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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Since your delivery, did your husband or partner push, hit, slap, kick, choke, or physically hurt you in any other way?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1467 1414 96.8 95.5-97.8 53 3.2 2.2- 4.5
Age
< 20 years 160 147 93.8 86.5-97.2 13 6.2 2.8-13.5
20-24 years 400 376 94.1 90.5-96.4 24 5.9 3.6- 9.5
25-34 years 723 711 98.6 97.0-99.4 12 1.4 0.6- 3.0
35+ years 184 180 98.5 93.3-99.7 4 1.5 0.3- 6.7
Race
White 1001 970 97.2 95.6-98.2 31 2.8 1.8- 4.4
Black 402 380 94.9 90.9-97.1 22 5.1 2.9- 9.1
Other 64 64 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 143 97.1 91.5-99.0 4 2.9 1.0- 8.5
No 1317 1268 96.8 95.3-97.8 49 3.2 2.2- 4.7
Education
< High School 316 292 93.6 89.2-96.2 24 6.4 3.8-10.8
High School 434 412 95.1 91.8-97.2 22 4.9 2.8- 8.2
> High School 715 708 99.4 98.1-99.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Marital Status
Married 921 903 97.8 96.2-98.8 18 2.2 1.2- 3.8
Other 546 511 95.0 92.0-96.9 35 5.0 3.1- 8.0
Income
15,999 or less 402 368 92.1 88.0-94.9 34 7.9 5.1-12.0
16,000-24,999 191 184 97.6 92.7-99.2 7 2.4 0.8- 7.3
25,000-39,999 209 204 98.0 93.6-99.4 5 2.0 0.6- 6.4
40,000 or more 503 501 99.6 97.9-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 760 751 99.4 98.2-99.8 9 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Yes 698 655 94.3 91.7-96.1 43 5.7 3.9- 8.3
Medicaid recipient
No 704 696 99.1 97.7-99.7 8 0.9 0.3- 2.3
Yes 763 718 94.6 92.1-96.3 45 5.4 3.7- 7.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 669 639 95.4 93.6-96.7 30 4.6 3.3- 6.4
2500+ grams 798 775 96.9 95.4-98.0 23 3.1 2.0- 4.6

#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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