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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Physical Abuse During the 12 Months Before Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1376 1284 93.4 91.7-94.8 92 6.6 5.2- 8.3
Age
< 20 years 150 132 87.4 79.7-92.5 18 12.6 7.5-20.3
20-24 years 325 291 89.4 84.8-92.8 34 10.6 7.2-15.2
25-34 years 690 656 95.4 93.1-96.9 34 4.6 3.1- 6.9
35+ years 211 205 98.2 95.0-99.4 6 1.8 0.6- 5.0
Race
White 974 913 94.1 92.2-95.6 61 5.9 4.4- 7.8
Black 334 306 90.4 85.5-93.7 28 9.6 6.3-14.5
Other 68 65 97.4 89.5-99.4 3 2.6 0.6-10.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 180 93.4 88.4-96.3 15 6.6 3.7-11.6
No 1180 1103 93.5 91.6-94.9 77 6.5 5.1- 8.4
Education
< High School 271 240 89.3 84.2-92.8 31 10.7 7.2-15.8
High School 379 346 91.5 87.6-94.3 33 8.5 5.7-12.4
> High School 722 694 96.4 94.4-97.7 28 3.6 2.3- 5.6
Marital Status
Married 832 797 96.1 94.3-97.4 35 3.9 2.6- 5.7
Other 544 487 89.6 86.2-92.3 57 10.4 7.7-13.8
Income
14,999 or less 383 339 89.2 84.9-92.3 44 10.8 7.7-15.1
15,000-24,999 177 162 92.1 86.2-95.6 15 7.9 4.4-13.8
25,000-49,999 265 249 94.5 90.3-96.9 16 5.5 3.1- 9.7
50,000 or more 441 432 97.9 95.6-99.0 9 2.1 1.0- 4.4
WIC recipient
No 742 715 96.7 94.8-97.9 27 3.3 2.1- 5.2
Yes 626 561 89.9 86.8-92.3 65 10.1 7.7-13.2
Medicaid recipient
No 639 625 97.9 96.2-98.9 14 2.1 1.1- 3.8
Yes 737 659 89.7 86.9-92.0 78 10.3 8.0-13.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 452 413 91.1 88.2-93.4 39 8.9 6.6-11.8
2500+ grams 924 871 93.6 91.8-95.1 53 6.4 4.9- 8.2

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 37 (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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