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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

During your most recent pregnancy, did you have your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist? 1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 911 508 55.9 52.1-59.6 403 44.1 40.4-47.9
Age
< 25 years 212 139 63.3 55.1-70.7 73 36.7 29.3-44.9
25-34 years 516 295 56.7 51.7-61.6 221 43.3 38.4-48.3
35+ years 183 74 43.2 35.1-51.8 109 56.8 48.2-64.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 497 243 49.1 44.2-54.0 254 50.9 46.0-55.8
Non-Hispanic Black 161 101 63.6 53.5-72.6 60 36.4 27.4-46.5
Non-Hispanic Other 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 107 64.3 55.7-72.0 56 35.7 28.0-44.3
Education
< High School 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 201 144 70.1 61.9-77.2 57 29.9 22.8-38.1
> High School 597 288 49.1 44.5-53.8 309 50.9 46.2-55.5
Marital Status
Married 583 291 50.4 45.9-54.9 292 49.6 45.1-54.1
Other 328 217 64.5 57.7-70.7 111 35.5 29.3-42.3
Medicaid recipient
No 505 231 45.9 41.1-50.8 274 54.1 49.2-58.9
Yes 406 277 67.4 61.6-72.7 129 32.6 27.3-38.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 175 62.4 56.6-67.8 115 37.6 32.2-43.4
2500+ grams 621 333 55.3 51.1-59.3 288 44.7 40.7-48.9

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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