National Survey of Family Growth - Wave 5 (1995) Pregnancy File

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case Identification Number (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2133210005469.6893103
2) Pregnancy order (number) (PREGORDR)
TOTAL%
1) First pregnancy776136.4
2) Second pregnancy598428.1
3) Third pregnancy369217.3
4) Fourth pregnancy19899.3
5) Fifth pregnancy9734.6
6) Sixth pregnancy4662.2
7) Seventh pregnancy2301.1
8) Eighth pregnancy1070.5
9) Ninth pregnancy610.3
10) Tenth pregnancy330.2
11) Eleventh pregnancy160.1
12) Twelfth pregnancy100.0
13) Thirteenth pregnancy60.0
14) Fourteenth pregnancy30.0
15) Fifteenth pregnancy10.0
TOTAL21332100.0
3) Now I would like to ask some questions specifically about your (Nth) pregnancy. In which of the ways shown on Card B-1 did the pregnancy end? (1st OUTCOME MENTIONED) (PREGEND1)
TOTAL%
1) Miscarriage271313.0
2) Stillbirth1710.8
3) Abortion278813.3
4) Ectopic Pregnancy2751.3
5) Live birth by Cesarean section289013.8
6) Live birth by vaginal delivery1206157.7
7) Not ascertained10.0
8) Refused40.0
9) Don't know10.0
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
4) Now I would like to ask some questions specifically about your (Nth) pregnancy. In which of the ways shown on Card B-1 did the pregnancy end? (2nd OUTCOME MENTIONED) (PREGEND2)
TOTAL%
1) Miscarriage821.6
2) Stillbirth410.8
4) Ectopic Pregnancy12.7
6) Live birth by vaginal delivery1848.6
7) Not ascertained12.7
8) Refused410.8
9) Don't know12.7
Missing21295 
TOTAL37100.0
5) Now I would like to ask some questions specifically about your (Nth) pregnancy. In which of the ways shown on Card B-1 did the pregnancy end? (3rd OUTCOME MENTIONED) (PREGEND3)
TOTAL%
2) Stillbirth112.5
6) Live birth by vaginal delivery112.5
7) Not ascertained112.5
8) Refused450.0
9) Don't know112.5
Missing21324 
TOTAL8100.0
6) (With your (Nth) pregnancy,) How many babies did you have that were born alive? Please include babies that may have died shortly after birth and babies that you placed for adoption. (NLVBRTHS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 baby1480499.0
2) 2 babies1501.0
3) 3 babies20.0
4) 4 babies20.0
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
7) Did you have (twins/triplets/all of these babies) with this (Nth) pregnancy)? (MULTBRTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15399.4
2) No10.6
Missing21178 
TOTAL154100.0
8) On what date did this pregnancy end? (DATPRGEN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59461340.0981659
9) How many months or weeks had you been pregnant when (the baby was born/the twins were born/the triplets were born/the babies were born/that pregnancy ended)? (MNTHSPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in months (SEE WEEKSPRG)474722.7
1) 1 month6152.9
2) 2 months9984.8
3) 3 months6953.3
4) 4 months3031.4
5) 5 months1680.8
6) 6 months1340.6
7) 7 months4001.9
8) 8 months12916.2
9) 9 months1118453.5
10) 10 months2501.2
11) 11 months30.0
97) Not ascertained100.0
98) Refused120.1
99) Don't know940.4
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
10) How many months or weeks had you been pregnant when (the baby was born/the twins were born/the triplets were born/the babies were born/that pregnancy ended)? (WEEKSPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in weeks (SEE MNTHSPRG)1291561.8
1) 1 week6483.1
2) 2 weeks19859.5
3) 3 weeks7523.6
4) 4 weeks3521.7
5) 5 weeks1540.7
6) 6 weeks6753.2
7) 7 weeks1930.9
8) 8 weeks5022.4
9) 9 weeks1090.5
10) 10 weeks2041.0
11) 11 weeks720.3
12) 12 weeks1900.9
13) 13 weeks370.2
14) 14 weeks370.2
15) 15 weeks110.1
16) 16 weeks290.1
17) 17 weeks100.0
18) 18 weeks100.0
19) 19 weeks50.0
20) 20 weeks250.1
21) 21 weeks20.0
22) 22 weeks110.1
23) 23 weeks100.0
24) 24 weeks110.1
25) 25 weeks20.0
26) 26 weeks90.0
27) 27 weeks30.0
28) 28 weeks100.0
29) 29 weeks90.0
30) 30 weeks70.0
31) 31 weeks30.0
32) 32 weeks230.1
33) 33 weeks190.1
34) 34 weeks430.2
35) 35 weeks430.2
36) 36 weeks1480.7
37) 37 weeks1280.6
38) 38 weeks2521.2
39) 39 weeks1840.9
40) 40 weeks5402.6
41) 41 weeks1660.8
42) 42 weeks1820.9
43) 43 weeks450.2
44) 44 weeks240.1
97) Not ascertained100.0
98) Refused110.1
99) Don't know940.4
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
11) A preterm delivery is one that occurs at 36 weeks or earlier in pregnancy. As far as you know, did you have a preterm delivery? [Follow-up to DK answer for WEEKSPRG] (DKGEST2)
TOTAL%
2) No1100.0
Missing21331 
TOTAL1100.0
12) Was it less than 6 months, or 6 months or more? [Follow-up to DK answer for WEEKSPRG] (DKGEST1)
TOTAL%
8) Refused1100.0
Missing21331 
TOTAL1100.0
13) Was it less than 3 months, 3 months or more, but less than 6 months, or 6 months or more? [Follow-up to DK answer for WEEKSPRG] (DKGEST3)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 3 months8372.8
2) 3 months or more, but less than 6 months54.4
7) Not ascertained119.6
8) Refused87.0
9) Don't know76.1
Missing21218 
TOTAL114100.0
14) On what date (was (NAME OF BABY)/was she/was he/were the (twins/triplets/babies)) born? (BABYDOB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL149581035.809375
15) Babies from a multiple birth born on different days. [Computed] (MULTIDOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21.3
2) No15298.7
Missing21178 
TOTAL154100.0
16) (Before you became pregnant (the first time)/Between your (Nth-1) pregnancy and your (Nth) pregnancy,) did you or the father receive any medical help to get pregnant? By medical help, I mean the types of services listed on Card B-3. (HLPGETPR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6433.6
2) No1741496.4
7) Not ascertained100.1
8) Refused40.0
9) Don't know10.0
Missing3260 
TOTAL18072100.0
17) Some women receive special medical help beyond routine prenatal care to prevent miscarriage. During your (Nth) pregnancy, did you receive any medical advice, testing or treatment to prevent miscarriage? (HLPMISCR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15198.4
2) No1653691.5
7) Not ascertained100.1
8) Refused50.0
9) Don't know20.0
Missing3260 
TOTAL18072100.0
18) In the 6 months before you found out you were pregnant this (Nth) time, how many cigarettes did you smoke a day, on the average? (SMOKEPRE)
TOTAL%
0) None23117.8
1) About one a day or less796.1
2) Just a few (2-4)17713.6
3) About half a pack (5-14)36327.9
4) About a pack (15-24)36027.7
5) About 1-1/2 packs (25-34)524.0
6) About 2 packs (35-44)191.5
7) More than 2 packs (35-44)131.0
97) Not ascertained50.4
Missing20033 
TOTAL1299100.0
19) After you found out you were pregnant this (Nth) time, did you smoke at all during the pregnancy? (SMOKEDUR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67351.8
2) No62147.8
7) Not ascertained50.4
Missing20033 
TOTAL1299100.0
20) On the average, how many cigarettes did you smoke per day after you found out that you were pregnant this (Nth) time? (SMOKEAMT)
TOTAL%
1) About one a day or less639.4
2) Just a few (2-4)15222.6
3) About half a pack (5-14)27540.9
4) About a pack (15-24)14621.7
5) About 1 1/2 packs (25-34)223.3
6) About 2 packs (35-44)111.6
7) More than 2 packs (45 or more)30.4
99) Don't know10.1
Missing20659 
TOTAL673100.0
21) How many weeks pregnant were you when you learned that you were pregnant this (Nth) time? (KNEWPREG)
TOTAL%
1) 11563.8
2) 243210.5
3) 342010.2
4) 4102624.9
5) 53338.1
6) 662915.3
7) 71303.2
8) 846411.3
9) 9491.2
10) 10711.7
11) 11190.5
12) 122014.9
13) 13190.5
14) 14170.4
15) 1530.1
16) 16591.4
17) 1730.1
18) 1850.1
19) 1910.0
20) 20290.7
21) 2120.0
22) 2240.1
24) 24110.3
25) 2520.0
26) 2610.0
32) 3220.0
33) 3310.0
36) 3610.0
40) 4010.0
42) 4210.0
97) Not ascertained50.1
99) Don't know170.4
Missing17218 
TOTAL4114100.0
22) Was it less than 3 months, at least 3 months but less than 6 months, or 6 months or more? [Follow-up to DK answer for KNEWPREG] (DKKNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 3 months787.5
3) 6 months or more112.5
Missing21324 
TOTAL8100.0
23) During this (Nth) pregnancy, did you ever visit a doctor or other medical care provider for prenatal care, that is, for one or more pregnancy check-ups? (PRENATAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes370790.1
2) No4019.7
7) Not ascertained50.1
9) Don't know10.0
Missing17218 
TOTAL4114100.0
24) How many weeks pregnant were you at the time of your first prenatal care visit? (WHNPRNTL)
TOTAL%
1) 1280.8
2) 21163.1
3) 31463.9
4) 458415.8
5) 52466.6
6) 663217.0
7) 71604.3
8) 870018.9
9) 91113.0
10) 101814.9
11) 11521.4
12) 1239110.5
13) 13350.9
14) 14320.9
15) 15170.5
16) 161103.0
17) 1770.2
18) 18100.3
20) 20701.9
21) 2130.1
22) 2280.2
24) 24330.9
25) 2550.1
26) 2630.1
27) 2710.0
28) 2870.2
29) 2910.0
30) 3020.1
32) 3240.1
35) 3510.0
36) 3620.1
37) 3710.0
44) 4420.1
99) Don't know60.2
Missing17625 
TOTAL3707100.0
25) Was it less than 3 months, at least 3 months but less than 6 months, or 6 months or more? [Follow-up to DK answer for WHNPRNTL] (DKPRNTL)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 3 months480.0
2) At least 3 months but less than 6 months120.0
Missing21327 
TOTAL5100.0
26) Please look at Card B-4. Where did you go for most of your prenatal care visits? [Note: responses coded in categories 4 through 8 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-4. If R mentioned "hospital, " interviewer probed whether or not it was the emergency room.] (WHRPRNTL)
TOTAL%
1) Clinic97826.4
2) Private doctor's office or HMO258469.7
3) Other place – not shown separately30.1
4) Hospital-emergency room50.1
5) Hospital-not emergency room922.5
6) Midwife/Birthing center240.6
7) Health department20.1
8) Military facility190.5
Missing17625 
TOTAL3707100.0
27) When you made visits for prenatal care, in which of the ways on Card B -5 was the bill paid? (If R volunteered that the bill has not yet been paid, she was asked "How do you think that the bill will be paid?") (1st MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 5 through 11 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-5.] (PAYPREN1)
TOTAL%
1) Insurance196753.1
2) Co-payment or out-of-pocket payment39610.7
3) Medicaid126734.2
5) CHAMPUS/ CHAMPVA220.6
6) Other government assistance290.8
7) Family/partner/friends50.1
9) National health insurance20.1
10) No charge110.3
11) Not yet paid50.1
99) Don't know30.1
Missing17625 
TOTAL3707100.0
28) When you made visits for prenatal care, in which of the ways on Card B -5 was the bill paid? (If R volunteered that the bill has not yet been paid, she was asked "How do you think that the bill will be paid?") (2nd MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 5 through 11 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-5.] (PAYPREN2)
TOTAL%
1) Insurance81.1
2) Co-payment or out-of-pocket payment70193.0
3) Medicaid415.4
6) Other government assistance10.1
99) Don't know30.4
Missing20578 
TOTAL754100.0
29) When you made visits for prenatal care, in which of the ways on Card B -5 was the bill paid? (If R volunteered that the bill has not yet been paid, she was asked "How do you think that the bill will be paid?") (3rd MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 5 through 11 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-5.] (PAYPREN3)
TOTAL%
99) Don't know3100.0
Missing21329 
TOTAL3100.0
30) During your (Nth) pregnancy, did you have any problems that required medical attention beyond routine prenatal care? (MEDPROBS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88226.3
2) No247373.7
7) Not ascertained10.0
Missing17976 
TOTAL3356100.0
31) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Bleeding or spotting during first 6 months of pregnancy (that is, a threatened miscarriage)? (SPOT1ST6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82250.1
2) No81249.5
7) Not ascertained50.3
8) Refused10.1
Missing19692 
TOTAL1640100.0
32) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Bleeding or spotting at 6 months or more of pregnancy? (SPOTLST6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14415.8
2) No76684.1
9) Don't know10.1
Missing20421 
TOTAL911100.0
33) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Diabetes related to pregnancy (gestational diabetes)? (DIABETES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1509.1
2) No148390.4
7) Not ascertained50.3
8) Refused10.1
9) Don't know10.1
Missing19692 
TOTAL1640100.0
34) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Anemia related to pregnancy (that is, low iron level in blood during pregnancy)? (ANEMIA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29618.0
2) No133781.5
7) Not ascertained50.3
8) Refused10.1
9) Don't know10.1
Missing19692 
TOTAL1640100.0
35) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Pregnancy-related high blood pressure, also known as pre-eclampsia? (PREECLMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26916.4
2) No136583.2
7) Not ascertained50.3
8) Refused10.1
Missing19692 
TOTAL1640100.0
36) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Toxemia or serious infection? (TOXEMIA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1318.0
2) No150091.5
7) Not ascertained50.3
8) Refused10.1
9) Don't know30.2
Missing19692 
TOTAL1640100.0
37) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Weak or "incompetent" cervix? (WEAKCRVX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1428.7
2) No148890.7
7) Not ascertained50.3
8) Refused10.1
9) Don't know40.2
Missing19692 
TOTAL1640100.0
38) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Fluid retention or edema (swollen ankles)? (EDEMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28717.5
2) No134782.1
7) Not ascertained50.3
8) Refused10.1
Missing19692 
TOTAL1640100.0
39) Please look at Card B-6. As I read each item, please tell me if you experienced this problem during your (Nth) pregnancy: Any other problem during your pregnancy? [Note: See NEWPROB for responses volunteered by respondents who answered YES.] (OTHRPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54032.9
2) No109366.6
7) Not ascertained50.3
8) Refused10.1
9) Don't know10.1
Missing19692 
TOTAL1640100.0
40) CODE FOR RESPONSE TO: "Any other problem during your pregnancy?" [Note: All responses were volunteered by respondents. They were not read aloud by the interviewer nor did they appear on Card B-6.] (NEWPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Bleeding or spotting-unstated gestational age40.7
2) Rh factor incompatibility91.7
3) Premature, early, or false labor9217.1
4) Baby had a health problems6712.4
5) Asthma122.2
6) Severe morning sickness387.1
7) Placenta previa203.7
8) DES exposure10.2
9) Cramping or pain in pelvis/abdomen203.7
10) Cardiovascular problems including blood clots173.2
11) Cyst132.4
12) Ectopic or tubal pregnancy152.8
13) Other health problem for woman12723.6
14) Baby died in utero71.3
66) Other problem-not shown separately8816.3
97) Not ascertained50.9
99) Don't know40.7
Missing20793 
TOTAL539100.0
41) Did you give birth in a hospital? (HSPBIRTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1467598.1
2) No2771.9
7) Not ascertained30.0
8) Refused20.0
9) Don't know10.0
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
42) Where did you give birth to (this baby/these babies)? [Note: responses coded in categories 3 through 5 were volunteered by some respondents; they were not read aloud by the interviewer.] (WHRBIRTH)
TOTAL%
1) In your home19067.1
2) Other place-not shown separately3612.7
3) Midwife124.2
4) Birthing center176.0
5) Clinic-unspecified227.8
97) Not ascertained31.1
98) Refused20.7
99) Don't know10.4
Missing21049 
TOTAL283100.0
43) Although you did not deliver in a hospital, were there any expenses for the delivery, such as costs of a home visit by a nurse, midwife, or doctor? (BIRTHEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21176.2
2) No6623.8
Missing21055 
TOTAL277100.0
44) (When (NAME OF BABY) was/your babies were) born), in which of the ways on Card B-2 was the delivery bill paid? (If R volunteered that the bill has not yet been paid, she was asked "How do you think that the bill will be paid?") (1st MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 5 through 11 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-2.] (PAYBRTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Insurance809754.4
2) Co-payment or out-of-pocket payment204013.7
3) Medicaid414627.8
4) Other payment-not shown separately180.1
5) CHAMPUS/ CHAMPVA2261.5
6) Other government assistance1521.0
7) Family/partner/friends410.3
8) Charity270.2
9) National health insurance580.4
10) No charge330.2
11) Not yet paid190.1
97) Not ascertained30.0
98) Refused20.0
99) Don't know300.2
Missing6440 
TOTAL14892100.0
45) (When (NAME OF BABY) was/your babies were) born), in which of the ways on Card B-2 was the delivery bill paid? (If R volunteered that the bill has not yet been paid, she was asked "How do you think that the bill will be paid?") (2nd MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 5 through 11 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-2.] (PAYBRTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Insurance160.6
2) Co-payment or out-of-pocket payment237892.4
3) Medicaid1104.3
4) Other payment-not shown separately40.2
5) CHAMPUS/ CHAMPVA140.5
6) Other government assistance120.5
8) Charity40.2
9) National health insurance10.0
10) No charge40.2
11) Not yet paid20.1
97) Not ascertained30.1
98) Refused20.1
99) Don't know230.9
Missing18759 
TOTAL2573100.0
46) (When (NAME OF BABY) was/your babies were) born), in which of the ways on Card B-2 was the delivery bill paid? (If R volunteered that the bill has not yet been paid, she was asked "How do you think that the bill will be paid?") (3rd MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 5 through 11 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-2.] (PAYBRTH3)
TOTAL%
2) Co-payment or out-of-pocket payment37.5
3) Medicaid717.5
6) Other government assistance12.5
8) Charity12.5
97) Not ascertained37.5
98) Refused25.0
99) Don't know2357.5
Missing21292 
TOTAL40100.0
47) Did you ever take maternity leave, paid or unpaid, from a job you held (when you were pregnant with (NAME OF BABY)/your babies/during this pregnancy)? (MATLEAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes462333.5
2) No914866.2
7) Not ascertained370.3
8) Refused20.0
Missing7522 
TOTAL13810100.0
48) Was this because you were not employed during this pregnancy, were employed but quit before you delivered, or some other reason? [Note: responses coded in categories 4 through 11 were volunteered by some respondents; they were not read aloud by the interviewer.] (YNOLEAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Not employed during this pregnancy679574.1
2) Employed but quit before you delivered175119.1
3) Other reason-not shown separately460.5
4) Lost job while pregnant630.7
5) Self-employed1381.5
6) Employed but did not need to take leave1371.5
7) Employed but employer did not offer maternity leave921.0
8) Employed but could not afford to take leave150.2
9) On disability leave170.2
10) Quit AFTER delivery120.1
11) Continued to work840.9
97) Not ascertained80.1
98) Refused20.0
99) Don't know120.1
Missing12160 
TOTAL9172100.0
49) In total, how many weeks of maternity leave, paid or unpaid, did you take? (WKSLEAVE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 week140.3
1) 1280.6
2) 2982.1
3) 31012.2
4) 42635.7
5) 5891.9
6) 6114224.7
7) 71022.2
8) 868114.7
9) 9851.8
10) 102395.2
11) 11310.7
12) 1266214.3
13) 13451.0
14) 14621.3
15) 15210.5
16) 162385.1
17) 17130.3
18) 18300.6
19) 1920.0
20) 201252.7
21) 2160.1
22) 22170.4
23) 2310.0
24) 241553.4
25) 2560.1
26) 26370.8
27) 2710.0
28) 28380.8
29) 2930.1
30) 3090.2
31) 3110.0
32) 32360.8
34) 3460.1
35) 3510.0
36) 36400.9
37) 3710.0
39) 3930.1
40) 40200.4
42) 4210.0
43) 4310.0
44) 4460.1
45) 4520.0
46) 4630.1
48) 4810.0
50) 5020.0
52) 521042.2
97) Not ascertained430.9
99) Don't know80.2
Missing16709 
TOTAL4623100.0
50) Did you take 4 weeks or less, or longer than 4 weeks? [Follow-up to DK answer for WKSLEAVE] (DKWEEKS)
TOTAL%
2) 4 weeks or more713.7
7) Not ascertained4384.3
9) Don't know12.0
Missing21281 
TOTAL51100.0
51) Please tell me the beginningand ending dates of your maternity leave. (START DATE) (LEAVSTRT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46231158.1561007
52) Please tell me the beginning and ending dates of your maternity leave. (END DATE) (LEAVEEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46231188.1661103
53) Some women receive pay from their jobs during their maternity leave, through vacation pay, sick pay, maternity benefits, and other kinds of paid leave. In total, how many weeks of paid leave did you receive from your job while you were on maternity leave? (PAIDMATL)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 week138729.9
1) 1982.1
2) 22054.4
3) 31012.2
4) 42465.3
5) 5631.4
6) 693220.1
7) 7741.6
8) 849510.7
9) 9631.4
10) 101653.6
11) 11210.5
12) 123257.0
13) 13370.8
14) 14340.7
15) 15120.3
16) 16922.0
17) 1760.1
18) 18180.4
20) 20420.9
21) 2160.1
22) 2260.1
23) 2320.0
24) 24420.9
25) 2520.0
26) 26160.3
27) 2710.0
28) 28110.2
30) 3030.1
32) 32140.3
34) 3410.0
36) 3650.1
40) 4070.2
44) 4410.0
52) 52140.3
97) Not ascertained691.5
99) Don't know160.3
Missing16700 
TOTAL4632100.0
54) Was (NAME OF BABY/the baby you placed for adoption/the baby that died) delivered vaginally or by Cesarean section? (VAGCSEC1)
TOTAL%
1) Vaginally583.3
2) Cesarean section116.7
Missing21326 
TOTAL6100.0
55) (ASKED ONLY IF NECESSARY): (Is (NAME OF BABY)/Was the baby you placed for adoption/Was the baby that died) male or female? (BABYSEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Male787752.7
2) Female707847.3
7) Not ascertained10.0
8) Refused10.0
9) Don't know10.0
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
56) How much did ((NAME OF BABY)/this (Nth) baby) weigh at birth? (POUNDS) (BABYLBS1)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in pounds (see BABYOZS1)80.1
1) 1520.3
2) 2860.6
3) 31150.8
4) 43272.2
5) 511427.6
6) 6335322.4
7) 7520534.8
8) 8326321.8
9) 910727.2
10) 102331.6
11) 11350.2
12) 1220.0
13) 1370.0
14) 1420.0
97) Not ascertained20.0
98) Refused20.0
99) Don't know520.3
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
57) How much did ((NAME OF BABY)/this (Nth) baby) weigh at birth? (OUNCES) (BABYOZS1)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in ounces (see BABYLBS1)159210.6
1) 17364.9
2) 29986.7
3) 38385.6
4) 49306.2
5) 58285.5
6) 612388.3
7) 78245.5
8) 813038.7
9) 97845.2
10) 107625.1
11) 118715.8
12) 129246.2
13) 138225.5
14) 147645.1
15) 156554.4
97) Not ascertained20.0
98) Refused20.0
99) Don't know850.6
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
58) Did (she/he) weigh 5 1/2 pounds or more, or less than 5 1/2 pounds? [Follow-up to DK answer for BABYLBS1.] (DKWGHT1)
TOTAL%
1) 5 1/2 pounds or more3862.3
2) Less than 5 1/2 pounds1423.0
7) Not ascertained23.3
9) Don't know711.5
Missing21271 
TOTAL61100.0
59) Earlier I don't think you mentioned (NAME OF BABY) when you told me who lives with you. Does (NAME OF BABY) still live with you? [Note: If the baby's name is listed in the household roster, this variable is set to yes (1) without asking.] (BABYRES1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1294286.9
2) No194613.1
8) Refused20.0
Missing6442 
TOTAL14890100.0
60) Is (she/he) still living? [Follow-up if child does not live with respondent.] (BABYLIV1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes175590.2
2) No1839.4
7) Not ascertained10.1
9) Don't know60.3
Missing19387 
TOTAL1945100.0
61) When did (NAME OF BABY) die? (BABYDIE1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1831205.1641321
62) When did (NAME OF BABY) stop living with you? (BABYLEF1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17621139.821672
63) (When (NAME OF BABY) was an infant,) (have you breastfed/did you breastfeed) (her/him) at all? (BABYNRS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes698647.4
2) No775452.6
7) Not ascertained30.0
Missing6589 
TOTAL14743100.0
64) Please look at Card B-7. What were your reasons for not breastfeeding (NAME OF BABY)? (1st REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-7.] (YNONRS11)
TOTAL%
1) Job or schedule difficulties6238.0
2) Physical or medical difficulties101113.0
3) R preferred to bottle-feed562372.5
4) R did not know how to breastfeed2423.1
5) Other reason-not shown separately500.6
6) Baby refused or did not accept breast milk1141.5
7) Baby's father did not want her to breastfeed480.6
8) Discouraged by someone other than baby's father220.3
9) Fears about breastfeeding170.2
98) Refused20.0
99) Don't know20.0
Missing13578 
TOTAL7754100.0
65) Please look at Card B-7. What were your reasons for not breastfeeding (NAME OF BABY)? (2nd REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-7.] (YNONRS12)
TOTAL%
1) Job or schedule difficulties155.1
2) Physical or medical difficulties4314.6
3) R preferred to bottle-feed15953.9
4) R did not know how to breastfeed5418.3
5) Other reason-not shown separately113.7
6) Baby refused or did not accept breast milk51.7
7) Baby's father did not want her to breastfeed41.4
8) Discouraged by someone other than baby's father20.7
9) Fears about breastfeeding10.3
99) Don't know10.3
Missing21037 
TOTAL295100.0
66) Please look at Card B-7. What were your reasons for not breastfeeding (NAME OF BABY)? (3rd REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-7.] (YNONRS13)
TOTAL%
1) Job or schedule difficulties14.0
2) Physical or medical difficulties520.0
3) R preferred to bottle-feed1040.0
4) R did not know how to breastfeed312.0
5) Other reason-not shown separately312.0
7) Baby's father did not want her to breastfeed14.0
9) Fears about breastfeeding14.0
99) Don't know14.0
Missing21307 
TOTAL25100.0
67) Which of the physical or medical difficulties on Card B-8 did you have with breastfeeding? (1st MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in category 7 were volunteered by some respondents; this category did not appear on Card B-8.] (NRSPRB11)
TOTAL%
1) Baby was ill or weak20219.1
2) R was ill or weak21119.9
3) R produced insufficient milk25524.1
4) R had a nipple or breast problem (such as pain or dryness)18817.8
5) R did not want to pass dangerous things through breast milk16615.7
6) Other reason-not shown separately252.4
7) Baby had allergies to breast milk111.0
99) Don't know10.1
Missing20273 
TOTAL1059100.0
68) Which of the physical or medical difficulties on Card B-8 did you have with breastfeeding? (2nd MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in category 7 were volunteered by some respondents; this category did not appear on Card B-8.] (NRSPRB12)
TOTAL%
1) Baby was ill or weak58.1
2) R was ill or weak1625.8
3) R produced insufficient milk1016.1
4) R had a nipple or breast problem (such as pain or dryness)1727.4
5) R did not want to pass dangerous things through breast milk1321.0
6) Other reason-not shown separately11.6
Missing21270 
TOTAL62100.0
69) Which of the physical or medical difficulties on Card B-8 did you have with breastfeeding? (3rd MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in category 7 were volunteered by some respondents; this category did not appear on Card B-8.] (NRSPRB13)
TOTAL%
5) R did not want to pass dangerous things through breast milk6100.0
Missing21326 
TOTAL6100.0
70) (Have you fed/Did you feed) (NAME OF BABY) something other than breastmilk yet? (SOLFOOD1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79792.6
2) No647.4
Missing20471 
TOTAL861100.0
71) How old was (she/he) when you first fed (her/him) something other than breast milk? (MONTHS) (EATMNTH1)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in months (see EATWEEK1 or EATDAYS1)198528.7
1) 16829.9
2) 26849.9
3) 3114916.6
4) 485612.4
5) 53695.3
6) 674210.7
7) 7981.4
8) 8981.4
9) 9901.3
10) 10310.4
11) 11110.2
12) 121031.5
13) 1340.1
14) 1410.0
15) 1510.0
16) 1610.0
18) 1830.0
24) 2420.0
97) Not ascertained30.0
99) Don't know90.1
Missing14410 
TOTAL6922100.0
72) How old was (she/he) when you first fed (her/him) something other than breast milk? (WEEKS) (EATWEEK1)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in weeks (see EATMNTH1 or EATDAYS1)521675.4
1) 12924.2
2) 26799.8
3) 32273.3
4) 41392.0
5) 5320.5
6) 62363.4
7) 7180.3
8) 8360.5
9) 980.1
10) 10110.2
11) 1130.0
12) 12110.2
13) 1310.0
20) 2010.0
97) Not ascertained30.0
99) Don't know90.1
Missing14410 
TOTAL6922100.0
73) How old was (she/he) when you first fed (her/him) something other than breast milk? (DAYS) (EATDAYS1)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in days (see EATWEEK1 or EATMNTH1)620989.7
1) 12653.8
2) 21482.1
3) 31081.6
4) 4490.7
5) 5440.6
6) 6130.2
7) 7250.4
8) 870.1
9) 910.0
10) 10160.2
11) 1110.0
12) 1250.1
13) 1310.0
14) 1410.0
15) 1530.0
20) 2020.0
22) 2230.0
25) 2520.0
30) 3060.1
97) Not ascertained30.0
99) Don't know100.1
Missing14410 
TOTAL6922100.0
74) Have you stopped breastfeeding (her/him) altogether? (QUITNRS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes141686.8
2) No21613.2
Missing19700 
TOTAL1632100.0
75) How old was (she/he) when you stopped breastfeeding (her/him) altogether? (MONTHS) (QNRSMTH1)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in months (see QNRSWKS1 or QNRSDAY1)118517.7
1) 14416.6
2) 24566.8
3) 368010.1
4) 44947.4
5) 53254.8
6) 670310.5
7) 72363.5
8) 82894.3
9) 93485.2
10) 101952.9
11) 111271.9
12) 124857.2
13) 13781.2
14) 14981.5
15) 15580.9
16) 16380.6
17) 17180.3
18) 181312.0
19) 1990.1
20) 20140.2
21) 2150.1
22) 22200.3
23) 2360.1
24) 241362.0
25) 2540.1
26) 2680.1
27) 2770.1
28) 2850.1
30) 30370.6
31) 3110.0
32) 3210.0
33) 3320.0
35) 3520.0
36) 36410.6
37) 3710.0
38) 3810.0
39) 3910.0
40) 4010.0
42) 4260.1
46) 4610.0
47) 4710.0
48) 4840.1
97) Not ascertained10.0
99) Don't know60.1
Missing14626 
TOTAL6706100.0
76) How old was (she/he) when you stopped breastfeeding (her/him) altogether? (WEEKS) (QNRSWKS1)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in weeks (see QNRSMTH1 or QNRSDAY1)538680.3
1) 11862.8
2) 25207.8
3) 31572.3
4) 4761.1
5) 5380.6
6) 61942.9
7) 7270.4
8) 8610.9
9) 9110.2
10) 10110.2
11) 1150.1
12) 12170.3
13) 1320.0
16) 1610.0
20) 2010.0
24) 2410.0
25) 2510.0
26) 2610.0
36) 3610.0
44) 4410.0
97) Not ascertained10.0
99) Don't know70.1
Missing14626 
TOTAL6706100.0
77) How old was (she/he) when you stopped breastfeeding (her/him) altogether? (DAYS) (QNRSDAY1)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in days (see QNRSWKS1 or QNRSWKS1)637995.1
1) 1500.7
2) 2831.2
3) 3651.0
4) 4340.5
5) 5290.4
6) 680.1
7) 7120.2
8) 870.1
9) 940.1
10) 10100.1
11) 1110.0
12) 1230.0
14) 1410.0
15) 1530.0
20) 2020.0
22) 2240.1
25) 2510.0
30) 3020.0
97) Not ascertained10.0
99) Don't know70.1
Missing14626 
TOTAL6706100.0
78) Please look at Card B-9. Why did you stop breastfeeding (her/him) when you did? (1st REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-9.] (YSTPNR11)
TOTAL%
1) Job or schedule difficulties112916.8
2) Physical or medical difficulties158823.7
3) R preferred to bottle-feed108616.2
4) Baby was old enough to wean268940.1
5) Other reason-not shown separately480.7
6) Baby refused or did not accept breast milk1141.7
7) Baby's father did not want her to breastfeed150.2
8) Discouraged by someone other than baby's father170.3
9) Fears about breastfeeding120.2
97) Not ascertained20.0
99) Don't know60.1
Missing14626 
TOTAL6706100.0
79) Please look at Card B-9. Why did you stop breastfeeding (her/him) when you did? (2nd REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-9.] (YSTPNR12)
TOTAL%
1) Job or schedule difficulties206.5
2) Physical or medical difficulties7123.1
3) R preferred to bottle-feed9530.9
4) Baby was old enough to wean10032.6
5) Other reason-not shown separately82.6
6) Baby refused or did not accept breast milk82.6
7) Baby's father did not want her to breastfeed10.3
8) Discouraged by someone other than baby's father20.7
99) Don't know20.7
Missing21025 
TOTAL307100.0
80) Please look at Card B-9. Why did you stop breastfeeding (her/him) when you did? (3rd REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-9.] (YSTPNR13)
TOTAL%
1) Job or schedule difficulties25.7
3) R preferred to bottle-feed1337.1
4) Baby was old enough to wean1851.4
99) Don't know25.7
Missing21297 
TOTAL35100.0
81) Which of the physical or medical difficulties on Card B-10 did you have with breastfeeding? (1st MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in category 7 were volunteered by some respondents; this category did not appear on Card B-10.] (QTPROB11)
TOTAL%
1) Baby was ill or weak19811.9
2) R was ill or weak19711.8
3) R produced insufficient milk82649.5
4) R had a nipple or breast problem (such as pain or dryness)31518.9
5) R did not want to pass dangerous things through breast milk804.8
6) Other reason-not shown separately231.4
7) Baby had allergies to breast milk291.7
97) Not ascertained10.1
99) Don't know10.1
Missing19662 
TOTAL1670100.0
82) Which of the physical or medical difficulties on Card B-10 did you have with breastfeeding? (2nd MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in category 7 were volunteered by some respondents; this category did not appear on Card B-10.] (QTPROB12)
TOTAL%
1) Baby was ill or weak10.9
2) R was ill or weak1614.7
3) R produced insufficient milk2825.7
4) R had a nipple or breast problem (such as pain or dryness)5146.8
5) R did not want to pass dangerous things through breast milk87.3
6) Other reason-not shown separately21.8
7) Baby had allergies to breast milk21.8
99) Don't know10.9
Missing21223 
TOTAL109100.0
83) Which of the physical or medical difficulties on Card B-10 did you have with breastfeeding? (3rd MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in category 7 were volunteered by some respondents; this category did not appear on Card B-10.] (QTPROB13)
TOTAL%
1) Baby was ill or weak120.0
3) R produced insufficient milk240.0
5) R did not want to pass dangerous things through breast milk120.0
99) Don't know120.0
Missing21327 
TOTAL5100.0
84) Was (NAME OF BABY/the baby you placed for adoption/the baby that died) delivered vaginally or by Cesarean section? (VAGCSEC2)
TOTAL%
1) Vaginally116.7
2) Cesarean section583.3
Missing21326 
TOTAL6100.0
85) (ASKED ONLY IF NECESSARY): (Is (NAME OF BABY)/Was the baby you placed for adoption/Was the baby that died) male or female? (BABYSEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Male7649.4
2) Female7850.6
Missing21178 
TOTAL154100.0
86) How much did ((NAME OF BABY)/this (Nth) baby) weigh at birth? (POUNDS) (BABYLBS2)
TOTAL%
1) 153.2
2) 2127.8
3) 31811.7
4) 43019.5
5) 54327.9
6) 63220.8
7) 7138.4
99) Don't know10.6
Missing21178 
TOTAL154100.0
87) How much did ((NAME OF BABY)/this (Nth) baby) weigh at birth? (OUNCES) (BABYOZS2)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in ounces (see BABYLBS21)106.5
1) 1138.4
2) 285.2
3) 3127.8
4) 485.2
5) 585.2
6) 695.8
7) 7117.1
8) 8127.8
9) 942.6
10) 1074.5
11) 11106.5
12) 12149.1
13) 1363.9
14) 14106.5
15) 15106.5
99) Don't know21.3
Missing21178 
TOTAL154100.0
88) Did (she/he) weigh 5 1/2 pounds or more, or less than 5 1/2 pounds? [Follow-up to DK answer for BABYLBS2] (DKWGHT2)
TOTAL%
2) Less than 5 1/2 pounds1100.0
Missing21331 
TOTAL1100.0
89) Earlier I don't think you mentioned (NAME OF BABY) when you told me who lives with you. Does (NAME OF BABY) still live with you? [Note: If the baby's name is listed in the household roster, this variable is set to yes (1) without asking.] (BABYRES2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12884.8
2) No2315.2
Missing21181 
TOTAL151100.0
90) Is (she/he) still living? [Follow-up if child does not live with respondent.] (BABYLIV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1043.5
2) No1356.5
Missing21309 
TOTAL23100.0
91) When did (NAME OF BABY) die? (BABYDIE2)
TOTAL%
855) 85517.7
891) 89117.7
905) 90517.7
917) 91717.7
928) 92817.7
949) 94917.7
988) 98817.7
994) 99417.7
1006) 100617.7
1031) 103117.7
1053) 105317.7
1112) 111217.7
1144) 114417.7
Missing21319 
TOTAL13100.0
92) When did (NAME OF BABY) stop living with you? (BABYLEF2)
TOTAL%
1021) 1021110.0
1033) 1033110.0
1063) 1063110.0
1065) 1065110.0
1090) 1090110.0
1095) 1095110.0
1097) 1097110.0
1098) 1098110.0
1112) 1112110.0
1124) 1124110.0
Missing21322 
TOTAL10100.0
93) (When (NAME OF BABY) was an infant,) (have you breastfed/did you breastfeed) (her/him) at all? (BABYNRS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5036.0
2) No8964.0
Missing21193 
TOTAL139100.0
94) Please look at Card B-7. What were your reasons for not breastfeeding (NAME OF BABY)? (1st REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-7.] (YNONRS21)
TOTAL%
1) Job or schedule difficulties55.6
2) Physical or medical difficulties2224.7
3) R preferred to bottle-feed5865.2
4) R did not know how to breastfeed11.1
6) Baby refused or did not accept breast milk22.2
8) Discouraged by someone other than baby's father11.1
Missing21243 
TOTAL89100.0
95) Please look at Card B-7. What were your reasons for not breastfeeding (NAME OF BABY)? (2nd REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-7.] (YNONRS22)
TOTAL%
2) Physical or medical difficulties125.0
3) R preferred to bottle-feed375.0
Missing21328 
TOTAL4100.0
96) Which of the physical or medical difficulties on Card B-8 did you have with breastfeeding? (1st MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in category 7 were volunteered by some respondents; this category did not appear on Card B-8.] (NRSPRB21)
TOTAL%
1) Baby was ill or weak834.8
2) R was ill or weak28.7
3) R produced insufficient milk626.1
4) R had a nipple or breast problem (such as pain or dryness)14.3
5) R did not want to pass dangerous things through breast milk28.7
6) Other reason-not shown separately313.0
7) Baby had allergies to breast milk14.3
Missing21309 
TOTAL23100.0
97) How old was (she/he) when you first fed (her/him) something other than breast milk? (MONTHS) (EATMNTH2)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in months (see EATWEEK2 or EATDAYS2)1632.0
1) 1510.0
2) 224.0
3) 3918.0
4) 41122.0
5) 512.0
6) 648.0
9) 912.0
12) 1212.0
Missing21282 
TOTAL50100.0
98) How old was (she/he) when you first fed (her/him) something other than breast milk? (WEEKS) (EATWEEK2)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in weeks (see EATMNTH2 or EATDAYS2)3876.0
1) 148.0
2) 2816.0
Missing21282 
TOTAL50100.0
99) How old was (she/he) when you first fed (her/him) something other than breast milk? (DAYS) (EATDAYS2)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in days (see EATWEEK2 or EATMNTH2)3876.0
1) 1918.0
2) 224.0
5) 512.0
Missing21282 
TOTAL50100.0
100) Have you stopped breastfeeding (her/him) altogether? (QUITNRS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19100.0
Missing21313 
TOTAL19100.0
101) How old was (she/he) when you stopped breastfeeding (her/him) altogether? (MONTHS) (QNRSMTH2)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in months (see QNRSWKS2 or QNRSDAY2)1020.0
1) 112.0
2) 2612.0
3) 3612.0
4) 4510.0
5) 5510.0
6) 624.0
7) 712.0
8) 8510.0
9) 936.0
10) 1012.0
11) 1112.0
12) 1224.0
13) 1312.0
15) 1512.0
Missing21282 
TOTAL50100.0
102) How old was (she/he) when you stopped breastfeeding (her/him) altogether? (WEEKS) (QNRSWKS2)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in weeks (see QNRSMTH2 or QNRSDAY2)3774.0
1) 136.0
2) 2714.0
4) 412.0
6) 624.0
Missing21282 
TOTAL50100.0
103) How old was (she/he) when you stopped breastfeeding (her/him) altogether? (DAYS) (QNRSDAY2)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in days (see QNRSWKS2 or QNRSWKS2)4488.0
1) 136.0
2) 212.0
3) 312.0
8) 812.0
Missing21282 
TOTAL50100.0
104) Please look at Card B-9. Why did you stop breastfeeding (her/him) when you did? (1st REASON MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in categories 6 through 9 were volunteered by some respondents; they did not appear on Card B-9.] (YSTPNR21)
TOTAL%
1) Job or schedule difficulties816.0
2) Physical or medical difficulties1734.0
3) R preferred to bottle-feed918.0
4) Baby was old enough to wean1428.0
5) Other reason-not shown separately12.0
97) Not ascertained12.0
Missing21282 
TOTAL50100.0
105) Which of the physical or medical difficulties on Card B-10 did you have with breastfeeding? (1st MENTIONED) [Note: responses coded in category 7 were volunteered by some respondents; this category did not appear on Card B-10.] (QTPROB21)
TOTAL%
1) Baby was ill or weak317.6
2) R was ill or weak15.9
3) R produced insufficient milk847.1
4) R had a nipple or breast problem (such as pain or dryness)317.6
5) R did not want to pass dangerous things through breast milk211.8
Missing21315 
TOTAL17100.0
106) COMPUTED: Pregnancy end date. (PREGEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL209041121.059944
107) COMPUTED: Weeks of gestation. (GEST_WKS)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 week50.0
1) 1 week90.0
2) 2 weeks1110.5
3) 3 weeks2101.0
4) 4 weeks6162.9
5) 5 weeks1870.9
6) 6 weeks8764.2
7) 7 weeks2451.2
8) 8 weeks4982.4
9) 9 weeks9034.3
10) 10 weeks3101.5
11) 11 weeks2191.0
12) 12 weeks2401.1
13) 13 weeks6213.0
14) 14 weeks530.3
15) 15 weeks860.4
16) 16 weeks530.3
17) 17 weeks2541.2
18) 18 weeks200.1
19) 19 weeks430.2
20) 20 weeks300.1
21) 21 weeks120.1
22) 22 weeks1540.7
23) 23 weeks140.1
24) 24 weeks320.2
25) 25 weeks40.0
26) 26 weeks880.4
27) 27 weeks70.0
28) 28 weeks430.2
29) 29 weeks240.1
30) 30 weeks2321.1
31) 31 weeks160.1
32) 32 weeks1430.7
33) 33 weeks580.3
34) 34 weeks460.2
35) 35 weeks4792.3
36) 36 weeks3131.5
37) 37 weeks6022.9
38) 38 weeks4552.2
39) 39 weeks1007048.2
40) 40 weeks9024.3
41) 41 weeks9274.4
42) 42 weeks3571.7
43) 43 weeks2931.4
44) 44 weeks440.2
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
108) COMPUTED: Estimated conception date. (CONCEPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL208731114.057945
109) Computed: Use of birth control in the pregnancy interval. (USEBCX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1261080.5
2) No305019.5
Missing5672 
TOTAL15660100.0
110) Did you ever use any method of birth control between (your first (voluntary) intercourse/END DATE OF PREVIOUS PREGNANCY) and (Computed variable PREGEND/(BABY NAME)'s birth)? Remember to include methods men use--that is condoms, vasectomy, and withdrawal--in your answer. (USEBCMTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes730170.3
2) No305029.4
7) Not ascertained210.2
9) Don't know80.1
Missing10952 
TOTAL10380100.0
111) Before you became pregnant with (your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)/(BABY NAME)), had you stopped using all methods of birth control? (STOPBC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes793763.0
2) No463736.8
7) Not ascertained140.1
8) Refused10.0
9) Don't know130.1
Missing8730 
TOTAL12602100.0
112) The computer calculates that you became pregnant with (your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)/(BABY NAME)) around (PREGNANCY BEGIN DATE). In what month and year had you stopped using all methods of birth control? (WHENSTOP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL79371256.7741481
113) Before you became pregnant with (your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)/(BABY NAME)), which of the methods on Card E-6 was the last method of birth control that you were using? If you were using two or more methods at the same time, please tell me about this. (For example, a woman might use the pill and the man might use a condom on the same occasion.) (1st MENTIONED) (METHUSE1)
TOTAL%
3) Birth control pills518149.0
4) Condom223821.2
5) Partner's vasectomy160.2
6) Diaphragm8327.9
7) Foam2982.8
8) Jelly or cream510.5
9) Cervical cap70.1
10) Suppository, insert1461.4
11) Today (TM) sponge1321.2
12) Female condom, vaginal pouch20.0
13) IUD, coil, loop4834.6
14) Norplant (TM)20.0
15) Depo-Provera, injectables210.2
16) Morning after pills20.0
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar4814.6
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP500.5
19) Withdrawal5485.2
20) Respondent sterile160.2
21) Partner sterile (not on card)10.0
22) Other method-not shown separately230.2
97) Not ascertained70.1
98) Refused30.0
99) Don't know250.2
Missing10767 
TOTAL10565100.0
114) Before you became pregnant with (your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)/(BABY NAME)), which of the methods on Card E-6 was the last method of birth control that you were using? If you were using two or more methods at the same time, please tell me about this. (For example, a woman might use the pill and the man might use a condom on the same occasion.) (2nd MENTIONED) (METHUSE2)
TOTAL%
3) Birth control pills101.3
4) Condom16321.4
5) Partner's vasectomy10.1
6) Diaphragm466.0
7) Foam14418.9
8) Jelly or cream668.7
10) Suppository, insert324.2
11) Today (TM) sponge212.8
13) IUD, coil, loop30.4
15) Depo-Provera, injectables20.3
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar8411.0
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP91.2
19) Withdrawal14519.0
22) Other method-not shown separately10.1
97) Not ascertained101.3
98) Refused30.4
99) Don't know222.9
Missing20570 
TOTAL762100.0
115) Before you became pregnant with (your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)/(BABY NAME)), which of the methods on Card E-6 was the last method of birth control that you were using? If you were using two or more methods at the same time, please tell me about this. (For example, a woman might use the pill and the man might use a condom on the same occasion.) (3rd MENTIONED) (METHUSE3)
TOTAL%
4) Condom53.7
6) Diaphragm32.2
7) Foam1712.6
8) Jelly or cream118.1
9) Cervical cap10.7
10) Suppository, insert107.4
11) Today (TM) sponge85.9
13) IUD, coil, loop10.7
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar1611.9
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP43.0
19) Withdrawal2417.8
97) Not ascertained107.4
98) Refused32.2
99) Don't know2216.3
Missing21197 
TOTAL135100.0
116) Before you became pregnant with (your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)/(BABY NAME)), which of the methods on Card E-6 was the last method of birth control that you were using? If you were using two or more methods at the same time, please tell me about this. (For example, a woman might use the pill and the man might use a condom on the same occasion.) (4th MENTIONED) (METHUSE4)
TOTAL%
3) Birth control pills11.7
4) Condom23.4
7) Foam23.4
8) Jelly or cream35.1
11) Today (TM) sponge610.2
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar58.5
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP35.1
19) Withdrawal23.4
97) Not ascertained1016.9
98) Refused35.1
99) Don't know2237.3
Missing21273 
TOTAL59100.0
117) Before you became pregnant with (your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)/(BABY NAME)), which of the methods on Card E-6 was the last method of birth control that you were using? If you were using two or more methods at the same time, please tell me about this. (For example, a woman might use the pill and the man might use a condom on the same occasion.) (5th MENTIONED) (METHUSE5)
TOTAL%
4) Condom12.4
10) Suppository, insert12.4
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar12.4
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP12.4
19) Withdrawal37.1
97) Not ascertained1023.8
98) Refused37.1
99) Don't know2252.4
Missing21290 
TOTAL42100.0
118) When did you start using that method (combination)? If you used that method (combination) on and off, please tell me the month and year that you began using your method the most recent time before that pregnancy. (DATESTRT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL105611290.1111672
119) Before you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)), had you stopped using all methods of birth control? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (STOPDUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44471.7
2) No17327.9
7) Not ascertained10.2
9) Don't know10.2
Missing20713 
TOTAL619100.0
120) Was the reason you stopped using all methods of birth control because you yourself wanted to become pregnant? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (WHYSTOPD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30067.6
2) No14232.0
7) Not ascertained10.2
9) Don't know10.2
Missing20888 
TOTAL444100.0
121) You may have already told me, but looking at Card E-6, what methods were you using at the time you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND))? (1st MENTIONED) [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (WHATMET1)
TOTAL%
1) None4237.6
3) Birth control pills187733.6
4) Condom144725.9
5) Partner's vasectomy30.1
6) Diaphragm4077.3
7) Foam1653.0
8) Jelly or cream330.6
9) Cervical cap70.1
10) Suppository, insert731.3
11) Today (TM) sponge891.6
12) Female condom, vaginal pouch10.0
13) IUD, coil, loop1542.8
14) Norplant (TM)80.1
15) Depo-Provera, injectables130.2
16) Morning after pills10.0
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar3796.8
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP601.1
19) Withdrawal4057.3
20) Respondent sterile130.2
21) Partner sterile (not on card)10.0
22) Other method-not shown separately30.1
97) Not ascertained90.2
98) Refused40.1
99) Don't know90.2
Missing15748 
TOTAL5584100.0
122) You may have already told me, but looking at Card E-6, what methods were you using at the time you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND))? (2nd MENTIONED) [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (WHATMET2)
TOTAL%
3) Birth control pills70.9
4) Condom13117.4
6) Diaphragm385.0
7) Foam11014.6
8) Jelly or cream618.1
10) Suppository, insert293.8
11) Today (TM) sponge273.6
12) Female condom, vaginal pouch10.1
13) IUD, coil, loop30.4
15) Depo-Provera, injectables30.4
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar10914.4
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP60.8
19) Withdrawal20827.5
97) Not ascertained91.2
98) Refused40.5
99) Don't know91.2
Missing20577 
TOTAL755100.0
123) You may have already told me, but looking at Card E-6, what methods were you using at the time you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND))? (3rd MENTIONED) [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (WHATMET3)
TOTAL%
3) Birth control pills21.4
4) Condom139.4
6) Diaphragm10.7
7) Foam128.7
8) Jelly or cream118.0
10) Suppository, insert139.4
11) Today (TM) sponge42.9
13) IUD, coil, loop10.7
16) Morning after pills21.4
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar139.4
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP42.9
19) Withdrawal3928.3
22) Other method-not shown separately10.7
97) Not ascertained96.5
98) Refused42.9
99) Don't know96.5
Missing21194 
TOTAL138100.0
124) You may have already told me, but looking at Card E-6, what methods were you using at the time you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND))? (4th MENTIONED) [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (WHATMET4)
TOTAL%
3) Birth control pills12.3
7) Foam12.3
10) Suppository, insert24.5
11) Today (TM) sponge36.8
13) IUD, coil, loop12.3
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar49.1
18) Safe period by temp, cervical mucus test, NFP49.1
19) Withdrawal613.6
97) Not ascertained920.5
98) Refused49.1
99) Don't know920.5
Missing21288 
TOTAL44100.0
125) You may have already told me, but looking at Card E-6, what methods were you using at the time you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND))? (5th MENTIONED) [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (WHATMET5)
TOTAL%
17) Rhythm or safe period by calendar13.7
19) Withdrawal414.8
97) Not ascertained933.3
98) Refused414.8
99) Don't know933.3
Missing21305 
TOTAL27100.0
126) In the month before you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy (which ended (computed variable PREGEND)), how many pills that you were supposed to take did you miss? Would you say you never missed a pill, missed only one pill, or missed two or more pills? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (MISSPILL)
TOTAL%
1) Never missed a pill80442.6
2) Missed only one pill23612.5
3) Missed two or more pills82643.8
7) Not ascertained60.3
8) Refused10.1
9) Don't know140.7
Missing19445 
TOTAL1887100.0
127) In the month before you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy (which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)), did you have intercourse during your "safe time only," during your "safe time" and at other times, or during other times only? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (RHYTHM)
TOTAL%
1) Safe times only19334.0
2) Safe times and other times34360.5
3) Other times only244.2
7) Not ascertained10.2
9) Don't know61.1
Missing20765 
TOTAL567100.0
128) You mentioned you were still using a method in the month before you became pregnant (this time/with your Nth pregnancy (which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). How often did you and your partner usually use a method of birth control for any reason? Would you say you used a method less than half the time, about half the time, more than half the time, or every time you had intercourse? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (SKIPMETH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than half the time51215.2
2) About half the time44913.3
3) More than half the time105031.1
4) Every time you had intercourse134039.7
7) Not ascertained30.1
8) Refused30.1
9) Don't know160.5
Missing17959 
TOTAL3373100.0
129) Before you became pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)), was the reason you did not use any birth control methods because you yourself wanted to become pregnant? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (REASNOUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30652.0
2) No27246.2
7) Not ascertained81.4
8) Refused30.5
Missing20743 
TOTAL589100.0
130) You told me you stopped using a birth control method (before you became pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). Was the reason you had stopped using any methods because you yourself wanted to become pregnant? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (REASSTOP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes569967.9
2) No268131.9
7) Not ascertained110.1
8) Refused50.1
9) Don't know30.0
Missing12933 
TOTAL8399100.0
131) You did not use any method of birth control from (BEGINNING OF PREGNANCY INTERVAL) until you became pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). Was the reason you were not using any methods because you yourself wanted to become pregnant? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (REASNONE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes234344.2
2) No284053.6
7) Not ascertained781.5
8) Refused240.5
9) Don't know110.2
Missing16036 
TOTAL5296100.0
132) COMPUTED. If REASNOUS NE BLANK then asked "Before you became pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)), was the reason you did not use any birth control methods because you yourself wanted to become pregnant?"; if REASSTOP NE BLANK then asked "You told me you stopped using a birth control method (before you became pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). Was the reason you had stopped using any methods because you yourself wanted to become pregnant?"; if REASNONE NE BLANK then asked "You did not use any method of birth control from (BEGINNING OF PREGNANCY INTERVAL) until you became pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). Was the reason you were not using any method because you yourself wanted to become pregnant? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (NOMETHRS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes835958.4
2) No582040.6
7) Not ascertained870.6
8) Refused320.2
9) Don't know260.2
Missing7008 
TOTAL14324100.0
133) At the time you became pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)), did you yourself actually want to have a(nother) baby at some time? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (EVERWANT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes844372.4
2) No264122.6
3) Not sure, don't know4884.2
7) Not ascertained640.5
8) Refused230.2
9) Don't know30.0
Missing9670 
TOTAL11662100.0
134) It is sometimes difficult to recall these things but, just before that pregnancy began, would you say you probably wanted a(nother) baby or probably not? [Follow-up to DK or "didn't care" answer for EVERWANT] [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (PROBWANT)
TOTAL%
1) Probably yes13823.9
2) Probably no27647.8
3) Didn't care7312.6
7) Not ascertained6411.1
8) Refused223.8
9) Don't know50.9
Missing20754 
TOTAL578100.0
135) So when you became pregnant (this/that) time, you thought you did not want to have (any children/a (Nth NUMBER OF LIVE BIRTHS BEFORE THAT PREGNANCY +1) child)) at any time in your life, is that correct? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (NEVRWANT)
TOTAL%
1) Correct213080.7
2) Incorrect50919.3
9) Don't know20.1
Missing18691 
TOTAL2641100.0
136) I must have gotten something wrong. At the time you became pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (Computed variable PREGEND)), did you yourself actually want to have a(nother) baby at some time? [Follow-up to "Incorrect" answer to NEVRWANT] [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (REASKWNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40479.1
2) No438.4
3) Not sure, don't know5911.5
4) Didn't care40.8
9) Don't know10.2
Missing20821 
TOTAL511100.0
137) So would you say you became pregnant too soon, at about the right time, or later than you wanted? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (TIMINGOK)
TOTAL%
1) Too soon617435.0
2) Right time989656.1
3) Later10455.9
4) Didn't care4942.8
7) Not ascertained20.0
8) Refused80.0
9) Don't know200.1
Missing3693 
TOTAL17639100.0
138) How much sooner than you wanted did you become pregnant? (ENTER YEARS) [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (YRSSOON)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in years (see MTHSSOON)4066.6
1) 1116218.8
2) 2146023.6
3) 369711.3
4) 44727.6
5) 586614.0
6) 62123.4
7) 71302.1
8) 8951.5
9) 9460.7
10) 103155.1
11) 1180.1
12) 12280.5
13) 13100.2
14) 1450.1
15) 15270.4
16) 1650.1
17) 1720.0
18) 1820.0
20) 2060.1
21) 2120.0
22) 2210.0
23) 2310.0
24) 2440.1
97) Not ascertained10.0
98) Refused30.0
99) Don't know2083.4
Missing15158 
TOTAL6174100.0
139) How much sooner than you wanted did you become pregnant? (ENTER MONTHS) [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (MTHSSOON)
TOTAL%
0) Answer not reported in months (see YRSSOON)456974.0
1) 11372.2
2) 22664.3
3) 31863.0
4) 41292.1
5) 51752.8
6) 63195.2
7) 7320.5
8) 8260.4
9) 9370.6
10) 10631.0
11) 1180.1
12) 12150.2
97) Not ascertained10.0
98) Refused80.1
99) Don't know2033.3
Missing15158 
TOTAL6174100.0
140) Please look at the scale on Card E-7 and tell me which number on the card best describes how you felt when you found out you were pregnant. On this scale, a one means that you were very unhappy to be pregnant and a ten means that you were very happy to be pregnant. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (FEELING)
TOTAL%
1) Very unhappy67113.3
2) 21462.9
3) 31723.4
4) 41823.6
5) 54448.8
6) 61743.5
7) 72444.8
8) 83557.1
9) 92384.7
10) Very happy238147.3
97) Not ascertained90.2
98) Refused70.1
99) Don't know110.2
Missing16298 
TOTAL5034100.0
141) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You were worried that you did not know enough about how to take care of a baby. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (WORRIED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree66647.3
2) 21097.7
3) 3916.5
4) 4523.7
5) 51067.5
6) 6624.4
7) 7654.6
8) 8584.1
9) 9221.6
10) Strongly agree17412.4
99) Don't know20.1
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
142) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You thought that a new baby would keep you from doing the things that you were used to doing like working, going to school, going out and so on. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (INTRFERE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree42430.1
2) 2976.9
3) 3835.9
4) 4574.1
5) 51269.0
6) 6584.1
7) 7825.8
8) 8876.2
9) 9674.8
10) Strongly agree32323.0
99) Don't know30.2
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
143) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You looked forward to teaching and caring for a new baby. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (CARING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree19714.0
2) 2412.9
3) 3453.2
4) 4342.4
5) 51279.0
6) 6463.3
7) 7634.5
8) 81248.8
9) 91107.8
10) Strongly agree61743.9
99) Don't know30.2
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
144) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You looked forward to the new experiences that having a baby would bring. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (NEWEXPS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree21315.1
2) 2503.6
3) 3453.2
4) 4423.0
5) 51117.9
6) 6584.1
7) 7634.5
8) 81248.8
9) 91107.8
10) Strongly agree58841.8
99) Don't know30.2
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
145) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You looked forward to experiencing the changes in your body that come with carrying a baby. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (BODYGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree45632.4
2) 21188.4
3) 3775.5
4) 4684.8
5) 51339.5
6) 6835.9
7) 7775.5
8) 8835.9
9) 9503.6
10) Strongly agree25718.3
99) Don't know50.4
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
146) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You looked forward to telling your friends that you were pregnant. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (BRAG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree34324.4
2) 2785.5
3) 3735.2
4) 4684.8
5) 51339.5
6) 6684.8
7) 7684.8
8) 8835.9
9) 9785.5
10) Strongly agree41229.3
99) Don't know30.2
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
147) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You were worried about what being pregnant would do to your body. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (BODYBAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree43430.8
2) 21117.9
3) 3856.0
4) 4674.8
5) 514110.0
6) 6654.6
7) 7835.9
8) 8765.4
9) 9725.1
10) Strongly agree26919.1
99) Don't know40.3
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
148) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You were worried that you did not have enough money to take care of a baby. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (POOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree27019.2
2) 2765.4
3) 3412.9
4) 4443.1
5) 51128.0
6) 6664.7
7) 7735.2
8) 81027.2
9) 9946.7
10) Strongly agree52637.4
99) Don't know30.2
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
149) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You dreaded telling your friends that you were pregnant. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (HIDIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree62844.6
2) 21208.5
3) 3946.7
4) 4735.2
5) 51138.0
6) 6463.3
7) 7523.7
8) 8503.6
9) 9423.0
10) Strongly agree18613.2
99) Don't know30.2
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
150) For each statement I read, please tell me which number on the card best describes your opinion about becoming pregnant (this time/with your (Nth) pregnancy which ended in (computed variable PREGEND)). On this scale, a one means that you strongly disagree with the statement and a ten means you strongly agree with the statement. You looked forward to buying things for a new baby. [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (BUYING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree19113.6
2) 2453.2
3) 3282.0
4) 4271.9
5) 5735.2
6) 6392.8
7) 7684.8
8) 81017.2
9) 91258.9
10) Strongly agree70750.2
99) Don't know30.2
Missing19925 
TOTAL1407100.0
151) At the time you became pregnant with (this/that) pregnancy, did the father want you to have a(nother) baby at some time? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (HPWANT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1551776.2
2) No342316.8
3) Not sure, don't know13106.4
7) Not ascertained430.2
8) Refused330.2
9) Don't know420.2
Missing964 
TOTAL20368100.0
152) So would you say you became pregnant sooner than he wanted, at about the right time, or later than he wanted? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (HPTIMING)
TOTAL%
1) Sooner353222.8
2) Right time1036566.8
3) Later8765.6
4) Didn't care7154.6
8) Refused20.0
9) Don't know270.2
Missing5815 
TOTAL15517100.0
153) How old was the father at the time you became pregnant? [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to the EG series.] (HPAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2036828.7213
154) VAR225: Pregnancy outcome [Non-blank for all pregnancies] (OUTCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Live birth1495870.1
2) Induced abortion279313.1
3) Stillbirth1710.8
4) Miscarriage270812.7
5) Ectopic pregnancy2741.3
6) Current pregnancy4282.0
TOTAL21332100.0
155) VAR226: Duration of pregnancy in weeks (PRGLGNTH)
TOTAL%
1) 1 week or less90.0
2) 2 weeks1130.5
3) 3 weeks2121.0
4) 4 weeks6162.9
5) 5 weeks1880.9
6) 6 weeks8814.2
7) 7 weeks2481.2
8) 8 weeks4982.4
9) 9 weeks9074.3
10) 10 weeks3131.5
11) 11 weeks2211.1
12) 12 weeks2141.0
13) 13 weeks6263.0
14) 14 weeks520.2
15) 15 weeks860.4
16) 16 weeks540.3
17) 17 weeks2551.2
18) 18 weeks190.1
19) 19 weeks420.2
20) 20 weeks300.1
21) 21 weeks120.1
22) 22 weeks1540.7
23) 23 weeks130.1
24) 24 weeks320.2
25) 25 weeks40.0
26) 26 weeks900.4
27) 27 weeks70.0
28) 28 weeks430.2
29) 29 weeks240.1
30) 30 weeks2301.1
31) 31 weeks160.1
32) 32 weeks1430.7
33) 33 weeks590.3
34) 34 weeks460.2
35) 35 weeks4772.3
36) 36 weeks3131.5
37) 37 weeks6022.9
38) 38 weeks4552.2
39) 39 weeks1007248.2
40) 40 weeks9024.3
41) 41 weeks9274.4
42) 42 weeks3571.7
43) 43 weeks2921.4
44) 44 weeks440.2
45) 45 weeks20.0
46) 46 weeks10.0
48) 48 weeks20.0
50) 50 weeks10.0
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
156) VAR227: Date pregnancy ended (DATEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL209041021.26478
157) VAR228: Year pregnancy ended (YEAREND)
TOTAL%
64) 196420.0
65) 196560.0
66) 1966160.1
67) 1967430.2
68) 1968540.3
69) 19691140.5
70) 19701710.8
71) 19712341.1
72) 19723191.5
73) 19733701.8
74) 19744492.1
75) 19754492.1
76) 19765382.6
77) 19776152.9
78) 19787473.6
79) 19797903.8
80) 19809284.4
81) 19818654.1
82) 198210044.8
83) 19839754.7
84) 198410134.8
85) 19859844.7
86) 198610715.1
87) 198710675.1
88) 198811445.5
89) 198911285.4
90) 199011015.3
91) 199111335.4
92) 199211315.4
93) 199311025.3
94) 199410555.0
95) 19952861.4
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
158) VAR229: Age at pregnancy outcome (AGEATEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL209042453.04542
159) VAR230: Formal marital status at pregnancy outcome—5 categories (MARATEND)
TOTAL%
1) Married1268860.7
2) Divorced11825.7
3) Widowed680.3
4) Separated1780.9
5) Never married678832.5
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
160) VAR231: Marital status at pregnancy outcome—2 categories (EVRMAREN)
TOTAL%
1) Never married678832.5
2) Ever married1411667.5
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
161) VAR232: Date of conception (DATECON)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL209041014.24779
162) VAR233: Age at time of conception (AGECON)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL209042394.571542
163) VAR234: Formal marital status at time of conception-- 5 categories (MARATCON)
TOTAL%
1) Married1149355.0
2) Divorced12155.8
3) Widowed630.3
4) Separated1410.7
5) Never married799238.2
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
164) VAR234: Formal marital status at time of conception-- 2 categories (EVRMARCN)
TOTAL%
1) Never married799238.2
2) Ever married1291261.8
Missing428 
TOTAL20904100.0
165) VAR236: Mode of delivery (DELIVERY)
TOTAL%
1) Vaginal delivery1205480.7
2) Cesarean delivery287619.2
3) Both vaginal and cesarean110.1
Missing6391 
TOTAL14941100.0
166) VAR237: Number of weeks pregnant when R learned she was pregnant (LEARNPRG)
TOTAL%
1) 1 week1563.8
2) 2 weeks43210.5
3) 3 weeks42110.3
4) 4 weeks102925.1
5) 5 weeks3338.1
6) 6 weeks63015.3
7) 7 weeks1303.2
8) 8 weeks46411.3
9) 9 weeks491.2
10) 10 weeks781.9
11) 11 weeks190.5
12) 12 weeks2014.9
13) 13 weeks190.5
14) 14 weeks170.4
15) 15 weeks30.1
16) 16 weeks591.4
17) 17 weeks30.1
18) 18 weeks50.1
19) 19 weeks10.0
20) 20 weeks290.7
21) 21 weeks20.0
22) 22 weeks40.1
24) 24 weeks110.3
25) 25 weeks20.0
26) 26 weeks10.0
30) 30 weeks10.0
32) 32 weeks20.0
33) 33 weeks10.0
36) 36 weeks10.0
40) 40 weeks10.0
42) 42 weeks10.0
Missing17227 
TOTAL4105100.0
167) VAR238: Number of weeks pregnant at first prenatal care (PNCAREWK)
TOTAL%
1) 1 week280.7
2) 2 weeks1162.8
3) 3 weeks1463.6
4) 4 weeks58514.2
5) 5 weeks2466.0
6) 6 weeks63215.4
7) 7 weeks1603.9
8) 8 weeks70017.0
9) 9 weeks1112.7
10) 10 weeks1854.5
11) 11 weeks521.3
12) 12 weeks3919.5
13) 13 weeks350.9
14) 14 weeks320.8
15) 15 weeks170.4
16) 16 weeks1102.7
17) 17 weeks70.2
18) 18 weeks110.3
20) 20 weeks701.7
21) 21 weeks30.1
22) 22 weeks80.2
24) 24 weeks330.8
25) 25 weeks50.1
26) 26 weeks30.1
27) 27 weeks10.0
28) 28 weeks70.2
29) 29 weeks10.0
30) 30 weeks20.0
32) 32 weeks40.1
35) 35 weeks10.0
36) 36 weeks20.0
37) 37 weeks10.0
44) 44 weeks20.0
95) Did not report receiving prenatal care4019.8
Missing17224 
TOTAL4108100.0
168) VAR239: Payment for prenatal care (PAYPNC)
TOTAL%
1) Own income only37410.1
2) Insurance only126934.2
3) Own income & insurance only70419.0
4) Medicaid mentioned at all130935.3
5) Government assistance other than Medicaid300.8
6) All other combinations of payment methods210.6
Missing17625 
TOTAL3707100.0
169) VAR240: Payment for delivery (PAYDELIV)
TOTAL%
1) Own income only196013.1
2) Insurance only596039.8
3) Own income & insurance only238315.9
4) Medicaid mentioned at all427228.6
5) Government assistance other than Medicaid1651.1
6) All other combinations of payment methods2181.5
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
170) VAR241: Low birthweight--Baby 1 (LOBTHWT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, low birth weight11447.6
2) No, not low birth weight1381492.4
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
171) VAR242: Low birthweight--Baby 2 (LOBTHWT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, low birth weight8655.8
2) No, not low birth weight6844.2
Missing21178 
TOTAL154100.0
172) VAR243: Sex of Baby 1 (SEX1)
TOTAL%
1) Male787852.7
2) Female708047.3
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
173) VAR244: Sex of Baby 2 (SEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Male7649.4
2) Female7850.6
Missing21178 
TOTAL154100.0
174) VAR245: Duration of breastfeeding in weeks (BFEEDWKS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14596554.393482
175) VAR246: Use of maternity leave (MATERNLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not employed during this pregnancy797353.3
1) Took maternity leave from a job464231.0
2) Did not take—Not needed due to job schedule or self-employment2891.9
3) Did not take—Not offered by employer or lost job1551.0
4) Did not take—Other reasons189912.7
Missing6374 
TOTAL14958100.0
176) VAR431: Wantedness of Pregnancy--Respondent-- Cycle 4 Version [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to this item.] (OLDWANTR)
TOTAL%
1) Later, overdue10745.0
2) Right time1025148.1
3) Too soon, mistimed630229.6
4) Didn't care, indifferent5182.4
5) Unwanted308814.5
6) Don't know, not sure800.4
Missing19 
TOTAL21313100.0
177) VAR432: Wantedness of Pregnancy—Respondent's Partner-- Cycle 4 Version [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to this item.] (OLDWANTP)
TOTAL%
1) Later, overdue8944.2
2) Right time1071450.3
3) Too soon, mistimed379217.8
4) Didn't care, indifferent7503.5
5) Unwanted370417.4
6) Don't know, not sure14596.8
Missing19 
TOTAL21313100.0
178) VAR433: Wantedness of pregnancy--Respondent [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to this item.] (WANTRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Later, overdue10815.1
2) Right time1026648.2
3) Too soon, mistimed670831.5
4) Didn't care, indifferent5212.4
5) Unwanted265512.5
6) Don't know, not sure820.4
Missing19 
TOTAL21313100.0
179) VAR434: Wantedness of pregnancy--partner [Note: See section on "data quality" for discussion pertaining to this item.] (WANTPART)
TOTAL%
1) Later, overdue8954.2
2) Right time1072550.3
3) Too soon, mistimed380117.8
4) Didn't care, indifferent7513.5
5) Unwanted372017.5
6) Don't know, not sure14216.7
Missing19 
TOTAL21313100.0
180) VAR101: Age as of April 1, 1995 [Non-blank for all Rs] (AGEAPR1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL213323460.592644
181) Race [Non-blank for all Rs] (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Black576127.0
2) White1442767.6
3) Other11445.4
TOTAL21332100.0
182) VAR707: Hispanic origin [Non-blank for all Rs] (HISP)
TOTAL%
1) Hispanic359716.9
2) Non-Hispanic1773583.1
TOTAL21332100.0
183) Race and Hispanic origin-computed variable [Non-blank for all Rs] (HISPRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Hispanic359716.9
2) Non-Hispanic White1146653.8
3) Non-Hispanic Black562426.4
4) Non-Hispanic Other6453.0
TOTAL21332100.0
184) VAR104: Education (completed years of schooling) [Non-blank for all Rs] (EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) No formal education410.2
1) 1st grade480.2
2) 2nd grade290.1
3) 3rd grade580.3
4) 4th grade710.3
5) 5th grade1070.5
6) 6th grade3821.8
7) 7 th grade2461.2
8) 8th grade6423.0
9) 9th grade10935.1
10) 10th grade15047.1
11) 11th grade15307.2
12) 12th grade740234.7
13) 1 year of college, university20069.4
14) 2 years of college, university20389.6
15) 3 years of college, university8303.9
16) 4 years of college, university19028.9
17) 5 years of college, university5322.5
18) 6 years of college, university4762.2
19) 7 or more years of college, university3951.9
TOTAL21332100.0
185) VAR107: Highest completed year of school or highest degree received [Non-blank for all Rs] (EDUCRE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1st grade390.2
2) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade1920.9
3) 5th or 6th grade4202.0
4) 7th or 8th grade7173.4
5) 9th grade7793.7
6) 10th grade10995.2
7) 11th grade10665.0
8) 12th grade, no diploma (nor GED)1070.5
9) High school graduate (HS diploma or GED)873040.9
10) Some college but no degree368117.3
11) Associate degree13316.2
12) Bachelor's degree245811.5
13) Master's degree5922.8
14) Professional degree790.4
15) Doctorate degree420.2
TOTAL21332100.0
186) VAR712: Poverty level of income [Non-blank for all Rs] (POVERTY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21332272.72203
187) VAR711: Labor force status [Non-blank for all Rs] (LABORFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time860040.3
2) Working part-time325115.2
3) Working, but on vacation, strike, or temporary illness4972.3
4) Working, but on maternity leave880.4
5) Unemployed, laid off, looking for work3361.6
6) In school4872.3
7) Keeping house641530.1
8) Working 2 or more part-time jobs10554.9
9) On permanent disability1150.5
10) Doing nothing; taking it easy; hanging out520.2
11) Other4362.0
TOTAL21332100.0
188) VAR703: Geographic region of residence [Non-blank for all Rs] (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast400918.8
2) Midwest476922.4
3) South723933.9
4) West531524.9
TOTAL21332100.0
189) VAR701: Place of residence (metropolitan-nonmetropolitan) [Non-blank for all Rs] (METRO)
TOTAL%
1) SMSA, Central City780036.6
2) SMSA, Other941244.1
3) Not SMSA412019.3
TOTAL21332100.0
190) VAR702: Urban-rural residence [Non-blank for all Rs] (RURAL)
TOTAL%
1) Urban1856887.0
2) Rural276413.0
TOTAL21332100.0
191) VAR705: Current religious affiliation [Non-blank for all Rs] (RELIG)
TOTAL%
0) None218910.3
1) Protestant1186655.6
2) Roman Catholic620429.1
3) Jewish2371.1
4) Other3201.5
5) No specific denomination5162.4
TOTAL21332100.0
192) What (is/was) your (last) occupation? That is, what (is/was) your (primary) job called? / Please tell me about the (NTH: IF-2 NUMJOBS) job you worked (last week/during the last week you worked). What is your occupation on that job? That what is that job called? What (are/were) your most important activities or duties on this job? (NUMERIC OCCUPATION CODE-1ST/ONLY JOB) [see User's Guide: "Occupation and Industry Codes" (OCC_CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20307549.295357
193) During the last 12 months, were you covered by MEDICAID, MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, or another public assistance program that pays for medical care? [Asked of all Rs.] (MEDICAID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes562826.4
2) No1566773.4
8) Refused310.1
9) Don't know60.0
TOTAL21332100.0
194) Were you born outside of the United States? (NATIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes271413.1
2) No1797886.9
8) Refused40.0
Missing636 
TOTAL20696100.0
195) In what month and year did you come to the United States to stay? (EMIGRATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29351062.8951015
196) NHIS collapsed strata-values 1-62 [Non-blank for all Rs] (COL_STR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2133230.88319
197) NHIS panel identifier- values 1-4 [Non-blank for all Rs] (PANEL)
TOTAL%
1) Panel 1505423.7
2) Panel 2543825.5
3) Panel 3528624.8
4) Panel 4555426.0
TOTAL21332100.0
198) Post-adjusted weight [Non-blank for all Rs] (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL213324995.5962532
199) I-AGE: VAR101: Age as of April 1, 1995 [Non-blank for all Rs] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 15-17 years old1230.6
2) 18-30 years old498023.3
3) 31-44 years old1622976.1
TOTAL21332100.0
200) I-EDUC: VAR107: Highest completed year of school or highest degree received [Non-blank for all Rs] (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school diploma or GED441920.7
2) High school graduate (HS diploma or GED)873040.9
3) Some college but no degree368117.3
4) Associate degree13316.2
5) Bachelor's degree245811.5
6) Graduate degree7133.3
TOTAL21332100.0
201) I-RACE: Race [Non-blank for all Rs] (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) Black576127.0
2) White1442767.6
3) Other11445.4
TOTAL21332100.0
202) I-RELIGION: VAR705: Current religious affiliation [Non-blank for all Rs] (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) None218910.3
1) Protestant1186655.6
2) Roman Catholic620429.1
3) Jewish2371.1
4) Other3201.5
5) No specific denomination5162.4
TOTAL21332100.0