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2007 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 1604 630 37.7 34.7-40.7 644 41.1 38.1-44.1 187 12.9 10.9-15.2 143 8.4 6.7-10.3
Age
< 20 years 191 60 30.0 22.3-39.1 53 27.3 19.9-36.1 38 19.2 13.0-27.6 40 23.4 16.5-32.2
20-24 years 383 132 32.0 26.5-38.1 150 39.4 33.5-45.7 62 18.5 14.0-24.0 39 10.0 6.8-14.6
25-34 years 805 343 42.9 38.7-47.3 340 43.1 38.8-47.4 70 9.2 6.9-12.1 52 4.8 3.2- 7.1
35+ years 225 95 36.5 29.1-44.6 101 49.8 41.7-57.9 17 9.6 5.6-16.1 12 4.1 1.8- 9.0
Race
White 1113 475 41.1 37.6-44.7 451 41.3 37.8-44.9 119 12.0 9.7-14.6 68 5.6 4.1- 7.6
Black 426 132 28.2 22.7-34.4 165 39.3 33.1-45.9 61 16.2 11.9-21.7 68 16.4 12.0-22.0
Other 65 23 29.8 18.4-44.4 28 46.8 32.5-61.6 7 11.1 4.6-24.5 7 12.3 5.0-27.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 201 85 43.9 36.0-52.2 59 30.0 23.1-37.9 40 19.3 13.7-26.6 17 6.7 3.7-12.0
No 1400 543 36.4 33.3-39.6 584 43.2 40.0-46.6 147 11.7 9.6-14.1 126 8.7 6.9-10.9
Education
< High School 315 108 35.1 28.7-42.1 95 30.3 24.3-37.1 64 20.4 15.3-26.6 48 14.2 10.0-19.9
High School 434 146 32.0 26.7-37.8 172 41.0 35.3-47.1 64 15.4 11.6-20.3 52 11.5 8.2-16.0
> High School 850 372 41.8 37.8-46.0 376 45.8 41.7-50.0 59 8.3 6.1-11.1 43 4.0 2.6- 6.2
Marital Status
Married 981 423 41.1 37.4-45.0 437 46.1 42.3-50.0 87 10.3 8.1-13.0 34 2.5 1.5- 3.9
Other 623 207 32.8 28.1-37.7 207 33.9 29.2-38.9 100 16.6 13.1-20.8 109 16.7 13.2-20.9
Income
14,999 or less 429 145 33.4 27.8-39.5 142 34.8 29.2-40.9 64 15.1 11.2-20.1 78 16.7 12.6-21.8
15,000-24,999 246 75 28.7 22.0-36.4 101 41.9 34.2-49.9 45 20.6 14.8-27.9 25 8.9 5.2-14.7
25,000-49,999 295 124 40.1 33.3-47.3 126 43.9 36.9-51.2 30 12.5 8.3-18.4 15 3.5 1.6- 7.5
50,000 or more 527 248 45.5 40.4-50.8 244 47.5 42.3-52.7 23 5.1 3.2- 8.0 12 1.9 0.9- 4.0
WIC recipient
No 912 393 41.7 37.8-45.8 393 45.0 41.0-49.1 76 9.0 6.9-11.7 50 4.2 2.8- 6.3
Yes 678 232 33.2 28.9-37.9 246 36.2 31.7-40.9 107 17.1 13.7-21.0 93 13.5 10.5-17.2
Medicaid recipient
No 766 342 42.2 37.9-46.5 351 48.4 44.0-52.7 51 7.7 5.6-10.6 22 1.8 0.9- 3.3
Yes 838 288 33.9 29.9-38.1 293 34.9 30.8-39.1 136 17.3 14.2-20.9 121 14.0 11.2-17.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 741 298 39.1 35.7-42.6 278 37.1 33.7-40.5 83 12.1 10.0-14.7 82 11.7 9.6-14.2
2500+ grams 863 332 37.5 34.4-40.8 366 41.4 38.2-44.8 104 13.0 10.8-15.5 61 8.0 6.3-10.2

#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 09JUN09

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