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Had Vaginosis 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 610 539 88.5 84.7-91.5 71 11.5 8.5-15.3
Age
< 20 years 117 108 92.0 82.2-96.6 9 8.0 3.4-17.8
20-24 years 193 165 84.4 76.1-90.2 28 15.6 9.8-23.9
25-34 years 242 213 89.4 83.3-93.4 29 10.6 6.6-16.7
35+ years 58 53 91.5 74.6-97.5 5 8.5 2.5-25.4
Mother's Race
White 354 317 88.4 83.2-92.1 37 11.6 7.9-16.8
African American 228 196 88.1 81.1-92.7 32 11.9 7.3-18.9
Other Minorities 28 26 92.3 65.5-98.7 2 7.7 1.3-34.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 26 83.2 57.5-94.8 3 16.8 5.2-42.5
No 581 513 88.9 85.0-91.8 68 11.1 8.2-15.0
Education
< High School 142 127 87.2 77.4-93.1 15 12.8 6.9-22.6
High School 227 199 91.1 85.0-94.8 28 8.9 5.2-15.0
> High School 241 213 86.8 80.1-91.5 28 13.2 8.5-19.9
Marital Status
Married 354 315 89.4 84.4-92.9 39 10.6 7.1-15.6
Other 256 224 87.3 80.6-91.9 32 12.7 8.1-19.4
Income
15,999 or less 212 187 86.1 78.1-91.5 25 13.9 8.5-21.9
16,000-24,999 95 78 84.2 72.0-91.7 17 15.8 8.3-28.0
25,000-39,999 110 102 92.3 83.4-96.7 8 7.7 3.3-16.6
40,000 or more 138 122 89.1 80.5-94.2 16 10.9 5.8-19.5
WIC recipient
No 271 242 89.4 83.7-93.3 29 10.6 6.7-16.3
Yes 334 292 87.7 82.1-91.8 42 12.3 8.2-17.9
Medicaid recipient
No 257 231 90.1 84.3-93.9 26 9.9 6.1-15.7
Yes 353 308 87.3 81.8-91.4 45 12.7 8.6-18.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 118 100 83.8 75.6-89.7 18 16.2 10.3-24.4
1500-2499 grams 198 179 89.9 84.5-93.5 19 10.1 6.5-15.5
2500+ grams 294 260 88.5 84.3-91.7 34 11.5 8.3-15.7

*Survey Question:
What kind of vaginal infection did you have during your most recent pregnancy? 63b. Vaginosis

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