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2005 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 977 443 46.7 42.8-50.7 355 35.3 31.6-39.1 77 7.5 5.6- 9.9 102 10.5 8.2-13.3
Age
< 20 years 91 28 29.3 18.8-42.6 28 24.7 15.2-37.6 14 18.4 10.1-31.2 21 27.5 17.2-41.0
20-24 years 241 90 40.1 32.4-48.3 95 39.5 31.9-47.7 21 6.9 3.8-12.2 35 13.6 8.9-20.3
25-34 years 496 257 53.2 47.8-58.6 173 34.1 29.2-39.4 32 6.1 3.9- 9.4 34 6.6 4.2-10.0
35+ years 149 68 47.3 37.3-57.4 59 39.2 29.8-49.4 10 5.9 2.5-13.2 12 7.6 3.6-15.5
Race
White 708 344 48.6 44.1-53.0 258 35.8 31.6-40.2 50 7.3 5.2-10.1 56 8.3 6.1-11.4
Black 234 89 43.9 35.2-52.9 82 32.4 24.6-41.3 23 7.5 4.0-13.4 40 16.3 10.6-24.1
Other 35 10 21.4 9.2-42.3 15 39.7 21.4-61.5 4 11.9 3.3-34.8 6 27.0 11.5-51.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 127 54 44.7 34.8-55.1 35 28.4 20.1-38.5 15 12.2 6.8-20.8 23 14.7 8.8-23.6
No 850 389 47.1 42.9-51.4 320 36.6 32.6-40.8 62 6.5 4.7- 9.0 79 9.7 7.3-12.7
Education
< High School 188 73 39.0 30.8-48.0 58 29.8 22.4-38.4 20 10.7 6.3-17.6 37 20.4 14.2-28.6
High School 278 102 38.0 30.7-45.8 104 36.6 29.5-44.4 30 8.8 5.3-14.3 42 16.6 11.4-23.5
> High School 509 268 54.7 49.4-59.9 191 36.5 31.6-41.8 27 5.5 3.4- 8.6 23 3.3 1.8- 6.0
Marital Status
Married 625 327 53.3 48.5-58.0 230 37.7 33.2-42.4 38 5.2 3.4- 7.8 30 3.8 2.4- 6.2
Other 352 116 35.1 28.7-42.0 125 30.9 24.9-37.7 39 11.6 7.8-16.9 72 22.4 17.1-28.8
Income
14,999 or less 282 102 37.8 30.7-45.6 91 29.3 22.9-36.7 38 13.8 9.2-20.1 51 19.0 13.7-25.9
15,000-24,999 144 54 36.9 27.3-47.8 62 43.0 32.8-53.8 10 6.2 2.7-13.7 18 13.9 7.8-23.6
25,000-49,999 171 77 46.3 37.7-55.2 70 43.1 34.5-52.0 12 6.8 3.4-13.1 12 3.8 1.7- 8.4
50,000 or more 291 177 62.2 55.3-68.7 104 34.5 28.2-41.3 8 2.5 1.0- 6.0 2 0.8 0.1- 4.6
WIC recipient
No 534 278 54.4 49.2-59.5 192 34.2 29.6-39.2 30 5.0 3.1- 7.9 34 6.4 4.2- 9.7
Yes 430 161 37.4 31.6-43.5 157 36.4 30.7-42.5 45 10.7 7.4-15.2 67 15.5 11.5-20.6
Medicaid recipient
No 463 252 56.2 50.7-61.5 172 35.8 30.8-41.2 20 4.2 2.4- 7.2 19 3.8 2.1- 6.7
Yes 514 191 38.1 32.7-43.7 183 34.7 29.6-40.3 57 10.5 7.5-14.5 83 16.7 12.9-21.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 443 183 39.8 35.4-44.3 165 37.1 32.8-41.7 41 9.5 7.1-12.6 54 13.6 10.6-17.3
2500+ grams 534 260 47.4 43.1-51.6 190 35.1 31.1-39.3 36 7.3 5.3-10.0 48 10.2 7.8-13.3

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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