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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During the 12 months before you got pregnant, were you physically hurt in any way by your husband or partner?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1019 984 96.7 95.0-97.9 35 3.3 2.1- 5.0
Age
< 20 years 96 94 99.5 98.1-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
20-24 years 251 244 97.5 93.4-99.1 7 2.5 0.9- 6.6
25-34 years 515 493 95.4 92.4-97.3 22 4.6 2.7- 7.6
35+ years 157 153 98.2 92.2-99.6 4 1.8 0.4- 7.8
Race
White 732 715 97.6 95.7-98.7 17 2.4 1.3- 4.3
Black 247 232 94.6 89.3-97.4 15 5.4 2.6-10.7
Other 40 37 90.8 70.8-97.6 3 9.2 2.4-29.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 126 94.2 87.2-97.5 7 5.8 2.5-12.8
No 886 858 97.2 95.4-98.3 28 2.8 1.7- 4.6
Education
< High School 201 188 94.2 88.8-97.1 13 5.8 2.9-11.2
High School 292 280 96.1 91.9-98.2 12 3.9 1.8- 8.1
> High School 524 514 98.1 95.9-99.2 10 1.9 0.8- 4.1
Marital Status
Married 648 639 98.5 96.8-99.3 9 1.5 0.7- 3.2
Other 371 345 93.6 89.5-96.2 26 6.4 3.8-10.5
Income
14,999 or less 298 277 93.4 88.6-96.2 21 6.6 3.8-11.4
15,000-24,999 157 150 98.3 94.4-99.5 7 1.7 0.5- 5.6
25,000-49,999 178 172 94.9 88.5-97.8 6 5.1 2.2-11.5
50,000 or more 294 294 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 552 539 97.6 95.3-98.8 13 2.4 1.2- 4.7
Yes 457 436 95.7 92.5-97.6 21 4.3 2.4- 7.5
Medicaid recipient
No 471 467 98.8 96.5-99.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5
Yes 548 517 94.9 92.0-96.8 31 5.1 3.2- 8.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 460 441 95.2 92.7-96.9 19 4.8 3.1- 7.3
2500+ grams 559 543 96.9 94.9-98.1 16 3.1 1.9- 5.1

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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