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2015 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 GO TO A DENTIST OR A DENTAL CLINIC ABOUT A PROBLEM?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 875 765 86.5 83.4-89.0 110 13.5 11.0-16.6
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 152 131 86.4 78.4-91.7 21 13.6 8.3-21.6
25-34 years 518 453 86.2 82.1-89.6 65 13.8 10.4-17.9
35+ years 163 145 88.1 81.2-92.7 18 11.9 7.3-18.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 475 422 88.0 84.0-91.1 53 12.0 8.9-16.0
Non-Hispanic Black 201 168 81.3 72.9-87.5 33 18.7 12.5-27.1
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 120 106 86.8 77.6-92.6 14 13.2 7.4-22.4
Education
< High School 118 97 81.6 71.2-88.8 21 18.4 11.2-28.8
High School 165 141 83.5 75.2-89.4 24 16.5 10.6-24.8
> High School 586 521 88.6 85.1-91.3 65 11.4 8.7-14.9
Marital Status
Married 586 526 89.1 85.7-91.7 60 10.9 8.3-14.3
Other 289 239 81.9 75.5-86.8 50 18.1 13.2-24.5
WIC recipient
No 529 479 89.9 86.3-92.6 50 10.1 7.4-13.7
Yes 334 275 82.0 76.5-86.5 59 18.0 13.5-23.5
Medicaid recipient
No 544 491 90.4 87.2-92.9 53 9.6 7.1-12.8
Yes 331 274 80.8 74.9-85.6 57 19.2 14.4-25.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 309 273 88.1 84.0-91.3 36 11.9 8.7-16.0
2500+ grams 566 492 86.3 83.0-89.1 74 13.7 10.9-17.0

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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