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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 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 886 440 52.7 48.7-56.6 446 47.3 43.4-51.3
Age
< 20 years 42 26 48.9 30.9-67.2 16 51.1 32.8-69.1
20-24 years 154 92 60.7 50.9-69.7 62 39.3 30.3-49.1
25-34 years 523 255 53.0 47.9-58.0 268 47.0 42.0-52.1
35+ years 167 67 42.9 34.3-52.0 100 57.1 48.0-65.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 208 45.4 40.1-50.7 275 54.6 49.3-59.9
Non-Hispanic Black 205 108 58.0 49.0-66.6 97 42.0 33.4-51.0
Non-Hispanic Other 63 36 52.4 37.7-66.7 27 47.6 33.3-62.3
Latina 119 81 70.9 60.7-79.3 38 29.1 20.7-39.3
Education
< High School 117 78 61.9 50.4-72.3 39 38.1 27.7-49.6
High School 166 106 67.6 58.6-75.6 60 32.4 24.4-41.4
> High School 597 254 45.2 40.5-50.0 343 54.8 50.0-59.5
Marital Status
Married 591 257 46.1 41.4-50.9 334 53.9 49.1-58.6
Other 295 183 64.3 57.1-70.9 112 35.7 29.1-42.9
WIC recipient
No 537 228 45.4 40.5-50.5 309 54.6 49.5-59.5
Yes 337 204 61.1 54.6-67.3 133 38.9 32.7-45.4
Medicaid recipient
No 550 225 43.2 38.3-48.1 325 56.8 51.9-61.7
Yes 336 215 66.1 59.6-72.1 121 33.9 27.9-40.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 314 160 52.5 47.0-58.0 154 47.5 42.0-53.0
2500+ grams 572 280 52.7 48.4-56.9 292 47.3 43.1-51.6

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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