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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ABUSE

During your most recent pregnancy, did your husband or 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 1159 1116 95.6 93.9-96.9 43 4.4 3.1- 6.1
Age
< 20 years 120 113 93.9 86.1-97.5 7 6.1 2.5-13.9
20-24 years 267 252 94.1 89.8-96.7 15 5.9 3.3-10.2
25-34 years 594 573 95.6 93.0-97.3 21 4.4 2.7- 7.0
35+ years 178 178 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 838 813 96.2 94.2-97.5 25 3.8 2.5- 5.8
Black 267 250 93.8 89.0-96.7 17 6.2 3.3-11.0
Other 54 53 96.1 77.5-99.4 1 3.9 0.6-22.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 140 95.1 89.3-97.9 7 4.9 2.1-10.7
No 1012 976 95.7 93.8-97.0 36 4.3 3.0- 6.2
Education
< High School 198 185 92.5 86.5-96.0 13 7.5 4.0-13.5
High School 318 302 95.0 91.4-97.1 16 5.0 2.9- 8.6
> High School 639 625 97.2 95.1-98.4 14 2.8 1.6- 4.9
Marital Status
Married 711 699 97.6 95.7-98.7 12 2.4 1.3- 4.3
Other 448 417 93.0 89.5-95.3 31 7.0 4.7-10.5
Income
14,999 or less 213 196 92.2 86.4-95.7 17 7.8 4.3-13.6
15,000-24,999 272 258 94.2 90.1-96.7 14 5.8 3.3- 9.9
25,000-49,999 234 228 96.8 92.6-98.7 6 3.2 1.3- 7.4
50,000 or more 379 375 98.2 95.2-99.3 4 1.8 0.7- 4.8
WIC recipient
No 620 606 97.2 95.0-98.4 14 2.8 1.6- 5.0
Yes 537 508 94.1 91.1-96.1 29 5.9 3.9- 8.9
Medicaid recipient
No 578 570 98.0 95.9-99.0 8 2.0 1.0- 4.1
Yes 581 546 93.6 90.7-95.7 35 6.4 4.3- 9.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 398 385 96.1 93.5-97.7 13 3.9 2.3- 6.5
2500+ grams 761 731 95.6 93.7-96.9 30 4.4 3.1- 6.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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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