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2006 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 1346 1319 97.6 96.1-98.5 27 2.4 1.5- 3.9
Age
< 20 years 132 126 94.0 85.5-97.7 6 6.0 2.3-14.5
20-24 years 298 292 98.4 94.6-99.5 6 1.6 0.5- 5.4
25-34 years 694 680 97.5 95.1-98.7 14 2.5 1.3- 4.9
35+ years 222 221 99.9 99.2- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Race
White 982 968 98.8 97.4-99.4 14 1.2 0.6- 2.6
Black 285 275 95.4 90.4-97.8 10 4.6 2.2- 9.6
Other 79 76 91.9 74.1-97.8 3 8.1 2.2-25.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 181 177 97.3 91.9-99.1 4 2.7 0.9- 8.1
No 1165 1142 97.6 95.9-98.6 23 2.4 1.4- 4.1
Education
< High School 218 212 96.7 91.0-98.8 6 3.3 1.2- 9.0
High School 404 394 96.4 92.6-98.2 10 3.6 1.8- 7.4
> High School 722 711 98.7 97.0-99.4 11 1.3 0.6- 3.0
Marital Status
Married 885 878 99.0 97.6-99.6 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Other 461 441 95.4 92.0-97.4 20 4.6 2.6- 8.0
Income
14,999 or less 356 343 94.4 89.9-96.9 13 5.6 3.1-10.1
15,000-24,999 175 172 98.6 93.1-99.7 3 1.4 0.3- 6.9
25,000-49,999 260 254 98.3 94.6-99.5 6 1.7 0.5- 5.4
50,000 or more 442 441 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
WIC recipient
No 755 749 99.0 97.1-99.7 6 1.0 0.3- 2.9
Yes 580 559 96.0 93.1-97.7 21 4.0 2.3- 6.9
Medicaid recipient
No 675 674 99.7 97.6- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Yes 671 645 95.8 93.1-97.5 26 4.2 2.5- 6.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 595 582 97.6 96.0-98.6 13 2.4 1.4- 4.0
2500+ grams 751 737 97.6 95.9-98.6 14 2.4 1.4- 4.1

~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

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