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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 KNOW IT WAS IMPORTANT TO CARE FOR YOUR TEETH AND GUMS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 891 91 10.6 8.3-13.4 800 89.4 86.6-91.7
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 157 19 9.8 5.7-16.3 138 90.2 83.7-94.3
25-34 years 526 46 9.5 6.8-13.1 480 90.5 86.9-93.2
35+ years 166 20 11.6 6.9-18.9 146 88.4 81.1-93.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 486 27 5.2 3.4- 7.9 459 94.8 92.1-96.6
Non-Hispanic Black 206 23 9.6 5.5-16.2 183 90.4 83.8-94.5
Non-Hispanic Other 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 121 34 30.0 21.2-40.5 87 70.0 59.5-78.8
Education
< High School 119 29 25.5 16.8-36.6 90 74.5 63.4-83.2
High School 166 21 10.0 5.8-16.7 145 90.0 83.3-94.2
> High School 600 41 7.5 5.3-10.4 559 92.5 89.6-94.7
Marital Status
Married 594 52 9.2 6.7-12.3 542 90.8 87.7-93.3
Other 297 39 13.1 8.9-18.8 258 86.9 81.2-91.1
WIC recipient
No 539 44 8.3 5.9-11.5 495 91.7 88.5-94.1
Yes 340 43 12.7 8.9-17.9 297 87.3 82.1-91.1
Medicaid recipient
No 554 50 9.5 6.9-12.9 504 90.5 87.1-93.1
Yes 337 41 12.1 8.3-17.2 296 87.9 82.8-91.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 318 35 11.9 8.7-16.1 283 88.1 83.9-91.3
2500+ grams 573 56 10.5 8.0-13.5 517 89.5 86.5-92.0

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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