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2006 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 1309 692 55.5 52.1-58.9 182 14.1 12.0-16.6 435 30.3 27.3-33.5
Age
18-19 years 96 79 75.2 61.9-85.0 4 5.8 1.9-16.2 13 19.0 10.5-32.1
20-24 years 299 206 69.3 62.5-75.4 33 11.3 7.6-16.5 60 19.4 14.5-25.4
25-34 years 694 327 50.8 46.1-55.4 106 15.1 12.2-18.6 261 34.1 29.9-38.6
35-44 years 220 80 36.9 28.8-45.7 39 20.7 14.5-28.7 101 42.5 34.2-51.1
Race
White 965 458 49.8 45.8-53.7 134 15.0 12.5-18.0 373 35.2 31.6-39.0
Black 266 186 73.2 65.5-79.8 36 10.4 6.5-16.3 44 16.3 11.2-23.3
Other 78 48 62.4 48.0-74.9 12 16.6 8.8-29.3 18 21.0 11.6-35.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 118 68.7 59.5-76.6 15 6.7 3.5-12.4 43 24.6 17.4-33.6
No 1133 574 52.9 49.2-56.6 167 15.6 13.2-18.4 392 31.5 28.2-34.9
Education
< High School 182 134 69.9 60.4-78.0 13 4.9 2.2-10.6 35 25.2 17.7-34.5
High School 403 280 73.5 67.8-78.6 41 11.1 7.8-15.7 82 15.3 11.6-20.1
> High School 722 276 39.5 35.1-44.0 128 19.1 15.9-22.9 318 41.4 37.1-45.8
Marital Status
Married 881 373 45.3 41.2-49.4 136 16.4 13.7-19.6 372 38.3 34.5-42.3
Other 428 319 72.0 66.1-77.2 46 10.4 7.3-14.7 63 17.6 13.2-23.0
Income
14,999 or less 341 258 74.3 67.8-80.0 28 7.6 4.8-12.0 55 18.0 13.1-24.2
15,000-24,999 169 120 77.6 68.8-84.4 21 10.8 6.3-18.0 28 11.6 6.8-19.1
25,000-49,999 256 127 52.1 44.6-59.6 41 18.9 13.6-25.7 88 29.0 22.8-36.1
50,000 or more 440 119 27.0 22.2-32.4 85 20.7 16.5-25.7 236 52.2 46.6-57.8
WIC recipient
No 745 295 41.4 37.0-46.0 123 18.2 15.0-21.9 327 40.4 36.1-44.8
Yes 549 389 71.7 66.7-76.3 59 9.6 7.0-13.0 101 18.7 14.8-23.3
Medicaid recipient
No 674 234 37.0 32.6-41.7 115 18.4 15.1-22.3 325 44.5 40.0-49.1
Yes 635 458 72.7 68.0-77.0 67 10.1 7.6-13.4 110 17.2 13.6-21.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 573 316 60.6 56.4-64.5 68 11.5 9.1-14.5 189 28.0 24.5-31.7
2500+ grams 736 376 55.1 51.4-58.8 114 14.4 12.0-17.0 246 30.6 27.3-34.0

#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 12JUL10

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