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2011 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 957 441 46.7 43.0-50.4 516 53.3 49.6-57.0
Age
< 20 years 70 33 53.3 39.4-66.6 37 46.7 33.4-60.6
20-24 years 236 158 64.2 56.7-71.1 78 35.8 28.9-43.3
25-34 years 503 205 40.1 35.4-45.1 298 59.9 54.9-64.6
35+ years 148 45 34.8 26.1-44.6 103 65.2 55.4-73.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 524 185 35.3 30.7-40.1 339 64.7 59.9-69.3
Non-Hispanic Black 246 143 62.0 54.3-69.1 103 38.0 30.9-45.7
Non-Hispanic Other 52 28 49.8 34.2-65.4 24 50.2 34.6-65.8
Latina 124 81 67.9 58.3-76.1 43 32.1 23.9-41.7
Education
< High School 174 114 69.7 61.2-77.1 60 30.3 22.9-38.8
High School 193 110 52.7 44.4-60.8 83 47.3 39.2-55.6
> High School 589 216 36.6 32.2-41.1 373 63.4 58.9-67.8
Marital Status
Married 563 199 35.1 30.7-39.7 364 64.9 60.3-69.3
Other 393 241 63.4 57.6-68.9 152 36.6 31.1-42.4
WIC recipient
No 467 147 32.3 27.6-37.4 320 67.7 62.6-72.4
Yes 485 291 59.9 54.7-65.0 194 40.1 35.0-45.3
Medicaid recipient
No 409 112 26.8 22.2-31.9 297 73.2 68.1-77.8
Yes 548 329 61.4 56.5-66.1 219 38.6 33.9-43.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 160 50.3 44.8-55.8 167 49.7 44.2-55.2
2500+ grams 630 281 46.4 42.4-50.4 349 53.6 49.6-57.6

~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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