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2011 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. DID YOU NEED TO SEE A DENTIST FOR A PROBLEM BUT WERE NOT ABLE TO?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 954 750 79.0 75.8-81.9 204 21.0 18.1-24.2
Age
< 20 years 70 49 68.4 54.2-79.9 21 31.6 20.1-45.8
20-24 years 236 170 75.3 68.3-81.2 66 24.7 18.8-31.7
25-34 years 503 408 81.0 76.7-84.6 95 19.0 15.4-23.3
35+ years 145 123 85.2 76.7-90.9 22 14.8 9.1-23.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 525 442 83.8 79.7-87.1 83 16.2 12.9-20.3
Non-Hispanic Black 243 172 73.7 66.3-79.9 71 26.3 20.1-33.7
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 123 86 68.3 58.5-76.8 37 31.7 23.2-41.5
Education
< High School 171 107 60.8 51.8-69.1 64 39.2 30.9-48.2
High School 190 140 76.8 69.2-83.0 50 23.2 17.0-30.8
> High School 592 502 85.8 82.3-88.8 90 14.2 11.2-17.7
Marital Status
Married 561 476 85.3 81.6-88.4 85 14.7 11.6-18.4
Other 392 274 70.2 64.4-75.3 118 29.8 24.7-35.6
WIC recipient
No 471 416 88.6 84.8-91.5 55 11.4 8.5-15.2
Yes 481 333 69.9 64.9-74.5 148 30.1 25.5-35.1
Medicaid recipient
No 410 370 89.9 85.9-92.8 40 10.1 7.2-14.1
Yes 544 380 71.0 66.3-75.3 164 29.0 24.7-33.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 237 71.3 65.8-76.3 85 28.7 23.7-34.2
2500+ grams 632 513 79.7 76.2-82.7 119 20.3 17.3-23.8

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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