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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Prevalence of Physical Abuse During Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1339 1279 94.5 92.5-95.9 60 5.5 4.1- 7.5
Age
< 20 years 132 121 90.2 80.6-95.3 11 9.8 4.7-19.4
20-24 years 294 275 94.1 89.8-96.6 19 5.9 3.4-10.2
25-34 years 692 666 94.6 91.7-96.6 26 5.4 3.4- 8.3
35+ years 221 217 98.3 94.3-99.5 4 1.7 0.5- 5.7
Race
White 976 937 95.4 93.3-96.9 39 4.6 3.1- 6.7
Black 285 269 93.5 88.2-96.5 16 6.5 3.5-11.8
Other 78 73 85.9 68.4-94.5 5 14.1 5.5-31.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 163 90.9 84.0-95.0 15 9.1 5.0-16.0
No 1161 1116 95.2 93.1-96.6 45 4.8 3.4- 6.9
Education
< High School 215 200 91.6 84.8-95.5 15 8.4 4.5-15.2
High School 401 380 93.5 89.3-96.1 21 6.5 3.9-10.7
> High School 721 697 96.2 93.9-97.6 24 3.8 2.4- 6.1
Marital Status
Married 879 857 96.8 95.0-98.0 22 3.2 2.0- 5.0
Other 460 422 91.0 86.8-94.0 38 9.0 6.0-13.2
Income
14,999 or less 353 323 88.8 83.3-92.6 30 11.2 7.4-16.7
15,000-24,999 175 168 95.4 89.6-98.0 7 4.6 2.0-10.4
25,000-49,999 259 248 96.0 91.9-98.1 11 4.0 1.9- 8.1
50,000 or more 442 437 98.8 96.8-99.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2
WIC recipient
No 755 735 96.6 94.2-98.0 20 3.4 2.0- 5.8
Yes 575 537 92.2 88.7-94.7 38 7.8 5.3-11.3
Medicaid recipient
No 675 663 97.6 95.6-98.7 12 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Yes 664 616 91.7 88.3-94.2 48 8.3 5.8-11.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 592 568 95.4 93.3-96.9 24 4.6 3.1- 6.7
2500+ grams 747 711 94.4 92.2-96.0 36 5.6 4.0- 7.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 38 (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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