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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

Did any of the following things make it hard for you to go to a dentist or dental clinic during your most recent pregnancy? COULD NOT FIND A DENTIST OR DENTAL CLINIC THAT WOULD TAKE PREGNANT PATIENTS1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 880 783 88.4 85.6-90.8 97 11.6 9.2-14.4
Age
< 25 years 206 172 83.9 77.1-89.0 34 16.1 11.0-22.9
25-34 years 501 457 90.2 86.3-93.0 44 9.8 7.0-13.7
35+ years 173 154 90.0 83.5-94.1 19 10.0 5.9-16.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 489 458 93.5 90.4-95.6 31 6.5 4.4- 9.6
Non-Hispanic Black 158 133 85.0 76.1-90.9 25 15.0 9.1-23.9
Non-Hispanic Other 65 60 92.7 82.1-97.2 *** *** ***
Latina 145 111 73.2 64.2-80.7 34 26.8 19.3-35.8
Education
< High School 105 81 76.9 65.6-85.3 24 23.1 14.7-34.4
High School 191 156 79.8 71.8-86.0 35 20.2 14.0-28.2
> High School 583 545 93.1 90.1-95.2 38 6.9 4.8- 9.9
Marital Status
Married 563 516 91.2 88.2-93.5 47 8.8 6.5-11.8
Other 317 267 84.1 78.2-88.7 50 15.9 11.3-21.8
Medicaid recipient
No 489 456 91.5 88.0-94.0 33 8.5 6.0-12.0
Yes 391 327 84.9 79.9-88.8 64 15.1 11.2-20.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 281 246 85.5 80.6-89.4 35 14.5 10.6-19.4
2500+ grams 599 537 88.7 85.6-91.2 62 11.3 8.8-14.4

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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