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Physical Abuse by Other Family Member During 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 849 838 98.0 95.8-99.1 11 2.0 0.9- 4.2
Age
< 20 years 128 126 96.2 86.2-99.1 2 3.8 0.9-13.8
20-24 years 223 215 95.2 88.4-98.1 8 4.8 1.9-11.6
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 571 565 98.9 96.4-99.7 6 1.1 0.3- 3.6
African American 253 249 96.8 90.5-99.0 4 3.2 1.0- 9.5
Other Minorities 25 24 90.7 55.9-98.7 1 9.3 1.3-44.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 18 81.9 35.1-97.4 1 18.1 2.6-64.9
No 830 820 98.3 96.2-99.3 10 1.7 0.7- 3.8
Education
< High School 166 161 94.2 85.7-97.8 5 5.8 2.2-14.3
High School 293 287 97.8 92.7-99.4 6 2.2 0.6- 7.3
> High School 390 390 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 566 563 99.0 96.1-99.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.9
Other 283 275 96.2 90.7-98.5 8 3.8 1.5- 9.3
Income
15,999 or less 265 259 95.7 89.5-98.3 6 4.3 1.7-10.5
16,000-24,999 132 128 97.1 85.2-99.5 4 2.9 0.5-14.8
25,000-39,999 140 139 98.2 88.5-99.8 1 1.8 0.2-11.5
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 379 369 95.9 91.3-98.1 10 4.1 1.9- 8.7
Medicaid recipient
No 434 434 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 415 404 95.8 91.3-98.1 11 4.2 1.9- 8.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 169 98.9 95.8-99.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2
1500-2499 grams 266 263 98.8 96.2-99.6 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8
2500+ grams 410 404 98.0 95.5-99.1 6 2.0 0.9- 4.5

*Survey Question:
32b. During your most recent pregnancy, did a family or household 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.