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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During your most recent pregnancy, 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 1665 1623 97.8 96.7-98.6 42 2.2 1.4- 3.3
Age
< 20 years 195 191 99.6 98.9-99.8 4 0.4 0.2- 1.1
20-24 years 399 382 96.4 93.2-98.1 17 3.6 1.9- 6.8
25-34 years 840 820 97.6 95.7-98.7 20 2.4 1.3- 4.3
35+ years 231 230 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Race
White 1149 1128 98.5 97.2-99.2 21 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Black 443 422 95.4 91.8-97.5 21 4.6 2.5- 8.2
Other 73 73 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 213 208 98.4 94.9-99.5 5 1.6 0.5- 5.1
No 1449 1412 97.7 96.4-98.5 37 2.3 1.5- 3.6
Education
< High School 334 320 97.2 94.0-98.7 14 2.8 1.3- 6.0
High School 455 439 96.7 93.8-98.3 16 3.3 1.7- 6.2
> High School 870 858 98.7 97.3-99.4 12 1.3 0.6- 2.7
Marital Status
Married 1011 1004 99.2 98.1-99.7 7 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Other 654 619 95.9 93.4-97.4 35 4.1 2.6- 6.6
Income
14,999 or less 451 425 94.6 91.2-96.8 26 5.4 3.2- 8.8
15,000-24,999 257 250 98.8 96.4-99.6 7 1.2 0.4- 3.6
25,000-49,999 306 302 99.2 96.1-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 3.9
50,000 or more 542 538 99.3 97.5-99.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.5
WIC recipient
No 945 935 99.2 98.0-99.7 10 0.8 0.3- 2.0
Yes 707 675 96.1 93.8-97.6 32 3.9 2.4- 6.2
Medicaid recipient
No 788 783 99.7 98.7-99.9 5 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Yes 877 840 96.3 94.3-97.6 37 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 767 741 96.2 94.6-97.4 26 3.8 2.6- 5.4
2500+ grams 898 882 98.0 96.7-98.8 16 2.0 1.2- 3.3

#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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