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2001 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 1656 1577 95.8 94.3-96.9 79 4.2 3.1- 5.7
Age
< 20 years 227 209 91.6 85.4-95.4 18 8.4 4.6-14.6
20-24 years 440 403 93.1 89.3-95.7 37 6.9 4.3-10.7
25-34 years 803 782 97.9 96.1-98.9 21 2.1 1.1- 3.9
35+ years 186 183 98.1 93.0-99.5 3 1.9 0.5- 7.0
Race
White 1123 1077 96.2 94.4-97.4 46 3.8 2.6- 5.6
Black 473 442 94.1 90.2-96.5 31 5.9 3.5- 9.8
Other 60 58 99.3 97.2-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 165 95.6 89.5-98.2 8 4.4 1.8-10.5
No 1481 1410 95.8 94.2-97.0 71 4.2 3.0- 5.8
Education
< High School 364 339 92.3 87.6-95.3 25 7.7 4.7-12.4
High School 513 478 95.0 92.0-96.9 35 5.0 3.1- 8.0
> High School 774 756 98.1 96.4-99.0 18 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Marital Status
Married 1046 1017 97.3 95.7-98.3 29 2.7 1.7- 4.3
Other 610 560 93.0 89.5-95.3 50 7.0 4.7-10.5
Income
15,999 or less 511 462 91.8 87.8-94.5 49 8.2 5.5-12.2
16,000-24,999 181 170 91.9 84.9-95.8 11 8.1 4.2-15.1
25,000-39,999 249 238 97.1 93.0-98.8 11 2.9 1.2- 7.0
40,000 or more 558 554 99.0 96.9-99.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1
WIC recipient
No 860 834 97.8 96.1-98.8 26 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Yes 787 735 93.5 90.8-95.4 52 6.5 4.6- 9.2
Medicaid recipient
No 822 803 98.0 96.3-98.9 19 2.0 1.1- 3.7
Yes 834 774 93.4 90.7-95.4 60 6.6 4.6- 9.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 303 93.7 90.7-95.8 19 6.3 4.2- 9.3
1500 - 2499 grams 496 468 94.3 92.0-96.0 28 5.7 4.0- 8.0
2500+ grams 838 806 95.9 94.2-97.1 32 4.1 2.9- 5.8

*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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