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2005 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 1020 975 96.6 94.9-97.8 45 3.4 2.2- 5.1
Age
< 20 years 96 92 97.3 89.1-99.4 4 2.7 0.6-10.9
20-24 years 252 234 95.1 90.6-97.5 18 4.9 2.5- 9.4
25-34 years 515 495 96.5 93.7-98.0 20 3.5 2.0- 6.3
35+ years 157 154 99.5 98.6-99.9 3 0.5 0.1- 1.4
Race
White 733 709 97.6 95.8-98.6 24 2.4 1.4- 4.2
Black 247 229 93.4 87.8-96.6 18 6.6 3.4-12.2
Other 40 37 94.1 73.5-98.9 3 5.9 1.1-26.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 129 98.5 93.1-99.7 4 1.5 0.3- 6.9
No 887 846 96.3 94.3-97.6 41 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Education
< High School 201 188 95.0 89.9-97.6 13 5.0 2.4-10.1
High School 293 275 96.3 92.4-98.2 18 3.7 1.8- 7.6
> High School 524 510 97.5 95.2-98.8 14 2.5 1.2- 4.8
Marital Status
Married 649 635 98.5 96.9-99.2 14 1.5 0.8- 3.1
Other 371 340 93.4 89.3-96.0 31 6.6 4.0-10.7
Income
14,999 or less 298 275 94.3 89.9-96.9 23 5.7 3.1-10.1
15,000-24,999 157 144 95.8 90.6-98.2 13 4.2 1.8- 9.4
25,000-49,999 179 173 95.9 90.0-98.4 6 4.1 1.6-10.0
50,000 or more 294 293 99.5 96.4-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 553 541 98.6 96.9-99.4 12 1.4 0.6- 3.1
Yes 457 424 94.2 90.7-96.4 33 5.8 3.6- 9.3
Medicaid recipient
No 472 467 99.2 97.2-99.8 5 0.8 0.2- 2.8
Yes 548 508 94.4 91.5-96.4 40 5.6 3.6- 8.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 460 431 93.3 90.6-95.3 29 6.7 4.7- 9.4
2500+ grams 560 544 96.9 95.0-98.1 16 3.1 1.9- 5.0

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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