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Vaginal Infections During Pregnancy*

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 843 548 65.9 61.3-70.1 295 34.1 29.9-38.7
Age
< 20 years 127 79 56.1 43.9-67.6 48 43.9 32.4-56.1
20-24 years 221 126 57.7 48.3-66.6 95 42.3 33.4-51.7
25-34 years 400 285 75.6 69.5-80.7 115 24.4 19.3-30.5
35+ years 95 58 61.1 47.9-72.9 37 38.9 27.1-52.1
Mother's Race
White 565 391 68.8 63.4-73.7 174 31.2 26.3-36.6
African American 253 142 58.9 49.9-67.3 111 41.1 32.7-50.1
Other Minorities 25 15 65.1 37.6-85.3 10 34.9 14.7-62.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 13 73.4 29.4-94.8 5 26.6 5.2-70.6
No 825 535 65.7 61.2-70.0 290 34.3 30.0-38.8
Education
< High School 164 89 55.9 44.6-66.6 75 44.1 33.4-55.4
High School 290 187 65.0 56.9-72.3 103 35.0 27.7-43.1
> High School 389 272 71.2 65.1-76.5 117 28.8 23.5-34.9
Marital Status
Married 561 384 69.7 64.4-74.5 177 30.3 25.5-35.6
Other 282 164 58.4 49.9-66.4 118 41.6 33.6-50.1
Income
15,999 or less 262 142 53.7 44.7-62.5 120 46.3 37.5-55.3
16,000-24,999 131 82 57.1 43.9-69.4 49 42.9 30.6-56.1
25,000-39,999 140 93 71.9 61.6-80.3 47 28.1 19.7-38.4
40,000 or more 259 195 76.2 69.3-82.0 64 23.8 18.0-30.7
WIC recipient
No 461 326 73.4 67.8-78.3 135 26.6 21.7-32.2
Yes 376 218 57.1 49.9-64.1 158 42.9 35.9-50.1
Medicaid recipient
No 432 315 75.7 70.2-80.4 117 24.3 19.6-29.8
Yes 411 233 54.8 47.6-61.8 178 45.2 38.2-52.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 169 109 63.5 55.8-70.6 60 36.5 29.4-44.2
1500-2499 grams 264 164 61.1 54.9-67.0 100 38.9 33.0-45.1
2500+ grams 408 275 66.2 61.3-70.8 133 33.8 29.2-38.7

*Survey Question:
62. Did you have any vaginal infections (for example, yeast, vaginosis, or STDs) during your most recent pregnancy?

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