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Sustained Abuse Injury: Needed to But Did Not See Doctor*

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 61 51 87.8 71.0-95.5 10 12.2 4.5-29.0
Age
< 20 years 19 14 92.1 77.5-97.5 5 7.9 2.5-22.5
20-24 years 15 13 86.8 49.2-97.8 2 13.2 2.2-50.8
25-34 years 25 23 85.6 48.4-97.4 2 14.4 2.6-51.6
35+ years 2 1 89.4 34.6-99.3 1 10.6 0.7-65.4
Mother's Race
White 28 24 89.5 61.3-97.9 4 10.5 2.1-38.7
African American 31 25 83.4 54.4-95.5 6 16.6 4.5-45.6
Other Minorities 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 59 49 86.6 68.6-95.1 10 13.4 4.9-31.4
Education
< High School 25 20 95.3 87.0-98.4 5 4.7 1.6-13.0
High School 25 20 73.9 42.4-91.6 5 26.1 8.4-57.6
> High School 11 11 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 22 16 74.7 43.4-91.9 6 25.3 8.1-56.6
Other 39 35 96.9 90.9-99.0 4 3.1 1.0- 9.1
Income
15,999 or less 37 29 87.4 66.3-96.1 8 12.6 3.9-33.7
16,000-24,999 10 8 70.5 21.0-95.5 2 29.5 4.5-79.0
25,000-39,999 4 4 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 5 5 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 18 15 76.8 33.6-95.6 3 23.2 4.4-66.4
Yes 43 36 90.9 72.9-97.4 7 9.1 2.6-27.1
Medicaid recipient
No 10 10 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 51 41 86.5 68.3-95.0 10 13.5 5.0-31.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 13 11 81.7 48.2-95.5 2 18.3 4.5-51.8
1500-2499 grams 28 22 77.3 57.8-89.5 6 22.7 10.5-42.2
2500+ grams 20 18 89.7 66.8-97.4 2 10.3 2.6-33.2

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by
anyone? 66g. I needed to see a doctor because of being hurt, but did not

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