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2002 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 1548 1490 96.6 95.3-97.6 58 3.4 2.4- 4.7
Age
< 20 years 200 186 91.6 84.9-95.5 14 8.4 4.5-15.1
20-24 years 405 384 95.4 92.1-97.3 21 4.6 2.7- 7.9
25-34 years 753 734 98.1 96.5-99.0 19 1.9 1.0- 3.5
35+ years 190 186 98.2 93.8-99.5 4 1.8 0.5- 6.2
Race
White 1062 1031 96.9 95.4-98.0 31 3.1 2.0- 4.6
Black 411 387 95.9 92.5-97.7 24 4.1 2.3- 7.5
Other 75 72 95.4 84.4-98.8 3 4.6 1.2-15.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 158 95.0 88.8-97.9 6 5.0 2.1-11.2
No 1384 1332 96.8 95.5-97.8 52 3.2 2.2- 4.5
Education
< High School 350 326 93.3 89.2-95.8 24 6.7 4.2-10.8
High School 443 425 96.2 93.2-98.0 18 3.8 2.0- 6.8
> High School 752 736 98.5 97.1-99.2 16 1.5 0.8- 2.9
Marital Status
Married 980 961 98.5 97.3-99.2 19 1.5 0.8- 2.7
Other 568 529 92.8 89.4-95.1 39 7.2 4.9-10.6
Income
15,999 or less 464 434 94.4 91.0-96.5 30 5.6 3.5- 9.0
16,000-24,999 173 159 91.1 84.0-95.2 14 8.9 4.8-16.0
25,000-39,999 207 204 99.7 99.1-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
40,000 or more 549 542 98.8 97.0-99.5 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 838 822 98.3 96.8-99.1 16 1.7 0.9- 3.2
Yes 696 655 94.5 91.9-96.3 41 5.5 3.7- 8.1
Medicaid recipient
No 758 750 99.3 98.1-99.7 8 0.7 0.3- 1.9
Yes 790 740 93.7 91.2-95.6 50 6.3 4.4- 8.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 694 663 95.2 93.2-96.5 31 4.8 3.5- 6.8
2500+ grams 854 827 96.8 95.3-97.8 27 3.2 2.2- 4.7

#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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