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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During the 12 months before you got pregnant, 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 1821 1734 95.5 94.1-96.6 87 4.5 3.4- 5.9
Age
< 20 years 229 217 95.1 89.7-97.8 12 4.9 2.2-10.3
20-24 years 487 453 92.8 89.1-95.3 34 7.2 4.7-10.9
25-34 years 892 859 97.1 95.3-98.2 33 2.9 1.8- 4.7
35+ years 213 205 95.9 90.2-98.3 8 4.1 1.7- 9.8
Race
White 1211 1158 96.0 94.4-97.2 53 4.0 2.8- 5.6
Black 552 521 94.3 90.6-96.6 31 5.7 3.4- 9.4
Other 58 55 92.9 77.0-98.1 3 7.1 1.9-23.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 141 97.3 91.4-99.2 5 2.7 0.8- 8.6
No 1674 1592 95.3 93.8-96.5 82 4.7 3.5- 6.2
Education
< High School 394 368 94.4 90.5-96.7 26 5.6 3.3- 9.5
High School 601 559 92.6 89.2-95.0 42 7.4 5.0-10.8
> High School 824 805 98.2 96.6-99.1 19 1.8 0.9- 3.4
Marital Status
Married 1161 1126 96.9 95.3-98.0 35 3.1 2.0- 4.7
Other 660 608 92.8 89.6-95.1 52 7.2 4.9-10.4
Income
15,999 or less 542 496 91.8 88.0-94.4 46 8.2 5.6-12.0
16,000-24,999 245 229 92.8 87.2-96.1 16 7.2 3.9-12.8
25,000-39,999 262 255 99.0 96.6-99.7 7 1.0 0.3- 3.4
40,000 or more 610 607 99.4 97.7-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 977 961 98.9 97.6-99.4 16 1.1 0.6- 2.4
Yes 838 768 92.0 89.2-94.1 70 8.0 5.9-10.8
Medicaid recipient
No 892 884 99.1 97.8-99.6 8 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Yes 929 850 92.0 89.3-94.0 79 8.0 6.0-10.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 359 343 95.3 92.8-97.0 16 4.7 3.0- 7.2
1500 - 2499 grams 575 542 94.0 91.8-95.7 33 6.0 4.3- 8.2
2500+ grams 887 849 95.6 94.1-96.8 38 4.4 3.2- 5.9

#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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