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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During your most recent pregnancy, did an ex-husband or ex-partner push, hit, slap, kick, choke, or physically hurt you in any other way?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1020 995 97.9 96.4-98.8 25 2.1 1.2- 3.6
Age
< 20 years 96 94 99.5 98.1-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
20-24 years 252 244 97.5 93.4-99.0 8 2.5 1.0- 6.6
25-34 years 515 502 97.3 94.7-98.6 13 2.7 1.4- 5.3
35+ years 157 155 99.7 98.9-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Race
White 733 726 99.2 97.8-99.7 7 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Black 247 229 92.6 86.5-96.0 18 7.4 4.0-13.5
Other 40 40 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 132 98.8 92.2-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8
No 887 863 97.7 96.0-98.7 24 2.3 1.3- 4.0
Education
< High School 201 193 97.7 93.8-99.2 8 2.3 0.8- 6.2
High School 293 284 96.8 92.7-98.7 9 3.2 1.3- 7.3
> High School 524 516 98.5 96.2-99.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.8
Marital Status
Married 649 644 99.3 97.9-99.7 5 0.7 0.3- 2.1
Other 371 351 95.4 91.7-97.5 20 4.6 2.5- 8.3
Income
14,999 or less 298 281 94.3 89.7-96.9 17 5.7 3.1-10.3
15,000-24,999 157 153 99.5 98.7-99.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
25,000-49,999 179 175 98.0 93.1-99.5 4 2.0 0.5- 6.9
50,000 or more 294 294 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 553 546 99.3 98.0-99.8 7 0.7 0.2- 2.0
Yes 457 439 96.1 92.9-97.9 18 3.9 2.1- 7.1
Medicaid recipient
No 472 469 99.5 97.4-99.9 3 0.5 0.1- 2.6
Yes 548 526 96.5 93.9-98.0 22 3.5 2.0- 6.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 460 445 96.2 93.9-97.7 15 3.8 2.3- 6.1
2500+ grams 560 550 98.0 96.4-98.9 10 2.0 1.1- 3.6

~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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