Table 1.

Demographic Characteristics of Children With Congenital CMV Infection Born to Mothers Who Were CMV-Seropositive Before Pregnancy

FindingAsymptomatic Congenital
CMV Infection (n = 28)
Symptomatic Congenital
CMV Infection (n = 8)
Positive/Total Examined (%)
Sex
 Female16  (57)2  (25)
 Male12  (43)6  (75)
Race
 Black26  (93)8  (100)
 White2  (7)0 
Single mothers27  (96)7  (88)
Maternal age ≤20 y13  (46)4/8  (50)
Source of prenatal care
 Private provider0 0 
 Public health clinic28  (100)7  (88)
 None0 1  (12)
Insurance
 Private0 0 
 Medicaid/no insurance28  (100)8  (100)
Previous pregnancies
 00 0 
 115  (54)3  (38)
 ≤213  (46)5  (62)