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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

This question is about other care of your teeth during your most recent pregnancy. DID YOU GO TO A DENTIST OR A DENTAL CLINIC ABOUT A PROBLEM?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 896 792 88.1 85.2-90.5 104 11.9 9.5-14.8
Age
< 25 years 210 178 81.9 74.1-87.8 32 18.1 12.2-25.9
25-34 years 504 451 90.3 86.9-92.9 53 9.7 7.1-13.1
35+ years 182 163 90.5 84.6-94.3 19 9.5 5.7-15.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 485 430 88.5 84.9-91.4 55 11.5 8.6-15.1
Non-Hispanic Black 161 131 81.4 72.1-88.1 30 18.6 11.9-27.9
Non-Hispanic Other 65 56 87.8 76.3-94.2 *** *** ***
Latina 162 153 94.7 89.2-97.5 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 110 96 86.9 76.7-93.1 14 13.1 6.9-23.3
High School 197 172 86.8 79.5-91.8 25 13.2 8.2-20.5
> High School 588 523 88.7 85.2-91.5 65 11.3 8.5-14.8
Marital Status
Married 573 521 91.4 88.4-93.6 52 8.6 6.4-11.6
Other 323 271 83.1 77.0-87.8 52 16.9 12.2-23.0
Medicaid recipient
No 495 456 91.1 87.4-93.7 39 8.9 6.3-12.6
Yes 401 336 84.7 79.8-88.6 65 15.3 11.4-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 286 245 84.3 79.3-88.2 41 15.7 11.8-20.7
2500+ grams 610 547 88.5 85.3-91.0 63 11.5 9.0-14.7

1Asked of all mothers.
Please visit PRAMS–Annual Questionnaires for the new Phase 8 oral health questions.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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