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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Physical Abuse During the 12 Months Before Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1656 1551 93.6 91.9-95.0 105 6.4 5.0- 8.1
Age
< 20 years 231 208 89.9 83.3-94.0 23 10.1 6.0-16.7
20-24 years 437 392 88.4 83.7-91.9 45 11.6 8.1-16.3
25-34 years 801 769 96.9 95.0-98.1 32 3.1 1.9- 5.0
35+ years 187 182 96.6 90.6-98.8 5 3.4 1.2- 9.4
Race
White 1122 1056 93.8 91.7-95.4 66 6.2 4.6- 8.3
Black 474 438 92.8 88.5-95.6 36 7.2 4.4-11.5
Other 60 57 96.6 83.5-99.4 3 3.4 0.6-16.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 166 94.8 88.9-97.7 10 5.2 2.3-11.1
No 1478 1383 93.5 91.5-95.0 95 6.5 5.0- 8.5
Education
< High School 366 334 90.1 85.0-93.5 32 9.9 6.5-15.0
High School 516 470 91.6 87.8-94.3 46 8.4 5.7-12.2
> High School 769 743 96.9 94.9-98.1 26 3.1 1.9- 5.1
Marital Status
Married 1044 1010 96.5 94.8-97.7 34 3.5 2.3- 5.2
Other 612 541 88.2 84.1-91.3 71 11.8 8.7-15.9
Income
15,999 or less 511 445 85.8 81.0-89.5 66 14.2 10.5-19.0
16,000-24,999 183 170 93.6 87.4-96.9 13 6.4 3.1-12.6
25,000-39,999 248 234 94.6 89.7-97.2 14 5.4 2.8-10.3
40,000 or more 555 549 98.7 96.6-99.5 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4
WIC recipient
No 858 829 96.9 94.9-98.1 29 3.1 1.9- 5.1
Yes 790 714 90.1 87.0-92.6 76 9.9 7.4-13.0
Medicaid recipient
No 819 806 98.1 96.4-99.0 13 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Yes 837 745 88.9 85.7-91.5 92 11.1 8.5-14.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 298 93.7 90.6-95.8 19 6.3 4.2- 9.4
1500 - 2499 grams 498 463 92.2 89.4-94.3 35 7.8 5.7-10.6
2500+ grams 841 790 93.7 91.8-95.2 51 6.3 4.8- 8.2

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 36 (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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