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Sustained Abuse Injury: Sprain, Bruise, Cut *

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 17 67.0 39.0-86.6 14 33.0 13.4-61.0
Age
< 20 years 5 3 66.2 16.1-95.2 2 33.8 4.8-83.9
20-24 years 18 11 67.2 31.3-90.2 7 32.8 9.8-68.7
25-34 years 5 2 73.7 25.4-95.8 3 26.3 4.2-74.6
35+ years 3 1 24.6 2.7-79.1 2 75.4 20.9-97.3
Mother's Race
White 20 10 62.2 28.2-87.3 10 37.8 12.7-71.8
African American 9 6 67.0 18.2-94.9 3 33.0 5.1-81.8
Other Minorities 2 1 92.8 44.7-99.5 1 7.2 0.5-55.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 1 1 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 30 16 63.0 34.3-84.7 14 37.0 15.3-65.7
Education
< High School 10 4 58.6 20.8-88.4 6 41.4 11.6-79.2
High School 13 7 63.0 21.4-91.4 6 37.0 8.6-78.6
> High School 8 6 93.9 69.8-99.0 2 6.1 1.0-30.2
Marital Status
Married 10 6 93.0 76.8-98.2 4 7.0 1.8-23.2
Other 21 11 50.4 20.0-80.5 10 49.6 19.5-80.0
Income
15,999 or less 17 9 64.1 28.9-88.7 8 35.9 11.3-71.1
16,000-24,999 9 5 86.1 45.7-97.8 4 13.9 2.2-54.3
25,000-39,999 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 0 0 - 0 -
WIC recipient
No 10 5 86.4 60.5-96.3 5 13.6 3.7-39.5
Yes 21 12 60.3 28.1-85.5 9 39.7 14.5-71.9
Medicaid recipient
No 5 3 92.0 62.7-98.7 2 8.0 1.3-37.3
Yes 26 14 62.4 32.2-85.3 12 37.6 14.7-67.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 7 4 56.2 22.2-85.2 3 43.8 14.8-77.8
1500-2499 grams 14 6 42.3 20.0-68.2 8 57.7 31.8-80.0
2500+ grams 10 7 70.1 37.2-90.3 3 29.9 9.7-62.8

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by anyone?
66a. I had a sprain, bruise, or small cut

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