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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During your most recent pregnancy, 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 1737 96.2 94.8-97.2 81 3.8 2.8- 5.2
Age
< 20 years 227 218 97.1 92.4-98.9 9 2.9 1.1- 7.6
20-24 years 486 447 92.8 89.1-95.3 39 7.2 4.7-10.9
25-34 years 892 867 97.8 96.2-98.8 25 2.2 1.2- 3.8
35+ years 213 205 96.2 90.9-98.5 8 3.8 1.5- 9.1
Race
White 1210 1164 96.8 95.3-97.8 46 3.2 2.2- 4.7
Black 550 519 94.8 91.3-97.0 31 5.2 3.0- 8.7
Other 58 54 92.6 77.1-97.9 4 7.4 2.1-22.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 139 98.3 93.5-99.6 6 1.7 0.4- 6.5
No 1672 1597 95.9 94.5-97.0 75 4.1 3.0- 5.5
Education
< High School 393 371 96.4 93.1-98.1 22 3.6 1.9- 6.9
High School 598 555 93.5 90.3-95.7 43 6.5 4.3- 9.7
> High School 825 809 97.9 96.2-98.9 16 2.1 1.1- 3.8
Marital Status
Married 1160 1132 97.4 96.0-98.4 28 2.6 1.6- 4.0
Other 658 605 93.7 90.6-95.8 53 6.3 4.2- 9.4
Income
15,999 or less 540 496 92.5 88.9-95.0 44 7.5 5.0-11.1
16,000-24,999 244 231 94.9 90.0-97.4 13 5.1 2.6-10.0
25,000-39,999 263 257 99.6 99.1-99.8 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9
40,000 or more 610 603 98.5 96.5-99.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.5
WIC recipient
No 978 960 98.7 97.4-99.4 18 1.3 0.6- 2.6
Yes 834 771 93.4 90.9-95.3 63 6.6 4.7- 9.1
Medicaid recipient
No 892 883 98.6 97.1-99.3 9 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Yes 926 854 93.8 91.4-95.5 72 6.2 4.5- 8.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 358 338 94.1 91.3-96.0 20 5.9 4.0- 8.7
1500 - 2499 grams 574 546 95.0 92.9-96.5 28 5.0 3.5- 7.1
2500+ grams 886 853 96.3 94.8-97.4 33 3.7 2.6- 5.2

#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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