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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Since your new baby was born, has an ex-husband or ex-partner pushed, hit, slapped, kicked, choked, or physically hurt you in any other way?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1566 1427 90.6 88.5-92.3 139 9.4 7.7-11.5
Age
< 20 years 163 133 83.6 74.9-89.7 30 16.4 10.3-25.1
20-24 years 409 360 88.4 83.8-91.8 49 11.6 8.2-16.2
25-34 years 799 749 92.7 90.0-94.8 50 7.3 5.2-10.0
35+ years 195 185 93.1 86.5-96.6 10 6.9 3.4-13.5
Race
White 1082 999 91.1 88.6-93.0 83 8.9 7.0-11.4
Black 421 369 88.0 83.0-91.7 52 12.0 8.3-17.0
Other 63 59 96.5 85.9-99.2 4 3.5 0.8-14.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 155 84.5 77.0-89.9 23 15.5 10.1-23.0
No 1388 1272 91.7 89.6-93.4 116 8.3 6.6-10.4
Education
< High School 318 267 82.4 76.4-87.1 51 17.6 12.9-23.6
High School 450 397 89.0 84.7-92.2 53 11.0 7.8-15.3
> High School 795 760 95.5 93.3-96.9 35 4.5 3.1- 6.7
Marital Status
Married 965 916 94.2 92.0-95.7 49 5.8 4.3- 8.0
Other 601 511 85.0 80.8-88.5 90 15.0 11.5-19.2
Income
14,999 or less 464 399 84.9 80.1-88.7 65 15.1 11.3-19.9
15,000-24,999 244 224 90.4 84.4-94.3 20 9.6 5.7-15.6
25,000-49,999 319 295 92.3 87.7-95.2 24 7.7 4.8-12.3
50,000 or more 418 405 96.7 93.9-98.3 13 3.3 1.7- 6.1
WIC recipient
No 793 752 94.9 92.5-96.5 41 5.1 3.5- 7.5
Yes 761 663 86.2 82.6-89.1 98 13.8 10.9-17.4
Medicaid recipient
No 720 694 96.2 94.1-97.6 26 3.8 2.4- 5.9
Yes 846 733 86.0 82.7-88.8 113 14.0 11.2-17.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 703 639 90.4 88.0-92.4 64 9.6 7.6-12.0
2500+ grams 863 788 90.6 88.4-92.5 75 9.4 7.5-11.6

#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.

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