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Sustained Abuse Injury: Head, Internal, or Permanent Injury *

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 70 93.3 78.2-98.2 3 6.7 1.8-21.8
Age
< 20 years 17 17 100 - 0 0.0 -
20-24 years 23 22 98.7 90.6-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.4
25-34 years 24 22 81.8 50.1-95.3 2 18.2 4.7-49.9
35+ years 9 9 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 39 39 100 - 0 0.0 -
African American 32 29 84.9 57.8-95.8 3 15.1 4.2-42.2
Other Minorities 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 5 77.8 26.8-97.1 1 22.2 2.9-73.2
No 67 65 95.9 79.3-99.3 2 4.1 0.7-20.7
Education
< High School 30 29 93.6 66.2-99.1 1 6.4 0.9-33.8
High School 26 24 89.3 56.2-98.2 2 10.7 1.8-43.8
> High School 17 17 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 31 30 99.3 94.8-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2
Other 42 40 87.9 62.7-96.9 2 12.1 3.1-37.3
Income
15,999 or less 39 37 93.0 68.0-98.8 2 7.0 1.2-32.0
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 25 90.5 59.6-98.4 2 9.5 1.6-40.4
Yes 44 43 94.7 70.8-99.3 1 5.3 0.7-29.2
Medicaid recipient
No 15 15 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 58 55 91.1 72.1-97.6 3 8.9 2.4-27.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 15 15 100 - 0 0.0 -
1500-2499 grams 27 26 96.1 76.9-99.5 1 3.9 0.5-23.1
2500+ grams 31 29 92.9 75.6-98.2 2 7.1 1.8-24.4

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by
anyone? 66d. I had a head injury, internal injury, or a permanent injury

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