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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During the 12 months before you got pregnant, did an ex-husband or ex-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 1562 1492 95.4 93.8-96.6 70 4.6 3.4- 6.2
Age
< 20 years 164 150 93.3 86.5-96.8 14 6.7 3.2-13.5
20-24 years 405 371 91.3 87.0-94.3 34 8.7 5.7-13.0
25-34 years 801 782 97.5 95.6-98.6 19 2.5 1.4- 4.4
35+ years 192 189 97.8 92.1-99.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.9
Race
White 1076 1030 95.8 94.0-97.1 46 4.2 2.9- 6.0
Black 422 398 93.3 88.9-96.0 24 6.7 4.0-11.1
Other 64 64 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 165 94.1 88.4-97.1 10 5.9 2.9-11.6
No 1387 1327 95.6 93.9-96.8 60 4.4 3.2- 6.1
Education
< High School 317 291 91.5 86.6-94.7 26 8.5 5.3-13.4
High School 446 418 94.1 90.5-96.4 28 5.9 3.6- 9.5
> High School 796 780 98.0 96.4-98.9 16 2.0 1.1- 3.6
Marital Status
Married 964 949 98.3 96.9-99.0 15 1.7 1.0- 3.1
Other 598 543 90.9 87.3-93.5 55 9.1 6.5-12.7
Income
14,999 or less 461 420 91.0 86.9-93.9 41 9.0 6.1-13.1
15,000-24,999 243 229 93.4 88.0-96.5 14 6.6 3.5-12.0
25,000-49,999 318 310 97.2 93.6-98.8 8 2.8 1.2- 6.4
50,000 or more 420 417 99.8 99.5-99.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.5
WIC recipient
No 793 781 99.5 98.5-99.8 12 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Yes 759 701 91.2 88.2-93.5 58 8.8 6.5-11.8
Medicaid recipient
No 719 711 99.2 97.7-99.8 8 0.8 0.2- 2.3
Yes 843 781 92.2 89.5-94.3 62 7.8 5.7-10.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 700 666 94.7 92.7-96.2 34 5.3 3.8- 7.3
2500+ grams 862 826 95.4 93.7-96.7 36 4.6 3.3- 6.3

#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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