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2002 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 1538 1471 96.7 95.4-97.6 67 3.3 2.4- 4.6
Age
< 20 years 199 174 88.7 81.7-93.3 25 11.3 6.7-18.3
20-24 years 401 384 96.6 93.6-98.2 17 3.4 1.8- 6.4
25-34 years 750 728 98.1 96.6-99.0 22 1.9 1.0- 3.4
35+ years 188 185 99.0 95.0-99.8 3 1.0 0.2- 5.0
Race
White 1057 1016 96.6 95.1-97.7 41 3.4 2.3- 4.9
Black 407 386 97.3 94.6-98.7 21 2.7 1.3- 5.4
Other 74 69 95.1 84.8-98.5 5 4.9 1.5-15.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 155 94.9 88.7-97.8 7 5.1 2.2-11.3
No 1376 1316 96.9 95.6-97.9 60 3.1 2.1- 4.4
Education
< High School 349 315 92.8 88.9-95.4 34 7.2 4.6-11.1
High School 436 418 96.5 93.5-98.1 18 3.5 1.9- 6.5
> High School 750 735 98.7 97.4-99.4 15 1.3 0.6- 2.6
Marital Status
Married 974 949 98.4 97.3-99.1 25 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Other 564 522 93.2 90.0-95.4 42 6.8 4.6-10.0
Income
15,999 or less 460 418 93.2 89.7-95.5 42 6.8 4.5-10.3
16,000-24,999 171 164 95.6 89.5-98.2 7 4.4 1.8-10.5
25,000-39,999 207 204 99.7 99.1-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
40,000 or more 548 539 98.7 97.0-99.5 9 1.3 0.5- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 834 816 98.4 97.0-99.1 18 1.6 0.9- 3.0
Yes 690 643 94.8 92.3-96.5 47 5.2 3.5- 7.7
Medicaid recipient
No 752 741 99.2 98.1-99.7 11 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Yes 786 730 94.0 91.5-95.7 56 6.0 4.3- 8.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 688 646 93.4 91.2-95.1 42 6.6 4.9- 8.8
2500+ grams 850 825 97.0 95.6-98.0 25 3.0 2.0- 4.4

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 79 (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 23JUL04

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