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2014 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 HAVE YOUR TEETH CLEANED BY A DENTIST OR DENTAL HYGENIST?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 958 513 52.7 48.9-56.4 445 47.3 43.6-51.1
Age
< 20 years 46 28 58.3 40.5-74.2 18 41.7 25.8-59.5
20-24 years 210 133 59.3 51.3-66.9 77 40.7 33.1-48.7
25-34 years 535 271 51.3 46.3-56.3 264 48.7 43.7-53.7
35+ years 167 81 45.8 37.3-54.5 86 54.2 45.5-62.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 503 239 46.8 41.8-51.8 264 53.2 48.2-58.2
Non-Hispanic Black 187 101 55.3 46.5-63.7 86 44.7 36.3-53.5
Non-Hispanic Other 59 27 43.3 29.1-58.7 32 56.7 41.3-70.9
Latina 188 133 69.9 61.5-77.1 55 30.1 22.9-38.5
Education
< High School 172 116 63.9 54.7-72.2 56 36.1 27.8-45.3
High School 187 119 60.1 51.5-68.1 68 39.9 31.9-48.5
> High School 598 278 46.8 42.2-51.5 320 53.2 48.5-57.8
Marital Status
Married 584 269 46.6 42.0-51.3 315 53.4 48.7-58.0
Other 374 244 62.3 56.0-68.2 130 37.7 31.8-44.0
WIC recipient
No 552 257 45.6 40.8-50.5 295 54.4 49.5-59.2
Yes 397 254 63.1 57.2-68.6 143 36.9 31.4-42.8
Medicaid recipient
No 589 267 45.2 40.6-49.9 322 54.8 50.1-59.4
Yes 369 246 63.3 57.2-69.1 123 36.7 30.9-42.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 337 195 59.0 53.6-64.3 142 41.0 35.7-46.4
2500+ grams 621 318 52.1 48.1-56.1 303 47.9 43.9-51.9

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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