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Months Pregnant the FIRST time Hospitalized Overnight*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  1-3 months 4-6 months 7-9 months
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 248 35 11.4 6.5-19.2 104 32.4 23.1-43.4 109 56.2 45.2-66.6
Age
< 20 years 48 7 6.7 1.8-22.4 24 41.3 22.2-63.4 17 52.0 30.9-72.4
20-24 years 78 8 10.8 4.0-26.0 30 25.3 13.4-42.7 40 63.9 46.0-78.5
25-34 years 101 17 18.1 7.9-36.2 43 34.5 19.6-53.3 41 47.4 30.4-65.0
35+ years 21 3 6.7 1.6-24.5 7 15.3 4.6-40.7 11 78.0 49.2-92.8
Mother's Race
White 154 25 14.3 7.4-25.9 54 21.3 12.6-33.8 75 64.4 50.7-76.1
African American 88 9 8.5 2.9-22.4 49 49.4 32.3-66.6 30 42.2 26.2-60.0
Other Minorities 6 1 1.4 0.1-12.9 1 2.2 0.2-19.3 4 96.4 79.3-99.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 10 2 4.6 0.8-23.2 4 41.6 7.3-86.6 4 53.8 11.4-91.3
No 238 33 11.7 6.6-19.9 100 32.0 22.6-43.3 105 56.3 45.1-66.9
Education
< High School 64 8 6.7 1.9-20.8 26 32.4 16.4-54.0 30 60.9 40.0-78.4
High School 99 12 8.9 3.3-21.9 48 35.2 21.2-52.4 39 55.9 39.2-71.4
> High School 85 15 23.0 10.5-43.1 30 27.2 14.4-45.4 40 49.9 32.1-67.7
Marital Status
Married 152 26 15.7 8.3-27.9 61 27.3 17.0-40.7 65 57.0 42.9-70.0
Other 96 9 7.0 2.3-19.3 43 37.7 23.1-55.0 44 55.3 38.6-70.9
Income
15,999 or less 103 16 10.3 4.4-22.0 46 40.1 25.6-56.6 41 49.6 33.9-65.4
16,000-24,999 52 5 3.0 1.0- 8.7 20 14.0 5.5-31.3 27 83.0 65.7-92.5
25,000-39,999 27 3 24.6 6.5-60.6 11 26.7 8.5-59.0 13 48.6 20.7-77.4
40,000 or more 50 6 17.3 5.2-44.1 21 19.8 8.4-40.0 23 62.9 39.0-81.8
WIC recipient
No 106 12 6.5 2.2-17.4 42 33.1 18.5-51.9 52 60.4 42.2-76.2
Yes 140 23 13.7 7.2-24.6 62 32.2 20.9-46.0 55 54.1 40.5-67.1
Medicaid recipient
No 96 12 13.1 5.3-29.0 37 28.4 15.4-46.4 47 58.5 40.7-74.2
Yes 152 23 10.6 5.1-20.5 67 34.4 22.6-48.4 62 55.0 41.3-68.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 12 14.4 8.2-23.9 53 62.1 51.2-72.0 20 23.5 15.5-33.9
1500-2499 grams 108 16 14.8 9.1-23.0 35 33.7 25.2-43.5 57 51.5 41.9-61.0
2500+ grams 55 7 10.6 5.1-20.9 16 30.4 19.3-44.3 32 59.0 45.3-71.4

*Survey Question:
Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29. How many months pregnant were you
the first time you had to go into a hospital and stay at least one night?

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.