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2001 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 1653 1584 95.9 94.5-97.0 69 4.1 3.0- 5.5
Age
< 20 years 231 217 93.0 87.0-96.3 14 7.0 3.7-13.0
20-24 years 437 401 92.8 88.8-95.4 36 7.2 4.6-11.2
25-34 years 799 784 98.1 96.4-99.1 15 1.9 0.9- 3.6
35+ years 186 182 97.8 92.8-99.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.2
Race
White 1119 1082 96.3 94.6-97.5 37 3.7 2.5- 5.4
Black 474 444 94.3 90.3-96.7 30 5.7 3.3- 9.7
Other 60 58 99.5 97.8-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 167 94.8 88.4-97.7 8 5.2 2.3-11.6
No 1476 1415 96.1 94.6-97.2 61 3.9 2.8- 5.4
Education
< High School 365 347 94.7 90.5-97.1 18 5.3 2.9- 9.5
High School 516 484 94.4 91.1-96.6 32 5.6 3.4- 8.9
> High School 767 749 97.8 96.0-98.8 18 2.2 1.2- 4.0
Marital Status
Married 1043 1029 98.6 97.4-99.3 14 1.4 0.7- 2.6
Other 610 555 91.0 87.2-93.7 55 9.0 6.3-12.8
Income
15,999 or less 510 467 90.6 86.3-93.6 43 9.4 6.4-13.7
16,000-24,999 183 173 95.6 90.0-98.1 10 4.4 1.9-10.0
25,000-39,999 248 242 99.0 96.5-99.7 6 1.0 0.3- 3.5
40,000 or more 554 549 98.5 96.4-99.4 5 1.5 0.6- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 857 842 98.6 97.1-99.3 15 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Yes 788 734 93.1 90.3-95.1 54 6.9 4.9- 9.7
Medicaid recipient
No 818 811 98.7 97.2-99.4 7 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Yes 835 773 93.0 90.3-95.0 62 7.0 5.0- 9.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 302 95.0 92.2-96.8 15 5.0 3.2- 7.8
1500 - 2499 grams 497 474 94.9 92.5-96.6 23 5.1 3.4- 7.5
2500+ grams 839 808 96.0 94.4-97.2 31 4.0 2.8- 5.6

#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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