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AIDS Testing During Pregnancy or Delivery*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1678 365 20.9 18.5-23.6 1313 79.1 76.4-81.5
Age
< 20 years 255 40 12.7 8.2-19.3 215 87.3 80.7-91.8
20-24 years 445 73 17.4 13.3-22.5 372 82.6 77.5-86.7
25-34 years 794 191 23.2 19.7-27.2 603 76.8 72.8-80.3
35+ years 184 61 30.4 22.6-39.4 123 69.6 60.6-77.4
Mother's Race
White 1124 272 23.0 20.1-26.2 852 77.0 73.8-79.9
African American 496 82 14.3 10.4-19.3 414 85.7 80.7-89.6
Other Minorities 58 11 21.9 10.6-39.8 47 78.1 60.2-89.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 13 12.9 7.0-22.6 95 87.1 77.4-93.0
No 1570 352 21.7 19.2-24.5 1218 78.3 75.5-80.8
Education
< High School 385 53 9.9 6.6-14.5 332 90.1 85.5-93.4
High School 551 109 19.3 15.2-24.3 442 80.7 75.7-84.8
> High School 742 203 27.6 23.8-31.8 539 72.4 68.2-76.2
Marital Status
Married 1102 287 25.4 22.3-28.8 815 74.6 71.2-77.7
Other 576 78 11.0 7.9-15.0 498 89.0 85.0-92.1
Income
15,999 or less 492 74 13.6 10.0-18.3 418 86.4 81.7-90.0
16,000-24,999 261 35 10.7 6.7-16.6 226 89.3 83.4-93.3
25,000-39,999 257 65 27.7 21.3-35.2 192 72.3 64.8-78.7
40,000 or more 507 162 31.1 26.3-36.3 345 68.9 63.7-73.7
WIC recipient
No 875 248 27.5 23.9-31.4 627 72.5 68.6-76.1
Yes 790 113 13.2 10.4-16.7 677 86.8 83.3-89.6
Medicaid recipient
No 829 242 28.7 25.0-32.7 587 71.3 67.3-75.0
Yes 849 123 12.4 9.7-15.7 726 87.6 84.3-90.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 311 77 24.0 19.5-29.1 234 76.0 70.9-80.5
1500-2499 grams 517 102 19.0 15.8-22.6 415 81.0 77.4-84.2
2500+ grams 845 184 21.0 18.4-23.9 661 79.0 76.1-81.6

*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.