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2003 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 1464 1412 96.6 95.1-97.6 52 3.4 2.4- 4.9
Age
< 20 years 160 149 94.0 86.7-97.4 11 6.0 2.6-13.3
20-24 years 397 383 97.0 94.0-98.5 14 3.0 1.5- 6.0
25-34 years 723 700 96.7 94.5-98.0 23 3.3 2.0- 5.5
35+ years 184 180 97.6 91.9-99.3 4 2.4 0.7- 8.1
Race
White 998 969 97.0 95.3-98.1 29 3.0 1.9- 4.7
Black 403 381 94.6 90.5-97.0 22 5.4 3.0- 9.5
Other 63 62 99.7 98.2- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 142 95.8 89.9-98.4 6 4.2 1.6-10.1
No 1313 1267 96.7 95.1-97.7 46 3.3 2.3- 4.9
Education
< High School 315 292 92.9 88.3-95.8 23 7.1 4.2-11.7
High School 435 418 94.7 91.1-96.9 17 5.3 3.1- 8.9
> High School 712 700 99.5 98.5-99.8 12 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Marital Status
Married 919 905 98.2 96.6-99.0 14 1.8 1.0- 3.4
Other 545 507 93.6 90.3-95.9 38 6.4 4.1- 9.7
Income
15,999 or less 400 364 90.5 85.9-93.7 36 9.5 6.3-14.1
16,000-24,999 191 185 97.7 92.7-99.3 6 2.3 0.7- 7.3
25,000-39,999 211 206 97.2 92.2-99.0 5 2.8 1.0- 7.8
40,000 or more 501 500 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 757 748 99.6 98.6-99.9 9 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Yes 699 657 93.6 90.8-95.6 42 6.4 4.4- 9.2
Medicaid recipient
No 702 698 99.2 97.6-99.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Yes 762 714 94.1 91.5-95.9 48 5.9 4.1- 8.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 669 641 95.6 93.8-97.0 28 4.4 3.0- 6.2
2500+ grams 795 771 96.7 95.1-97.7 24 3.3 2.3- 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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