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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

KNOWLEDGE OF PREGNANCY

Number of Weeks when Mother was Sure She was Pregnant

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
1 to 4 weeks 5 to 8 weeks 9+ weeks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 937 404 42.2 38.5-45.9 374 39.5 35.9-43.2 159 18.3 15.5-21.6
Age
< 20 years 81 19 21.7 12.8-34.4 28 33.1 22.2-46.2 34 45.1 32.7-58.3
20-24 years 209 73 34.5 27.5-42.1 79 39.3 32.0-47.2 57 26.2 19.7-33.8
25-34 years 490 225 46.0 41.0-51.1 209 42.8 37.9-47.9 56 11.2 8.3-14.9
35+ years 157 87 57.2 47.9-66.1 58 32.8 24.9-41.8 12 9.9 5.3-18.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 576 264 44.6 40.0-49.3 245 42.3 37.7-47.0 67 13.1 10.0-17.0
Non-Hispanic Black 195 57 28.9 21.9-37.0 84 44.2 36.0-52.8 54 26.9 19.9-35.3
Non-Hispanic Other 49 25 48.6 33.2-64.2 15 29.4 17.2-45.5 9 22.0 11.3-38.5
Latina 112 57 49.0 38.6-59.5 27 25.7 17.5-36.0 28 25.4 17.2-35.7
Education
< High School 149 54 36.9 28.0-46.8 44 27.0 19.1-36.6 51 36.2 27.2-46.2
High School 237 88 37.6 30.9-44.9 94 40.7 33.7-48.0 55 21.7 16.4-28.3
> High School 549 260 46.2 41.5-50.9 236 43.7 39.1-48.5 53 10.1 7.5-13.4
Marital Status
Married 600 287 47.2 42.7-51.8 252 42.0 37.6-46.5 61 10.8 8.2-14.1
Other 337 117 34.9 29.1-41.1 122 36.0 30.1-42.2 98 29.2 23.7-35.4
WIC recipient
No 509 252 50.1 45.1-55.1 220 43.0 38.2-48.0 37 6.9 4.7-10.1
Yes 422 149 34.4 29.3-39.8 152 36.4 31.2-41.9 121 29.2 24.3-34.6
Medicaid recipient
No 461 229 49.3 44.1-54.5 203 43.8 38.7-49.0 29 6.9 4.6-10.3
Yes 476 175 36.5 31.6-41.7 171 36.2 31.3-41.3 130 27.3 22.8-32.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 316 130 39.1 33.9-44.6 122 38.1 32.8-43.6 64 22.9 18.4-28.0
2500+ grams 621 274 42.4 38.5-46.4 252 39.6 35.8-43.6 95 17.9 14.9-21.5

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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