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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During your most recent pregnancy, 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 1561 1515 96.9 95.5-97.8 46 3.1 2.2- 4.5
Age
< 20 years 163 154 97.9 93.3-99.3 9 2.1 0.7- 6.7
20-24 years 404 386 95.2 91.6-97.3 18 4.8 2.7- 8.4
25-34 years 801 784 97.2 95.1-98.4 17 2.8 1.6- 4.9
35+ years 193 191 98.7 92.4-99.8 2 1.3 0.2- 7.6
Race
White 1075 1047 97.1 95.5-98.2 28 2.9 1.8- 4.5
Black 421 403 95.5 91.6-97.6 18 4.5 2.4- 8.4
Other 65 65 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 164 92.9 86.7-96.4 10 7.1 3.6-13.3
No 1387 1351 97.6 96.2-98.4 36 2.4 1.6- 3.8
Education
< High School 315 300 95.9 92.0-98.0 15 4.1 2.0- 8.0
High School 447 425 94.7 91.1-96.9 22 5.3 3.1- 8.9
> High School 796 787 98.6 97.1-99.4 9 1.4 0.6- 2.9
Marital Status
Married 965 958 99.2 98.1-99.7 7 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Other 596 557 93.2 89.9-95.4 39 6.8 4.6-10.1
Income
14,999 or less 458 429 93.2 89.4-95.7 29 6.8 4.3-10.6
15,000-24,999 243 235 97.0 92.3-98.9 8 3.0 1.1- 7.7
25,000-49,999 319 313 97.7 94.2-99.1 6 2.3 0.9- 5.8
50,000 or more 420 420 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 794 785 98.9 97.5-99.6 9 1.1 0.4- 2.5
Yes 757 720 94.7 92.1-96.5 37 5.3 3.5- 7.9
Medicaid recipient
No 720 715 99.1 97.5-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Yes 841 800 95.0 92.7-96.6 41 5.0 3.4- 7.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 699 676 96.5 94.8-97.6 23 3.5 2.4- 5.2
2500+ grams 862 839 96.9 95.4-97.9 23 3.1 2.1- 4.6

#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.

This page was generated on 04OCT06

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