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Physical Abuse by Non-Family/Friend, 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 1783 99.2 98.5-99.6 13 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Age
< 20 years 278 272 97.2 92.9-98.9 6 2.8 1.1- 7.1
20-24 years 499 495 99.5 97.4-99.9 4 0.5 0.1- 2.6
25-34 years 814 812 99.8 98.6- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.4
35+ years 205 204 99.0 93.2-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8
Mother's Race
White 1180 1174 99.5 98.6-99.8 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4
African American 546 539 98.3 95.7-99.3 7 1.7 0.7- 4.3
Other Minorities 70 70 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 91 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 1704 1691 99.2 98.4-99.6 13 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Education
< High School 384 377 97.6 94.4-99.0 7 2.4 1.0- 5.6
High School 604 602 99.4 97.7-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
> High School 806 802 99.9 99.8- 100 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 1165 1160 99.5 98.6-99.8 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Other 631 623 98.6 96.6-99.5 8 1.4 0.5- 3.4
Income
15,999 or less 550 545 99.0 96.9-99.7 5 1.0 0.3- 3.1
16,000-24,999 280 278 99.9 99.6- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
25,000-39,999 285 283 99.4 96.0-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 4.0
40,000 or more 531 528 99.3 97.4-99.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6
WIC recipient
No 954 949 99.6 98.6-99.9 5 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Yes 823 815 98.8 97.3-99.5 8 1.2 0.5- 2.7
Medicaid recipient
No 899 896 99.6 98.5-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Yes 897 887 98.8 97.4-99.5 10 1.2 0.5- 2.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 320 99.4 97.5-99.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
1500-2499 grams 562 559 99.6 98.7-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
2500+ grams 909 902 99.2 98.4-99.6 7 0.8 0.4- 1.6

*Survey Question:
32d. During your most recent pregnancy, 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.