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2004 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 1501 642 44.6 41.4-47.7 553 37.2 34.2-40.3 167 9.7 8.0-11.8 139 8.5 6.8-10.5
Age
< 20 years 151 48 36.2 26.7-47.0 38 23.8 16.2-33.7 29 14.5 8.6-23.3 36 25.5 17.4-35.7
20-24 years 385 140 41.9 35.9-48.2 142 35.0 29.3-41.2 63 13.8 10.0-18.7 40 9.3 6.2-13.7
25-34 years 775 363 46.9 42.6-51.3 306 40.9 36.7-45.2 56 6.5 4.6- 9.0 50 5.7 4.0- 8.1
35+ years 190 91 47.9 39.3-56.7 67 37.9 29.8-46.9 19 10.6 6.1-17.8 13 3.6 1.5- 8.3
Race
White 1048 478 46.1 42.4-49.7 393 38.4 34.9-42.0 108 9.3 7.4-11.7 69 6.2 4.6- 8.3
Black 389 136 38.1 31.6-45.0 137 33.3 27.2-40.0 54 12.5 8.6-17.8 62 16.1 11.6-22.1
Other 64 28 51.0 36.5-65.3 23 36.5 23.7-51.6 5 3.4 0.9-12.0 8 9.1 3.6-21.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 75 49.0 40.1-58.0 38 21.5 15.0-29.8 31 15.8 10.3-23.5 22 13.7 8.5-21.2
No 1335 567 43.8 40.5-47.2 515 39.9 36.7-43.2 136 8.7 7.0-10.8 117 7.6 5.9- 9.6
Education
< High School 300 108 41.1 34.3-48.4 78 26.3 20.5-33.0 57 14.6 10.3-20.3 57 18.0 13.1-24.1
High School 425 166 42.4 36.5-48.5 155 36.3 30.7-42.4 56 11.5 8.1-16.0 48 9.8 6.7-14.1
> High School 773 368 47.8 43.5-52.1 319 42.9 38.7-47.2 52 6.1 4.4- 8.5 34 3.2 2.0- 5.0
Marital Status
Married 934 460 49.0 45.1-52.9 366 41.0 37.3-44.9 66 6.3 4.7- 8.5 42 3.7 2.5- 5.4
Other 567 182 37.6 32.5-43.0 187 31.2 26.4-36.4 101 15.1 11.6-19.4 97 16.1 12.5-20.5
Income
14,999 or less 440 147 39.5 33.7-45.5 135 30.2 25.0-35.9 87 15.9 11.9-20.8 71 14.5 10.7-19.3
15,000-24,999 234 101 44.2 36.3-52.3 78 34.9 27.6-43.0 27 12.2 7.8-18.7 28 8.7 5.2-14.2
25,000-49,999 307 134 46.1 39.4-52.9 137 44.6 38.1-51.4 25 5.2 3.1- 8.8 11 4.0 2.0- 8.0
50,000 or more 409 218 51.1 45.3-56.9 168 42.1 36.5-47.9 17 5.1 3.0- 8.4 6 1.7 0.7- 4.4
WIC recipient
No 769 372 48.6 44.3-52.9 309 41.4 37.2-45.7 48 5.9 4.1- 8.3 40 4.1 2.7- 6.2
Yes 721 265 40.7 36.2-45.3 242 33.3 29.1-37.8 116 13.3 10.4-16.8 98 12.8 9.9-16.3
Medicaid recipient
No 700 362 50.8 46.4-55.3 276 40.0 35.7-44.4 41 5.8 4.0- 8.4 21 3.4 2.0- 5.5
Yes 801 280 39.4 35.2-43.9 277 34.9 30.8-39.3 126 13.0 10.3-16.2 118 12.7 10.0-15.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 668 262 37.2 33.8-40.9 231 33.6 30.2-37.2 95 15.2 12.7-18.2 80 14.0 11.4-17.0
2500+ grams 833 380 45.2 41.8-48.6 322 37.5 34.3-40.9 72 9.3 7.4-11.5 59 8.0 6.2-10.2

#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 02OCT06

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