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2008 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 1377 1313 95.7 94.2-96.8 64 4.3 3.2- 5.8
Age
< 20 years 150 135 89.8 82.5-94.2 15 10.2 5.8-17.5
20-24 years 325 303 93.5 89.6-96.0 22 6.5 4.0-10.4
25-34 years 691 669 97.3 95.4-98.4 22 2.7 1.6- 4.6
35+ years 211 206 98.3 95.0-99.4 5 1.7 0.6- 5.0
Race
White 975 933 96.3 94.7-97.4 42 3.7 2.6- 5.3
Black 334 314 92.7 88.2-95.6 20 7.3 4.4-11.8
Other 68 66 99.3 97.2-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 186 96.6 92.6-98.5 9 3.4 1.5- 7.4
No 1181 1126 95.5 93.8-96.7 55 4.5 3.3- 6.2
Education
< High School 271 250 93.7 89.5-96.3 21 6.3 3.7-10.5
High School 379 355 93.8 90.3-96.1 24 6.2 3.9- 9.7
> High School 723 704 97.6 95.9-98.6 19 2.4 1.4- 4.1
Marital Status
Married 832 813 98.5 97.3-99.2 19 1.5 0.8- 2.7
Other 545 500 91.6 88.4-94.0 45 8.4 6.0-11.6
Income
14,999 or less 384 354 92.6 88.9-95.2 30 7.4 4.8-11.1
15,000-24,999 177 167 95.1 89.7-97.7 10 4.9 2.3-10.3
25,000-49,999 265 253 96.6 93.2-98.4 12 3.4 1.6- 6.8
50,000 or more 441 434 98.2 95.9-99.2 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1
WIC recipient
No 743 726 97.9 96.3-98.8 17 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Yes 626 579 93.2 90.5-95.1 47 6.8 4.9- 9.5
Medicaid recipient
No 639 629 98.5 96.9-99.3 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Yes 738 684 93.3 90.9-95.2 54 6.7 4.8- 9.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 423 93.2 90.5-95.2 30 6.8 4.8- 9.5
2500+ grams 924 890 95.9 94.3-97.1 34 4.1 2.9- 5.7

#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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