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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I HAD MY TEETH CLEANED BY A DENTIST OR A DENTAL HYGENIST

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 892 369 43.7 39.8-47.7 523 56.3 52.3-60.2
Age
< 20 years 42 18 41.4 24.4-60.7 24 58.6 39.3-75.6
20-24 years 159 86 52.6 43.0-62.0 73 47.4 38.0-57.0
25-34 years 524 214 43.7 38.7-48.9 310 56.3 51.1-61.3
35+ years 167 51 33.3 25.3-42.5 116 66.7 57.5-74.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 176 39.1 34.0-44.4 307 60.9 55.6-66.0
Non-Hispanic Black 208 92 48.4 39.5-57.4 116 51.6 42.6-60.5
Non-Hispanic Other 62 27 39.9 26.7-54.8 35 60.1 45.2-73.3
Latina 124 70 56.1 45.7-66.0 54 43.9 34.0-54.3
Education
< High School 120 70 52.8 41.5-63.7 50 47.2 36.3-58.5
High School 165 92 56.9 47.6-65.7 73 43.1 34.3-52.4
> High School 601 205 37.0 32.5-41.7 396 63.0 58.3-67.5
Marital Status
Married 593 209 37.9 33.3-42.7 384 62.1 57.3-66.7
Other 299 160 53.9 46.7-60.9 139 46.1 39.1-53.3
WIC recipient
No 541 181 37.2 32.4-42.2 360 62.8 57.8-67.6
Yes 338 182 52.1 45.5-58.6 156 47.9 41.4-54.5
Medicaid recipient
No 555 184 35.9 31.3-40.8 371 64.1 59.2-68.7
Yes 337 185 54.8 48.0-61.3 152 45.2 38.7-52.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 319 134 44.3 38.9-49.9 185 55.7 50.1-61.1
2500+ grams 573 235 43.7 39.4-48.0 338 56.3 52.0-60.6

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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