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Months Pregnant the FIRST time Hospitalized Overnight*

1999 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 467 51 14.3 9.7-20.5 202 32.1 25.8-39.2 214 53.6 46.2-60.8
Age
< 20 years 71 7 15.7 5.7-36.5 39 41.0 24.7-59.5 25 43.3 26.3-62.0
20-24 years 144 15 13.4 6.6-25.1 62 26.3 17.2-38.0 67 60.4 47.8-71.7
25-34 years 208 25 14.4 8.1-24.3 82 35.4 25.6-46.7 101 50.1 39.2-61.1
35+ years 44 4 14.2 3.2-45.7 19 20.9 8.1-44.3 21 64.8 38.4-84.5
Mother's Race
White 294 29 14.4 8.9-22.4 115 32.0 24.2-40.9 150 53.6 44.5-62.5
African American 162 21 13.2 6.4-25.3 83 33.5 22.8-46.3 58 53.2 40.3-65.8
Other Minorities 11 1 20.8 3.0-69.0 4 22.5 4.7-63.2 6 56.7 20.8-86.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 3 21.1 3.8-64.8 7 53.6 21.1-83.3 9 25.2 6.9-60.7
No 448 48 13.9 9.3-20.2 195 31.1 24.8-38.2 205 55.0 47.5-62.3
Education
< High School 104 11 15.3 6.6-31.4 49 41.1 27.0-56.8 44 43.6 29.1-59.4
High School 179 23 17.1 9.6-28.6 83 24.8 16.5-35.4 73 58.1 46.2-69.2
> High School 184 17 10.8 5.5-20.2 70 33.9 23.9-45.5 97 55.3 43.7-66.3
Marital Status
Married 298 33 14.2 8.9-21.9 117 31.9 24.1-40.9 148 53.9 44.7-62.8
Other 169 18 14.4 7.2-26.6 85 32.5 22.5-44.5 66 53.1 40.8-65.0
Income
15,999 or less 154 15 14.2 7.1-26.3 75 31.5 21.4-43.8 64 54.3 41.7-66.4
16,000-24,999 77 10 14.5 6.1-31.0 43 45.7 29.6-62.7 24 39.7 24.4-57.4
25,000-39,999 75 11 13.4 5.0-31.4 27 22.6 11.2-40.3 37 64.0 45.3-79.3
40,000 or more 106 9 14.4 6.0-30.7 34 27.5 15.7-43.5 63 58.1 42.0-72.6
WIC recipient
No 217 23 17.1 9.9-27.9 89 31.5 22.1-42.7 105 51.4 40.2-62.5
Yes 246 28 12.6 7.3-21.0 112 32.0 23.9-41.4 106 55.4 45.7-64.7
Medicaid recipient
No 189 22 16.5 9.3-27.7 67 31.1 21.3-42.9 100 52.4 40.6-63.9
Yes 278 29 13.0 7.7-21.1 135 32.8 24.9-41.8 114 54.3 44.9-63.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 146 16 11.2 6.9-17.7 90 61.7 53.4-69.3 40 27.1 20.5-35.0
1500-2499 grams 202 17 8.7 5.5-13.6 78 40.0 33.4-47.1 107 51.3 44.3-58.2
2500+ grams 118 18 15.5 9.9-23.3 34 29.0 21.4-37.8 66 55.6 46.5-64.3

*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.