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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I HAD MY TEETH CLEANED BY A DENTIST OR DENTAL HYGENIST

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 967 438 47.5 43.8-51.1 529 52.5 48.9-56.2
Age
< 20 years 83 38 47.3 34.9-60.1 45 52.7 39.9-65.1
20-24 years 222 144 63.6 56.1-70.5 78 36.4 29.5-43.9
25-34 years 505 206 43.2 38.3-48.2 299 56.8 51.8-61.7
35+ years 157 50 33.4 25.2-42.7 107 66.6 57.3-74.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 594 222 39.5 35.1-44.2 372 60.5 55.8-64.9
Non-Hispanic Black 204 108 51.3 43.1-59.5 96 48.7 40.5-56.9
Non-Hispanic Other 51 25 48.4 33.1-64.0 26 51.6 36.0-66.9
Latina 112 80 74.6 64.8-82.5 32 25.4 17.5-35.2
Education
< High School 151 99 64.8 54.9-73.6 52 35.2 26.4-45.1
High School 250 154 61.4 54.3-68.0 96 38.6 32.0-45.7
> High School 563 185 34.2 29.9-38.8 378 65.8 61.2-70.1
Marital Status
Married 620 218 37.3 33.1-41.8 402 62.7 58.2-66.9
Other 347 220 62.1 55.9-68.0 127 37.9 32.0-44.1
WIC recipient
No 525 163 33.5 28.9-38.3 362 66.5 61.7-71.1
Yes 435 269 60.4 54.9-65.7 166 39.6 34.3-45.1
Medicaid recipient
No 477 128 29.3 24.8-34.3 349 70.7 65.7-75.2
Yes 490 310 62.0 56.8-66.9 180 38.0 33.1-43.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 323 155 52.1 46.6-57.6 168 47.9 42.4-53.4
2500+ grams 644 283 47.0 43.1-51.0 361 53.0 49.0-56.9

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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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