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2001 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 1656 1573 94.9 93.3-96.1 83 5.1 3.9- 6.7
Age
< 20 years 231 215 91.8 85.5-95.5 16 8.2 4.5-14.5
20-24 years 437 399 90.7 86.3-93.8 38 9.3 6.2-13.7
25-34 years 801 775 97.4 95.5-98.5 26 2.6 1.5- 4.5
35+ years 187 184 97.9 92.8-99.4 3 2.1 0.6- 7.2
Race
White 1122 1070 95.1 93.2-96.5 52 4.9 3.5- 6.8
Black 474 445 94.0 90.0-96.5 29 6.0 3.5-10.0
Other 60 58 97.0 82.5-99.5 2 3.0 0.5-17.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 169 95.8 89.8-98.3 7 4.2 1.7-10.2
No 1478 1402 94.8 93.0-96.1 76 5.2 3.9- 7.0
Education
< High School 366 343 92.4 87.7-95.4 23 7.6 4.6-12.3
High School 516 478 93.2 89.7-95.6 38 6.8 4.4-10.3
> High School 769 748 97.4 95.5-98.5 21 2.6 1.5- 4.5
Marital Status
Married 1044 1018 97.2 95.6-98.2 26 2.8 1.8- 4.4
Other 612 555 90.5 86.7-93.3 57 9.5 6.7-13.3
Income
15,999 or less 511 461 88.6 84.1-91.9 50 11.4 8.1-15.9
16,000-24,999 183 171 94.4 88.3-97.4 12 5.6 2.6-11.7
25,000-39,999 248 236 96.0 91.5-98.1 12 4.0 1.9- 8.5
40,000 or more 555 551 99.0 97.2-99.7 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8
WIC recipient
No 858 834 97.4 95.5-98.5 24 2.6 1.5- 4.5
Yes 790 731 92.2 89.3-94.3 59 7.8 5.7-10.7
Medicaid recipient
No 819 809 98.4 96.8-99.2 10 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Yes 837 764 91.1 88.1-93.4 73 8.9 6.6-11.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 303 95.3 92.5-97.1 14 4.7 2.9- 7.5
1500 - 2499 grams 498 470 93.9 91.3-95.7 28 6.1 4.3- 8.7
2500+ grams 841 800 94.9 93.2-96.3 41 5.1 3.7- 6.8

#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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