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Prenatal Counseling on Vaginal Infections*

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 1717 654 36.1 33.3-39.1 1063 63.9 60.9-66.7
Age
< 20 years 264 65 23.5 17.2-31.3 199 76.5 68.7-82.8
20-24 years 471 161 31.5 26.3-37.3 310 68.5 62.7-73.7
25-34 years 789 339 41.9 37.6-46.2 450 58.1 53.8-62.4
35+ years 193 89 40.0 31.2-49.4 104 60.0 50.6-68.8
Mother's Race
White 1139 499 41.0 37.5-44.6 640 59.0 55.4-62.5
African American 513 129 21.8 17.2-27.2 384 78.2 72.8-82.8
Other Minorities 65 26 34.4 21.5-50.1 39 65.6 49.9-78.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 79 27 31.2 20.0-45.1 52 68.8 54.9-80.0
No 1637 627 36.6 33.6-39.6 1010 63.4 60.4-66.4
Education
< High School 358 94 23.5 18.0-30.0 264 76.5 70.0-82.0
High School 573 212 36.7 31.7-42.0 361 63.3 58.0-68.3
> High School 784 347 41.6 37.3-46.0 437 58.4 54.0-62.7
Marital Status
Married 1136 501 42.3 38.8-46.0 635 57.7 54.0-61.2
Other 581 153 23.1 18.6-28.2 428 76.9 71.8-81.4
Income
15,999 or less 518 128 24.4 19.8-29.7 390 75.6 70.3-80.2
16,000-24,999 268 103 35.1 28.2-42.8 165 64.9 57.2-71.8
25,000-39,999 280 119 40.8 33.7-48.4 161 59.2 51.6-66.3
40,000 or more 518 260 45.2 40.0-50.6 258 54.8 49.4-60.0
WIC recipient
No 910 417 43.1 39.0-47.2 493 56.9 52.8-61.0
Yes 791 231 28.1 24.2-32.5 560 71.9 67.5-75.8
Medicaid recipient
No 874 398 42.3 38.3-46.4 476 57.7 53.6-61.7
Yes 843 256 29.2 25.2-33.6 587 70.8 66.4-74.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 294 127 41.7 36.1-47.6 167 58.3 52.4-63.9
1500-2499 grams 533 196 34.7 30.7-38.8 337 65.3 61.2-69.3
2500+ grams 888 329 36.1 33.0-39.4 559 63.9 60.6-67.0

*Survey Question:
At any time during your prenatal care, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk to you
nfections (for example, yeast, vaginosis, STD's) 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.