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2004 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 1556 1472 94.4 92.8-95.8 84 5.6 4.2- 7.2
Age
< 20 years 161 147 95.0 88.7-97.9 14 5.0 2.1-11.3
20-24 years 405 370 91.7 87.6-94.5 35 8.3 5.5-12.4
25-34 years 797 764 94.9 92.4-96.6 33 5.1 3.4- 7.6
35+ years 193 191 98.7 92.4-99.8 2 1.3 0.2- 7.6
Race
White 1072 1020 94.7 92.7-96.2 52 5.3 3.8- 7.3
Black 419 389 93.0 88.7-95.8 30 7.0 4.2-11.3
Other 65 63 97.2 85.6-99.5 2 2.8 0.5-14.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 154 86.9 79.7-91.8 20 13.1 8.2-20.3
No 1382 1318 95.8 94.2-97.0 64 4.2 3.0- 5.8
Education
< High School 313 280 90.8 85.9-94.2 33 9.2 5.8-14.1
High School 445 413 92.9 89.0-95.5 32 7.1 4.5-11.0
> High School 795 777 97.1 95.2-98.3 18 2.9 1.7- 4.8
Marital Status
Married 961 935 97.0 95.4-98.1 26 3.0 1.9- 4.6
Other 595 537 90.4 86.7-93.1 58 9.6 6.9-13.3
Income
14,999 or less 456 400 88.1 83.7-91.5 56 11.9 8.5-16.3
15,000-24,999 242 230 95.3 90.2-97.8 12 4.7 2.2- 9.8
25,000-49,999 318 309 96.1 92.1-98.1 9 3.9 1.9- 7.9
50,000 or more 419 416 98.9 96.6-99.6 3 1.1 0.4- 3.4
WIC recipient
No 792 771 97.5 95.8-98.6 21 2.5 1.4- 4.2
Yes 754 691 91.2 88.2-93.5 63 8.8 6.5-11.8
Medicaid recipient
No 717 705 97.9 96.0-98.9 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0
Yes 839 767 91.6 88.8-93.8 72 8.4 6.2-11.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 696 654 93.3 91.1-94.9 42 6.7 5.1- 8.9
2500+ grams 860 818 94.5 92.7-96.0 42 5.5 4.0- 7.3

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 38 (a-c).

#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 04OCT06

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