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2004 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 1563 1392 88.4 86.2-90.3 171 11.6 9.7-13.8
Age
< 20 years 161 129 82.1 73.2-88.6 32 17.9 11.4-26.8
20-24 years 407 344 85.0 80.0-88.9 63 15.0 11.1-20.0
25-34 years 800 736 90.9 87.9-93.2 64 9.1 6.8-12.1
35+ years 195 183 91.8 84.8-95.7 12 8.2 4.3-15.2
Race
White 1080 973 88.9 86.3-91.1 107 11.1 8.9-13.7
Black 420 360 85.6 80.2-89.7 60 14.4 10.3-19.8
Other 63 59 96.5 85.9-99.2 4 3.5 0.8-14.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 144 78.3 70.2-84.8 32 21.7 15.2-29.8
No 1387 1248 90.2 88.0-92.1 139 9.8 7.9-12.0
Education
< High School 315 251 78.0 71.6-83.3 64 22.0 16.7-28.4
High School 450 386 86.3 81.6-89.9 64 13.7 10.1-18.4
> High School 795 752 94.7 92.5-96.3 43 5.3 3.7- 7.5
Marital Status
Married 963 900 93.1 90.9-94.8 63 6.9 5.2- 9.1
Other 600 492 81.2 76.6-85.0 108 18.8 15.0-23.4
Income
14,999 or less 464 380 80.5 75.3-84.8 84 19.5 15.2-24.7
15,000-24,999 243 219 87.7 81.1-92.3 24 12.3 7.7-18.9
25,000-49,999 318 289 91.6 87.0-94.6 29 8.4 5.4-13.0
50,000 or more 418 402 96.3 93.3-98.0 16 3.7 2.0- 6.7
WIC recipient
No 792 740 93.6 91.0-95.4 52 6.4 4.6- 9.0
Yes 760 641 83.1 79.4-86.3 119 16.9 13.7-20.6
Medicaid recipient
No 719 685 95.1 92.7-96.7 34 4.9 3.3- 7.3
Yes 844 707 83.0 79.5-86.1 137 17.0 13.9-20.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 700 620 88.1 85.5-90.3 80 11.9 9.7-14.5
2500+ grams 863 772 88.5 86.0-90.5 91 11.5 9.5-14.0

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 74 (a-c).

#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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