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Physical Abuse by Other Family Member During 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 1784 99.3 98.5-99.7 12 0.7 0.3- 1.5
Age
< 20 years 278 271 96.3 91.4-98.4 7 3.7 1.6- 8.6
20-24 years 499 496 99.5 97.4-99.9 3 0.5 0.1- 2.6
25-34 years 814 813 100 99.9- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
35+ years 205 204 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Mother's Race
White 1180 1176 99.5 98.5-99.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
African American 546 538 98.6 96.2-99.5 8 1.4 0.5- 3.8
Other Minorities 70 70 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 91 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 1704 1692 99.2 98.4-99.6 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Education
< High School 384 376 97.9 94.8-99.1 8 2.1 0.9- 5.2
High School 604 602 99.7 98.0- 100 2 0.3 0.0- 2.0
> High School 806 804 99.7 98.2- 100 2 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Marital Status
Married 1165 1164 100 99.9- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Other 631 620 97.9 95.6-99.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.4
Income
15,999 or less 550 541 98.5 96.3-99.4 9 1.5 0.6- 3.7
16,000-24,999 280 280 100 - 0 0.0 -
25,000-39,999 285 285 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 531 531 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 954 949 99.7 98.7-99.9 5 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Yes 823 816 98.8 97.2-99.5 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Medicaid recipient
No 899 899 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 897 885 98.5 96.9-99.3 12 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 318 98.6 96.2-99.5 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8
1500-2499 grams 562 560 99.6 98.2-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
2500+ grams 909 903 99.3 98.4-99.7 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6

*Survey Question:
32b. During your most recent pregnancy, did a family or household member physically abuse you?

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