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Sustained Abuse Injury: Wound from Weapon*

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 71 94.6 80.9-98.6 2 5.4 1.4-19.1
Age
< 20 years 17 15 81.7 49.0-95.4 2 18.3 4.6-51.0
20-24 years 23 23 100 - 0 0.0 -
25-34 years 24 24 100 - 0 0.0 -
35+ years 9 9 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 39 39 100 - 0 0.0 -
African American 32 30 87.8 62.3-96.9 2 12.2 3.1-37.7
Other Minorities 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 6 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 67 65 93.7 78.1-98.4 2 6.3 1.6-21.9
Education
< High School 30 29 94.6 69.9-99.2 1 5.4 0.8-30.1
High School 26 25 91.8 59.1-98.8 1 8.2 1.2-40.9
> High School 17 17 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 31 31 100 - 0 0.0 -
Other 42 40 89.7 66.9-97.4 2 10.3 2.6-33.1
Income
15,999 or less 39 38 94.7 70.3-99.3 1 5.3 0.7-29.7
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 27 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 44 42 91.0 70.4-97.8 2 9.0 2.2-29.6
Medicaid recipient
No 15 15 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 58 56 92.8 75.4-98.2 2 7.2 1.8-24.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 15 15 100 - 0 0.0 -
1500-2499 grams 27 27 100 - 0 0.0 -
2500+ grams 31 29 93.9 78.7-98.5 2 6.1 1.5-21.3

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by
anyone? 66e. I had a wound from a weapon

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