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AIDS Testing During Pregnancy or Delivery*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 797 186 23.0 19.3-27.1 611 77.0 72.9-80.7
Age
< 20 years 126 19 8.4 3.9-17.0 107 91.6 83.0-96.1
20-24 years 209 36 16.6 10.8-24.7 173 83.4 75.3-89.2
25-34 years 373 97 27.2 21.6-33.6 276 72.8 66.4-78.4
35+ years 89 34 47.0 34.0-60.5 55 53.0 39.5-66.0
Mother's Race
White 536 144 26.9 22.4-32.0 392 73.1 68.0-77.6
African American 241 38 12.2 7.5-19.2 203 87.8 80.8-92.5
Other Minorities 20 4 33.8 12.1-65.5 16 66.2 34.5-87.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 2 1.8 0.4- 8.5 16 98.2 91.5-99.6
No 779 184 23.4 19.7-27.5 595 76.6 72.5-80.3
Education
< High School 160 25 9.5 4.9-17.9 135 90.5 82.1-95.1
High School 267 43 12.8 8.2-19.4 224 87.2 80.6-91.8
> High School 370 118 36.8 30.8-43.3 252 63.2 56.7-69.2
Marital Status
Married 529 153 30.4 25.5-35.8 376 69.6 64.2-74.5
Other 268 33 9.0 5.3-14.8 235 91.0 85.2-94.7
Income
15,999 or less 248 29 12.2 7.3-19.7 219 87.8 80.3-92.7
16,000-24,999 120 25 11.6 5.9-21.6 95 88.4 78.4-94.1
25,000-39,999 135 30 22.6 15.1-32.4 105 77.4 67.6-84.9
40,000 or more 245 90 38.1 30.8-45.9 155 61.9 54.1-69.2
WIC recipient
No 438 142 34.7 29.1-40.7 296 65.3 59.3-70.9
Yes 353 42 10.0 6.4-15.2 311 90.0 84.8-93.6
Medicaid recipient
No 405 130 33.1 27.5-39.1 275 66.9 60.9-72.5
Yes 392 56 12.0 8.2-17.4 336 88.0 82.6-91.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 160 39 23.9 17.8-31.2 121 76.1 68.8-82.2
1500-2499 grams 247 47 17.9 13.6-23.2 200 82.1 76.8-86.4
2500+ grams 388 100 23.3 19.4-27.7 288 76.7 72.3-80.6

*Survey Question:
56. At any time during your most recent pregnancy or delivery, did you have a blood test for HIV
(the virus that causes AIDS?)

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.