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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Prevalence of Physical Abuse After Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1816 1741 96.1 94.7-97.1 75 3.9 2.9- 5.3
Age
< 20 years 225 209 93.0 86.9-96.4 16 7.0 3.6-13.1
20-24 years 487 455 94.0 90.5-96.2 32 6.0 3.8- 9.5
25-34 years 890 869 98.3 96.8-99.1 21 1.7 0.9- 3.2
35+ years 214 208 95.3 89.3-98.0 6 4.7 2.0-10.7
Race
White 1212 1167 96.5 94.9-97.6 45 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Black 546 520 95.7 92.4-97.6 26 4.3 2.4- 7.6
Other 58 54 88.6 70.9-96.2 4 11.4 3.8-29.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 140 97.3 91.4-99.2 6 2.7 0.8- 8.6
No 1669 1600 96.0 94.5-97.1 69 4.0 2.9- 5.5
Education
< High School 392 362 93.9 89.9-96.3 30 6.1 3.7-10.1
High School 596 565 95.2 92.3-97.0 31 4.8 3.0- 7.7
> High School 826 812 98.0 96.2-98.9 14 2.0 1.1- 3.8
Marital Status
Married 1164 1133 97.3 95.8-98.3 31 2.7 1.7- 4.2
Other 652 608 93.7 90.5-95.8 44 6.3 4.2- 9.5
Income
15,999 or less 540 492 91.0 87.1-93.9 48 9.0 6.1-12.9
16,000-24,999 245 237 97.1 93.0-98.8 8 2.9 1.2- 7.0
25,000-39,999 264 260 98.7 95.4-99.6 4 1.3 0.4- 4.6
40,000 or more 613 608 98.8 97.0-99.5 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 978 956 98.0 96.5-98.9 22 2.0 1.1- 3.5
Yes 832 780 94.0 91.5-95.8 52 6.0 4.2- 8.5
Medicaid recipient
No 893 881 97.9 96.3-98.9 12 2.1 1.1- 3.7
Yes 923 860 94.3 91.9-96.0 63 5.7 4.0- 8.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 360 343 95.0 92.5-96.8 17 5.0 3.2- 7.5
1500 - 2499 grams 567 542 95.4 93.4-96.8 25 4.6 3.2- 6.6
2500+ grams 889 856 96.2 94.7-97.3 33 3.8 2.7- 5.3

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 77 (a-b).

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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