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Physical Abuse by Friend Before 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 1780 1770 99.4 98.5-99.7 10 0.6 0.3- 1.5
Age
< 20 years 272 265 96.6 91.7-98.6 7 3.4 1.4- 8.3
20-24 years 464 464 100 - 0 0.0 -
25-34 years 841 839 100 99.8- 100 2 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 1187 99.5 98.5-99.8 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5
African American 523 518 98.8 96.1-99.7 5 1.2 0.3- 3.9
Other Minorities 65 65 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 112 98.4 89.7-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.3
No 1667 1658 99.4 98.6-99.8 9 0.6 0.2- 1.4
Education
< High School 412 403 97.3 94.0-98.8 9 2.7 1.2- 6.0
High School 587 586 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
> High School 780 780 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 1165 1165 100 - 0 0.0 -
Other 615 605 97.9 95.4-99.1 10 2.1 0.9- 4.6
Income
15,999 or less 520 516 99.1 96.5-99.7 4 0.9 0.3- 3.5
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 929 928 100 99.9- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Yes 835 826 98.6 96.9-99.4 9 1.4 0.6- 3.1
Medicaid recipient
No 880 879 100 99.9- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Yes 900 891 98.6 97.0-99.4 9 1.4 0.6- 3.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 330 328 99.2 96.7-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
1500-2499 grams 550 547 99.4 98.3-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 1.7
2500+ grams 895 890 99.3 98.4-99.7 5 0.7 0.3- 1.6

*Survey Question:
31c. During the 12 months before you got pregnant, did a friend physically abuse you?

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