Table 10D
2011 Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance (1)
Nation
Maternal Behavioral Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, Age, or Education


Maternal Behavioral Indicators by Race/Ethnicity (2)
Medical Care
Race/Ethnicity

Number Included
in Analysis

1st Trimester
%

No Care
%

White, Not Hispanic 145,855 85.7

5.3

Black, Not Hispanic 74,051 80.9

2.5

Hispanic 84,443 82.6

3.6

American Indian/Alaska Native 4,565 81.0

3.0

Asian/Pacific Islander 21,764 83.9

2.4

Multiple Races 7,785 81.6

5.7

All Other/Unknown 225 80.4

2.2

Total 338,688 83.6

4.1

WIC Enrollment
Race/Ethnicity

Number Included
in Analysis

1st Trimester
%

White, Not Hispanic 392,849 38.7
Black, Not Hispanic 204,167 29.4
Hispanic 246,658 37.7
American Indian/Alaska Native 9,815 31.6
Asian/Pacific Islander 36,460 31.2
Multiple Races 14,349 32.6
All Other/Unknown 4,161 33.6
Total 908,459 35.8

Multivitamin Consumption
Race/Ethnicity

Prepregnancy Number
Included in Analysis(3)

Prepregnancy
%

During Pregnancy Number
Included in Analysis(4)

During Pregnancy
%

White, Not Hispanic 172,969 22.8 192,504 87.5
Black, Not Hispanic 72,938 16.4 87,774 88.0
Hispanic 83,636 17.1 135,199 85.1
American Indian/Alaska Native 6,568 14.8 6,619 83.6
Asian/Pacific Islander 19,593 18.0 20,211 88.0
Multiple Races 6,450 17.8 6,913 86.6
All Other/Unknown 77 * 1,375 85.2
Nation 362,231 19.7 450,595 86.8

Maternal Behavioral Indicators by Age (2)
Medical Care
Age

Number Included
in Analysis

1st Trimester
%

No Care
%

< 15 Years 710 57.2

7.6

15 - 17 Years 14,095 73.6

5.5

18 - 19 Years 33,203 80.5

4.8

20 - 29 Years 202,091 84.3

4.1

30 - 39 Years 81,521 85.1

3.6

>= 40 Years 6,403 82.1

3.7

Unknown 665 75.9

7.7

Total 338,688 83.6

4.1

WIC Enrollment
Age

Number Included
in Analysis

1st Trimester
%

< 15 Years 2,042 32.0
15 - 17 Years 41,806 37.1
18 - 19 Years 97,424 39.3
20 - 29 Years 541,381 35.3
30 - 39 Years 208,035 35.6
>= 40 Years 16,423 34.3
Unknown 1,348 32.6
Total 908,459 35.8

Multivitamin Consumption
Age

Prepregnancy Number
Included in Analysis(4)

Prepregnancy
%

During Pregnancy Number
Included in Analysis(5)

During Pregnancy
%

< 15 Years 826 7.3 1,081 81.9
15 - 17 Years 15,452 8.4 21,926 84.6
18 - 19 Years 37,405 10.6 50,159 84.5
20 - 29 Years 216,701 19.2 266,310 87.0
30 - 39 Years 84,476 26.6 102,428 88.1
>= 40 Years 6,889 28.9 7,925 87.8
Unknown 482 13.5 766 86.8
Nation 362,231 19.7 450,595 86.8

Maternal Behavioral Indicators by Education (2)
Medical Care
Education

Number Included
in Analysis

1st Trimester
%

No Care
%

< High School 81,010 79.6

4.6

High School 146,187 83.4

4.0

> High School 76,272 87.3

3.9

Unknown 35,219 85.6

3.6

Total 338,688 83.6

4.1

WIC Enrollment
Education

Number Included
in Analysis

1st Trimester
%

< High School 223,285 37.3
High School 390,994 36.0
> High School 205,124 33.7
Unknown 89,056 36.5
Total 908,459 35.8

Multivitamin Consumption
Education

Prepregnancy Number
Included in Analysis(4)

Prepregnancy
%

During Pregnancy Number
Included in Analysis(5)

During Pregnancy
%

< High School 94,987 14.1 130,331 83.1
High School 149,766 19.2 189,443 87.4
> High School 88,193 27.2 107,159 90.1
Unknown 29,285 17.7 23,662 88.3
Nation 362,231 19.7 450,595 86.8
(1) Reporting period is January 1 through December 31.
(2) Excludes records with unknown data for behavioral indicators, and data with errors for behavioral and demographic indicators.
(3) Women who reported taking a multivitamin four times a week or more in the month before pregnancy; proxy for folic acid consumption.
(4) Pregnant women who reported taking a multivitamin in the past month; proxy for prenatal iron consumption.
* Percentages are not calculated if <100 records are available for analysis after exclusions.