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Number of Rooms in Place Mother Lives*

1998 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 1775 62 3.2 2.2- 4.5 805 44.4 41.4-47.4 711 41.0 38.1-44.1 197 11.4 9.6-13.4
Age
< 20 years 271 16 6.6 3.4-12.6 131 46.9 38.9-55.1 100 35.3 28.0-43.4 24 11.1 6.9-17.3
20-24 years 495 23 4.5 2.5- 8.0 277 57.7 51.8-63.4 172 34.3 29.0-40.1 23 3.4 1.9- 6.1
25-34 years 809 20 2.0 1.1- 3.6 329 39.0 34.8-43.3 360 45.8 41.5-50.2 100 13.3 10.6-16.4
35+ years 200 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 68 30.0 22.1-39.2 79 44.7 35.6-54.2 50 24.9 17.8-33.7
Mother's Race
White 1170 28 3.0 1.9- 4.8 508 42.3 38.8-46.0 483 42.3 38.8-45.9 151 12.3 10.2-14.8
African American 535 32 4.2 2.4- 7.1 256 49.0 43.0-55.0 207 38.4 32.8-44.4 40 8.4 5.6-12.4
Other Minorities 70 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 41 53.6 38.4-68.2 21 33.6 20.8-49.3 6 12.2 5.2-25.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 87 8 10.7 4.6-23.1 46 48.6 35.6-61.8 29 38.4 26.5-52.0 4 2.3 0.5- 9.2
No 1687 54 2.6 1.8- 3.8 758 44.0 40.9-47.1 682 41.3 38.3-44.4 193 12.1 10.2-14.2
Education
< High School 374 16 4.3 2.1- 8.6 198 53.1 46.1-60.0 135 35.9 29.4-42.8 25 6.7 4.1-11.0
High School 598 30 3.6 2.1- 6.1 304 50.6 45.4-55.9 226 39.5 34.5-44.7 38 6.3 4.2- 9.3
> High School 801 15 2.0 1.1- 3.8 302 35.5 31.4-39.8 350 45.0 40.7-49.4 134 17.5 14.4-21.1
Marital Status
Married 1156 19 1.4 0.7- 2.6 494 41.2 37.7-44.8 487 43.5 39.9-47.1 156 13.9 11.6-16.6
Other 619 43 7.0 4.6-10.5 311 51.0 45.4-56.5 224 35.9 30.8-41.4 41 6.1 4.0- 9.2
Income
15,999 or less 542 38 7.0 4.5-10.6 308 57.4 51.6-62.9 173 31.6 26.6-37.2 23 4.0 2.3- 6.9
16,000-24,999 279 16 3.6 1.6- 8.0 154 51.6 44.0-59.2 88 37.8 30.7-45.6 21 6.9 4.0-11.7
25,000-39,999 284 2 0.8 0.1- 4.6 137 50.1 42.8-57.5 125 42.0 34.9-49.5 20 7.0 4.1-11.8
40,000 or more 527 3 0.4 0.1- 1.8 144 25.6 21.2-30.5 260 50.9 45.6-56.2 120 23.1 19.0-27.9
WIC recipient
No 945 19 2.3 1.3- 4.1 355 36.2 32.3-40.2 424 45.5 41.5-49.6 147 16.0 13.3-19.2
Yes 812 43 4.3 2.7- 6.7 443 54.2 49.6-58.8 283 36.2 31.8-40.7 43 5.3 3.6- 7.7
Medicaid recipient
No 892 14 1.1 0.5- 2.4 316 34.3 30.5-38.3 414 47.7 43.7-51.8 148 16.9 14.1-20.1
Yes 883 48 5.5 3.7- 8.1 489 55.7 51.1-60.2 297 33.6 29.4-38.0 49 5.2 3.6- 7.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 318 12 4.0 2.3- 7.1 158 51.4 45.8-57.0 123 37.2 32.0-42.8 25 7.3 5.0-10.7
1500-2499 grams 552 25 5.0 3.4- 7.3 257 47.3 43.0-51.6 209 37.4 33.4-41.6 61 10.4 8.1-13.2
2500+ grams 902 24 3.1 2.0- 4.5 389 44.1 40.8-47.4 378 41.4 38.2-44.6 111 11.5 9.6-13.7

*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.