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2006 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 1340 1264 93.3 91.2-95.0 76 6.7 5.0- 8.8
Age
< 20 years 131 118 90.2 80.8-95.3 13 9.8 4.7-19.2
20-24 years 297 271 91.9 87.0-95.0 26 8.1 5.0-13.0
25-34 years 692 659 93.1 89.8-95.4 33 6.9 4.6-10.2
35+ years 220 216 99.6 99.0-99.8 4 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Race
White 976 928 93.8 91.3-95.6 48 6.2 4.4- 8.7
Black 285 267 94.0 88.9-96.9 18 6.0 3.1-11.1
Other 79 69 84.2 67.5-93.2 10 15.8 6.8-32.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 162 89.6 82.2-94.1 15 10.4 5.9-17.8
No 1163 1102 94.0 91.8-95.7 61 6.0 4.3- 8.2
Education
< High School 216 192 89.0 82.0-93.5 24 11.0 6.5-18.0
High School 403 372 91.1 86.3-94.3 31 8.9 5.7-13.7
> High School 719 698 96.4 94.1-97.9 21 3.6 2.1- 5.9
Marital Status
Married 880 856 97.3 95.6-98.4 24 2.7 1.6- 4.4
Other 460 408 87.5 82.8-91.0 52 12.5 9.0-17.2
Income
14,999 or less 355 312 85.7 79.9-90.0 43 14.3 10.0-20.1
15,000-24,999 175 159 90.4 82.6-94.9 16 9.6 5.1-17.4
25,000-49,999 258 248 96.1 91.9-98.1 10 3.9 1.9- 8.1
50,000 or more 441 439 99.6 98.1-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9
WIC recipient
No 753 732 96.2 93.6-97.8 21 3.8 2.2- 6.4
Yes 578 523 90.1 86.2-92.9 55 9.9 7.1-13.8
Medicaid recipient
No 673 666 99.0 97.5-99.6 7 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Yes 667 598 88.5 84.7-91.4 69 11.5 8.6-15.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 591 556 93.5 91.1-95.3 35 6.5 4.7- 8.9
2500+ grams 749 708 93.3 91.0-95.1 41 6.7 4.9- 9.0

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 37 (a-c).

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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