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2007 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 1664 1587 95.0 93.4-96.2 77 5.0 3.8- 6.6
Age
< 20 years 195 177 90.3 83.3-94.5 18 9.7 5.5-16.7
20-24 years 399 371 92.0 87.8-94.9 28 8.0 5.1-12.2
25-34 years 840 809 96.4 94.4-97.8 31 3.6 2.2- 5.6
35+ years 230 230 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 1147 1097 95.2 93.2-96.5 50 4.8 3.5- 6.8
Black 444 418 94.2 90.2-96.6 26 5.8 3.4- 9.8
Other 73 72 97.3 83.4-99.6 1 2.7 0.4-16.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 212 201 94.8 89.8-97.4 11 5.2 2.6-10.2
No 1449 1383 95.1 93.3-96.4 66 4.9 3.6- 6.7
Education
< High School 334 310 92.2 87.6-95.2 24 7.8 4.8-12.4
High School 455 422 91.7 87.7-94.4 33 8.3 5.6-12.3
> High School 869 849 98.2 96.6-99.0 20 1.8 1.0- 3.4
Marital Status
Married 1010 989 98.4 97.2-99.1 21 1.6 0.9- 2.8
Other 654 598 90.3 86.8-92.9 56 9.7 7.1-13.2
Income
14,999 or less 451 412 89.5 85.0-92.7 39 10.5 7.3-15.0
15,000-24,999 258 240 93.2 87.9-96.3 18 6.8 3.7-12.1
25,000-49,999 306 293 96.6 92.9-98.4 13 3.4 1.6- 7.1
50,000 or more 541 537 99.3 97.7-99.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 944 920 97.3 95.5-98.4 24 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Yes 707 654 92.2 89.2-94.4 53 7.8 5.6-10.8
Medicaid recipient
No 787 774 98.4 96.8-99.2 13 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Yes 877 813 92.2 89.5-94.2 64 7.8 5.8-10.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 768 730 94.7 92.8-96.1 38 5.3 3.9- 7.2
2500+ grams 896 857 95.0 93.3-96.4 39 5.0 3.6- 6.7

#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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