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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

KNOWLEDGE OF PREGNANCY

How many weeks or months pregnant were you when you were 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 1471 595 42.6 39.5-45.8 581 38.3 35.2-41.4 168 10.7 8.9-12.9 127 8.4 6.8-10.3
Age
< 20 years 186 44 30.0 22.0-39.4 62 29.7 22.0-38.9 39 20.8 14.1-29.6 41 19.5 13.2-27.9
20-24 years 378 138 40.4 34.4-46.7 146 36.2 30.4-42.4 50 12.3 8.8-17.1 44 11.1 7.7-15.7
25-34 years 724 336 46.3 41.9-50.8 297 40.8 36.5-45.2 59 7.9 5.8-10.8 32 5.0 3.3- 7.3
35+ years 183 77 44.4 35.8-53.3 76 40.7 32.4-49.6 20 9.1 5.2-15.6 10 5.8 2.7-11.7
Race
White 1023 447 45.0 41.4-48.7 414 40.2 36.6-43.8 96 8.1 6.3-10.4 66 6.6 5.0- 8.8
Black 377 121 36.2 29.7-43.3 144 33.4 27.2-40.2 62 19.1 14.1-25.3 50 11.4 7.7-16.5
Other 71 27 34.0 22.1-48.3 23 30.7 19.4-45.0 10 14.1 6.8-27.0 11 21.1 11.6-35.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 155 49 33.4 25.1-42.9 54 30.1 22.2-39.3 23 14.2 8.8-22.2 29 22.3 15.3-31.3
No 1316 546 43.8 40.5-47.2 527 39.3 36.1-42.7 145 10.3 8.4-12.6 98 6.6 5.1- 8.4
Education
< High School 318 91 31.4 25.4-38.0 112 34.0 28.0-40.7 57 16.7 12.3-22.4 58 17.9 13.3-23.6
High School 417 150 41.5 35.5-47.7 159 34.5 28.9-40.6 63 14.1 10.3-19.1 45 9.9 6.8-14.2
> High School 734 353 48.5 44.1-52.9 310 42.5 38.3-46.9 48 6.1 4.3- 8.5 23 2.8 1.7- 4.7
Marital Status
Married 947 455 48.7 44.9-52.5 383 39.6 36.0-43.4 69 7.0 5.3- 9.2 40 4.7 3.3- 6.7
Other 524 140 29.8 24.9-35.3 198 35.4 30.2-41.0 99 18.7 14.7-23.6 87 16.1 12.4-20.6
Income
15,999 or less 424 116 31.3 25.9-37.3 155 33.7 28.2-39.7 83 19.6 15.2-24.9 70 15.4 11.5-20.3
16,000-24,999 166 62 41.0 31.9-50.8 62 36.2 27.5-45.8 20 9.7 5.4-16.8 22 13.2 7.8-21.2
25,000-39,999 200 84 38.6 30.6-47.3 87 47.5 39.0-56.1 20 7.8 4.3-13.8 9 6.1 3.0-11.9
40,000 or more 537 281 53.2 48.2-58.2 227 41.3 36.4-46.3 24 4.9 3.1- 7.6 5 0.6 0.2- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 802 389 49.9 45.7-54.1 314 38.1 34.2-42.3 59 6.8 5.0- 9.3 40 5.2 3.6- 7.4
Yes 655 199 32.8 28.3-37.5 261 38.5 33.8-43.3 108 16.1 12.8-20.0 87 12.7 9.8-16.3
Medicaid recipient
No 732 374 50.9 46.6-55.2 294 40.9 36.7-45.2 44 5.3 3.7- 7.6 20 2.9 1.8- 4.9
Yes 739 221 33.4 29.1-37.9 287 35.3 31.1-39.9 124 16.9 13.6-20.7 107 14.4 11.4-18.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 655 239 34.7 31.3-38.3 267 40.5 36.9-44.3 86 14.0 11.5-16.9 63 10.7 8.5-13.4
2500+ grams 816 356 43.3 39.9-46.7 314 38.1 34.8-41.5 82 10.5 8.5-12.8 64 8.2 6.4-10.3

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 66 and 67.

#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.

This page was generated on 23JUL04

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