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2008 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 1374 1342 97.6 96.4-98.4 32 2.4 1.6- 3.6
Age
< 20 years 150 147 96.9 90.8-99.0 3 3.1 1.0- 9.2
20-24 years 324 312 96.4 93.1-98.1 12 3.6 1.9- 6.9
25-34 years 690 678 98.3 96.6-99.1 12 1.7 0.9- 3.4
35+ years 210 205 97.7 93.9-99.2 5 2.3 0.8- 6.1
Race
White 972 948 97.6 96.2-98.5 24 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Black 334 326 97.0 93.5-98.6 8 3.0 1.4- 6.5
Other 68 68 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 193 187 97.1 93.1-98.8 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9
No 1180 1154 97.7 96.4-98.5 26 2.3 1.5- 3.6
Education
< High School 271 260 95.9 92.2-97.9 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8
High School 377 366 97.3 94.6-98.7 11 2.7 1.3- 5.4
> High School 722 712 98.5 96.9-99.2 10 1.5 0.8- 3.1
Marital Status
Married 830 820 99.0 97.9-99.5 10 1.0 0.5- 2.1
Other 544 522 95.5 92.9-97.2 22 4.5 2.8- 7.1
Income
14,999 or less 384 371 96.4 93.3-98.1 13 3.6 1.9- 6.7
15,000-24,999 177 170 96.3 91.5-98.5 7 3.7 1.5- 8.5
25,000-49,999 265 263 99.4 96.8-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 3.2
50,000 or more 440 436 99.1 97.3-99.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7
WIC recipient
No 741 731 98.7 97.4-99.4 10 1.3 0.6- 2.6
Yes 625 603 96.3 94.1-97.7 22 3.7 2.3- 5.9
Medicaid recipient
No 637 631 99.1 97.8-99.6 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Yes 737 711 96.3 94.3-97.6 26 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 452 440 97.2 95.2-98.4 12 2.8 1.6- 4.8
2500+ grams 922 902 97.6 96.3-98.4 20 2.4 1.6- 3.7

#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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