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2003 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 1429 546 39.7 36.6-43.0 587 39.8 36.7-43.1 156 11.0 9.1-13.3 140 9.4 7.6-11.6
Age
< 20 years 156 37 19.6 12.5-29.4 56 36.5 26.9-47.4 29 20.8 13.4-31.0 34 23.1 15.3-33.3
20-24 years 384 116 30.9 25.3-37.2 165 42.2 36.1-48.7 51 13.0 9.3-17.9 52 13.8 9.8-19.1
25-34 years 708 298 44.7 40.3-49.3 309 41.6 37.3-46.1 63 8.8 6.5-11.8 38 4.8 3.2- 7.3
35+ years 181 95 57.4 48.0-66.2 57 29.5 21.8-38.5 13 6.7 3.2-13.7 16 6.4 3.1-12.8
Race
White 977 416 42.4 38.7-46.2 414 42.0 38.3-45.8 86 9.4 7.3-11.9 61 6.2 4.5- 8.4
Black 388 107 32.1 25.9-39.0 144 33.0 26.9-39.8 64 15.3 10.9-20.9 73 19.6 14.5-26.0
Other 64 23 33.9 21.4-49.2 29 38.2 25.0-53.4 6 16.6 7.7-32.2 6 11.2 4.5-25.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 52 31.7 23.6-41.2 48 33.6 25.2-43.3 27 20.3 13.5-29.4 17 14.4 8.7-22.8
No 1282 494 41.0 37.7-44.5 538 40.9 37.5-44.3 128 9.5 7.6-11.8 122 8.6 6.8-10.8
Education
< High School 309 86 27.8 21.9-34.7 109 34.0 27.5-41.1 58 21.5 16.1-28.1 56 16.7 11.9-22.8
High School 417 139 36.5 30.7-42.6 175 40.5 34.6-46.7 60 12.9 9.3-17.5 43 10.2 6.9-14.8
> High School 701 319 47.2 42.7-51.8 303 42.2 37.8-46.7 38 5.0 3.3- 7.5 41 5.6 3.8- 8.2
Marital Status
Married 906 412 46.1 42.2-50.1 388 41.4 37.6-45.4 62 7.3 5.4- 9.8 44 5.1 3.6- 7.3
Other 523 134 27.8 22.9-33.3 199 36.8 31.5-42.5 94 17.9 13.9-22.7 96 17.5 13.5-22.4
Income
15,999 or less 381 101 29.7 23.9-36.1 146 36.9 30.7-43.4 65 15.8 11.6-21.2 69 17.6 13.0-23.4
16,000-24,999 188 64 35.7 27.6-44.6 82 40.3 32.0-49.3 24 12.4 7.6-19.8 18 11.5 6.9-18.8
25,000-39,999 208 79 41.2 33.1-49.9 91 43.1 34.8-51.7 23 9.4 5.5-15.6 15 6.3 3.1-12.3
40,000 or more 493 251 51.2 45.9-56.5 216 42.9 37.7-48.2 18 4.3 2.5- 7.2 8 1.6 0.6- 3.8
WIC recipient
No 745 344 47.2 42.8-51.6 326 43.2 38.8-47.6 37 5.6 3.8- 8.1 38 4.1 2.6- 6.3
Yes 678 201 32.0 27.6-36.7 259 36.3 31.8-41.1 119 17.0 13.6-21.0 99 14.7 11.5-18.6
Medicaid recipient
No 693 328 49.1 44.6-53.6 310 43.4 39.0-47.9 33 5.0 3.3- 7.5 22 2.5 1.4- 4.4
Yes 736 218 30.8 26.6-35.4 277 36.4 32.0-41.1 123 16.7 13.5-20.6 118 16.0 12.8-19.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 657 225 32.9 29.5-36.5 275 40.8 37.2-44.6 78 12.5 10.2-15.2 79 13.7 11.2-16.7
2500+ grams 772 321 40.3 36.9-43.9 312 39.8 36.3-43.3 78 10.9 8.8-13.4 61 9.0 7.1-11.4

#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 22MAR05

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