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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Physical Abuse During the 12 Months Before Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1558 1460 93.4 91.6-94.9 98 6.6 5.1- 8.4
Age
< 20 years 163 144 89.6 81.9-94.3 19 10.4 5.7-18.1
20-24 years 405 362 88.9 84.3-92.3 43 11.1 7.7-15.7
25-34 years 800 767 95.7 93.4-97.2 33 4.3 2.8- 6.6
35+ years 190 187 97.8 92.0-99.4 3 2.2 0.6- 8.0
Race
White 1074 1005 93.3 91.1-95.0 69 6.7 5.0- 8.9
Black 420 392 92.7 88.2-95.5 28 7.3 4.5-11.8
Other 64 63 99.7 98.0- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 156 87.4 80.3-92.2 19 12.6 7.8-19.7
No 1383 1304 94.5 92.7-95.9 79 5.5 4.1- 7.3
Education
< High School 317 279 87.6 82.1-91.5 38 12.4 8.5-17.9
High School 445 410 92.4 88.5-95.1 35 7.6 4.9-11.5
> High School 793 768 96.8 94.9-98.0 25 3.2 2.0- 5.1
Marital Status
Married 963 935 96.9 95.1-98.0 28 3.1 2.0- 4.9
Other 595 525 88.0 84.1-91.1 70 12.0 8.9-15.9
Income
14,999 or less 458 400 86.7 82.0-90.3 58 13.3 9.7-18.0
15,000-24,999 243 226 91.6 85.7-95.2 17 8.4 4.8-14.3
25,000-49,999 317 306 96.0 92.1-98.0 11 4.0 2.0- 7.9
50,000 or more 420 414 99.4 97.8-99.8 6 0.6 0.2- 2.2
WIC recipient
No 791 773 99.1 98.1-99.6 18 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Yes 757 677 87.6 84.1-90.4 80 12.4 9.6-15.9
Medicaid recipient
No 717 704 98.6 96.9-99.3 13 1.4 0.7- 3.1
Yes 841 756 89.2 86.2-91.7 85 10.8 8.3-13.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 698 651 92.7 90.5-94.4 47 7.3 5.6- 9.5
2500+ grams 860 809 93.5 91.5-95.0 51 6.5 5.0- 8.5

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 37 (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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