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Physically Abused by Household Member After Pregnancy*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1779 1773 99.7 99.1-99.9 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Age
< 20 years 271 268 99.1 95.4-99.8 3 0.9 0.2- 4.6
20-24 years 464 463 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
25-34 years 841 840 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
35+ years 203 202 98.8 92.0-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
Mother's Race
White 1192 1190 99.7 98.7-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
African American 523 519 99.8 99.5-99.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Other Minorities 64 64 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 112 98.4 89.7-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.3
No 1666 1661 99.8 99.3- 100 5 0.2 0.0- 0.7
Education
< High School 412 408 99.3 96.6-99.9 4 0.7 0.1- 3.4
High School 586 584 99.6 97.7-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3
> High School 780 780 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 1165 1164 99.8 98.9- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Other 614 609 99.4 97.5-99.9 5 0.6 0.1- 2.5
Income
15,999 or less 520 516 99.0 96.6-99.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.4
16,000-24,999 276 275 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
25,000-39,999 269 269 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 538 538 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 928 926 100 99.8- 100 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Yes 835 831 99.4 98.0-99.8 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Medicaid recipient
No 880 880 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 899 893 99.4 98.0-99.8 6 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 330 329 99.5 96.6-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
1500-2499 grams 550 547 99.5 98.3-99.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7
2500+ grams 894 892 99.7 98.9-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1

*Survey Question:
65b. Since you had your new baby, did family or household member physically abuse you? Physical
abuse means pushing, hitting, slapping, kicking, or any other way of physically hurting someone.

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