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Number of Rooms in Place Mother Lives*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  1-3 rooms 4-5 rooms 6-7 rooms 8 or more rooms
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 844 24 3.1 1.7- 5.4 409 47.8 43.2-52.4 335 40.3 35.8-44.9 76 8.9 6.7-11.7
Age
< 20 years 128 9 8.2 3.6-17.7 66 49.8 38.0-61.7 43 35.3 24.7-47.5 10 6.7 2.8-15.1
20-24 years 220 8 3.7 1.3-10.1 143 66.0 56.5-74.4 60 26.2 18.7-35.4 9 4.1 1.7- 9.8
25-34 years 401 6 1.4 0.4- 4.8 173 41.9 35.6-48.4 188 48.1 41.6-54.6 34 8.6 5.6-12.9
35+ years 95 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 27 24.6 15.2-37.2 44 49.9 37.1-62.7 23 25.4 16.0-38.0
Mother's Race
White 568 7 0.6 0.1- 2.8 267 46.1 40.6-51.6 242 43.2 37.8-48.7 52 10.1 7.4-13.8
African American 251 13 7.3 3.6-14.1 134 53.8 44.9-62.6 82 32.0 24.4-40.8 22 6.8 3.6-12.5
Other Minorities 25 4 16.6 4.4-46.3 8 32.8 13.4-60.5 11 49.3 24.7-74.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 16 1 1.5 0.2-12.3 12 91.6 72.0-97.9 2 4.5 0.8-20.7 1 2.4 0.3-18.0
No 828 23 3.1 1.7- 5.4 397 47.4 42.8-52.1 333 40.6 36.1-45.2 75 9.0 6.7-11.8
Education
< High School 162 10 8.0 3.5-17.2 79 41.7 31.0-53.2 64 43.7 32.9-55.2 9 6.6 2.9-14.3
High School 293 13 4.2 1.9- 9.0 173 60.5 52.3-68.1 89 29.5 22.7-37.5 18 5.8 3.0-10.9
> High School 389 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 157 41.1 35.1-47.5 182 46.6 40.4-52.9 49 12.2 8.7-16.8
Marital Status
Married 563 9 1.1 0.3- 3.3 250 43.8 38.5-49.4 246 45.0 39.6-50.5 58 10.1 7.4-13.7
Other 281 15 6.9 3.6-13.0 159 55.3 46.9-63.5 89 31.2 24.0-39.5 18 6.5 3.5-11.9
Income
15,999 or less 260 15 6.7 3.2-13.5 163 61.8 52.6-70.3 70 26.2 18.9-35.0 12 5.3 2.4-11.2
16,000-24,999 132 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 81 59.2 46.0-71.1 44 36.6 25.1-49.8 5 4.0 1.1-13.0
25,000-39,999 140 3 2.6 0.7- 9.3 78 52.9 42.4-63.2 51 38.0 28.3-48.7 8 6.5 3.0-13.6
40,000 or more 261 0 0.0 - 66 28.4 22.1-35.7 149 55.3 47.7-62.6 46 16.3 11.6-22.4
WIC recipient
No 464 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5 183 37.2 31.7-43.2 223 50.7 44.8-56.7 53 11.8 8.6-16.2
Yes 374 19 6.4 3.6-11.3 225 60.3 53.0-67.1 110 28.5 22.4-35.5 20 4.8 2.6- 8.8
Medicaid recipient
No 434 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 164 38.6 32.9-44.6 217 49.3 43.4-55.3 51 12.0 8.7-16.3
Yes 410 22 6.5 3.6-11.3 245 58.2 51.0-65.1 118 29.9 23.7-37.0 25 5.4 3.0- 9.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 170 7 4.3 2.0- 8.9 94 56.4 48.7-63.8 55 31.4 24.8-38.8 14 8.0 4.7-13.2
1500-2499 grams 265 7 3.0 1.4- 6.2 125 48.0 41.9-54.2 113 41.4 35.5-47.5 20 7.7 4.9-11.7
2500+ grams 407 10 3.1 1.6- 5.6 189 47.6 42.6-52.6 167 40.4 35.6-45.3 41 9.0 6.6-12.1

*Survey Question:
Data in this table are constructed from survey question 48. Which rooms are in the house,
apartment, or trailer where you live?

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