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Prenatal Counseling on Vaginal Infections*

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 1717 661 37.0 34.0-40.0 1056 63.0 60.0-66.0
Age
< 20 years 255 73 27.3 20.5-35.4 182 72.7 64.6-79.5
20-24 years 448 148 33.1 27.7-39.0 300 66.9 61.0-72.3
25-34 years 816 350 41.3 37.0-45.7 466 58.7 54.3-63.0
35+ years 198 90 40.2 31.8-49.4 108 59.8 50.6-68.2
Mother's Race
White 1160 497 41.2 37.7-44.8 663 58.8 55.2-62.3
African American 497 146 24.1 19.1-29.9 351 75.9 70.1-80.9
Other Minorities 60 18 33.4 19.7-50.8 42 66.6 49.2-80.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 30 29.9 20.3-41.7 72 70.1 58.3-79.7
No 1615 631 37.6 34.5-40.7 984 62.4 59.3-65.5
Education
< High School 386 108 24.3 19.0-30.6 278 75.7 69.4-81.0
High School 565 211 36.6 31.3-42.3 354 63.4 57.7-68.7
> High School 765 342 43.4 39.1-47.8 423 56.6 52.2-60.9
Marital Status
Married 1140 498 41.9 38.3-45.6 642 58.1 54.4-61.7
Other 577 163 25.8 21.1-31.0 414 74.2 69.0-78.9
Income
15,999 or less 488 144 28.4 23.2-34.2 344 71.6 65.8-76.8
16,000-24,999 267 95 35.1 27.9-43.1 172 64.9 56.9-72.1
25,000-39,999 264 105 38.5 31.3-46.3 159 61.5 53.7-68.7
40,000 or more 533 260 46.4 41.2-51.7 273 53.6 48.3-58.8
WIC recipient
No 895 411 43.0 38.9-47.2 484 57.0 52.8-61.1
Yes 806 243 29.8 25.7-34.2 563 70.2 65.8-74.3
Medicaid recipient
No 867 400 43.5 39.4-47.7 467 56.5 52.3-60.6
Yes 850 261 29.3 25.3-33.7 589 70.7 66.3-74.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 311 143 44.8 39.3-50.5 168 55.2 49.5-60.7
1500-2499 grams 539 192 35.3 31.4-39.5 347 64.7 60.5-68.6
2500+ grams 862 326 36.9 33.8-40.2 536 63.1 59.8-66.2

*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.