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AIDS Testing During Pregnancy or Delivery*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1704 369 22.2 19.8-24.9 1335 77.8 75.1-80.2
Age
< 20 years 264 26 9.7 5.8-15.8 238 90.3 84.2-94.2
20-24 years 479 71 15.7 11.8-20.5 408 84.3 79.5-88.2
25-34 years 772 217 28.7 24.9-32.9 555 71.3 67.1-75.1
35+ years 189 55 28.2 20.4-37.5 134 71.8 62.5-79.6
Mother's Race
White 1120 297 26.7 23.6-30.1 823 73.3 69.9-76.4
African American 520 55 8.5 5.8-12.3 465 91.5 87.7-94.2
Other Minorities 64 17 23.5 12.8-39.0 47 76.5 61.0-87.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 8 11.4 5.2-23.2 76 88.6 76.8-94.8
No 1619 361 23.1 20.6-25.9 1258 76.9 74.1-79.4
Education
< High School 363 40 10.7 7.1-15.9 323 89.3 84.1-92.9
High School 566 110 20.2 16.2-24.9 456 79.8 75.1-83.8
> High School 773 218 29.1 25.2-33.3 555 70.9 66.7-74.8
Marital Status
Married 1106 316 29.7 26.4-33.2 790 70.3 66.8-73.6
Other 598 53 6.9 4.6-10.3 545 93.1 89.7-95.4
Income
15,999 or less 524 63 14.2 10.5-18.9 461 85.8 81.1-89.5
16,000-24,999 265 45 15.6 10.9-21.9 220 84.4 78.1-89.1
25,000-39,999 268 63 23.6 17.8-30.6 205 76.4 69.4-82.2
40,000 or more 504 175 34.3 29.3-39.6 329 65.7 60.4-70.7
WIC recipient
No 906 274 31.0 27.3-35.0 632 69.0 65.0-72.7
Yes 779 94 12.4 9.6-15.8 685 87.6 84.2-90.4
Medicaid recipient
No 849 263 31.8 28.1-35.9 586 68.2 64.1-71.9
Yes 855 106 11.8 9.1-15.1 749 88.2 84.9-90.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 305 58 17.2 13.4-21.7 247 82.8 78.3-86.6
1500-2499 grams 533 106 18.2 15.2-21.7 427 81.8 78.3-84.8
2500+ grams 863 204 22.6 19.9-25.5 659 77.4 74.5-80.1

*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.