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2003 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 1462 1383 94.8 93.1-96.1 79 5.2 3.9- 6.9
Age
< 20 years 160 144 89.6 81.1-94.6 16 10.4 5.4-18.9
20-24 years 395 370 94.7 91.1-96.9 25 5.3 3.1- 8.9
25-34 years 722 691 95.4 93.0-97.1 31 4.6 2.9- 7.0
35+ years 185 178 97.2 92.0-99.0 7 2.8 1.0- 8.0
Race
White 997 952 95.6 93.6-96.9 45 4.4 3.1- 6.4
Black 402 370 91.5 86.7-94.6 32 8.5 5.4-13.3
Other 63 61 99.5 97.9-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 136 91.9 84.9-95.8 11 8.1 4.2-15.1
No 1312 1245 95.2 93.5-96.6 67 4.8 3.4- 6.5
Education
< High School 315 279 87.6 82.0-91.7 36 12.4 8.3-18.0
High School 432 407 94.0 90.2-96.3 25 6.0 3.7- 9.8
> High School 713 695 98.7 97.2-99.4 18 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 918 895 97.7 96.1-98.6 23 2.3 1.4- 3.9
Other 544 488 89.5 85.5-92.5 56 10.5 7.5-14.5
Income
15,999 or less 398 356 89.0 84.2-92.5 42 11.0 7.5-15.8
16,000-24,999 192 183 94.9 88.9-97.7 9 5.1 2.3-11.1
25,000-39,999 208 198 96.6 91.7-98.7 10 3.4 1.3- 8.3
40,000 or more 502 497 99.2 97.2-99.8 5 0.8 0.2- 2.8
WIC recipient
No 757 736 97.9 96.1-98.9 21 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Yes 697 640 91.7 88.6-94.0 57 8.3 6.0-11.4
Medicaid recipient
No 702 689 98.3 96.6-99.2 13 1.7 0.8- 3.4
Yes 760 694 91.5 88.5-93.8 66 8.5 6.2-11.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 669 626 93.2 91.0-94.9 43 6.8 5.1- 9.0
2500+ grams 793 757 95.0 93.1-96.3 36 5.0 3.7- 6.9

*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 22MAR05

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