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2002 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 1549 1477 96.3 95.0-97.3 72 3.7 2.7- 5.0
Age
< 20 years 200 179 88.2 80.9-93.0 21 11.8 7.0-19.1
20-24 years 405 384 96.6 93.8-98.2 21 3.4 1.8- 6.2
25-34 years 754 728 97.7 96.0-98.7 26 2.3 1.3- 4.0
35+ years 190 186 98.2 93.8-99.5 4 1.8 0.5- 6.2
Race
White 1063 1022 96.8 95.2-97.8 41 3.2 2.2- 4.8
Black 411 384 95.1 91.5-97.2 27 4.9 2.8- 8.5
Other 75 71 95.4 85.1-98.7 4 4.6 1.3-14.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 158 96.8 91.3-98.8 6 3.2 1.2- 8.7
No 1385 1319 96.3 94.8-97.3 66 3.7 2.7- 5.2
Education
< High School 350 320 93.2 89.3-95.8 30 6.8 4.2-10.7
High School 443 420 95.3 92.0-97.3 23 4.7 2.7- 8.0
> High School 753 734 98.5 97.0-99.2 19 1.5 0.8- 3.0
Marital Status
Married 981 948 97.2 95.7-98.2 33 2.8 1.8- 4.3
Other 568 529 94.5 91.6-96.5 39 5.5 3.5- 8.4
Income
15,999 or less 464 424 93.5 90.1-95.8 40 6.5 4.2- 9.9
16,000-24,999 173 159 93.1 86.9-96.5 14 6.9 3.5-13.1
25,000-39,999 207 202 98.1 94.0-99.4 5 1.9 0.6- 6.0
40,000 or more 550 542 99.0 97.2-99.6 8 1.0 0.4- 2.8
WIC recipient
No 839 812 97.1 95.4-98.2 27 2.9 1.8- 4.6
Yes 696 652 95.3 92.9-96.9 44 4.7 3.1- 7.1
Medicaid recipient
No 759 746 98.6 97.2-99.3 13 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Yes 790 731 93.8 91.4-95.6 59 6.2 4.4- 8.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 651 93.1 90.9-94.8 44 6.9 5.2- 9.1
2500+ grams 854 826 96.6 95.1-97.7 28 3.4 2.3- 4.9

#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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