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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During the 12 months before you got pregnant, did anyone else physically hurt you in any way?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1549 1524 99.0 98.2-99.4 25 1.0 0.6- 1.8
Age
< 20 years 200 191 96.3 90.7-98.6 9 3.7 1.4- 9.3
20-24 years 404 397 98.9 96.9-99.6 7 1.1 0.4- 3.1
25-34 years 755 746 99.4 98.4-99.8 9 0.6 0.2- 1.6
35+ years 190 190 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 1063 1045 99.1 98.1-99.5 18 0.9 0.5- 1.9
Black 411 404 98.5 95.6-99.5 7 1.5 0.5- 4.4
Other 75 75 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 161 99.8 99.3- 100 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
No 1386 1363 98.9 98.0-99.4 23 1.1 0.6- 2.0
Education
< High School 349 338 97.2 94.0-98.7 11 2.8 1.3- 6.0
High School 443 437 99.4 97.8-99.8 6 0.6 0.2- 2.2
> High School 754 746 99.6 98.8-99.9 8 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Marital Status
Married 981 973 99.6 98.8-99.9 8 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Other 568 551 97.8 95.5-98.9 17 2.2 1.1- 4.5
Income
15,999 or less 464 449 97.5 94.8-98.8 15 2.5 1.2- 5.2
16,000-24,999 173 171 99.8 99.0-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
25,000-39,999 207 206 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
40,000 or more 551 546 99.6 98.5-99.9 5 0.4 0.1- 1.5
WIC recipient
No 840 831 99.3 98.2-99.7 9 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Yes 695 679 98.6 97.0-99.3 16 1.4 0.7- 3.0
Medicaid recipient
No 759 756 99.8 98.8- 100 3 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Yes 790 768 98.1 96.5-99.0 22 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 677 97.3 95.8-98.3 18 2.7 1.7- 4.2
2500+ grams 854 847 99.1 98.2-99.6 7 0.9 0.4- 1.8

*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.

This page was generated on 23JUL04

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