WIC recipient
No 446 334 76.0 71.1-80.2 112 24.0 19.8-28.9
Yes 473 279 58.2 52.9-63.4 194 41.8 36.6-47.1
Medicaid recipient
No 384 296 75.9 70.5-80.5 88 24.1 19.5-29.5
Yes 541 320 60.3 55.3-65.1 221 39.7 34.9-44.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 320 198 61.5 56.0-66.7 122 38.5 33.3-44.0
2500+ grams 605 418 67.2 63.2-70.9 187 32.8 29.1-36.8

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** 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.

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