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Physical Abuse by Non-Family/Friend, 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 1768 99.4 98.6-99.7 12 0.6 0.3- 1.4
Age
< 20 years 272 266 98.0 93.7-99.4 6 2.0 0.6- 6.3
20-24 years 464 461 99.2 97.1-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9
25-34 years 841 838 99.7 98.5-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.5
35+ years 203 203 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 1192 1188 99.8 99.2- 100 4 0.2 0.0- 0.8
African American 523 515 97.8 94.8-99.1 8 2.2 0.9- 5.2
Other Minorities 65 65 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 113 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 1667 1655 99.3 98.5-99.7 12 0.7 0.3- 1.5
Education
< High School 412 405 98.8 96.1-99.6 7 1.2 0.4- 3.9
High School 587 584 99.6 97.7-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.3
> High School 780 778 99.6 98.2-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Marital Status
Married 1165 1162 99.7 98.8-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Other 615 606 98.7 96.5-99.5 9 1.3 0.5- 3.5
Income
15,999 or less 520 514 99.3 97.2-99.8 6 0.7 0.2- 2.8
16,000-24,999 276 273 99.2 95.6-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 4.4
25,000-39,999 269 266 98.0 94.0-99.4 3 2.0 0.6- 6.0
40,000 or more 538 538 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 929 924 99.5 98.4-99.9 5 0.5 0.1- 1.6
Yes 835 828 99.2 97.8-99.7 7 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Medicaid recipient
No 880 878 99.8 98.6- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Yes 900 890 98.9 97.5-99.6 10 1.1 0.4- 2.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 330 327 98.9 96.6-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4
1500-2499 grams 550 546 99.2 97.8-99.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2
2500+ grams 895 890 99.4 98.5-99.7 5 0.6 0.3- 1.5

*Survey Question:
32d. During your most recent pregnancy, did someone else physically abuse you?

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