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Multivitamin use in the month before pregnancy in Alaska

Multivitamin use in the month before pregnancy

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



The percentages of resident persons with a live birth who reported either...
(1) taking daily multivitamins/folic acid 4 or more times a week in the month prior to pregnancy or
(2) taking daily multivitamins/folic acid less than 4 times a week in the month prior to pregnancy.

This indicator is stratified by Alaska Public Health Region.
Region is determined by maternal residence, not site of delivery. 

During the month before you got pregnant with your new baby, how many times a week did you take a multivitamin, prenatal vitamin, or a folic acid vitamin?

Data Source

Alaska Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) for 20122021, Alaska Department of Health


The percentages reported above have been produced by weighting the sample so that the results better represent the Alaska population. 

Last Updated

May 2023