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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During the 12 months before you got pregnant, were you physically hurt in any way by your husband or partner?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1342 1300 96.4 94.7-97.6 42 3.6 2.4- 5.3
Age
< 20 years 131 124 94.2 85.9-97.7 7 5.8 2.3-14.1
20-24 years 297 282 96.0 92.2-98.0 15 4.0 2.0- 7.8
25-34 years 692 674 96.2 93.4-97.9 18 3.8 2.1- 6.6
35+ years 222 220 99.8 99.2-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Race
White 978 952 97.0 95.0-98.2 26 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Black 285 275 96.0 91.2-98.2 10 4.0 1.8- 8.8
Other 79 73 91.0 74.3-97.3 6 9.0 2.7-25.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 172 95.1 88.9-98.0 7 4.9 2.0-11.1
No 1163 1128 96.7 94.8-97.9 35 3.3 2.1- 5.2
Education
< High School 217 203 93.7 87.5-96.9 14 6.3 3.1-12.5
High School 403 386 95.3 91.4-97.5 17 4.7 2.5- 8.6
> High School 720 709 98.2 96.3-99.1 11 1.8 0.9- 3.7
Marital Status
Married 882 870 98.7 97.3-99.4 12 1.3 0.6- 2.7
Other 460 430 93.0 89.1-95.6 30 7.0 4.4-10.9
Income
14,999 or less 355 332 92.0 86.9-95.2 23 8.0 4.8-13.1
15,000-24,999 175 165 94.6 88.4-97.5 10 5.4 2.5-11.6
25,000-49,999 258 254 98.7 95.4-99.6 4 1.3 0.4- 4.6
50,000 or more 442 441 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
WIC recipient
No 754 745 98.8 96.9-99.6 9 1.2 0.4- 3.1
Yes 578 545 93.7 90.4-95.9 33 6.3 4.1- 9.6
Medicaid recipient
No 674 673 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Yes 668 627 93.4 90.2-95.5 41 6.6 4.5- 9.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 592 571 96.3 94.4-97.5 21 3.7 2.5- 5.6
2500+ grams 750 729 96.4 94.5-97.7 21 3.6 2.3- 5.5

~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.

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