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Vaginal Infections During Pregnancy*

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 1757 1186 68.1 65.1-70.9 571 31.9 29.1-34.9
Age
< 20 years 267 164 63.0 54.7-70.7 103 37.0 29.3-45.3
20-24 years 458 282 60.7 54.7-66.4 176 39.3 33.6-45.3
25-34 years 831 592 72.9 68.8-76.6 239 27.1 23.4-31.2
35+ years 201 148 71.4 62.7-78.9 53 28.6 21.1-37.3
Mother's Race
White 1178 834 71.8 68.4-74.9 344 28.2 25.1-31.6
African American 516 307 57.2 50.9-63.4 209 42.8 36.6-49.1
Other Minorities 63 45 63.0 45.8-77.4 18 37.0 22.6-54.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 106 77 75.9 65.0-84.3 29 24.1 15.7-35.0
No 1651 1109 67.4 64.3-70.3 542 32.6 29.7-35.7
Education
< High School 402 251 63.8 57.2-70.0 151 36.2 30.0-42.8
High School 577 373 65.1 59.6-70.3 204 34.9 29.7-40.4
> High School 777 561 72.2 68.1-75.9 216 27.8 24.1-31.9
Marital Status
Married 1157 813 70.3 66.8-73.5 344 29.7 26.5-33.2
Other 600 373 63.1 57.5-68.4 227 36.9 31.6-42.5
Income
15,999 or less 509 321 63.9 57.9-69.4 188 36.1 30.6-42.1
16,000-24,999 274 175 65.1 57.3-72.2 99 34.9 27.8-42.7
25,000-39,999 266 176 68.9 61.4-75.6 90 31.1 24.4-38.6
40,000 or more 537 407 74.4 69.6-78.7 130 25.6 21.3-30.4
WIC recipient
No 923 668 73.8 70.0-77.2 255 26.2 22.8-30.0
Yes 818 504 61.3 56.7-65.7 314 38.7 34.3-43.3
Medicaid recipient
No 876 639 73.6 69.8-77.1 237 26.4 22.9-30.2
Yes 881 547 61.8 57.3-66.1 334 38.2 33.9-42.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 222 68.9 63.4-73.8 99 31.1 26.2-36.6
1500-2499 grams 547 353 63.9 59.7-67.9 194 36.1 32.1-40.3
2500+ grams 884 609 68.4 65.2-71.4 275 31.6 28.6-34.8

*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.