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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During the 12 months before you got pregnant, did anyone else physically hurt you in any way?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1376 1346 97.7 96.5-98.5 30 2.3 1.5- 3.5
Age
< 20 years 150 146 96.5 90.3-98.8 4 3.5 1.2- 9.7
20-24 years 325 313 96.4 93.2-98.1 12 3.6 1.9- 6.8
25-34 years 691 680 98.3 96.8-99.1 11 1.7 0.9- 3.2
35+ years 210 207 98.6 95.0-99.6 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0
Race
White 974 952 97.6 96.1-98.5 22 2.4 1.5- 3.9
Black 334 326 97.6 94.6-99.0 8 2.4 1.0- 5.4
Other 68 68 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 194 189 97.9 94.4-99.3 5 2.1 0.7- 5.6
No 1181 1156 97.6 96.3-98.5 25 2.4 1.5- 3.7
Education
< High School 271 262 97.1 93.7-98.7 9 2.9 1.3- 6.3
High School 378 366 96.5 93.6-98.2 12 3.5 1.8- 6.4
> High School 723 714 98.6 97.2-99.3 9 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 831 817 98.0 96.5-98.9 14 2.0 1.1- 3.5
Other 545 529 97.2 95.0-98.4 16 2.8 1.6- 5.0
Income
14,999 or less 384 368 95.9 92.9-97.7 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1
15,000-24,999 177 172 97.7 93.8-99.2 5 2.3 0.8- 6.2
25,000-49,999 265 262 98.3 94.8-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.2
50,000 or more 441 437 98.7 96.6-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.4
WIC recipient
No 743 729 98.1 96.5-99.0 14 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Yes 625 609 97.2 95.3-98.4 16 2.8 1.6- 4.7
Medicaid recipient
No 639 633 98.8 97.2-99.5 6 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Yes 737 713 96.8 94.9-98.0 24 3.2 2.0- 5.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 452 442 97.7 95.8-98.7 10 2.3 1.3- 4.2
2500+ grams 924 904 97.7 96.4-98.5 20 2.3 1.5- 3.6

*Asked only of mothers who reported current use of contraception.

#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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