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2002 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 1548 1457 95.6 94.2-96.7 91 4.4 3.3- 5.8
Age
< 20 years 200 173 86.6 79.1-91.8 27 13.4 8.2-20.9
20-24 years 404 377 95.6 92.5-97.4 27 4.4 2.6- 7.5
25-34 years 754 721 97.1 95.3-98.2 33 2.9 1.8- 4.7
35+ years 190 186 98.2 93.8-99.5 4 1.8 0.5- 6.2
Race
White 1062 1008 96.0 94.4-97.2 54 4.0 2.8- 5.6
Black 411 378 94.2 90.5-96.6 33 5.8 3.4- 9.5
Other 75 71 95.4 85.1-98.7 4 4.6 1.3-14.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 155 96.5 91.2-98.7 8 3.5 1.3- 8.8
No 1385 1302 95.5 93.9-96.6 83 4.5 3.4- 6.1
Education
< High School 349 311 91.5 87.2-94.4 38 8.5 5.6-12.8
High School 443 415 94.7 91.4-96.8 28 5.3 3.2- 8.6
> High School 753 728 98.1 96.7-99.0 25 1.9 1.0- 3.3
Marital Status
Married 981 942 96.9 95.2-97.9 39 3.1 2.1- 4.8
Other 567 515 93.1 89.9-95.3 52 6.9 4.7-10.1
Income
15,999 or less 464 413 91.9 88.2-94.5 51 8.1 5.5-11.8
16,000-24,999 173 158 93.1 86.9-96.4 15 6.9 3.6-13.1
25,000-39,999 207 201 98.0 94.0-99.4 6 2.0 0.6- 6.0
40,000 or more 550 538 98.6 96.8-99.4 12 1.4 0.6- 3.2
WIC recipient
No 839 806 96.6 94.8-97.8 33 3.4 2.2- 5.2
Yes 695 638 94.2 91.7-96.0 57 5.8 4.0- 8.3
Medicaid recipient
No 759 744 98.4 96.9-99.2 15 1.6 0.8- 3.1
Yes 789 713 92.5 89.9-94.5 76 7.5 5.5-10.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 637 91.1 88.7-93.0 58 8.9 7.0-11.3
2500+ grams 853 820 96.0 94.4-97.1 33 4.0 2.9- 5.6

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 35 (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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