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Physical Abuse by Friend 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 849 847 99.8 98.4- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Age
< 20 years 128 127 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
20-24 years 223 222 99.1 94.2-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8
25-34 years 402 402 100 - 0 0.0 -
35+ years 96 96 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 571 570 100 99.9- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
African American 253 252 99.2 94.3-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
Other Minorities 25 25 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 19 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 830 828 99.8 98.4- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Education
< High School 166 165 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
High School 293 292 99.3 95.3-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
> High School 390 390 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 566 566 100 - 0 0.0 -
Other 283 281 99.3 95.5-99.9 2 0.7 0.1- 4.5
Income
15,999 or less 265 264 99.2 94.7-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
16,000-24,999 132 131 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
25,000-39,999 140 140 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 261 261 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 464 464 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 379 377 99.5 96.7-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 3.3
Medicaid recipient
No 434 434 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 415 413 99.5 96.7-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 3.3
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 266 266 100 - 0 0.0 -
2500+ grams 410 409 99.8 98.2- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8

*Survey Question:
32c. During your most recent pregnancy, did a friend physically abuse you?

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