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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Prevalence of Physical Abuse During Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1652 1565 94.8 93.2-96.0 87 5.2 4.0- 6.8
Age
< 20 years 231 212 89.5 82.8-93.8 19 10.5 6.2-17.2
20-24 years 437 396 91.5 87.3-94.4 41 8.5 5.6-12.7
25-34 years 798 775 97.5 95.6-98.6 23 2.5 1.4- 4.4
35+ years 186 182 97.8 92.8-99.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.2
Race
White 1119 1069 95.0 93.0-96.4 50 5.0 3.6- 7.0
Black 473 438 93.6 89.5-96.1 35 6.4 3.9-10.5
Other 60 58 99.5 97.8-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 160 90.7 83.5-94.9 15 9.3 5.1-16.5
No 1475 1403 95.4 93.7-96.6 72 4.6 3.4- 6.3
Education
< High School 365 337 91.8 87.1-94.9 28 8.2 5.1-12.9
High School 516 477 93.2 89.7-95.6 39 6.8 4.4-10.3
> High School 766 747 97.5 95.6-98.6 19 2.5 1.4- 4.4
Marital Status
Married 1042 1022 97.9 96.5-98.8 20 2.1 1.2- 3.5
Other 610 543 88.9 84.9-92.0 67 11.1 8.0-15.1
Income
15,999 or less 510 455 88.3 83.7-91.7 55 11.7 8.3-16.3
16,000-24,999 183 171 93.8 87.7-97.0 12 6.2 3.0-12.3
25,000-39,999 248 242 99.0 96.5-99.7 6 1.0 0.3- 3.5
40,000 or more 553 547 98.1 95.9-99.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.1
WIC recipient
No 856 839 98.5 97.1-99.3 17 1.5 0.7- 2.9
Yes 788 718 90.7 87.6-93.1 70 9.3 6.9-12.4
Medicaid recipient
No 817 805 97.9 96.2-98.9 12 2.1 1.1- 3.8
Yes 835 760 91.5 88.5-93.7 75 8.5 6.3-11.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 299 94.0 91.0-96.0 18 6.0 4.0- 9.0
1500 - 2499 grams 497 468 93.6 91.0-95.5 29 6.4 4.5- 9.0
2500+ grams 838 798 94.9 93.1-96.2 40 5.1 3.8- 6.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 37 (a-b).

#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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