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Infant in Intensive Care Unit at Birth*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 833 552 90.5 88.0-92.5 281 9.5 7.5-12.0
Age
< 20 years 123 79 91.1 83.6-95.4 44 8.9 4.6-16.4
20-24 years 218 139 88.1 81.7-92.5 79 11.9 7.5-18.3
25-34 years 396 275 91.3 87.6-94.0 121 8.7 6.0-12.4
35+ years 96 59 91.9 84.5-95.9 37 8.1 4.1-15.5
Mother's Race
White 561 396 92.5 89.8-94.5 165 7.5 5.5-10.2
African American 249 139 86.0 79.7-90.6 110 14.0 9.4-20.3
Other Minorities 23 17 85.9 52.3-97.1 6 14.1 2.9-47.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 17 9 91.0 76.1-97.0 8 9.0 3.0-23.9
No 816 543 90.5 87.9-92.5 273 9.5 7.5-12.1
Education
< High School 157 97 90.8 83.9-94.9 60 9.2 5.1-16.1
High School 289 182 87.3 81.7-91.4 107 12.7 8.6-18.3
> High School 387 273 92.7 89.6-94.9 114 7.3 5.1-10.4
Marital Status
Married 557 383 92.2 89.5-94.2 174 7.8 5.8-10.5
Other 276 169 87.1 81.2-91.4 107 12.9 8.6-18.8
Income
15,999 or less 259 161 86.7 80.2-91.2 98 13.3 8.8-19.8
16,000-24,999 129 76 93.9 91.2-95.8 53 6.1 4.2- 8.8
25,000-39,999 138 101 92.6 86.4-96.1 37 7.4 3.9-13.6
40,000 or more 260 182 91.5 87.0-94.5 78 8.5 5.5-13.0
WIC recipient
No 460 314 91.9 89.0-94.1 146 8.1 5.9-11.0
Yes 367 235 88.9 84.2-92.3 132 11.1 7.7-15.8
Medicaid recipient
No 431 307 91.5 88.1-94.0 124 8.5 6.0-11.9
Yes 402 245 89.3 85.1-92.4 157 10.7 7.6-14.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 168 20 12.1 7.9-18.2 148 87.9 81.8-92.1
1500-2499 grams 261 151 58.6 52.4-64.6 110 41.4 35.4-47.6
2500+ grams 402 379 94.0 91.1-96.0 23 6.0 4.0- 8.9

*Survey Question:
39. When your baby was born, was he or she put in an intensive care unit?

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