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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Prevalence of Physical Abuse During Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1461 1391 95.0 93.3-96.3 70 5.0 3.7- 6.7
Age
< 20 years 160 145 90.0 81.5-94.8 15 10.0 5.2-18.5
20-24 years 395 372 94.2 90.5-96.5 23 5.8 3.5- 9.5
25-34 years 722 694 96.0 93.7-97.5 28 4.0 2.5- 6.3
35+ years 184 180 97.6 91.9-99.3 4 2.4 0.7- 8.1
Race
White 998 961 96.0 94.1-97.3 37 4.0 2.7- 5.9
Black 401 370 90.9 86.0-94.3 31 9.1 5.7-14.0
Other 62 60 99.4 97.8-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 139 94.0 87.6-97.2 9 6.0 2.8-12.4
No 1310 1249 95.2 93.4-96.5 61 4.8 3.5- 6.6
Education
< High School 314 285 90.3 85.2-93.8 29 9.7 6.2-14.8
High School 433 408 92.6 88.7-95.3 25 7.4 4.7-11.3
> High School 712 696 98.7 97.2-99.4 16 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 918 899 97.5 95.8-98.5 19 2.5 1.5- 4.2
Other 543 492 90.5 86.7-93.4 51 9.5 6.6-13.3
Income
15,999 or less 398 353 88.3 83.4-91.9 45 11.7 8.1-16.6
16,000-24,999 190 179 94.1 88.0-97.1 11 5.9 2.9-12.0
25,000-39,999 211 203 94.7 89.0-97.6 8 5.3 2.4-11.0
40,000 or more 501 500 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 757 743 98.6 97.1-99.3 14 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Yes 696 641 91.3 88.2-93.7 55 8.7 6.3-11.8
Medicaid recipient
No 702 692 98.0 96.1-99.0 10 2.0 1.0- 3.9
Yes 759 699 92.2 89.3-94.4 60 7.8 5.6-10.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 668 634 94.7 92.8-96.2 34 5.3 3.8- 7.2
2500+ grams 793 757 95.0 93.2-96.4 36 5.0 3.6- 6.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 36 (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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