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2007 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 1665 1584 95.7 94.3-96.8 81 4.3 3.2- 5.7
Age
< 20 years 195 179 93.0 86.6-96.4 16 7.0 3.6-13.4
20-24 years 399 369 93.7 90.0-96.1 30 6.3 3.9-10.0
25-34 years 840 810 96.8 94.8-98.1 30 3.2 1.9- 5.2
35+ years 231 226 98.2 94.1-99.5 5 1.8 0.5- 5.9
Race
White 1149 1108 96.6 94.9-97.7 41 3.4 2.3- 5.1
Black 443 405 93.2 89.2-95.7 38 6.8 4.3-10.8
Other 73 71 95.4 83.3-98.9 2 4.6 1.1-16.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 213 201 94.3 89.3-97.0 12 5.7 3.0-10.7
No 1449 1380 96.0 94.5-97.1 69 4.0 2.9- 5.5
Education
< High School 334 308 93.1 88.7-95.9 26 6.9 4.1-11.3
High School 455 424 93.6 90.1-96.0 31 6.4 4.0- 9.9
> High School 870 846 98.1 96.6-99.0 24 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Marital Status
Married 1011 989 98.2 96.9-99.0 22 1.8 1.0- 3.1
Other 654 595 92.3 89.2-94.5 59 7.7 5.5-10.8
Income
14,999 or less 451 408 91.3 87.2-94.1 43 8.7 5.9-12.8
15,000-24,999 257 237 93.3 88.1-96.3 20 6.7 3.7-11.9
25,000-49,999 306 297 98.8 96.4-99.6 9 1.2 0.4- 3.6
50,000 or more 542 537 99.0 97.1-99.7 5 1.0 0.3- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 945 926 98.5 97.0-99.2 19 1.5 0.8- 3.0
Yes 707 645 92.4 89.5-94.5 62 7.6 5.5-10.5
Medicaid recipient
No 788 778 99.0 97.7-99.6 10 1.0 0.4- 2.3
Yes 877 806 93.0 90.5-94.9 71 7.0 5.1- 9.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 767 718 93.1 91.1-94.7 49 6.9 5.3- 8.9
2500+ grams 898 866 96.0 94.4-97.1 32 4.0 2.9- 5.6

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 38 (a-c).

#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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