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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

KNOWLEDGE OF PREGNANCY

How many weeks or months pregnant were you sure you were pregnant?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
1 to 4 weeks 5 to 8 weeks 9 to 12 weeks 13 weeks or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1766 735 41.7 38.7-44.8 637 37.6 34.7-40.6 208 11.5 9.6-13.6 186 9.2 7.6-11.2
Age
< 20 years 225 72 29.0 21.7-37.6 65 29.5 22.1-38.2 33 18.3 12.3-26.4 55 23.2 16.6-31.4
20-24 years 467 161 35.7 30.1-41.8 166 35.4 29.8-41.5 76 16.4 12.4-21.5 64 12.4 8.9-17.1
25-34 years 867 397 46.2 41.9-50.6 341 41.8 37.6-46.2 80 7.7 5.7-10.3 49 4.3 2.8- 6.5
35+ years 207 105 50.9 41.9-59.9 65 33.6 25.7-42.5 19 8.6 4.5-15.9 18 6.9 3.4-13.4
Race
White 1182 534 44.5 40.9-48.1 451 38.3 34.9-41.9 112 9.5 7.5-11.9 85 7.7 6.0-10.0
Black 529 187 34.6 28.8-40.9 161 33.5 27.8-39.8 88 17.9 13.5-23.4 93 13.9 10.1-18.9
Other 55 14 28.4 15.0-47.3 25 53.5 35.7-70.5 8 9.5 3.2-25.1 8 8.5 2.7-23.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 49 38.5 28.8-49.3 32 27.1 18.7-37.5 32 19.4 12.4-29.0 20 15.0 8.8-24.3
No 1632 686 42.1 38.9-45.3 605 38.8 35.7-42.0 175 10.5 8.6-12.7 166 8.6 7.0-10.6
Education
< High School 375 121 32.9 26.9-39.6 104 28.2 22.5-34.7 67 19.2 14.3-25.1 83 19.7 14.9-25.6
High School 577 232 40.3 35.0-45.8 198 37.3 32.1-42.8 80 11.5 8.5-15.5 67 10.9 7.9-14.8
> High School 812 381 47.3 42.9-51.7 335 42.8 38.5-47.3 61 7.4 5.3-10.1 35 2.5 1.5- 4.2
Marital Status
Married 1142 525 45.7 42.0-49.4 443 39.9 36.3-43.6 113 9.3 7.3-11.7 61 5.2 3.7- 7.1
Other 624 210 33.5 28.5-38.9 194 32.9 28.0-38.3 95 16.0 12.3-20.5 125 17.5 13.7-22.1
Income
15,999 or less 513 179 36.1 30.6-42.1 140 30.2 25.0-36.0 90 16.0 12.1-21.0 104 17.6 13.5-22.6
16,000-24,999 236 90 38.3 30.5-46.8 86 38.8 31.0-47.3 28 10.7 6.5-17.1 32 12.2 7.6-18.9
25,000-39,999 252 104 45.5 37.7-53.6 103 35.0 27.9-42.9 27 11.4 7.2-17.8 18 8.0 4.6-13.7
40,000 or more 608 303 48.2 43.1-53.3 253 43.3 38.4-48.5 39 6.7 4.5- 9.8 13 1.8 0.8- 3.9
WIC recipient
No 958 429 45.0 40.9-49.1 381 41.6 37.6-45.8 77 8.1 6.1-10.8 71 5.2 3.7- 7.4
Yes 800 303 38.2 33.8-42.8 252 32.8 28.6-37.2 131 15.3 12.3-19.0 114 13.8 10.9-17.3
Medicaid recipient
No 875 413 46.9 42.7-51.2 361 42.5 38.4-46.8 66 7.1 5.2- 9.7 35 3.4 2.2- 5.4
Yes 891 322 36.3 32.1-40.8 276 32.6 28.5-36.9 142 15.9 12.9-19.5 151 15.2 12.2-18.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 346 135 38.3 33.7-43.0 123 34.8 30.4-39.4 42 12.3 9.5-15.8 46 14.7 11.5-18.6
1500 - 2499 grams 559 236 41.1 37.3-45.1 180 32.0 28.3-35.8 74 13.5 11.0-16.5 69 13.4 10.8-16.5
2500+ grams 861 364 41.8 38.5-45.1 334 38.0 34.9-41.3 92 11.3 9.3-13.7 71 8.8 7.1-11.0

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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