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2003 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 1463 1405 96.5 95.1-97.5 58 3.5 2.5- 4.9
Age
< 20 years 160 151 95.4 88.5-98.2 9 4.6 1.8-11.5
20-24 years 395 376 96.7 93.6-98.3 19 3.3 1.7- 6.4
25-34 years 723 699 96.5 94.3-97.9 24 3.5 2.1- 5.7
35+ years 185 179 97.3 92.0-99.1 6 2.7 0.9- 8.0
Race
White 998 967 96.9 95.2-98.0 31 3.1 2.0- 4.8
Black 402 377 94.5 90.5-96.9 25 5.5 3.1- 9.5
Other 63 61 99.5 97.9-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 140 93.9 87.3-97.1 8 6.1 2.9-12.7
No 1312 1262 96.9 95.4-97.9 50 3.1 2.1- 4.6
Education
< High School 316 293 92.8 88.2-95.7 23 7.2 4.3-11.8
High School 432 411 95.2 91.8-97.3 21 4.8 2.7- 8.2
> High School 713 699 99.0 97.8-99.6 14 1.0 0.4- 2.2
Marital Status
Married 918 899 97.8 96.2-98.7 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8
Other 545 506 94.2 91.0-96.3 39 5.8 3.7- 9.0
Income
15,999 or less 398 363 91.2 86.7-94.3 35 8.8 5.7-13.3
16,000-24,999 192 186 96.9 91.7-98.9 6 3.1 1.1- 8.3
25,000-39,999 209 201 97.7 93.5-99.2 8 2.3 0.8- 6.5
40,000 or more 502 499 99.6 98.0-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.0
WIC recipient
No 757 743 99.0 97.8-99.6 14 1.0 0.4- 2.2
Yes 698 655 94.0 91.2-95.9 43 6.0 4.1- 8.8
Medicaid recipient
No 702 691 98.7 97.1-99.4 11 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Yes 761 714 94.5 91.9-96.2 47 5.5 3.8- 8.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 669 635 94.6 92.6-96.1 34 5.4 3.9- 7.4
2500+ grams 794 770 96.7 95.1-97.8 24 3.3 2.2- 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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