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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 INSULTED OR SWORE 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 1444 951 66.9 63.8-69.9 304 21.5 19.0-24.3 189 11.6 9.7-13.9
Age
< 20 years 154 101 67.7 57.0-76.8 25 17.7 11.0-27.4 28 14.6 8.5-23.7
20-24 years 391 252 66.8 60.6-72.4 80 21.0 16.3-26.6 59 12.2 8.7-16.8
25-34 years 716 477 66.8 62.5-70.9 160 22.0 18.5-25.9 79 11.2 8.6-14.4
35+ years 183 121 66.7 57.4-74.8 39 24.1 17.0-33.1 23 9.2 5.2-15.7
Race
White 988 632 65.8 62.1-69.3 224 22.6 19.6-25.9 132 11.6 9.4-14.3
Black 393 275 69.6 62.9-75.6 69 18.6 13.8-24.6 49 11.8 8.0-16.9
Other 63 44 70.6 55.3-82.3 11 18.3 9.3-32.9 8 11.1 4.6-24.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 109 80.0 71.2-86.6 21 13.3 8.0-21.3 12 6.7 3.3-13.3
No 1299 840 65.0 61.6-68.2 282 22.7 19.9-25.7 177 12.3 10.2-14.8
Education
< High School 303 205 70.2 63.2-76.4 54 17.4 12.6-23.6 44 12.4 8.4-17.9
High School 426 277 63.9 57.8-69.5 81 21.2 16.6-26.6 68 15.0 11.1-19.8
> High School 713 467 67.3 63.0-71.4 169 23.5 19.9-27.5 77 9.2 6.9-12.1
Marital Status
Married 915 606 67.2 63.4-70.8 208 23.3 20.1-26.8 101 9.5 7.4-12.1
Other 529 345 66.3 60.7-71.4 96 18.2 14.2-22.9 88 15.5 11.9-20.1
Income
15,999 or less 392 245 62.7 56.2-68.7 66 15.5 11.4-20.7 81 21.8 16.9-27.7
16,000-24,999 188 110 58.9 49.9-67.4 55 32.1 24.3-41.0 23 9.0 5.0-15.5
25,000-39,999 209 140 68.7 60.3-76.1 39 19.6 13.6-27.4 30 11.7 7.2-18.4
40,000 or more 502 329 66.8 61.6-71.5 129 26.2 21.8-31.1 44 7.1 4.9-10.2
WIC recipient
No 757 506 68.4 64.2-72.3 173 23.0 19.6-26.9 78 8.6 6.5-11.3
Yes 679 439 65.1 60.3-69.6 129 19.8 16.2-23.9 111 15.1 12.0-18.9
Medicaid recipient
No 703 463 65.4 61.0-69.6 164 24.6 20.9-28.7 76 10.0 7.6-13.0
Yes 741 488 68.3 63.8-72.5 140 18.5 15.1-22.4 113 13.2 10.4-16.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 657 423 64.3 60.7-67.8 131 20.0 17.2-23.2 103 15.7 13.1-18.6
2500+ grams 787 528 67.1 63.7-70.3 173 21.6 18.9-24.6 86 11.3 9.2-13.7

#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 22MAR05

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