SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During the 12 months before you got pregnant, 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 1343 1289 95.4 93.5-96.7 54 4.6 3.3- 6.5
Age
< 20 years 132 124 93.4 84.5-97.3 8 6.6 2.7-15.5
20-24 years 298 279 94.1 89.6-96.7 19 5.9 3.3-10.4
25-34 years 692 667 95.2 92.4-97.1 25 4.8 2.9- 7.6
35+ years 221 219 99.8 99.2-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Race
White 979 946 95.9 93.8-97.3 33 4.1 2.7- 6.2
Black 285 270 94.9 89.8-97.5 15 5.1 2.5-10.2
Other 79 73 90.9 74.3-97.2 6 9.1 2.8-25.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 172 95.8 90.4-98.2 7 4.2 1.8- 9.6
No 1164 1117 95.3 93.2-96.8 47 4.7 3.2- 6.8
Education
< High School 216 200 94.0 88.2-97.0 16 6.0 3.0-11.8
High School 404 382 92.9 88.3-95.7 22 7.1 4.3-11.7
> High School 721 705 97.4 95.4-98.6 16 2.6 1.4- 4.6
Marital Status
Married 883 868 98.4 96.9-99.2 15 1.6 0.8- 3.1
Other 460 421 90.9 86.7-93.9 39 9.1 6.1-13.3
Income
14,999 or less 356 327 90.5 85.4-94.0 29 9.5 6.0-14.6
15,000-24,999 175 160 91.5 84.0-95.7 15 8.5 4.3-16.0
25,000-49,999 259 255 98.1 94.5-99.4 4 1.9 0.6- 5.5
50,000 or more 442 441 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
WIC recipient
No 755 743 97.9 95.8-99.0 12 2.1 1.0- 4.2
Yes 579 537 92.5 89.0-94.9 42 7.5 5.1-11.0
Medicaid recipient
No 675 672 99.7 98.5-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.5
Yes 668 617 91.7 88.3-94.1 51 8.3 5.9-11.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 592 566 95.3 93.2-96.8 26 4.7 3.2- 6.8
2500+ grams 751 723 95.4 93.3-96.8 28 4.6 3.2- 6.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

Contact Us | Site Map | DHHS Disclaimer