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2008 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 1374 1309 95.1 93.6-96.3 65 4.9 3.7- 6.4
Age
< 20 years 150 137 88.5 80.7-93.4 13 11.5 6.6-19.3
20-24 years 325 302 92.9 88.9-95.6 23 7.1 4.4-11.1
25-34 years 689 666 96.9 95.0-98.1 23 3.1 1.9- 5.0
35+ years 210 204 97.6 93.8-99.1 6 2.4 0.9- 6.2
Race
White 972 926 95.1 93.3-96.5 46 4.9 3.5- 6.7
Black 334 317 94.6 90.6-96.9 17 5.4 3.1- 9.4
Other 68 66 97.8 89.0-99.6 2 2.2 0.4-11.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 194 182 94.0 88.9-96.8 12 6.0 3.2-11.1
No 1179 1126 95.3 93.7-96.6 53 4.7 3.4- 6.3
Education
< High School 271 248 91.2 86.4-94.4 23 8.8 5.6-13.6
High School 378 354 94.0 90.6-96.2 24 6.0 3.8- 9.4
> High School 721 704 97.6 95.8-98.6 17 2.4 1.4- 4.2
Marital Status
Married 830 808 97.5 95.9-98.5 22 2.5 1.5- 4.1
Other 544 501 91.7 88.5-94.0 43 8.3 6.0-11.5
Income
14,999 or less 383 352 91.7 87.7-94.4 31 8.3 5.6-12.3
15,000-24,999 177 165 94.5 89.3-97.2 12 5.5 2.8-10.7
25,000-49,999 265 260 97.8 94.3-99.1 5 2.2 0.9- 5.7
50,000 or more 440 433 98.7 96.9-99.5 7 1.3 0.5- 3.1
WIC recipient
No 740 720 97.4 95.6-98.4 20 2.6 1.6- 4.4
Yes 626 581 92.6 89.8-94.7 45 7.4 5.3-10.2
Medicaid recipient
No 637 625 98.3 96.7-99.1 12 1.7 0.9- 3.3
Yes 737 684 92.5 89.9-94.5 53 7.5 5.5-10.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 451 426 94.3 91.7-96.1 25 5.7 3.9- 8.3
2500+ grams 923 883 95.2 93.5-96.5 40 4.8 3.5- 6.5

*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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