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2008 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 1313 567 42.8 39.8-45.9 527 39.2 36.3-42.3 120 9.8 8.1-11.9 99 8.1 6.5-10.1
Age
< 20 years 145 48 31.7 23.5-41.2 52 33.6 25.3-43.1 18 12.5 7.5-20.2 27 22.2 15.2-31.3
20-24 years 304 108 36.2 30.2-42.6 123 38.5 32.4-45.0 43 15.8 11.5-21.2 30 9.5 6.3-14.1
25-34 years 666 319 47.3 43.0-51.5 270 40.1 36.0-44.4 45 7.3 5.2-10.0 32 5.4 3.7- 7.8
35+ years 198 92 47.3 39.7-55.1 82 41.7 34.3-49.5 14 6.5 3.6-11.6 10 4.4 2.1- 8.9
Race
White 926 445 47.0 43.5-50.6 374 39.9 36.5-43.5 62 7.8 6.0-10.0 45 5.3 3.8- 7.3
Black 324 95 29.6 24.0-35.9 132 38.3 32.1-44.8 51 15.6 11.4-21.0 46 16.5 12.1-22.2
Other 63 27 39.1 26.5-53.4 21 32.4 20.9-46.7 7 15.0 7.0-29.1 8 13.5 6.2-26.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 83 47.7 39.6-55.9 55 29.8 22.9-37.7 19 10.5 6.3-16.8 21 12.1 7.6-18.6
No 1134 484 42.0 38.7-45.2 471 41.0 37.8-44.3 101 9.7 7.8-11.9 78 7.4 5.8- 9.4
Education
< High School 244 96 39.7 32.9-46.9 77 29.2 23.1-36.0 34 14.3 9.9-20.2 37 16.8 12.0-23.0
High School 365 128 34.0 28.6-39.9 151 41.0 35.3-47.1 48 14.7 10.9-19.5 38 10.3 7.2-14.5
> High School 700 342 48.9 44.8-53.0 298 42.6 38.6-46.7 37 5.3 3.7- 7.5 23 3.3 2.1- 5.1
Marital Status
Married 796 396 49.6 45.7-53.5 329 41.5 37.7-45.4 46 5.7 4.1- 7.9 25 3.2 2.0- 4.9
Other 517 171 33.1 28.5-37.9 198 35.9 31.3-40.8 74 15.7 12.4-19.8 74 15.3 12.0-19.3
Income
14,999 or less 352 130 36.1 30.4-42.3 125 34.3 28.7-40.4 47 14.1 10.3-19.1 50 15.4 11.4-20.5
15,000-24,999 173 60 36.7 28.9-45.2 69 37.2 29.4-45.7 22 15.2 9.9-22.7 22 10.9 6.7-17.3
25,000-49,999 254 109 41.9 35.3-48.7 116 46.6 39.8-53.5 23 8.8 5.6-13.6 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2
50,000 or more 428 227 52.2 47.0-57.4 181 42.8 37.7-48.0 13 3.2 1.7- 5.8 7 1.9 0.8- 4.2
WIC recipient
No 712 349 48.8 44.8-52.9 295 41.6 37.6-45.7 37 4.7 3.3- 6.9 31 4.8 3.2- 7.0
Yes 592 215 36.2 31.8-40.8 226 36.3 32.0-40.9 83 15.6 12.4-19.3 68 11.9 9.2-15.4
Medicaid recipient
No 617 310 50.1 45.7-54.4 264 43.2 38.9-47.5 27 3.8 2.5- 5.9 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9
Yes 696 257 36.7 32.6-40.9 263 35.8 31.8-40.1 93 14.9 12.0-18.3 83 12.6 9.9-15.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 429 174 39.5 35.0-44.1 179 41.3 36.8-46.0 41 10.1 7.6-13.4 35 9.1 6.6-12.3
2500+ grams 884 393 43.1 39.9-46.5 348 39.0 35.9-42.3 79 9.8 7.9-12.0 64 8.0 6.3-10.1

#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 20MAY10

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