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Physical Abuse by Other Family Member Before Pregnancy*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 849 840 98.5 96.5-99.3 9 1.5 0.7- 3.5
Age
< 20 years 128 125 96.7 88.0-99.1 3 3.3 0.9-12.0
20-24 years 223 218 96.6 90.2-98.9 5 3.4 1.1- 9.8
25-34 years 402 401 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
35+ years 96 96 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 571 567 99.4 97.1-99.9 4 0.6 0.1- 2.9
African American 253 249 97.1 91.4-99.1 4 2.9 0.9- 8.6
Other Minorities 25 24 90.7 55.9-98.7 1 9.3 1.3-44.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 19 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 830 821 98.4 96.4-99.3 9 1.6 0.7- 3.6
Education
< High School 166 163 97.3 90.1-99.3 3 2.7 0.7- 9.9
High School 293 287 97.2 92.0-99.0 6 2.8 1.0- 8.0
> High School 390 390 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 566 565 99.5 96.6-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Other 283 275 96.4 91.4-98.6 8 3.6 1.4- 8.6
Income
15,999 or less 265 258 96.0 90.2-98.4 7 4.0 1.6- 9.8
16,000-24,999 132 130 97.4 84.3-99.6 2 2.6 0.4-15.7
25,000-39,999 140 140 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 261 261 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 464 463 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Yes 379 371 96.8 92.7-98.6 8 3.2 1.4- 7.3
Medicaid recipient
No 434 434 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 415 406 96.8 92.7-98.6 9 3.2 1.4- 7.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 170 99.4 96.0-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
1500-2499 grams 266 263 98.8 96.2-99.6 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8
2500+ grams 410 405 98.4 96.3-99.4 5 1.6 0.6- 3.7

*Survey Question:
31b. During the 12 months before you got pregnant, did a family or houshold member physically abuse you?

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.