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Sustained Abuse Injury: Broken Bone, Burn, Severe Cut *

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 73 68 93.2 79.6-98.0 5 6.8 2.0-20.4
Age
< 20 years 17 17 100 - 0 0.0 -
20-24 years 23 22 98.1 86.6-99.8 1 1.9 0.2-13.4
25-34 years 24 22 90.2 57.7-98.4 2 9.8 1.6-42.3
35+ years 9 7 69.7 20.8-95.3 2 30.3 4.7-79.2
Mother's Race
White 39 35 88.1 64.7-96.7 4 11.9 3.3-35.3
African American 32 31 98.9 92.0-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 8.0
Other Minorities 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 6 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 67 62 92.1 76.7-97.6 5 7.9 2.4-23.3
Education
< High School 30 28 93.6 71.7-98.8 2 6.4 1.2-28.3
High School 26 24 89.9 55.5-98.4 2 10.1 1.6-44.5
> High School 17 16 98.6 89.8-99.8 1 1.4 0.2-10.2
Marital Status
Married 31 29 93.8 70.1-99.0 2 6.2 1.0-29.9
Other 42 39 92.7 69.7-98.6 3 7.3 1.4-30.3
Income
15,999 or less 39 35 87.6 63.8-96.6 4 12.4 3.4-36.2
16,000-24,999 10 10 100 - 0 0.0 -
25,000-39,999 10 10 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 6 6 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 27 23 89.0 60.8-97.7 4 11.0 2.3-39.2
Yes 44 43 95.5 74.2-99.4 1 4.5 0.6-25.8
Medicaid recipient
No 15 15 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 58 53 91.0 73.8-97.3 5 9.0 2.7-26.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 15 14 93.5 65.5-99.1 1 6.5 0.9-34.5
1500-2499 grams 27 25 91.5 70.0-98.0 2 8.5 2.0-30.0
2500+ grams 31 29 93.4 77.1-98.4 2 6.6 1.6-22.9

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by
anyone? 66c. I had a broken bone, severe cut, or a burn

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