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2002 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 1547 1470 95.6 94.2-96.7 77 4.4 3.3- 5.8
Age
< 20 years 199 179 89.0 81.8-93.6 20 11.0 6.4-18.2
20-24 years 405 382 94.9 91.5-97.0 23 5.1 3.0- 8.5
25-34 years 753 724 97.1 95.3-98.3 29 2.9 1.7- 4.7
35+ years 190 185 97.4 92.7-99.1 5 2.6 0.9- 7.3
Race
White 1061 1017 95.8 94.1-97.1 44 4.2 2.9- 5.9
Black 411 381 94.9 91.4-97.1 30 5.1 2.9- 8.6
Other 75 72 95.4 84.4-98.8 3 4.6 1.2-15.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 154 94.7 88.5-97.6 8 5.3 2.4-11.5
No 1385 1316 95.7 94.2-96.9 69 4.3 3.1- 5.8
Education
< High School 350 320 91.2 86.8-94.2 30 8.8 5.8-13.2
High School 441 416 95.2 91.9-97.2 25 4.8 2.8- 8.1
> High School 753 731 98.0 96.5-98.9 22 2.0 1.1- 3.5
Marital Status
Married 980 953 97.8 96.5-98.7 27 2.2 1.3- 3.5
Other 567 517 91.1 87.5-93.7 50 8.9 6.3-12.5
Income
15,999 or less 463 420 92.0 88.2-94.6 43 8.0 5.4-11.8
16,000-24,999 172 157 91.0 84.0-95.2 15 9.0 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 550 539 98.2 96.3-99.1 11 1.8 0.9- 3.7
WIC recipient
No 839 819 97.9 96.3-98.8 20 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Yes 694 638 92.7 89.8-94.8 56 7.3 5.2-10.2
Medicaid recipient
No 759 748 98.9 97.6-99.5 11 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Yes 788 722 92.0 89.2-94.1 66 8.0 5.9-10.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 694 652 93.5 91.4-95.1 42 6.5 4.9- 8.6
2500+ grams 853 818 95.8 94.2-97.0 35 4.2 3.0- 5.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 36 (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.

This page was generated on 23JUL04

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