Multivitamin* use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State by Region, 2000-2011

Multivitamin* use before pregnancy
Year2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
New York State
Percent 44.6 44.9 45.7 45.1 46.3 46.6 46.9 48.1
95% C.I. 41.7-47.5 42.2-47.5 43.3-48.2 42.6-47.6 43.7-48.9 44.1-49.2 44.4-49.4 45.6-50.6
New York State excluding New York City
Percent 43.6 45.9 46.2 47.0 46.9 45.7 47.4 46.4 50.6 45.4 48.3 49.1
95% C.I. 40.1-47.1 42.5-49.4 42.6-49.8 43.5-50.6 43.1-50.7 42.1-49.3 43.6-51.1 42.6-50.1 46.9-54.3 41.5-49.3 44.4-52.2 45.3-53.0
New York City
Percent 39.8 43.7 44.1 43.9 41.1 47.8 45.5 47.1
95% C.I. 35.5-44.2 39.8-47.5 40.9-47.2 40.7-47.1 37.3-44.8 44.5-51.1 42.3-48.8 43.9-50.4

*Women were asked a multiple choice question on why experts recommend taking folic acid.

Note:NYC data are not avaiable prior to 2004

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