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Asked Health Professional for Advice Regarding Vaginal Infection*

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 578 35 5.7 3.7- 8.7 543 94.3 91.3-96.3
Age
< 20 years 104 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3 99 99.1 97.7-99.7
20-24 years 180 14 10.4 5.8-17.9 166 89.6 82.1-94.2
25-34 years 241 13 4.3 2.0- 9.0 228 95.7 91.0-98.0
35+ years 53 3 3.7 0.7-16.3 50 96.3 83.7-99.3
Mother's Race
White 349 24 6.8 4.1-10.9 325 93.2 89.1-95.9
African American 210 10 3.1 1.1- 8.3 200 96.9 91.7-98.9
Other Minorities 19 1 8.9 1.3-42.8 18 91.1 57.2-98.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 34 2 5.2 0.8-26.3 32 94.8 73.7-99.2
No 544 33 5.8 3.7- 8.9 511 94.2 91.1-96.3
Education
< High School 153 9 4.5 1.7-11.3 144 95.5 88.7-98.3
High School 210 15 6.9 3.4-13.3 195 93.1 86.7-96.6
> High School 215 11 5.5 2.7-10.8 204 94.5 89.2-97.3
Marital Status
Married 342 21 4.9 2.8- 8.6 321 95.1 91.4-97.2
Other 236 14 7.1 3.6-13.3 222 92.9 86.7-96.4
Income
15,999 or less 193 11 7.0 3.4-13.8 182 93.0 86.2-96.6
16,000-24,999 99 6 4.5 1.3-13.8 93 95.5 86.2-98.7
25,000-39,999 90 5 6.4 2.2-17.2 85 93.6 82.8-97.8
40,000 or more 129 8 5.3 2.1-12.4 121 94.7 87.6-97.9
WIC recipient
No 255 15 5.7 2.9-10.8 240 94.3 89.2-97.1
Yes 321 20 5.8 3.2-10.1 301 94.2 89.9-96.8
Medicaid recipient
No 237 13 4.0 1.9- 8.4 224 96.0 91.6-98.1
Yes 341 22 7.0 4.1-11.7 319 93.0 88.3-95.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 103 6 7.3 3.2-15.7 97 92.7 84.3-96.8
1500-2499 grams 193 13 6.8 4.0-11.4 180 93.2 88.6-96.0
2500+ grams 279 16 5.6 3.5- 9.0 263 94.4 91.0-96.5

*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.