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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Since your delivery, 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 1540 1482 97.2 96.0-98.0 58 2.8 2.0- 4.0
Age
< 20 years 199 178 90.0 83.2-94.3 21 10.0 5.7-16.8
20-24 years 401 385 96.6 93.7-98.2 16 3.4 1.8- 6.3
25-34 years 752 734 98.8 97.6-99.4 18 1.2 0.6- 2.4
35+ years 188 185 99.0 95.0-99.8 3 1.0 0.2- 5.0
Race
White 1058 1023 97.3 95.8-98.2 35 2.7 1.8- 4.2
Black 408 390 97.5 94.7-98.8 18 2.5 1.2- 5.3
Other 74 69 95.1 84.8-98.5 5 4.9 1.5-15.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 156 95.9 90.0-98.4 6 4.1 1.6-10.0
No 1378 1326 97.4 96.2-98.2 52 2.6 1.8- 3.8
Education
< High School 349 321 94.4 90.8-96.6 28 5.6 3.4- 9.2
High School 438 421 96.9 94.1-98.4 17 3.1 1.6- 5.9
> High School 750 737 98.8 97.4-99.4 13 1.2 0.6- 2.6
Marital Status
Married 975 951 98.5 97.3-99.1 24 1.5 0.9- 2.7
Other 565 531 94.7 91.8-96.6 34 5.3 3.4- 8.2
Income
15,999 or less 460 423 94.5 91.3-96.5 37 5.5 3.5- 8.7
16,000-24,999 172 166 96.6 91.0-98.8 6 3.4 1.2- 9.0
25,000-39,999 207 204 99.7 99.1-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
40,000 or more 548 541 98.8 97.0-99.5 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 834 819 98.8 97.6-99.4 15 1.2 0.6- 2.4
Yes 692 651 95.4 93.1-97.0 41 4.6 3.0- 6.9
Medicaid recipient
No 752 742 99.4 98.5-99.8 10 0.6 0.2- 1.5
Yes 788 740 94.8 92.5-96.4 48 5.2 3.6- 7.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 689 652 94.2 92.1-95.7 37 5.8 4.3- 7.9
2500+ grams 851 830 97.5 96.2-98.3 21 2.5 1.7- 3.8

#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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