Multivitamin* use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,004 54,030 48.3 44.4 - 52.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 691 42,502 53.1 48.5 - 57.7
Non-Hispanic Black 96 3,363 33.2 20.6 - 45.8
Non-Hispanic Other 69 2,256 49.8 31.8 - 67.8
Hispanic 148 5,909 34.5 25.0 - 44.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 61 2,135 29.7 13.7 - 45.7
20-24 years old 180 5,828 26.5 18.3 - 34.8
25-34 years old 577 33,184 51.8 46.7 - 56.8
35 years old or more 186 12,883 69.4 61.1 - 77.7
Education
Less than high school 137 5,549 32.0 21.2 - 42.9
High school graduate 215 8,075 32.8 25.1 - 40.5
More than high school 650 40,386 58.1 53.4 - 62.8
Marital Status
Married 624 40,497 61.9 57.2 - 66.7
Not Married 380 13,533 29.1 23.2 - 35.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 603 39,171 59.7 54.9 - 64.6
On Medicaid 401 14,859 32.1 26.2 - 38.1

*Women were asked how many times a week they took a multivitamin during the month before they became pregnant with their new baby.

Detailed definition of indicator

Technical Notes

  • Respondents - The number of mothers who responded to this question.
  • Estimated Population Affected - Number of mothers/infants with characteristic or condition.