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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

This question is about the care of your teeth during your most recent pregnancy. A DENTAL OR OTHER HEALTH CARE WORKER TALKED WITH ME ABOUT HOW TO CARE FOR MY TEETH AND GUMS.

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1638 952 58.8 55.7-61.8 686 41.2 38.2-44.3
Age
< 20 years 193 111 59.8 50.6-68.3 82 40.2 31.7-49.4
20-24 years 391 245 62.1 55.9-67.9 146 37.9 32.1-44.1
25-34 years 828 464 57.4 53.2-61.6 364 42.6 38.4-46.8
35+ years 226 132 56.4 48.2-64.2 94 43.6 35.8-51.8
Race
White 1131 673 59.4 55.8-62.8 458 40.6 37.2-44.2
Black 434 227 54.3 47.7-60.6 207 45.7 39.4-52.3
Other 73 52 72.4 58.4-83.1 21 27.6 16.9-41.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 205 141 68.1 60.1-75.1 64 31.9 24.9-39.9
No 1430 809 57.0 53.7-60.2 621 43.0 39.8-46.3
Education
< High School 327 197 59.1 52.2-65.7 130 40.9 34.3-47.8
High School 443 272 63.4 57.5-68.9 171 36.6 31.1-42.5
> High School 862 478 56.0 51.9-60.1 384 44.0 39.9-48.1
Marital Status
Married 997 569 57.5 53.7-61.2 428 42.5 38.8-46.3
Other 641 383 60.6 55.6-65.4 258 39.4 34.6-44.4
Income
14,999 or less 447 285 63.4 57.4-69.0 162 36.6 31.0-42.6
15,000-24,999 252 166 70.6 62.9-77.2 86 29.4 22.8-37.1
25,000-49,999 304 186 60.8 53.6-67.5 118 39.2 32.5-46.4
50,000 or more 537 258 48.2 43.0-53.3 279 51.8 46.7-57.0
WIC recipient
No 932 525 55.9 51.9-59.8 407 44.1 40.2-48.1
Yes 692 415 61.9 57.2-66.4 277 38.1 33.6-42.8
Medicaid recipient
No 779 412 53.4 49.1-57.7 367 46.6 42.3-50.9
Yes 859 540 63.3 59.0-67.3 319 36.7 32.7-41.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 754 437 58.0 54.5-61.4 317 42.0 38.6-45.5
2500+ grams 884 515 58.9 55.6-62.1 369 41.1 37.9-44.4

#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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