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Sustained Abuse Injury: Head, Internal, or Permanent Injury *

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 27 87.6 53.2-97.8 4 12.4 2.2-46.8
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 5 100 - 0 0.0 -
35+ years 3 2 75.4 20.9-97.3 1 24.6 2.7-79.1
Mother's Race
White 20 18 98.1 91.4-99.6 2 1.9 0.4- 8.6
African American 9 8 98.7 89.4-99.9 1 1.3 0.1-10.6
Other Minorities 2 1 7.2 0.5-55.3 1 92.8 44.7-99.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 1 1 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 30 26 86.0 49.7-97.5 4 14.0 2.5-50.3
Education
< High School 10 9 78.5 29.4-97.0 1 21.5 3.0-70.6
High School 13 12 98.9 91.3-99.9 1 1.1 0.1- 8.7
> High School 8 6 93.9 69.8-99.0 2 6.1 1.0-30.2
Marital Status
Married 10 8 70.6 22.0-95.3 2 29.4 4.7-78.0
Other 21 19 98.4 92.4-99.7 2 1.6 0.3- 7.6
Income
15,999 or less 17 15 98.5 92.6-99.7 2 1.5 0.3- 7.4
16,000-24,999 9 7 22.3 3.6-68.6 2 77.7 31.4-96.4
25,000-39,999 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 0 0 - 0 -
WIC recipient
No 10 8 96.2 81.2-99.3 2 3.8 0.7-18.8
Yes 21 19 84.6 42.6-97.6 2 15.4 2.4-57.4
Medicaid recipient
No 5 3 92.0 62.7-98.7 2 8.0 1.3-37.3
Yes 26 24 86.8 46.6-98.0 2 13.2 2.0-53.4
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 12 88.0 61.9-97.1 2 12.0 2.9-38.1
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?
66d. I had a head injury, internal injury, or a permanent injury

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