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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. WHEN IN A DENTIST OFFICE, YOU HAD A PROCEDURE DONE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 404 276 68.8 63.4-73.8 128 31.2 26.2-36.6
Age
< 20 years 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 75 43 58.6 45.6-70.6 32 41.4 29.4-54.4
25-34 years 227 158 70.7 63.6-77.0 69 29.3 23.0-36.4
35+ years 83 64 76.2 64.0-85.2 19 23.8 14.8-36.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 262 199 74.4 67.9-80.0 63 25.6 20.0-32.1
Non-Hispanic Black 88 42 50.0 37.3-62.6 46 50.0 37.4-62.7
Non-Hispanic Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 29 14 49.2 30.7-67.9 15 50.8 32.1-69.3
Education
< High School 41 17 35.5 20.1-54.5 24 64.5 45.5-79.9
High School 64 33 54.7 40.8-67.9 31 45.3 32.1-59.2
> High School 299 226 77.1 71.3-82.0 73 22.9 18.0-28.7
Marital Status
Married 283 214 76.2 70.1-81.3 69 23.8 18.7-29.9
Other 121 62 50.5 40.0-60.9 59 49.5 39.1-60.0
WIC recipient
No 260 201 78.6 72.4-83.7 59 21.4 16.3-27.6
Yes 144 75 52.3 42.8-61.7 69 47.7 38.3-57.2
Medicaid recipient
No 236 191 81.2 75.0-86.2 45 18.8 13.8-25.0
Yes 168 85 51.1 42.2-59.8 83 48.9 40.2-57.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 128 81 59.6 50.0-68.4 47 40.4 31.6-50.0
2500+ grams 276 195 69.6 63.7-74.8 81 30.4 25.2-36.3

*Includes mothers who went to a dental clinic or adentist for a filling, extraction or other porcecure but excludes those who had dental cleaning.

~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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