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Sustained Abuse Injury: Sprain, Bruise, 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 74 29 40.7 26.5-56.7 45 59.3 43.3-73.5
Age
< 20 years 17 8 49.5 23.1-76.2 9 50.5 23.8-76.9
20-24 years 24 9 37.8 14.6-68.3 15 62.2 31.7-85.4
25-34 years 24 6 28.0 10.2-56.9 18 72.0 43.1-89.8
35+ years 9 6 68.5 22.2-94.3 3 31.5 5.7-77.8
Mother's Race
White 40 16 46.5 26.2-68.0 24 53.5 32.0-73.8
African American 32 12 36.4 17.9-60.0 20 63.6 40.0-82.1
Other Minorities 2 1 7.1 0.5-55.1 1 92.9 44.9-99.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 2 23.2 3.3-73.1 4 76.8 26.9-96.7
No 68 27 43.6 28.3-60.2 41 56.4 39.8-71.7
Education
< High School 30 10 41.9 21.8-65.1 20 58.1 34.9-78.2
High School 27 13 49.4 24.9-74.2 14 50.6 25.8-75.1
> High School 17 6 20.6 5.0-56.2 11 79.4 43.8-95.0
Marital Status
Married 32 12 36.1 18.1-59.2 20 63.9 40.8-81.9
Other 42 17 44.8 25.1-66.4 25 55.2 33.6-74.9
Income
15,999 or less 39 13 38.8 20.2-61.4 26 61.2 38.6-79.8
16,000-24,999 10 4 30.2 5.3-76.8 6 69.8 23.2-94.7
25,000-39,999 11 4 44.7 16.2-77.1 7 55.3 22.9-83.8
40,000 or more 6 5 68.6 17.8-95.7 1 31.4 4.3-82.2
WIC recipient
No 28 7 31.3 13.0-58.3 21 68.7 41.7-87.0
Yes 44 20 43.5 25.1-63.9 24 56.5 36.1-74.9
Medicaid recipient
No 16 7 35.3 13.3-66.0 9 64.7 34.0-86.7
Yes 58 22 42.5 25.8-61.0 36 57.5 39.0-74.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 15 5 30.8 13.1-56.9 10 69.2 43.1-86.9
1500-2499 grams 28 11 37.4 21.6-56.3 17 62.6 43.7-78.4
2500+ grams 31 13 41.3 25.5-59.0 18 58.7 41.0-74.5

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by
anyone? 66a. I had a sprain, bruise, or small cut

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