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Sustained Abuse Injury: Saw Doctor for Treatment*

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 31 25 86.1 54.1-97.0 6 13.9 3.0-45.9
Age
< 20 years 5 5 100 - 0 0.0 -
20-24 years 18 15 81.7 39.2-96.9 3 18.3 3.1-60.8
25-34 years 5 3 83.2 37.3-97.6 2 16.8 2.4-62.7
35+ years 3 2 75.4 20.9-97.3 1 24.6 2.7-79.1
Mother's Race
White 20 15 78.5 38.4-95.5 5 21.5 4.5-61.6
African American 9 8 98.7 89.4-99.9 1 1.3 0.1-10.6
Other Minorities 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 1 0 0.0 - 1 100 -
No 30 25 96.6 90.5-98.8 5 3.4 1.2- 9.5
Education
< High School 10 8 77.2 29.8-96.5 2 22.8 3.5-70.2
High School 13 11 96.0 80.2-99.3 2 4.0 0.7-19.8
> High School 8 6 93.9 69.8-99.0 2 6.1 1.0-30.2
Marital Status
Married 10 7 68.9 21.9-94.6 3 31.1 5.4-78.1
Other 21 18 97.0 89.0-99.2 3 3.0 0.8-11.0
Income
15,999 or less 17 13 79.9 38.0-96.3 4 20.1 3.7-62.0
16,000-24,999 9 8 96.1 67.3-99.7 1 3.9 0.3-32.7
25,000-39,999 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 0 0 - 0 -
WIC recipient
No 10 7 92.9 73.1-98.4 3 7.1 1.6-26.9
Yes 21 18 83.7 43.1-97.2 3 16.3 2.8-56.9
Medicaid recipient
No 5 3 92.0 62.7-98.7 2 8.0 1.3-37.3
Yes 26 22 85.0 47.9-97.2 4 15.0 2.8-52.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 7 6 85.4 41.1-98.0 1 14.6 2.0-58.9
1500-2499 grams 14 10 73.4 46.0-89.9 4 26.6 10.1-54.0
2500+ grams 10 9 87.6 47.0-98.2 1 12.4 1.8-53.0

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by anyone?
66f. I went to the doctors because of being hurt

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