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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

Physical Abuse During the 12 Months Before Pregnancy by Anyone*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1663 1561 93.5 91.8-94.9 102 6.5 5.1- 8.2
Age
< 20 years 195 172 88.1 80.7-92.9 23 11.9 7.1-19.3
20-24 years 398 361 90.0 85.4-93.2 37 10.0 6.8-14.6
25-34 years 840 802 95.5 93.2-97.0 38 4.5 3.0- 6.8
35+ years 230 226 98.4 94.5-99.5 4 1.6 0.5- 5.5
Race
White 1146 1086 94.3 92.3-95.8 60 5.7 4.2- 7.7
Black 444 404 90.7 86.2-93.9 40 9.3 6.1-13.8
Other 73 71 95.4 83.3-98.9 2 4.6 1.1-16.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 212 196 92.0 86.4-95.4 16 8.0 4.6-13.6
No 1448 1362 93.8 92.0-95.3 86 6.2 4.7- 8.0
Education
< High School 333 301 89.3 84.2-92.9 32 10.7 7.1-15.8
High School 455 415 90.3 86.1-93.3 40 9.7 6.7-13.9
> High School 869 839 97.3 95.5-98.4 30 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Marital Status
Married 1010 980 97.5 96.0-98.5 30 2.5 1.5- 4.0
Other 653 581 88.0 84.3-90.9 72 12.0 9.1-15.7
Income
14,999 or less 451 398 87.0 82.3-90.6 53 13.0 9.4-17.7
15,000-24,999 257 234 90.5 84.6-94.2 23 9.5 5.8-15.4
25,000-49,999 306 291 96.5 92.8-98.3 15 3.5 1.7- 7.2
50,000 or more 541 536 99.1 97.3-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7
WIC recipient
No 944 914 96.6 94.7-97.9 30 3.4 2.1- 5.3
Yes 706 635 89.9 86.7-92.5 71 10.1 7.5-13.3
Medicaid recipient
No 787 771 97.8 96.1-98.8 16 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Yes 876 790 90.0 87.0-92.3 86 10.0 7.7-13.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 768 717 93.0 90.9-94.6 51 7.0 5.4- 9.1
2500+ grams 895 844 93.6 91.7-95.1 51 6.4 4.9- 8.3

*Data in this table are constructed from survey question 37 (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.

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