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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Since your delivery, did your husband or partner push, hit, slap, kick, choke, or physically hurt you in any other way?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1818 1758 96.8 95.5-97.7 60 3.2 2.3- 4.5
Age
< 20 years 225 214 96.0 90.7-98.4 11 4.0 1.6- 9.3
20-24 years 487 461 94.2 90.7-96.4 26 5.8 3.6- 9.3
25-34 years 892 874 98.6 97.2-99.3 18 1.4 0.7- 2.8
35+ years 214 209 96.1 90.3-98.5 5 3.9 1.5- 9.7
Race
White 1214 1180 97.4 96.0-98.3 34 2.6 1.7- 4.0
Black 546 524 95.9 92.5-97.8 22 4.1 2.2- 7.5
Other 58 54 88.6 70.9-96.2 4 11.4 3.8-29.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 142 98.5 93.3-99.7 4 1.5 0.3- 6.7
No 1671 1615 96.6 95.2-97.6 56 3.4 2.4- 4.8
Education
< High School 393 370 95.9 92.5-97.8 23 4.1 2.2- 7.5
High School 596 568 95.3 92.4-97.1 28 4.7 2.9- 7.6
> High School 827 818 98.2 96.5-99.1 9 1.8 0.9- 3.5
Marital Status
Married 1165 1140 97.7 96.2-98.6 25 2.3 1.4- 3.8
Other 653 618 95.0 92.1-96.8 35 5.0 3.2- 7.9
Income
15,999 or less 540 500 92.5 88.7-95.0 40 7.5 5.0-11.3
16,000-24,999 246 240 97.2 93.1-98.9 6 2.8 1.1- 6.9
25,000-39,999 264 263 99.4 95.9-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
40,000 or more 614 609 98.8 97.0-99.5 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 979 965 98.6 97.1-99.3 14 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Yes 833 788 94.8 92.5-96.5 45 5.2 3.5- 7.5
Medicaid recipient
No 894 885 98.4 96.8-99.2 9 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Yes 924 873 95.1 92.9-96.7 51 4.9 3.3- 7.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 361 347 95.8 93.4-97.4 14 4.2 2.6- 6.6
1500 - 2499 grams 568 550 96.6 94.8-97.8 18 3.4 2.2- 5.2
2500+ grams 889 861 96.8 95.4-97.8 28 3.2 2.2- 4.6

#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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