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2003 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 1442 1349 93.8 92.0-95.2 70 5.1 3.8- 6.8 23 1.1 0.6- 2.0
Age
< 20 years 154 133 85.3 76.0-91.4 17 13.0 7.3-22.1 4 1.7 0.4- 7.6
20-24 years 393 365 94.0 90.4-96.3 19 4.8 2.7- 8.3 9 1.2 0.4- 3.2
25-34 years 715 679 94.7 92.1-96.4 27 4.2 2.6- 6.5 9 1.2 0.5- 2.8
35+ years 180 172 97.3 92.3-99.1 7 2.6 0.9- 7.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Race
White 986 936 95.1 93.1-96.5 41 4.1 2.8- 5.9 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Black 393 355 89.6 84.4-93.1 26 8.9 5.5-13.9 12 1.6 0.6- 3.9
Other 63 58 94.0 82.1-98.2 3 3.1 0.6-14.3 2 2.8 0.5-15.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 132 92.3 85.1-96.2 8 7.5 3.7-14.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
No 1298 1214 94.0 92.0-95.4 62 4.8 3.5- 6.6 22 1.2 0.7- 2.3
Education
< High School 302 269 87.4 81.6-91.6 24 10.5 6.7-16.1 9 2.1 0.8- 5.2
High School 425 395 93.1 89.3-95.6 21 4.9 2.8- 8.2 9 2.0 0.8- 4.7
> High School 713 683 97.0 95.0-98.2 25 2.9 1.7- 4.9 5 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Marital Status
Married 912 885 97.0 95.3-98.1 23 2.7 1.6- 4.4 4 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Other 530 464 87.8 83.6-91.1 47 9.6 6.7-13.5 19 2.6 1.4- 5.1
Income
15,999 or less 392 338 84.8 79.4-88.9 37 11.4 7.8-16.3 17 3.8 2.0- 7.3
16,000-24,999 187 176 97.1 92.5-98.9 8 2.5 0.8- 7.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
25,000-39,999 211 196 94.0 88.3-97.0 13 5.9 2.9-11.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
40,000 or more 499 492 98.7 96.7-99.5 6 1.3 0.5- 3.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 756 734 97.8 96.0-98.8 15 1.6 0.8- 3.2 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Yes 678 608 89.5 86.1-92.2 54 8.8 6.3-12.0 16 1.7 0.8- 3.5
Medicaid recipient
No 702 684 97.4 95.3-98.5 17 2.6 1.5- 4.6 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Yes 740 665 90.3 87.2-92.8 53 7.5 5.4-10.4 22 2.2 1.2- 4.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 657 608 92.3 90.0-94.1 33 5.1 3.7- 7.1 16 2.6 1.6- 4.1
2500+ grams 785 741 93.9 91.9-95.4 37 5.1 3.7- 7.0 7 1.0 0.5- 2.1

#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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