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Vaginal Infections During Pregnancy*

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 1773 1174 67.1 64.2-69.9 599 32.9 30.1-35.8
Age
< 20 years 273 161 57.2 48.9-65.0 112 42.8 35.0-51.1
20-24 years 493 303 63.2 57.3-68.7 190 36.8 31.3-42.7
25-34 years 806 565 70.7 66.6-74.5 241 29.3 25.5-33.4
35+ years 201 145 74.7 65.7-82.0 56 25.3 18.0-34.3
Mother's Race
White 1167 822 71.7 68.3-74.8 345 28.3 25.2-31.7
African American 536 311 54.9 48.8-60.9 225 45.1 39.1-51.2
Other Minorities 70 41 56.9 41.4-71.1 29 43.1 28.9-58.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 88 61 72.9 59.9-82.8 27 27.1 17.2-40.1
No 1684 1112 66.6 63.6-69.5 572 33.4 30.5-36.4
Education
< High School 376 238 63.7 56.8-70.0 138 36.3 30.0-43.2
High School 600 372 62.8 57.6-67.7 228 37.2 32.3-42.4
> High School 795 562 71.8 67.6-75.6 233 28.2 24.4-32.4
Marital Status
Married 1150 806 71.9 68.6-75.1 344 28.1 24.9-31.4
Other 623 368 56.9 51.4-62.3 255 43.1 37.7-48.6
Income
15,999 or less 544 330 61.4 55.7-66.9 214 38.6 33.1-44.3
16,000-24,999 276 184 68.7 61.2-75.3 92 31.3 24.7-38.8
25,000-39,999 281 174 60.4 52.9-67.4 107 39.6 32.6-47.1
40,000 or more 526 393 76.6 71.8-80.8 133 23.4 19.2-28.2
WIC recipient
No 942 680 73.5 69.8-77.0 262 26.5 23.0-30.2
Yes 812 480 59.2 54.6-63.6 332 40.8 36.4-45.4
Medicaid recipient
No 889 640 73.4 69.6-76.8 249 26.6 23.2-30.4
Yes 884 534 60.1 55.6-64.5 350 39.9 35.5-44.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 312 199 62.9 57.3-68.3 113 37.1 31.7-42.7
1500-2499 grams 556 360 64.1 59.9-68.1 196 35.9 31.9-40.1
2500+ grams 902 612 67.4 64.2-70.4 290 32.6 29.6-35.8

*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.