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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Prevalence of Physical Abuse During Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1818 1711 94.8 93.3-96.0 107 5.2 4.0- 6.7
Age
< 20 years 227 210 94.1 88.4-97.1 17 5.9 2.9-11.6
20-24 years 486 438 90.5 86.4-93.4 48 9.5 6.6-13.6
25-34 years 892 858 97.0 95.2-98.2 34 3.0 1.8- 4.8
35+ years 213 205 96.2 90.9-98.5 8 3.8 1.5- 9.1
Race
White 1210 1150 95.4 93.7-96.7 60 4.6 3.3- 6.3
Black 550 508 93.5 89.8-96.0 42 6.5 4.0-10.2
Other 58 53 88.3 70.8-95.9 5 11.7 4.1-29.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 134 94.6 87.8-97.7 11 5.4 2.3-12.2
No 1672 1576 94.8 93.2-96.0 96 5.2 4.0- 6.8
Education
< High School 393 357 93.1 89.0-95.7 36 6.9 4.3-11.0
High School 598 546 91.7 88.2-94.2 52 8.3 5.8-11.8
> High School 825 806 97.8 96.1-98.8 19 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Marital Status
Married 1160 1122 96.7 95.1-97.8 38 3.3 2.2- 4.9
Other 658 589 91.0 87.5-93.6 69 9.0 6.4-12.5
Income
15,999 or less 540 476 88.3 84.0-91.5 64 11.7 8.5-16.0
16,000-24,999 244 230 94.8 90.0-97.4 14 5.2 2.6-10.0
25,000-39,999 263 254 98.6 95.5-99.6 9 1.4 0.4- 4.5
40,000 or more 610 602 98.5 96.5-99.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.5
WIC recipient
No 978 955 98.6 97.4-99.3 23 1.4 0.7- 2.6
Yes 834 750 90.6 87.6-92.9 84 9.4 7.1-12.4
Medicaid recipient
No 892 881 98.5 97.0-99.3 11 1.5 0.7- 3.0
Yes 926 830 91.0 88.2-93.2 96 9.0 6.8-11.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 358 333 92.7 89.8-94.9 25 7.3 5.1-10.2
1500 - 2499 grams 574 536 93.1 90.8-94.9 38 6.9 5.1- 9.2
2500+ grams 886 842 94.9 93.3-96.2 44 5.1 3.8- 6.7

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 37 (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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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