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Research Article

Mycoplasma genitalium among Young, Urban Pregnant Women

Table 2

Characteristics of study participants according to M. genitalium PCR result.

CharacteristicM. genitalium positive M. genitalium negative -value

Coinfection

C. trachomatis
 Yes1 (8.3)14 (6.8).83
 No11 (91.7)193 (93.2)

Demographic

Age
25 years10 (83.3)133 (64.2).22
25 years2 (16.7)74 (35.8)
Race/ethnicity
 African American11 (91.7)184 (89.3).80
 White/Other1 (8.3)22 (10.7)
Marital status
 Unmarried12 (100)166 (80.2)
 Married041 (19.8)
Education
High school5 (41.7)72 (34.8).63
High school7 (58.3)135 (65.2)

Current pregnancy history

Mean gestational age (standard deviation)9.5 (2.9)9.2 (3.3).78
Vaginal bleeding at enrollment
 Yes4 (33.3)74 (35.9)1.00
 No8 (66.7)132 (64.1)
Vaginal bleeding since LMP
 Yes5 (41.7)101 (49.0).62
 No7 (58.3)105 (51.0)
Alcohol use
 Yes5 (41.7)70 (33.8).87
 No7 (58.3)137 (66.2)
Cigarette use
 Yes6 (50.0)71/206 (34.5).28
 No6 (50.0)135/206 (65.5)
Marijuana use
 Yes4 (33.3)40/206 (19.4).27
 No8 (66.7)166/206 (80.6)
Crack/cocaine use
 Yes2 (20.0)36 (24.3).75
 No8 (80.0)112 (75.1)

Reproductive health history

Nulliparous
 Yes5 (41.7)36 (17.4).04
 No7 (58.3)171 (82.6)
History of SAB
 Yes1 (8.3)68 (32.8).07
 No11 (91.7)139 (67.2)
Prior ectopic pregnancy
 Yes0 (0)11 (6.4)
 No7 (100)160 (93.6)
History of STD
 Yes11 (100)121 (59.6)
 No0 (0)82 (40.4)
History of C. trachomatis
 Yes7 (63.6)76 (36.9).11
 No4 (36.4)130 (63.1)
History of PID
 Yes3 (27.3)18 (8.8).08
 No7 (72.7)187 (91.2)
History of problems getting pregnant
 Yes2 (18.2)9 (4.4).10
 No9 (81.8)197 (95.6)

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,
-value not calculated.
Gestational age at enrollment in weeks.
-test -value = .78.
Detected in hair sample collected at enrollment and/or self-reported cocaine use.
C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae, syphilis, genital warts, Trichomonas vaginalis, and/or BV.

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