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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

How often in the past year have the following things happened to you? MY PARTNER DESTROYED SOMETHING BELONGING TO ME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Zero times One to five times 6 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1441 1337 93.4 91.5-94.8 93 5.8 4.4- 7.5 11 0.8 0.4- 1.8
Age
< 20 years 155 134 86.2 77.1-92.1 21 13.8 7.9-22.9 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 393 359 93.4 89.7-95.8 30 5.2 3.1- 8.6 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0
25-34 years 713 676 94.3 91.6-96.1 31 4.9 3.2- 7.3 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5
35+ years 180 168 96.1 91.0-98.4 11 3.8 1.6- 8.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Race
White 985 922 93.8 91.6-95.5 57 5.4 3.9- 7.5 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0
Black 393 358 91.4 86.6-94.5 32 8.0 5.0-12.6 3 0.6 0.1- 3.1
Other 63 57 96.1 86.5-98.9 4 1.1 0.4- 2.9 2 2.8 0.5-15.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 138 135 96.5 89.6-98.9 3 3.5 1.1-10.4 0 0.0 . - .
No 1300 1199 92.9 90.9-94.5 90 6.1 4.7- 8.0 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Education
< High School 301 269 88.4 82.7-92.4 27 9.2 5.7-14.6 5 2.4 0.9- 6.1
High School 427 386 91.2 87.1-94.1 37 7.8 5.1-11.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.6
> High School 711 680 96.9 94.9-98.1 29 3.0 1.8- 5.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 912 877 96.3 94.4-97.6 33 3.5 2.3- 5.3 2 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Other 529 460 87.9 83.7-91.2 60 10.1 7.2-14.0 9 2.0 0.9- 4.4
Income
15,999 or less 390 335 85.8 80.6-89.8 45 11.1 7.6-15.9 10 3.1 1.5- 6.5
16,000-24,999 189 174 94.5 89.0-97.4 14 5.4 2.6-10.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
25,000-39,999 210 195 94.2 88.7-97.1 15 5.8 2.9-11.3 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 500 485 97.2 94.8-98.5 15 2.8 1.5- 5.2 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 757 725 96.5 94.5-97.8 28 3.0 1.8- 4.8 4 0.5 0.1- 1.8
Yes 677 605 89.8 86.4-92.4 65 9.0 6.6-12.2 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0
Medicaid recipient
No 702 676 96.0 93.6-97.4 26 4.0 2.6- 6.4 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 739 661 90.8 87.8-93.2 67 7.5 5.4-10.4 11 1.7 0.8- 3.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 656 599 90.9 88.5-92.9 52 8.3 6.4-10.7 5 0.8 0.3- 1.7
2500+ grams 785 738 93.6 91.5-95.1 41 5.6 4.1- 7.5 6 0.8 0.4- 1.9

#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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