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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 INSURANCE TO COVER DENTAL CARE DURING YOUR PREGNANCY?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 881 306 36.0 32.3-40.0 575 64.0 60.0-67.7
Age
< 20 years 42 16 27.0 14.2-45.2 26 73.0 54.8-85.8
20-24 years 156 70 46.8 37.3-56.4 86 53.2 43.6-62.7
25-34 years 517 174 35.5 30.8-40.7 343 64.5 59.3-69.2
35+ years 166 46 27.9 20.5-36.8 120 72.1 63.2-79.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 482 132 28.3 23.7-33.3 350 71.7 66.7-76.3
Non-Hispanic Black 201 62 28.2 20.8-37.1 139 71.8 62.9-79.2
Non-Hispanic Other 62 26 42.8 29.1-57.6 36 57.2 42.4-70.9
Latina 120 81 70.1 60.0-78.7 39 29.9 21.3-40.0
Education
< High School 115 63 49.3 38.1-60.6 52 50.7 39.4-61.9
High School 165 70 43.2 34.4-52.5 95 56.8 47.5-65.6
> High School 595 171 30.4 26.2-35.0 424 69.6 65.0-73.8
Marital Status
Married 590 188 32.7 28.4-37.4 402 67.3 62.6-71.6
Other 291 118 41.9 34.9-49.1 173 58.1 50.9-65.1
WIC recipient
No 536 165 31.5 27.0-36.4 371 68.5 63.6-73.0
Yes 333 137 41.8 35.5-48.5 196 58.2 51.5-64.5
Medicaid recipient
No 551 175 33.5 29.0-38.4 376 66.5 61.6-71.0
Yes 330 131 39.7 33.3-46.4 199 60.3 53.6-66.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 311 111 37.0 31.8-42.6 200 63.0 57.4-68.2
2500+ grams 570 195 36.0 31.9-40.2 375 64.0 59.8-68.1

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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