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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk to you about any of the things listed below? HOW VAGINAL INFECTIONS (FOR EXAMPLE, YEAST, VAGINOSIS, STDS) MAY BE RELATED TO THE BABY BEING BORN PREMATURELY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1618 649 39.6 36.5-42.7 969 60.4 57.3-63.5
Age
< 20 years 222 57 27.4 20.2-36.0 165 72.6 64.0-79.8
20-24 years 433 151 31.9 26.4-37.9 282 68.1 62.1-73.6
25-34 years 784 351 45.7 41.3-50.2 433 54.3 49.8-58.7
35+ years 179 90 47.2 37.8-56.7 89 52.8 43.3-62.2
Race
White 1100 501 45.1 41.5-48.8 599 54.9 51.2-58.5
Black 458 133 25.4 20.0-31.7 325 74.6 68.3-80.0
Other 60 15 24.9 13.7-40.9 45 75.1 59.1-86.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 60 33.6 25.2-43.1 103 66.4 56.9-74.8
No 1453 589 40.4 37.1-43.7 864 59.6 56.3-62.9
Education
< High School 346 102 28.3 22.3-35.0 244 71.7 65.0-77.7
High School 503 162 33.3 28.0-39.0 341 66.7 61.0-72.0
> High School 766 385 49.0 44.6-53.5 381 51.0 46.5-55.4
Marital Status
Married 1029 478 46.9 43.1-50.8 551 53.1 49.2-56.9
Other 589 171 25.6 21.0-30.9 418 74.4 69.1-79.0
Income
15,999 or less 484 135 27.2 22.1-33.1 349 72.8 66.9-77.9
16,000-24,999 178 67 43.0 33.8-52.7 111 57.0 47.3-66.2
25,000-39,999 248 106 37.0 29.5-45.1 142 63.0 54.9-70.5
40,000 or more 554 293 53.5 48.4-58.6 261 46.5 41.4-51.6
WIC recipient
No 839 424 50.3 46.1-54.6 415 49.7 45.4-53.9
Yes 771 222 27.9 23.9-32.4 549 72.1 67.6-76.1
Medicaid recipient
No 817 406 49.5 45.2-53.7 411 50.5 46.3-54.8
Yes 801 243 28.9 24.8-33.3 558 71.1 66.7-75.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 301 130 41.8 36.8-47.0 171 58.2 53.0-63.2
1500 - 2499 grams 490 179 35.1 31.2-39.4 311 64.9 60.6-68.8
2500+ grams 827 340 39.8 36.5-43.2 487 60.2 56.8-63.5

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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