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Received Counseling on Physical Abuse*

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 1714 999 60.5 57.5-63.5 715 39.5 36.5-42.5
Age
< 20 years 254 110 46.9 38.6-55.4 144 53.1 44.6-61.4
20-24 years 451 210 49.9 43.9-55.9 241 50.1 44.1-56.1
25-34 years 815 543 67.4 63.1-71.4 272 32.6 28.6-36.9
35+ years 194 136 74.5 65.8-81.6 58 25.5 18.4-34.2
Mother's Race
White 1161 735 65.0 61.5-68.4 426 35.0 31.6-38.5
African American 494 235 47.0 40.6-53.5 259 53.0 46.5-59.4
Other Minorities 59 29 55.8 39.0-71.5 30 44.2 28.5-61.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 40 43.0 32.0-54.8 62 57.0 45.2-68.0
No 1612 959 62.1 58.9-65.1 653 37.9 34.9-41.1
Education
< High School 385 147 42.7 36.1-49.6 238 57.3 50.4-63.9
High School 567 291 50.1 44.4-55.7 276 49.9 44.3-55.6
> High School 761 560 76.4 72.4-79.9 201 23.6 20.1-27.6
Marital Status
Married 1137 762 69.0 65.5-72.4 375 31.0 27.6-34.5
Other 577 237 41.1 35.6-46.8 340 58.9 53.2-64.4
Income
15,999 or less 493 207 42.9 37.0-49.0 286 57.1 51.0-63.0
16,000-24,999 269 143 52.4 44.5-60.2 126 47.6 39.8-55.5
25,000-39,999 262 160 66.3 58.6-73.3 102 33.7 26.7-41.4
40,000 or more 530 418 80.6 76.1-84.5 112 19.4 15.5-23.9
WIC recipient
No 899 652 74.1 70.2-77.6 247 25.9 22.4-29.8
Yes 805 340 44.9 40.3-49.6 465 55.1 50.4-59.7
Medicaid recipient
No 858 632 74.9 71.1-78.4 226 25.1 21.6-28.9
Yes 856 367 44.3 39.7-48.9 489 55.7 51.1-60.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 306 174 55.8 50.0-61.4 132 44.2 38.6-50.0
1500-2499 grams 538 281 50.8 46.5-55.1 257 49.2 44.9-53.5
2500+ grams 865 541 61.3 58.0-64.5 324 38.7 35.5-42.0

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with
you about any of the things listed? 16m. Physical abuse to women by their husbands or partners

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