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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

KNOWLEDGE OF PREGNANCY

How many weeks or months pregnant were you 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 1605 646 41.3 38.2-44.5 625 37.9 34.9-41.0 209 13.2 11.1-15.6 125 7.6 6.0- 9.6
Age
< 20 years 219 52 24.2 17.4-32.6 78 35.9 27.8-44.8 47 23.3 16.5-31.8 42 16.7 11.0-24.5
20-24 years 427 150 35.1 29.3-41.4 176 39.9 33.9-46.2 69 16.1 12.0-21.2 32 8.9 5.8-13.5
25-34 years 775 356 48.4 43.9-52.9 309 37.8 33.5-42.2 71 9.2 6.8-12.4 39 4.7 3.1- 7.1
35+ years 184 88 47.2 37.9-56.7 62 36.4 27.9-45.9 22 10.7 6.0-18.4 12 5.7 2.5-12.2
Race
White 1092 479 43.7 40.1-47.4 430 37.8 34.3-41.4 116 12.1 9.8-14.9 67 6.4 4.7- 8.6
Black 456 149 34.8 28.6-41.5 169 37.6 31.3-44.4 86 16.5 12.0-22.2 52 11.1 7.5-16.2
Other 57 18 37.9 23.3-55.0 26 42.6 27.4-59.4 7 11.5 4.5-26.8 6 7.9 2.5-22.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 169 72 39.0 30.2-48.5 45 24.4 17.1-33.4 35 25.5 18.1-34.8 17 11.1 6.3-18.8
No 1434 573 41.7 38.4-45.1 580 39.9 36.6-43.3 174 11.3 9.3-13.7 107 7.0 5.4- 9.1
Education
< High School 344 98 29.3 23.2-36.3 107 29.2 23.1-36.1 79 24.3 18.6-30.9 60 17.2 12.4-23.3
High School 494 163 33.3 28.0-39.1 220 44.4 38.6-50.3 74 15.1 11.3-20.0 37 7.2 4.6-11.1
> High School 762 381 51.5 47.0-56.0 298 38.6 34.4-43.1 55 6.5 4.6- 9.2 28 3.3 2.0- 5.4
Marital Status
Married 1024 480 47.6 43.7-51.4 418 38.6 34.9-42.4 86 9.4 7.3-12.0 40 4.4 3.0- 6.5
Other 581 166 29.3 24.3-34.8 207 36.6 31.2-42.3 123 20.4 16.2-25.5 85 13.7 10.2-18.2
Income
15,999 or less 485 151 32.5 26.9-38.6 166 32.7 27.1-38.8 98 20.5 15.9-26.0 70 14.4 10.5-19.4
16,000-24,999 177 55 30.6 22.5-40.0 78 42.4 33.3-52.0 27 14.8 9.2-23.1 17 12.2 7.0-20.5
25,000-39,999 243 104 47.0 39.0-55.2 100 36.9 29.5-45.0 29 13.1 8.4-19.8 10 3.0 1.1- 7.6
40,000 or more 547 288 51.8 46.7-57.0 227 43.3 38.3-48.5 26 4.0 2.3- 6.6 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5
WIC recipient
No 836 388 48.8 44.5-53.1 356 40.9 36.8-45.2 61 7.1 5.1- 9.8 31 3.2 1.9- 5.2
Yes 759 255 33.4 29.1-38.1 265 34.6 30.2-39.3 147 19.9 16.3-24.0 92 12.1 9.3-15.7
Medicaid recipient
No 804 399 49.8 45.5-54.0 336 41.1 37.0-45.4 55 7.0 5.1- 9.6 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Yes 801 247 32.3 28.0-36.9 289 34.4 30.1-39.1 154 19.8 16.2-23.9 111 13.5 10.5-17.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 314 115 35.8 31.1-40.8 123 39.0 34.2-44.1 50 16.5 13.0-20.7 26 8.7 6.1-12.1
1500 - 2499 grams 477 182 37.2 33.1-41.5 187 37.7 33.6-42.0 61 13.6 10.8-17.1 47 11.4 8.7-14.8
2500+ grams 814 349 41.7 38.4-45.2 315 37.9 34.6-41.3 98 13.1 10.8-15.7 52 7.3 5.6- 9.5

#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.

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