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Table 2 Characteristics of Focus Group Discussion Participants (Pregnant and Postpartum Women) in Kern County, California and East Baton Rouge, Louisiana

From: Understanding perinatal patient’s health preferences and patient-provider relationships to prevent congenital syphilis in California and Louisiana

  Kern County (n = 42) East Baton Rouge (n = 42) Total (n = 84)
Age
 18–29 50% (21) 98% (41) 74% (62)
 30–39 43% (18) 2% (1) 23% (19)
 40–49 7% (3) 0% (0) 4% (3)
Childbearing Status
 Currently Pregnant 12% (5) 96% (40) 54% (45)
 Delivered past 12 months 88% (37) 4% (2) 46% (39)
Race/Ethnicity
 White (non-Hispanic/Latinx) 36% (15) 0% (0) 18% (15)
 Black or African American 12% (5) 96% (40) 54% (45)
 Hispanic/Latinx 40% (17) 4% (2) 23% (19)
 American Indian or Alaska Native 7% (3) 0% (0) 4% (3)
 More than one race 5% (2) 0% (0) 2% (2)
Annual Income
  < $15,000 93% (39) 62% (26) 77% (65)
 $15,000 - $19,999 2% (1) 24% (10) 13% (11)
 $20,000 - $24,999 0% (0) 8% (3) 4% (3)
 $25,000 - $34,999 0% (0) 2% (1) 1% (1)
 $35,000 - $49,999 0% (0) 4% (2) 2% (2)
  ≥ $50,000 2% (1) 0% (0) 1% (1)
 Not reported 2% (1) 0% (0) 1% (1)