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Asked Health Professional for Advice Regarding Vaginal Infection*

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 611 33 5.6 3.5- 8.9 578 94.4 91.1-96.5
Age
< 20 years 113 4 7.4 2.5-20.1 109 92.6 79.9-97.5
20-24 years 194 9 5.0 2.0-11.9 185 95.0 88.1-98.0
25-34 years 247 18 6.1 3.2-11.2 229 93.9 88.8-96.8
35+ years 57 2 0.7 0.1- 3.3 55 99.3 96.7-99.9
Mother's Race
White 355 22 6.1 3.4-10.8 333 93.9 89.2-96.6
African American 227 8 3.5 1.3- 9.2 219 96.5 90.8-98.7
Other Minorities 29 3 12.5 3.2-38.1 26 87.5 61.9-96.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 30 6 23.6 8.5-50.6 24 76.4 49.4-91.5
No 581 27 4.3 2.6- 7.1 554 95.7 92.9-97.4
Education
< High School 143 10 10.9 5.2-21.6 133 89.1 78.4-94.8
High School 227 9 4.4 2.0- 9.7 218 95.6 90.3-98.0
> High School 241 14 3.4 1.5- 7.6 227 96.6 92.4-98.5
Marital Status
Married 354 23 5.9 3.3-10.2 331 94.1 89.8-96.7
Other 257 10 5.3 2.3-11.4 247 94.7 88.6-97.7
Income
15,999 or less 217 11 4.5 1.9-10.2 206 95.5 89.8-98.1
16,000-24,999 93 2 2.1 0.4-11.0 91 97.9 89.0-99.6
25,000-39,999 109 7 5.1 1.9-13.5 102 94.9 86.5-98.1
40,000 or more 137 10 5.6 2.3-13.1 127 94.4 86.9-97.7
WIC recipient
No 269 21 7.1 3.9-12.6 248 92.9 87.4-96.1
Yes 337 12 4.5 2.1- 9.3 325 95.5 90.7-97.9
Medicaid recipient
No 255 17 5.2 2.7-10.0 238 94.8 90.0-97.3
Yes 356 16 5.9 3.1-11.0 340 94.1 89.0-96.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 118 8 5.9 2.9-11.4 110 94.1 88.6-97.1
1500-2499 grams 199 10 4.9 2.7- 9.0 189 95.1 91.0-97.3
2500+ grams 294 15 5.7 3.4- 9.3 279 94.3 90.7-96.6

*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.