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Physical Abuse by Non-Family/Friend, Before Pregnancy *

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1796 1778 99.1 98.1-99.5 18 0.9 0.5- 1.9
Age
< 20 years 278 272 98.4 94.8-99.5 6 1.6 0.5- 5.2
20-24 years 499 492 97.9 94.7-99.2 7 2.1 0.8- 5.3
25-34 years 814 812 99.8 98.6- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.4
35+ years 205 202 99.7 99.0-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Mother's Race
White 1180 1168 99.1 97.9-99.6 12 0.9 0.4- 2.1
African American 546 540 98.6 96.2-99.5 6 1.4 0.5- 3.8
Other Minorities 70 70 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 89 95.7 84.5-98.9 2 4.3 1.1-15.5
No 1704 1688 99.3 98.6-99.7 16 0.7 0.3- 1.4
Education
< High School 384 375 97.3 93.5-98.9 9 2.7 1.1- 6.5
High School 604 597 98.9 97.1-99.6 7 1.1 0.4- 2.9
> High School 806 804 100 99.9- 100 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Marital Status
Married 1165 1160 99.6 98.4-99.9 5 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Other 631 618 98.0 95.6-99.1 13 2.0 0.9- 4.4
Income
15,999 or less 550 542 98.8 96.9-99.6 8 1.2 0.4- 3.1
16,000-24,999 280 277 98.9 93.4-99.8 3 1.1 0.2- 6.6
25,000-39,999 285 284 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
40,000 or more 531 529 99.6 97.9-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 954 948 99.8 98.9-99.9 6 0.2 0.1- 1.1
Yes 823 811 98.2 96.2-99.2 12 1.8 0.8- 3.8
Medicaid recipient
No 899 896 99.8 98.8- 100 3 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Yes 897 882 98.2 96.4-99.2 15 1.8 0.8- 3.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 318 98.7 96.7-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.3
1500-2499 grams 562 556 98.9 97.5-99.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.5
2500+ grams 909 902 99.1 98.0-99.6 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0

*Survey Question:
31d. During the 12 months before you got pregnant, did someone else physically abuse you?

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