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2003 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 1465 1436 97.9 96.7-98.7 29 2.1 1.3- 3.3
Age
< 20 years 160 152 94.2 86.4-97.6 8 5.8 2.4-13.6
20-24 years 397 388 97.5 94.5-98.9 9 2.5 1.1- 5.5
25-34 years 723 712 98.4 96.8-99.3 11 1.6 0.7- 3.2
35+ years 185 184 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
Race
White 999 980 98.2 96.8-99.0 19 1.8 1.0- 3.2
Black 403 394 96.4 92.4-98.3 9 3.6 1.7- 7.6
Other 63 62 99.7 98.2- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 144 97.2 92.0-99.1 4 2.8 0.9- 8.0
No 1314 1290 98.0 96.7-98.8 24 2.0 1.2- 3.3
Education
< High School 315 299 93.7 89.0-96.5 16 6.3 3.5-11.0
High School 435 428 98.2 95.7-99.3 7 1.8 0.7- 4.3
> High School 713 707 99.6 98.4-99.9 6 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Marital Status
Married 921 914 99.5 98.6-99.8 7 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Other 544 522 94.9 91.6-96.9 22 5.1 3.1- 8.4
Income
15,999 or less 399 387 96.8 93.4-98.4 12 3.2 1.6- 6.6
16,000-24,999 192 188 97.0 91.4-99.0 4 3.0 1.0- 8.6
25,000-39,999 210 206 98.8 94.1-99.8 4 1.2 0.2- 5.9
40,000 or more 502 500 99.6 97.4-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.6
WIC recipient
No 758 749 98.8 97.1-99.5 9 1.2 0.5- 2.9
Yes 699 679 96.9 94.7-98.2 20 3.1 1.8- 5.3
Medicaid recipient
No 703 699 99.4 98.0-99.8 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Yes 762 737 96.4 94.2-97.8 25 3.6 2.2- 5.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 670 656 97.9 96.5-98.7 14 2.1 1.3- 3.5
2500+ grams 795 780 97.9 96.5-98.7 15 2.1 1.3- 3.5

#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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