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Physically Abused by Partner 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 1732 98.0 97.0-98.7 47 2.0 1.3- 3.0
Age
< 20 years 271 256 96.9 92.9-98.7 15 3.1 1.3- 7.1
20-24 years 464 452 96.9 94.0-98.5 12 3.1 1.5- 6.0
25-34 years 841 822 98.5 97.0-99.2 19 1.5 0.8- 3.0
35+ years 203 202 99.9 99.0- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Mother's Race
White 1192 1169 98.7 97.6-99.3 23 1.3 0.7- 2.4
African American 523 501 96.5 93.5-98.1 22 3.5 1.9- 6.5
Other Minorities 64 62 93.6 77.8-98.4 2 6.4 1.6-22.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 113 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 1666 1619 97.8 96.7-98.5 47 2.2 1.5- 3.3
Education
< High School 412 394 97.0 94.0-98.6 18 3.0 1.4- 6.0
High School 586 566 97.1 94.7-98.4 20 2.9 1.6- 5.3
> High School 780 771 99.1 97.7-99.6 9 0.9 0.4- 2.3
Marital Status
Married 1165 1148 98.7 97.5-99.3 17 1.3 0.7- 2.5
Other 614 584 96.4 93.9-97.9 30 3.6 2.1- 6.1
Income
15,999 or less 520 491 95.3 92.2-97.2 29 4.7 2.8- 7.8
16,000-24,999 276 266 97.5 93.5-99.0 10 2.5 1.0- 6.5
25,000-39,999 269 267 99.9 99.5- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
40,000 or more 538 535 99.4 97.7-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 928 916 99.0 97.7-99.6 12 1.0 0.4- 2.3
Yes 835 800 96.8 94.8-98.0 35 3.2 2.0- 5.2
Medicaid recipient
No 880 874 99.6 98.7-99.9 6 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Yes 899 858 96.2 94.1-97.6 41 3.8 2.4- 5.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 330 321 97.1 94.3-98.5 9 2.9 1.5- 5.7
1500-2499 grams 550 528 95.8 93.7-97.2 22 4.2 2.8- 6.3
2500+ grams 894 878 98.2 97.0-98.9 16 1.8 1.1- 3.0

*Survey Question:
65a. Since you had your new baby, did husband or partner 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.