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2001 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 1635 1509 92.6 90.7-94.1 88 5.4 4.1- 7.1 38 2.0 1.3- 3.1
Age
< 20 years 227 201 89.5 82.9-93.8 13 5.1 2.3-10.7 13 5.4 2.6-10.8
20-24 years 433 374 85.7 80.7-89.6 41 10.6 7.2-15.1 18 3.8 2.0- 7.0
25-34 years 794 762 97.0 94.9-98.2 28 3.0 1.8- 5.0 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
35+ years 181 172 94.1 87.2-97.4 6 4.3 1.7-10.7 3 1.6 0.3- 7.8
Race
White 1104 1039 94.3 92.3-95.8 44 4.0 2.8- 5.8 21 1.6 0.9- 2.9
Black 471 415 87.2 81.9-91.0 41 9.7 6.3-14.5 15 3.2 1.5- 6.6
Other 60 55 96.0 86.1-98.9 3 3.5 0.8-14.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 154 147 96.3 90.0-98.7 6 3.6 1.3-10.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
No 1479 1360 92.1 90.0-93.8 82 5.7 4.3- 7.5 37 2.2 1.4- 3.5
Education
< High School 351 315 89.4 84.2-93.1 28 8.1 5.0-12.9 8 2.5 1.0- 6.0
High School 509 454 91.0 87.0-93.9 33 5.4 3.3- 8.9 22 3.6 1.9- 6.4
> High School 771 736 95.0 92.6-96.7 27 4.2 2.7- 6.5 8 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Marital Status
Married 1038 993 95.4 93.4-96.8 36 4.1 2.8- 6.0 9 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Other 597 516 87.3 83.0-90.6 52 7.9 5.4-11.6 29 4.8 2.9- 7.8
Income
15,999 or less 498 422 85.6 80.7-89.4 51 10.1 6.9-14.5 25 4.3 2.4- 7.6
16,000-24,999 179 160 86.9 78.9-92.2 11 7.7 3.8-14.9 8 5.4 2.4-11.7
25,000-39,999 247 230 94.4 89.4-97.2 13 5.2 2.6-10.4 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0
40,000 or more 556 546 97.5 95.2-98.7 9 2.2 1.1- 4.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
WIC recipient
No 853 820 96.3 94.2-97.6 29 3.5 2.2- 5.5 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Yes 773 681 88.5 85.1-91.2 58 7.6 5.4-10.6 34 3.9 2.4- 6.1
Medicaid recipient
No 816 790 96.8 94.8-98.0 24 3.2 2.0- 5.2 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Yes 819 719 88.1 84.7-90.9 64 7.8 5.6-10.8 36 4.1 2.6- 6.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 318 292 91.4 88.0-93.9 20 6.8 4.6- 9.9 6 1.9 0.9- 3.9
1500 - 2499 grams 490 446 90.7 87.8-93.0 26 5.3 3.7- 7.6 18 4.0 2.6- 6.2
2500+ grams 827 771 92.8 90.7-94.4 42 5.4 4.0- 7.3 14 1.8 1.1- 3.1

#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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