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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

How often in the past year have the following things happened to you? MY PARTNER THREATENED TO HIT OR THROW SOMETHING AT ME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Zero times One to five times 6 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1522 1427 94.6 93.0-95.9 67 3.9 2.8- 5.3 28 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Age
< 20 years 197 173 87.4 79.8-92.4 15 7.2 3.6-13.9 9 5.4 2.4-11.4
20-24 years 396 357 91.8 87.9-94.6 30 6.7 4.2-10.4 9 1.5 0.6- 3.7
25-34 years 742 714 97.0 95.0-98.2 20 2.2 1.2- 4.1 8 0.8 0.3- 1.9
35+ years 187 183 98.1 93.7-99.4 2 1.0 0.2- 5.1 2 0.9 0.2- 5.2
Race
White 1045 989 95.3 93.5-96.6 34 2.9 1.9- 4.4 22 1.8 1.1- 3.1
Black 405 370 92.3 87.8-95.2 30 7.0 4.2-11.4 5 0.7 0.2- 2.6
Other 72 68 95.2 84.4-98.6 3 4.6 1.2-15.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 146 96.6 90.7-98.8 5 3.4 1.2- 9.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 1371 1281 94.4 92.7-95.7 62 3.9 2.8- 5.4 28 1.7 1.0- 2.7
Education
< High School 336 298 90.2 85.6-93.5 25 7.7 4.8-12.1 13 2.0 0.9- 4.6
High School 433 400 93.0 89.2-95.6 25 5.1 3.0- 8.6 8 1.8 0.8- 4.3
> High School 750 726 97.6 95.9-98.6 17 1.3 0.7- 2.7 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Marital Status
Married 966 926 96.6 95.0-97.8 25 2.1 1.3- 3.5 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Other 556 501 90.5 86.8-93.3 42 7.4 5.0-10.9 13 2.0 1.0- 4.2
Income
15,999 or less 450 394 89.3 85.1-92.4 40 7.9 5.2-11.7 16 2.9 1.5- 5.5
16,000-24,999 170 158 93.8 87.3-97.1 10 5.1 2.2-11.3 2 1.2 0.2- 6.5
25,000-39,999 205 197 97.0 92.5-98.8 5 2.0 0.6- 6.4 3 1.0 0.2- 4.6
40,000 or more 548 533 97.5 95.3-98.7 10 1.9 0.9- 3.9 5 0.6 0.2- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 830 795 96.3 94.3-97.6 24 2.6 1.5- 4.4 11 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Yes 679 622 92.7 89.8-94.8 43 5.5 3.7- 8.2 14 1.8 0.9- 3.5
Medicaid recipient
No 753 732 98.2 96.8-99.0 15 1.3 0.6- 2.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Yes 769 695 90.6 87.6-92.9 52 6.8 4.8- 9.5 22 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 682 628 91.5 89.1-93.4 38 5.9 4.4- 8.0 16 2.6 1.6- 4.2
2500+ grams 840 799 94.9 93.2-96.2 29 3.7 2.6- 5.2 12 1.4 0.8- 2.5

#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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