Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Mycoplasma genitalium among Young, Urban Pregnant Women

Table 1

Characteristics of women who experienced a SAB and women who maintained their pregnancies past 22 weeks gestation.

CharacteristicWomen who experienced a SAB Women who maintained their pregnancies -value

Infection

 M. genitalium3 (3.7)9 (6.7).54
 C. trachomatis3 (3.7)12 (9.0).17
 M. genitalium and C. trachomatis 01 (0.7)1.00

Demographic

Mean age (standard deviation)24.8 (6.2)23.9 (5.7).33
Age
25 years49 (59.7)92 (68.7).18
25 years33 (40.2)42 (31.3)
Race/ethnicity
 African-American72 (88.9)120 (89.6).89
 Other9 (11.1)14 (10.4)
Marital Status
 Unmarried68 (82.9)107 (79.8).57
 Married14 (17.1)27 (20.2)
Education
High school25 (30.5)50 (37.3).31
High school57 (69.5)84 (62.7)
Receiving government assistance31 (37.8)58 (43.3).43

Current pregnancy history

 Mean gestational age (standard deviation)8.7 (3.2)9.5 (3.4).08
 Vaginal bleeding at enrollment47 (57.3)29 (21.8)<.0001
 Vaginal bleeding since LMP53 (65.4)50 (37.3)<.0001
 Alcohol use30 (36.6)44 (32.8).57
 Cigarette smoking31 (38.3)44 (32.8).42
 Marijuana use17 (21.0)25 (18.7).68
 Crack/cocaine use 16 (25.4)21 (22.8).71

Reproductive health history

 Nulliparous14 (17.1)27 (20.1).58
 Prior SAB34 (40.2)35 (26.1).03
 Prior ectopic pregnancy5 (7.3)6 (5.6).75
 History of STD 48 (60.0)82 (62.1).76
 History of PID6 (7.4)15 (11.3).36
 History of problems getting pregnant5 (6.3)6 (4.5).75

Note: Missing observations: race, vaginal bleeding, cigarette smoking, marijuana use, crack/cocaine use, prior incompetent cervix, prior ectopic pregnancy, history of STD, history of PID, history of problems getting pregnant,
Gestational age at enrollment in weeks.
Detected in hair sample collected at enrollment and/or self-report cocaine use.
C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae, syphilis, genital warts, Trichomonas vaginalis, and/or BV.

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