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2018 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? 1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
1 to 4 weeks 5 to 8 weeks 9+ weeks Unspecified/Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 917 347 37.8 34.2-41.5 408 44.2 40.5-48.1 117 13.6 11.0-16.7 45 4.4 3.0- 6.3
Age
< 25 years 214 68 34.7 27.4-42.8 97 42.1 34.5-50.1 40 19.5 13.8-26.8 *** *** ***
25-34 years 519 205 38.3 33.7-43.2 231 45.3 40.4-50.4 54 10.9 7.9-14.8 29 5.5 3.5- 8.6
35+ years 184 74 40.7 32.8-49.0 80 44.2 36.1-52.7 23 13.1 8.0-20.6 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 499 213 42.7 38.0-47.6 229 45.7 40.9-50.5 41 8.3 5.8-11.6 16 3.3 1.8- 6.0
Non-Hispanic Black 162 40 25.7 18.0-35.2 78 46.8 37.0-56.8 31 21.3 14.0-31.0 13 6.2 2.9-12.8
Non-Hispanic Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 165 60 37.2 29.3-45.7 66 37.1 29.3-45.6 34 22.0 15.7-29.9 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 115 32 26.7 18.5-36.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 202 52 23.8 17.7-31.3 98 48.4 40.2-56.8 35 19.8 13.6-28.0 17 7.9 4.2-14.1
> High School 599 262 44.3 39.8-49.0 272 44.8 40.3-49.5 44 7.7 5.4-10.9 21 3.1 1.8- 5.3
Marital Status
Married 587 262 45.1 40.7-49.6 254 44.3 39.9-48.8 50 7.7 5.7-10.3 21 2.9 1.8- 4.8
Other 330 85 26.3 20.9-32.6 154 44.2 37.5-51.0 67 22.9 17.5-29.4 24 6.6 3.9-11.0
Medicaid recipient
No 508 224 44.6 39.8-49.5 223 43.7 38.9-48.6 48 9.8 7.2-13.2 13 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Yes 409 123 29.9 24.9-35.5 185 44.9 39.0-50.8 69 18.0 13.6-23.4 32 7.3 4.7-11.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 293 94 30.6 25.6-36.2 133 45.1 39.4-51.0 43 15.4 11.6-20.2 23 8.9 6.0-13.0
2500+ grams 624 253 38.5 34.6-42.5 275 44.2 40.1-48.3 74 13.4 10.7-16.8 22 4.0 2.5- 6.1

1Asked of all mothers.
This question was new in Phase 8 (2016 - 2020). For more information please visit PRAMS–Annual Questionnaires.

2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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