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Sustained Abuse Injury: Sprain, Bruise, Cut *

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 62 38 63.5 45.1-78.6 24 36.5 21.4-54.9
Age
< 20 years 20 12 60.8 27.0-86.7 8 39.2 13.3-73.0
20-24 years 15 11 76.4 42.1-93.5 4 23.6 6.5-57.9
25-34 years 25 14 47.8 21.6-75.2 11 52.2 24.8-78.4
35+ years 2 1 89.4 34.6-99.3 1 10.6 0.7-65.4
Mother's Race
White 29 15 51.0 27.3-74.3 14 49.0 25.7-72.7
African American 31 22 82.2 57.7-94.0 9 17.8 6.0-42.3
Other Minorities 2 1 54.8 7.0-95.1 1 45.2 4.9-93.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 2 2 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 60 36 60.1 41.2-76.5 24 39.9 23.5-58.8
Education
< High School 25 16 71.6 40.7-90.3 9 28.4 9.7-59.3
High School 26 16 65.2 37.2-85.6 10 34.8 14.4-62.8
> High School 11 6 43.5 13.0-79.9 5 56.5 20.1-87.0
Marital Status
Married 23 12 51.8 26.1-76.6 11 48.2 23.4-73.9
Other 39 26 72.4 48.0-88.2 13 27.6 11.8-52.0
Income
15,999 or less 38 22 62.0 38.9-80.7 16 38.0 19.3-61.1
16,000-24,999 10 6 65.1 20.0-93.3 4 34.9 6.7-80.0
25,000-39,999 4 3 28.8 4.0-79.8 1 71.2 20.2-96.0
40,000 or more 5 3 51.7 8.4-92.5 2 48.3 7.5-91.6
WIC recipient
No 18 12 73.6 36.9-93.0 6 26.4 7.0-63.1
Yes 44 26 60.8 39.9-78.4 18 39.2 21.6-60.1
Medicaid recipient
No 10 8 59.4 14.1-92.9 2 40.6 7.1-85.9
Yes 52 30 63.9 44.4-79.7 22 36.1 20.3-55.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 13 10 80.5 52.8-93.8 3 19.5 6.2-47.2
1500-2499 grams 28 15 55.0 36.5-72.2 13 45.0 27.8-63.5
2500+ grams 21 13 64.3 42.6-81.4 8 35.7 18.6-57.4

*Survey Question:
Since you had your new baby, did any of these things happen to you as a result of physical abuse by
anyone? 66a. I had a sprain, bruise, or small cut

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