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Months Pregnant the FIRST time Hospitalized Overnight*

1998 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 476 63 17.7 13.0-23.7 211 32.7 26.7-39.3 202 49.6 42.7-56.4
Age
< 20 years 87 7 6.0 2.0-16.7 39 40.1 27.0-54.8 41 53.9 39.5-67.7
20-24 years 138 15 22.2 12.7-35.7 66 35.0 24.0-47.9 57 42.8 30.7-56.0
25-34 years 197 33 23.0 15.0-33.5 85 26.8 18.6-36.9 79 50.3 39.6-60.9
35+ years 54 8 13.6 4.3-35.4 21 32.1 16.1-53.9 25 54.3 33.3-73.9
Mother's Race
White 278 42 20.1 13.9-28.2 117 31.2 23.8-39.7 119 48.7 40.0-57.5
African American 181 18 12.4 6.3-22.9 87 36.5 26.3-48.0 76 51.1 39.6-62.5
Other Minorities 17 3 24.1 6.5-59.0 7 26.3 7.8-59.8 7 49.7 21.4-78.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 16 0 0.0 - 7 31.1 9.3-66.4 9 68.9 33.6-90.7
No 459 63 18.6 13.7-24.9 204 33.0 26.9-39.7 192 48.4 41.4-55.4
Education
< High School 110 11 13.7 6.7-25.8 48 29.0 18.7-42.1 51 57.3 43.8-69.8
High School 173 20 13.5 7.2-24.0 86 46.3 35.2-57.8 67 40.2 29.5-51.8
> High School 193 32 24.8 16.4-35.7 77 22.5 15.1-32.2 84 52.7 41.8-63.3
Marital Status
Married 294 48 22.3 15.7-30.7 126 32.5 25.0-41.1 120 45.2 36.6-54.0
Other 182 15 11.5 5.9-21.1 85 33.0 23.9-43.7 82 55.5 44.6-65.9
Income
15,999 or less 170 17 15.0 8.3-25.5 84 34.7 25.0-46.0 69 50.3 38.9-61.6
16,000-24,999 83 12 18.8 9.2-34.6 32 34.0 21.0-50.0 39 47.2 32.3-62.6
25,000-39,999 85 13 13.7 6.1-27.9 36 36.2 22.6-52.3 36 50.2 34.7-65.6
40,000 or more 105 18 25.5 14.3-41.3 43 22.9 13.0-37.1 44 51.6 36.6-66.2
WIC recipient
No 214 28 15.9 9.6-25.1 92 30.1 21.7-40.2 94 54.0 43.6-64.0
Yes 260 35 19.0 12.7-27.5 117 34.4 26.4-43.3 108 46.6 37.7-55.7
Medicaid recipient
No 192 27 16.0 9.7-25.4 81 34.1 24.8-44.8 84 49.9 39.3-60.5
Yes 284 36 18.8 12.6-27.1 130 31.8 24.3-40.4 118 49.3 40.5-58.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 128 14 10.2 6.0-16.6 82 65.6 56.7-73.4 32 24.3 17.5-32.6
1500-2499 grams 199 20 9.6 6.2-14.5 84 41.6 34.9-48.7 95 48.8 41.8-55.9
2500+ grams 147 29 19.3 13.7-26.4 44 29.9 23.0-37.8 74 50.8 42.7-58.8

*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.