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Sustained Abuse Injury: Needed to But Did Not See Doctor*

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 61 83.6 68.2-92.4 12 16.4 7.6-31.8
Age
< 20 years 17 14 89.2 57.8-98.0 3 10.8 2.0-42.2
20-24 years 23 21 97.6 87.6-99.6 2 2.4 0.4-12.4
25-34 years 24 18 64.4 36.4-85.1 6 35.6 14.9-63.6
35+ years 9 8 98.5 87.8-99.8 1 1.5 0.2-12.2
Mother's Race
White 39 35 93.0 69.5-98.7 4 7.0 1.3-30.5
African American 32 24 71.2 46.4-87.6 8 28.8 12.4-53.6
Other Minorities 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 4 77.0 26.9-96.8 2 23.0 3.2-73.1
No 67 57 84.7 68.3-93.4 10 15.3 6.6-31.7
Education
< High School 30 24 85.8 62.8-95.6 6 14.2 4.4-37.2
High School 26 23 80.2 48.0-94.7 3 19.8 5.3-52.0
> High School 17 14 83.8 43.9-97.1 3 16.2 2.9-56.1
Marital Status
Married 31 28 94.1 72.6-99.0 3 5.9 1.0-27.4
Other 42 33 74.1 50.7-88.9 9 25.9 11.1-49.3
Income
15,999 or less 39 30 79.7 56.1-92.4 9 20.3 7.6-43.9
16,000-24,999 10 10 100 - 0 0.0 -
25,000-39,999 10 9 87.4 45.9-98.3 1 12.6 1.7-54.1
40,000 or more 6 6 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 27 20 73.3 45.5-90.0 7 26.7 10.0-54.5
Yes 44 39 89.1 68.5-96.9 5 10.9 3.1-31.5
Medicaid recipient
No 15 14 90.1 53.6-98.6 1 9.9 1.4-46.4
Yes 58 47 81.5 62.7-92.0 11 18.5 8.0-37.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 15 11 72.6 45.0-89.5 4 27.4 10.5-55.0
1500-2499 grams 27 24 87.6 66.9-96.1 3 12.4 3.9-33.1
2500+ grams 31 26 83.5 65.9-93.0 5 16.5 7.0-34.1

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by
anyone? 66g. I needed to see a doctor because of being hurt, but did not

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