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Number of Rooms in Place Mother Lives*

1999 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 1749 59 2.9 2.0- 4.2 794 45.5 42.5-48.6 700 39.7 36.8-42.8 196 11.8 10.0-13.9
Age
< 20 years 264 14 5.7 2.8-11.3 128 47.3 39.0-55.7 91 33.5 26.0-41.8 31 13.6 8.7-20.7
20-24 years 456 25 3.4 1.8- 6.3 263 59.3 53.3-65.0 145 33.2 27.8-39.1 23 4.1 2.3- 7.1
25-34 years 831 18 2.2 1.2- 4.1 342 41.3 37.1-45.7 371 43.7 39.4-48.0 100 12.8 10.1-15.9
35+ years 198 2 1.1 0.2- 6.6 61 28.2 20.7-37.0 93 46.4 37.6-55.4 42 24.4 17.5-32.8
Mother's Race
White 1181 26 2.1 1.2- 3.5 511 44.3 40.7-47.9 503 41.6 38.1-45.2 141 12.0 9.9-14.5
African American 506 24 2.8 1.3- 5.7 262 52.1 45.7-58.4 175 34.5 28.7-40.8 45 10.7 7.2-15.4
Other Minorities 62 9 22.7 11.5-39.9 21 25.7 14.1-42.2 22 35.6 21.5-52.7 10 15.9 7.3-31.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 8 7.8 3.4-16.7 72 69.3 58.0-78.6 26 19.1 11.8-29.4 3 3.8 1.2-11.3
No 1640 51 2.5 1.6- 3.7 722 43.4 40.2-46.5 674 41.6 38.5-44.8 193 12.6 10.6-14.8
Education
< High School 404 23 5.7 3.3- 9.8 219 56.3 49.6-62.7 126 29.4 23.7-35.8 36 8.6 5.5-13.1
High School 571 28 4.0 2.3- 6.9 305 56.3 50.7-61.8 196 31.5 26.6-37.0 42 8.1 5.5-11.8
> High School 773 8 0.7 0.3- 1.9 269 32.8 28.9-37.1 378 50.5 46.1-54.8 118 16.0 13.0-19.4
Marital Status
Married 1150 27 2.2 1.4- 3.6 472 40.5 36.9-44.1 503 43.7 40.2-47.4 148 13.6 11.3-16.2
Other 599 32 4.4 2.6- 7.5 322 56.9 51.2-62.4 197 30.7 25.8-36.1 48 8.0 5.4-11.6
Income
15,999 or less 504 30 5.0 2.9- 8.5 310 62.9 56.9-68.5 145 28.2 23.1-33.9 19 3.9 2.2- 6.9
16,000-24,999 274 8 1.7 0.6- 5.0 152 61.2 53.3-68.5 96 32.0 25.2-39.7 18 5.2 2.6-10.0
25,000-39,999 267 6 2.7 1.0- 6.7 116 41.8 34.4-49.5 124 47.1 39.5-54.8 21 8.5 5.1-14.0
40,000 or more 533 3 0.3 0.1- 1.8 138 25.3 21.0-30.2 277 51.5 46.2-56.7 115 22.9 18.7-27.6
WIC recipient
No 915 20 1.7 0.9- 3.2 329 34.6 30.7-38.6 426 46.7 42.6-50.9 140 17.0 14.1-20.4
Yes 818 37 3.9 2.5- 6.2 463 58.7 54.1-63.1 266 31.6 27.5-36.0 52 5.8 4.0- 8.3
Medicaid recipient
No 869 13 1.4 0.7- 2.8 313 35.6 31.7-39.7 406 46.0 41.9-50.1 137 17.0 14.1-20.3
Yes 880 46 4.6 3.0- 6.9 481 56.6 52.1-61.1 294 32.7 28.6-37.1 59 6.1 4.2- 8.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 318 18 5.7 3.6- 8.9 147 46.4 40.9-52.1 122 38.2 32.9-43.9 31 9.7 6.8-13.5
1500-2499 grams 542 18 3.7 2.3- 5.8 256 47.9 43.6-52.1 213 38.6 34.5-42.8 55 9.9 7.6-12.7
2500+ grams 884 23 2.8 1.9- 4.2 389 45.3 42.0-48.7 362 39.8 36.7-43.1 110 12.0 10.0-14.3

*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.