Multivitamin* use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,592 104,212 48.1 45.5 - 50.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,037 58,894 55.5 51.6 - 59.4
Non-Hispanic Black 522 11,507 37.4 30.5 - 44.2
Non-Hispanic Other 336 12,426 47.3 40.4 - 54.3
Hispanic 697 21,384 40.1 35.1 - 45.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 429 3,222 36.7 25.0 - 48.5
20-24 years old 405 15,191 36.2 30.1 - 42.3
25-34 years old 1,215 57,880 48.9 45.3 - 52.4
35 years old or more 543 27,919 59.0 53.6 - 64.4
Education
Less than high school 612 14,198 38.3 32.0 - 44.6
High school graduate 594 20,446 40.5 34.8 - 46.1
More than high school 1,378 69,272 53.9 50.5 - 57.2
Marital Status
Married 1,354 74,013 57.4 54.1 - 60.7
Not Married 1,238 30,198 34.5 30.4 - 38.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,300 71,030 59.8 56.3 - 63.2
On Medicaid 1,291 33,181 34.0 30.2 - 37.8

*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.