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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Prevalence of Physical Abuse After Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1466 1405 96.5 95.0-97.5 61 3.5 2.5- 5.0
Age
< 20 years 160 145 93.5 86.4-97.0 15 6.5 3.0-13.6
20-24 years 399 372 93.5 89.8-95.9 27 6.5 4.1-10.2
25-34 years 723 708 98.3 96.5-99.1 15 1.7 0.9- 3.5
35+ years 184 180 98.5 93.3-99.7 4 1.5 0.3- 6.7
Race
White 1000 965 97.0 95.4-98.1 35 3.0 1.9- 4.6
Black 402 376 94.0 89.9-96.5 26 6.0 3.5-10.1
Other 64 64 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 141 96.9 91.5-98.9 5 3.1 1.1- 8.5
No 1317 1261 96.4 94.8-97.5 56 3.6 2.5- 5.2
Education
< High School 316 288 93.3 89.0-96.0 28 6.7 4.0-11.0
High School 433 410 95.1 91.8-97.1 23 4.9 2.9- 8.2
> High School 715 705 98.8 97.1-99.5 10 1.2 0.5- 2.9
Marital Status
Married 920 901 97.8 96.2-98.7 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8
Other 546 504 94.0 90.9-96.1 42 6.0 3.9- 9.1
Income
15,999 or less 401 360 91.3 87.0-94.2 41 8.7 5.8-13.0
16,000-24,999 191 183 96.6 91.3-98.7 8 3.4 1.3- 8.7
25,000-39,999 209 204 98.0 93.6-99.4 5 2.0 0.6- 6.4
40,000 or more 503 501 99.6 97.9-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 759 747 99.0 97.7-99.6 12 1.0 0.4- 2.3
Yes 698 650 93.9 91.2-95.8 48 6.1 4.2- 8.8
Medicaid recipient
No 703 694 98.9 97.3-99.5 9 1.1 0.5- 2.7
Yes 763 711 94.2 91.7-96.0 52 5.8 4.0- 8.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 669 633 94.4 92.4-95.9 36 5.6 4.1- 7.6
2500+ grams 797 772 96.6 95.1-97.7 25 3.4 2.3- 4.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 79 (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.

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