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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During the 12 months before you got pregnant, did your husband or partner push, hit, slap, kick, chuck, or physically hurt you in any other way?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1158 1108 94.9 93.1-96.3 50 5.1 3.7- 6.9
Age
< 20 years 120 111 92.3 84.0-96.5 9 7.7 3.5-16.0
20-24 years 266 251 93.8 89.2-96.5 15 6.2 3.5-10.8
25-34 years 595 570 94.8 92.0-96.6 25 5.2 3.4- 8.0
35+ years 177 176 99.8 99.0- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.0
Race
White 837 808 95.4 93.3-96.9 29 4.6 3.1- 6.7
Black 267 249 93.8 88.9-96.6 18 6.2 3.4-11.1
Other 54 51 92.7 77.0-98.0 3 7.3 2.0-23.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 139 95.0 89.2-97.7 8 5.0 2.3-10.8
No 1011 969 94.9 92.9-96.4 42 5.1 3.6- 7.1
Education
< High School 198 182 90.0 83.3-94.1 16 10.0 5.9-16.7
High School 319 299 94.0 90.2-96.4 20 6.0 3.6- 9.8
> High School 637 623 97.4 95.3-98.6 14 2.6 1.4- 4.7
Marital Status
Married 711 694 96.8 94.7-98.1 17 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Other 447 414 92.4 88.8-94.9 33 7.6 5.1-11.2
Income
14,999 or less 214 193 90.2 84.0-94.2 21 9.8 5.8-16.0
15,000-24,999 271 257 94.2 90.0-96.7 14 5.8 3.3-10.0
25,000-49,999 233 225 95.3 90.5-97.7 8 4.7 2.3- 9.5
50,000 or more 379 375 98.2 95.2-99.3 4 1.8 0.7- 4.8
WIC recipient
No 619 604 97.0 94.7-98.3 15 3.0 1.7- 5.3
Yes 537 502 92.8 89.7-95.1 35 7.2 4.9-10.3
Medicaid recipient
No 578 569 97.7 95.6-98.8 9 2.3 1.2- 4.4
Yes 580 539 92.5 89.4-94.8 41 7.5 5.2-10.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 399 383 95.3 92.5-97.1 16 4.7 2.9- 7.5
2500+ grams 759 725 94.9 92.9-96.4 34 5.1 3.6- 7.1

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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