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Prenatal Counseling on Vaginal Infections*

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 824 346 39.1 34.7-43.6 478 60.9 56.4-65.3
Age
< 20 years 121 29 19.4 11.6-30.8 92 80.6 69.2-88.4
20-24 years 217 81 33.9 25.6-43.3 136 66.1 56.7-74.4
25-34 years 394 182 47.0 40.5-53.5 212 53.0 46.5-59.5
35+ years 92 54 50.2 37.3-63.1 38 49.8 36.9-62.7
Mother's Race
White 558 262 45.4 40.0-50.9 296 54.6 49.1-60.0
African American 243 72 23.6 16.9-31.8 171 76.4 68.2-83.1
Other Minorities 23 12 35.8 14.9-64.0 11 64.2 36.0-85.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 7 42.1 13.3-77.5 11 57.9 22.5-86.7
No 806 339 39.0 34.6-43.6 467 61.0 56.4-65.4
Education
< High School 160 44 28.7 19.5-40.1 116 71.3 59.9-80.5
High School 284 103 30.4 23.5-38.3 181 69.6 61.7-76.5
> High School 380 199 50.5 44.1-56.8 181 49.5 43.2-55.9
Marital Status
Married 554 266 48.2 42.7-53.7 288 51.8 46.3-57.3
Other 270 80 21.1 15.2-28.7 190 78.9 71.3-84.8
Income
15,999 or less 253 81 25.3 18.1-34.0 172 74.7 66.0-81.9
16,000-24,999 130 59 39.2 27.6-52.3 71 60.8 47.7-72.4
25,000-39,999 137 62 47.8 37.5-58.3 75 52.2 41.7-62.5
40,000 or more 255 132 52.0 44.4-59.5 123 48.0 40.5-55.6
WIC recipient
No 444 225 49.2 43.2-55.3 219 50.8 44.7-56.8
Yes 374 117 27.2 21.3-34.0 257 72.8 66.0-78.7
Medicaid recipient
No 425 214 50.0 44.0-56.0 211 50.0 44.0-56.0
Yes 399 132 26.8 21.0-33.5 267 73.2 66.5-79.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 158 80 49.5 41.6-57.4 78 50.5 42.6-58.4
1500-2499 grams 260 97 35.3 29.6-41.3 163 64.7 58.7-70.4
2500+ grams 404 169 39.2 34.4-44.1 235 60.8 55.9-65.6

*Survey Question:
At any time during your prenatal care, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk to you about any of the following?
54e. How vaginal infections (for example, yeast, vaginosis, STDs) may be related to the baby being born prematurely?

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