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Sustained Abuse Injury: Wound from Weapon*

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 30 89.1 51.4-98.4 1 10.9 1.6-48.6
Age
< 20 years 5 5 100 - 0 0.0 -
20-24 years 18 17 83.6 38.2-97.7 1 16.4 2.3-61.8
25-34 years 5 5 100 - 0 0.0 -
35+ years 3 3 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 20 19 82.8 37.1-97.5 1 17.2 2.5-62.9
African American 9 9 100 - 0 0.0 -
Other Minorities 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 1 0 0.0 - 1 100 -
No 30 30 100 - 0 0.0 -
Education
< High School 10 9 78.5 29.4-97.0 1 21.5 3.0-70.6
High School 13 13 100 - 0 0.0 -
> High School 8 8 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 10 9 72.0 22.0-95.9 1 28.0 4.1-78.0
Other 21 21 100 - 0 0.0 -
Income
15,999 or less 17 16 82.8 36.8-97.5 1 17.2 2.5-63.2
16,000-24,999 9 9 100 - 0 0.0 -
25,000-39,999 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 0 0 - 0 -
WIC recipient
No 10 10 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 21 20 85.4 41.9-97.9 1 14.6 2.1-58.1
Medicaid recipient
No 5 5 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 26 25 87.1 46.1-98.2 1 12.9 1.8-53.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 7 7 100 - 0 0.0 -
1500-2499 grams 14 14 100 - 0 0.0 -
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?
66e. I had a wound from a weapon

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