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2010 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 938 483 55.5 51.8-59.1 119 12.2 10.0-14.7 336 32.4 29.0-35.9
Age
18-19 years 51 42 81.1 64.1-91.2 3 7.0 1.9-22.6 6 11.9 4.4-28.3
20-24 years 224 169 80.0 73.5-85.2 22 8.2 5.0-13.2 33 11.8 7.9-17.3
25-34 years 503 214 45.2 40.3-50.3 71 14.2 11.2-18.0 218 40.5 35.7-45.5
35-44 years 160 58 36.5 28.1-45.9 23 14.2 9.1-21.6 79 49.3 40.2-58.4
Race
White 662 312 51.8 47.4-56.1 85 12.5 9.9-15.6 265 35.7 31.7-39.9
Black 196 127 65.3 57.0-72.8 22 10.9 6.7-17.3 47 23.8 17.3-31.6
Other 73 40 60.9 47.7-72.7 12 13.8 7.3-24.6 21 25.3 15.6-38.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 66 66.0 55.4-75.2 14 11.8 6.8-19.9 29 22.2 14.5-32.3
No 827 416 53.8 49.8-57.6 105 12.3 9.9-15.0 306 34.0 30.4-37.8
Education
< High School 127 86 70.4 59.8-79.2 11 7.1 3.3-14.5 30 22.5 14.8-32.8
High School 245 172 73.0 66.3-78.9 23 8.5 5.3-13.4 50 18.4 13.6-24.5
> High School 563 224 42.2 37.7-46.9 85 15.6 12.5-19.3 254 42.2 37.7-46.8
Marital Status
Married 617 253 44.3 39.9-48.8 95 16.0 13.0-19.5 269 39.7 35.5-44.1
Other 321 230 73.1 67.0-78.5 24 6.1 3.7- 9.9 67 20.7 15.9-26.5
Income
14,999 or less 245 179 75.6 68.7-81.3 18 6.2 3.5-10.7 48 18.2 13.2-24.6
15,000-24,999 130 91 73.4 63.8-81.1 13 9.7 5.3-17.0 26 17.0 10.7-25.8
25,000-49,999 196 106 54.0 46.0-61.8 28 15.0 10.1-21.7 62 31.0 24.1-38.8
50,000 or more 318 79 27.0 21.8-33.0 52 16.9 12.7-22.0 187 56.1 49.9-62.2
WIC recipient
No 524 185 36.7 32.1-41.6 88 16.7 13.5-20.7 251 46.5 41.7-51.4
Yes 408 295 75.4 70.2-79.9 30 7.3 4.8-10.8 83 17.3 13.5-22.0
Medicaid recipient
No 480 158 35.1 30.3-40.2 77 16.2 12.8-20.2 245 48.7 43.7-53.8
Yes 458 325 73.6 68.6-78.0 42 8.6 6.1-12.0 91 17.8 14.1-22.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 312 154 53.5 47.9-59.0 37 11.5 8.4-15.6 121 35.0 30.0-40.4
2500+ grams 626 329 55.7 51.7-59.6 82 12.2 9.9-15.0 215 32.1 28.6-35.9

#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 18APR12

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