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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 KNOW IT WAS IMPORTANT TO CARE FOR YOUR TEETH AND GUMS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 910 117 12.5 10.1-15.3 793 87.5 84.7-89.9
Age
< 25 years 213 33 16.5 11.3-23.4 180 83.5 76.6-88.7
25-34 years 514 72 13.2 10.1-17.2 442 86.8 82.8-89.9
35+ years 183 12 4.6 2.3- 9.2 171 95.4 90.8-97.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 494 44 7.2 5.1-10.2 450 92.8 89.8-94.9
Non-Hispanic Black 162 24 16.7 10.4-25.7 138 83.3 74.3-89.6
Non-Hispanic Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 30 19.2 13.3-27.0 133 80.8 73.0-86.7
Education
< High School 113 20 18.5 11.4-28.8 93 81.5 71.2-88.6
High School 200 33 16.7 11.2-24.3 167 83.3 75.7-88.8
> High School 596 64 10.0 7.5-13.2 532 90.0 86.8-92.5
Marital Status
Married 584 61 9.8 7.4-12.8 523 90.2 87.2-92.6
Other 326 56 16.7 12.2-22.5 270 83.3 77.5-87.8
Medicaid recipient
No 506 52 9.5 7.0-12.9 454 90.5 87.1-93.0
Yes 404 65 15.9 12.0-20.8 339 84.1 79.2-88.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 46 16.2 12.3-21.0 244 83.8 79.0-87.7
2500+ grams 620 71 12.1 9.6-15.2 549 87.9 84.8-90.4

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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