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Vitamin Use Past Month
2007 Maine Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
      None 1-3 Times/Week 4-6 Times/Week Every day/ Week
Demographic Groups Population %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI  
  Total 14,110 36.5 33.4 - 39.8 16.1 13.8 - 18.8 12.1 10.1 - 14.4 35.3 32.2 - 38.5
Age                                    
<20 years 1,176 62.4 49.6 - 73.6 16.0 8.6 - 27.7 3.3 0.9 - 11.2 18.3 10.5 - 30.1
20-24 years 3,620 42.6 36.1 - 49.4 18.7 13.9 - 24.6 11.6 7.8 - 16.9 27.2 21.7 - 33.4
25-34 years 7,307 32.9 28.7 - 37.3 15.5 12.5 - 19.1 12.0 9.4 - 15.3 39.6 35.2 - 44.2
35+ years 2,007 22.8 16.4 - 30.7 13.8 8.9 - 20.9 18.4 12.8 - 25.8 45.0 36.8 - 53.5
Mother's Race                                  
White 13,392 36.8 33.5 - 40.1 16.3 13.9 - 19.0 11.6 9.6 - 13.9 35.4 32.3 - 38.7
Black 330 # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
Other  373 30.2 13.1 - 55.5 7.6 1.4 - 31.9 14.5 3.8 - 41.9 47.8 25.5 - 70.9
Hispanic Origin                                  
Yes 208^ # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
No 13,871^ 36.3 33.1 - 39.6 16.2 13.8 - 18.9 12.0 10.0 - 14.4 35.5 32.4 - 38.8
Education                                  
< High School 1,490 55.1 42.7 - 66.9 20.9 12.4 - 32.8 6.0 2.2 - 15.2 18.1 10.4 - 29.5
High School 4,761 44.6 38.8 - 50.4 16.2 12.3 - 21.0 8.4 5.6 - 12.3 30.9 25.8 - 36.5
> High School 7,798 28.8 25.1 - 32.8 15.3 12.5 - 18.6 14.9 12.1 - 18.3 41.0 36.9 - 45.3
Marital Status                                  
Married 8,592 28.6 25.0 - 32.4 16.8 14.0 - 20.1 14.4 11.7 - 17.6 40.2 36.3 - 44.3
Other 5,515 48.4 42.8 - 54.0 15.1 11.4 - 19.7 8.6 5.9 - 12.4 27.9 23.2 - 33.1
Income                                    
$14,999 or less 4,090** 50.3 42.9 - 57.6 20.6 15.2 - 27.3 10.0 6.3 - 15.4 19.2 14.2 - 25.4
$15,000-24,999 1,821** 43.4 34.6 - 52.7 15.7 10.1 - 23.6 10.1 5.7 - 17.3 30.8 22.9 - 40.0
$25,000-49,999 3,054** 31.9 25.9 - 38.5 15.0 10.8 - 20.4 13.7 9.6 - 19.2 39.4 33.0 - 46.3
$50,000 or more 4,547** 24.5 20.1 - 29.6 14.1 10.7 - 18.4 14.9 11.4 - 19.2 46.5 41.1 - 52.0
Enrolled in WIC                                  
No 8,149** 30.1 26.4 - 34.1 15.7 12.9 - 19.1 12.5 10.0 - 15.4 41.7 37.7 - 45.9
Yes 5,221** 47.2 41.6 - 52.8 16.3 12.6 - 20.9 11.4 8.3 - 15.6 25.1 20.6 - 30.2
Enrolled in MaineCare/Medicaid                                  
No 6,485** 26.2 22.4 - 30.5 14.0 11.1 - 17.5 14.3 11.4 - 17.8 45.5 41.0 - 50.1
Yes 7,027** 46.1 41.3 - 50.9 18.1 14.7 - 22.2 10.0 7.4 - 13.3 25.8 21.9 - 30.2
Infant's birth weight                                  
<2500 grams 892 41.2 37.8 - 44.7 12.6 10.4 - 15.1 9.7 7.8 - 11.9 36.6 33.3 - 40.0
2500 grams or more 13,207 36.3 32.9 - 39.8 16.3 13.9 - 19.1 12.2 10.1 - 14.7 35.2 31.9 - 38.6
NOTES:
Population size for groups giving birth in Maine are taken from the Maine Vital Statistics System unless otherwise noted.
Unknowns are excluded from all tabulations.
*Survey Question 76:  During the past month, how many times a week
  did you take a multivitamin or a prenatal vitamin? 
** Estimates of the population size for this group giving birth in Maine are made through PRAMS.
^ Estimate of Hispanic population giving birth in Maine is taken from the 2007 birth file.
# There were fewer than 10 survey respondents to this question.  Data may be unreliable for describing this group, 
                   therefore percent is not reported.
CI = 95% Confidence Interval
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Data, Research, and Vital Statistics