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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

How often in the past year have the following things happened to you? MY PARTNER THREATENED TO HIT OR THROW SOMETHING AT ME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Zero times One to five times 6 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1799 1693 95.1 93.6-96.3 73 3.5 2.6- 4.8 33 1.3 0.8- 2.3
Age
< 20 years 224 210 93.9 87.8-97.1 9 3.0 1.1- 8.0 5 3.0 1.0- 8.7
20-24 years 480 438 90.9 86.9-93.8 31 7.6 4.9-11.4 11 1.5 0.6- 3.7
25-34 years 885 848 97.4 95.7-98.4 23 1.7 0.9- 3.3 14 0.9 0.4- 2.1
35+ years 210 197 96.8 92.5-98.7 10 2.2 0.8- 6.1 3 1.0 0.2- 5.0
Race
White 1197 1127 95.4 93.7-96.7 47 3.7 2.6- 5.4 23 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Black 544 513 95.0 91.5-97.2 25 3.2 1.7- 6.1 6 1.7 0.6- 4.8
Other 58 53 88.2 70.7-95.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1 4 11.4 3.8-29.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 125 95.8 89.2-98.4 5 3.8 1.3-10.7 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
No 1665 1567 95.0 93.5-96.3 68 3.5 2.5- 4.9 30 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Education
< High School 379 346 92.9 88.6-95.7 19 4.1 2.1- 7.7 14 3.0 1.4- 6.4
High School 594 552 94.1 91.1-96.2 31 5.0 3.1- 7.9 11 0.9 0.3- 2.5
> High School 825 794 97.0 95.1-98.2 23 2.3 1.3- 4.0 8 0.7 0.3- 2.0
Marital Status
Married 1155 1104 96.1 94.3-97.3 37 3.0 2.0- 4.6 14 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Other 644 589 93.3 90.1-95.5 36 4.5 2.8- 7.3 19 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Income
15,999 or less 530 475 90.7 86.8-93.6 35 6.4 4.1- 9.9 20 2.9 1.5- 5.6
16,000-24,999 245 233 93.8 88.4-96.8 7 3.7 1.6- 8.6 5 2.4 0.8- 6.9
25,000-39,999 263 246 95.2 90.6-97.6 14 4.6 2.3- 9.2 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6
40,000 or more 614 602 98.9 97.4-99.6 12 1.1 0.4- 2.6 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 975 937 97.9 96.4-98.7 32 2.1 1.2- 3.5 6 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Yes 818 750 92.1 89.3-94.2 41 5.2 3.5- 7.6 27 2.8 1.6- 4.7
Medicaid recipient
No 892 868 97.6 95.9-98.6 22 2.2 1.2- 3.8 2 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Yes 907 825 92.6 90.0-94.6 51 4.9 3.3- 7.2 31 2.5 1.5- 4.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 358 331 92.2 89.2-94.4 19 5.3 3.6- 7.9 8 2.5 1.3- 4.6
1500 - 2499 grams 562 523 92.9 90.5-94.7 24 4.3 3.0- 6.3 15 2.8 1.7- 4.5
2500+ grams 879 839 95.3 93.7-96.6 30 3.4 2.4- 4.9 10 1.2 0.7- 2.3

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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