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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Physical Abuse During the 12 Months Before Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1778 1654 93.5 91.8-94.9 124 6.5 5.1- 8.2
Age
< 20 years 221 200 90.3 83.6-94.5 21 9.7 5.5-16.4
20-24 years 465 413 89.1 84.7-92.3 52 10.9 7.7-15.3
25-34 years 881 838 96.2 94.2-97.6 43 3.8 2.4- 5.8
35+ years 211 203 95.8 90.1-98.3 8 4.2 1.7- 9.9
Race
White 1191 1118 94.4 92.5-95.9 73 5.6 4.1- 7.5
Black 530 485 91.5 87.2-94.4 45 8.5 5.6-12.8
Other 57 51 87.9 70.6-95.7 6 12.1 4.3-29.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 132 93.5 86.3-97.1 11 6.5 2.9-13.7
No 1634 1521 93.5 91.7-95.0 113 6.5 5.0- 8.3
Education
< High School 380 335 89.8 85.0-93.1 45 10.2 6.9-15.0
High School 580 525 89.8 86.0-92.7 55 10.2 7.3-14.0
> High School 816 792 98.1 96.5-99.0 24 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Marital Status
Married 1144 1098 96.2 94.5-97.5 46 3.8 2.5- 5.5
Other 634 556 88.1 84.2-91.2 78 11.9 8.8-15.8
Income
15,999 or less 515 443 86.0 81.4-89.7 72 14.0 10.3-18.6
16,000-24,999 243 222 91.0 85.0-94.7 21 9.0 5.3-15.0
25,000-39,999 259 248 97.9 94.5-99.2 11 2.1 0.8- 5.5
40,000 or more 604 599 99.3 97.7-99.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 964 938 98.5 97.2-99.2 26 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Yes 808 711 88.0 84.7-90.7 97 12.0 9.3-15.3
Medicaid recipient
No 885 872 98.6 97.1-99.3 13 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Yes 893 782 88.4 85.2-90.9 111 11.6 9.1-14.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 347 322 92.6 89.6-94.7 25 7.4 5.3-10.4
1500 - 2499 grams 558 512 91.4 88.8-93.4 46 8.6 6.6-11.2
2500+ grams 873 820 93.7 91.8-95.2 53 6.3 4.8- 8.2

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 36 (a-b).

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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