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Physical Abuse by Non-Family/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 849 838 98.5 96.9-99.3 11 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Age
< 20 years 128 125 97.2 90.1-99.3 3 2.8 0.7- 9.9
20-24 years 223 218 96.5 91.2-98.6 5 3.5 1.4- 8.8
25-34 years 402 400 99.9 99.5- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
35+ years 96 95 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
Mother's Race
White 571 568 99.6 97.9-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1
African American 253 245 95.6 90.3-98.1 8 4.4 1.9- 9.7
Other Minorities 25 25 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 19 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 830 819 98.5 96.8-99.3 11 1.5 0.7- 3.2
Education
< High School 166 164 98.8 93.2-99.8 2 1.2 0.2- 6.8
High School 293 286 97.7 93.8-99.1 7 2.3 0.9- 6.2
> High School 390 388 99.0 96.0-99.7 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0
Marital Status
Married 566 565 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Other 283 273 95.6 91.0-97.9 10 4.4 2.1- 9.0
Income
15,999 or less 265 255 95.7 90.8-98.1 10 4.3 1.9- 9.2
16,000-24,999 132 132 100 - 0 0.0 -
25,000-39,999 140 140 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 261 261 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 464 462 99.5 97.1-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.9
Yes 379 370 97.3 94.1-98.8 9 2.7 1.2- 5.9
Medicaid recipient
No 434 433 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Yes 415 405 96.9 93.5-98.5 10 3.1 1.5- 6.5
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 266 262 98.3 95.5-99.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.5
2500+ grams 410 404 98.5 96.7-99.3 6 1.5 0.7- 3.3

*Survey Question:
32d. During your most recent pregnancy, did someone else physically abuse you?

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