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Asked Health Professional for Advice Regarding Vaginal Infection*

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 298 21 7.6 4.1-13.7 277 92.4 86.3-95.9
Age
< 20 years 49 5 3.7 0.7-16.7 44 96.3 83.3-99.3
20-24 years 96 6 12.9 5.5-27.4 90 87.1 72.6-94.5
25-34 years 115 6 5.7 1.6-18.0 109 94.3 82.0-98.4
35+ years 38 4 5.3 1.1-22.4 34 94.7 77.6-98.9
Mother's Race
White 179 14 8.2 3.8-16.5 165 91.8 83.5-96.2
African American 109 7 7.5 2.6-19.6 102 92.5 80.4-97.4
Other Minorities 10 0 0.0 - 10 100 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 1 45.4 6.0-91.5 5 54.6 8.5-94.0
No 292 20 6.8 3.6-12.7 272 93.2 87.3-96.4
Education
< High School 77 9 11.4 4.2-27.4 68 88.6 72.6-95.8
High School 105 7 7.0 2.4-18.9 98 93.0 81.1-97.6
> High School 116 5 5.4 1.8-15.6 111 94.6 84.4-98.2
Marital Status
Married 180 15 9.0 4.3-17.8 165 91.0 82.2-95.7
Other 118 6 5.7 1.9-16.0 112 94.3 84.0-98.1
Income
15,999 or less 122 11 9.9 4.4-21.0 111 90.1 79.0-95.6
16,000-24,999 49 5 15.5 5.1-38.5 44 84.5 61.5-94.9
25,000-39,999 46 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 45 99.6 97.3-99.9
40,000 or more 66 3 4.6 0.8-23.4 63 95.4 76.6-99.2
WIC recipient
No 136 8 7.5 2.6-19.4 128 92.5 80.6-97.4
Yes 160 13 7.8 3.7-15.8 147 92.2 84.2-96.3
Medicaid recipient
No 117 6 5.6 1.6-17.8 111 94.4 82.2-98.4
Yes 181 15 8.9 4.4-17.1 166 91.1 82.9-95.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 61 6 9.6 4.3-20.0 55 90.4 80.0-95.7
1500-2499 grams 100 6 5.3 2.2-11.8 94 94.7 88.2-97.8
2500+ grams 135 9 7.8 4.0-14.5 126 92.2 85.5-96.0

*Survey Question:
64. Did you ask a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker for advice or treatment for your vaginal infection?

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