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Physical Abuse by Other Family Member During 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 1762 99.2 98.5-99.6 18 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Age
< 20 years 272 265 98.2 94.3-99.5 7 1.8 0.5- 5.7
20-24 years 464 459 99.1 96.8-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 3.2
25-34 years 841 836 99.7 98.9-99.9 5 0.3 0.1- 1.1
35+ years 203 202 98.8 92.0-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
Mother's Race
White 1192 1183 99.3 98.3-99.7 9 0.7 0.3- 1.7
African American 523 517 99.3 97.4-99.8 6 0.7 0.2- 2.6
Other Minorities 65 62 96.9 83.7-99.5 3 3.1 0.5-16.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 112 98.4 89.7-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.3
No 1667 1650 99.3 98.5-99.7 17 0.7 0.3- 1.5
Education
< High School 412 403 98.7 96.1-99.6 9 1.3 0.4- 3.9
High School 587 580 98.5 96.3-99.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.7
> High School 780 778 100 99.9- 100 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Marital Status
Married 1165 1160 99.7 98.9-99.9 5 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Other 615 602 98.2 96.0-99.2 13 1.8 0.8- 4.0
Income
15,999 or less 520 507 97.3 94.5-98.7 13 2.7 1.3- 5.5
16,000-24,999 276 273 99.9 99.5- 100 3 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 929 925 99.9 99.8- 100 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Yes 835 821 98.4 96.8-99.3 14 1.6 0.7- 3.2
Medicaid recipient
No 880 880 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 900 882 98.4 96.8-99.2 18 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 330 324 98.1 95.8-99.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.2
1500-2499 grams 550 544 98.9 97.6-99.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.4
2500+ grams 895 889 99.3 98.4-99.7 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6

*Survey Question:
32b. During your most recent pregnancy, did a family or household member physically abuse you?

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