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Received Counseling on Physical Abuse*

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 828 530 61.5 56.8-66.0 298 38.5 34.0-43.2
Age
< 20 years 124 58 35.1 24.8-47.1 66 64.9 52.9-75.2
20-24 years 216 122 56.1 46.6-65.1 94 43.9 34.9-53.4
25-34 years 395 283 72.6 66.3-78.1 112 27.4 21.9-33.7
35+ years 93 67 70.7 57.0-81.5 26 29.3 18.5-43.0
Mother's Race
White 564 390 68.5 63.0-73.5 174 31.5 26.5-37.0
African American 241 127 46.4 37.6-55.4 114 53.6 44.6-62.4
Other Minorities 23 13 42.7 19.9-69.1 10 57.3 30.9-80.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 11 35.5 9.6-73.9 7 64.5 26.1-90.4
No 810 519 61.9 57.2-66.4 291 38.1 33.6-42.8
Education
< High School 162 74 42.2 31.6-53.6 88 57.8 46.4-68.4
High School 283 159 51.9 43.7-60.0 124 48.1 40.0-56.3
> High School 383 297 77.6 71.8-82.5 86 22.4 17.5-28.2
Marital Status
Married 561 400 72.3 67.0-77.0 161 27.7 23.0-33.0
Other 267 130 40.0 32.0-48.5 137 60.0 51.5-68.0
Income
15,999 or less 250 123 41.6 33.0-50.8 127 58.4 49.2-67.0
16,000-24,999 129 74 55.5 42.4-67.9 55 44.5 32.1-57.6
25,000-39,999 138 97 70.4 59.7-79.3 41 29.6 20.7-40.3
40,000 or more 259 209 79.3 72.3-84.9 50 20.7 15.1-27.7
WIC recipient
No 450 349 77.2 71.6-82.0 101 22.8 18.0-28.4
Yes 375 178 43.6 36.6-50.8 197 56.4 49.2-63.4
Medicaid recipient
No 430 341 78.5 73.1-83.1 89 21.5 16.9-26.9
Yes 398 189 42.0 35.1-49.2 209 58.0 50.8-64.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 161 104 64.5 56.6-71.6 57 35.5 28.4-43.4
1500-2499 grams 257 159 59.1 52.7-65.1 98 40.9 34.9-47.3
2500+ grams 408 266 61.6 56.5-66.4 142 38.4 33.6-43.5

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about any of the things listed?
16m. Physical abuse to women by their husbands or partners

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