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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 AFFORD TO GO TO THE DENTIST OR DENTAL CLINIC1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 895 711 78.3 74.9-81.4 184 21.7 18.6-25.1
Age
< 25 years 212 163 76.0 68.6-82.2 49 24.0 17.8-31.4
25-34 years 504 405 77.9 73.2-82.0 99 22.1 18.0-26.8
35+ years 179 143 82.9 75.8-88.2 36 17.1 11.8-24.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 488 402 81.2 76.9-84.8 86 18.8 15.2-23.1
Non-Hispanic Black 158 127 79.0 69.3-86.3 31 21.0 13.7-30.7
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 161 116 71.4 63.0-78.5 45 28.6 21.5-37.0
Education
< High School 110 82 73.5 62.6-82.1 28 26.5 17.9-37.4
High School 197 147 74.7 66.6-81.4 50 25.3 18.6-33.4
> High School 587 481 80.3 76.2-83.9 106 19.7 16.1-23.8
Marital Status
Married 573 473 82.2 78.4-85.4 100 17.8 14.6-21.6
Other 322 238 72.3 65.7-78.0 84 27.7 22.0-34.3
Medicaid recipient
No 498 436 86.0 82.1-89.1 62 14.0 10.9-17.9
Yes 397 275 69.3 63.5-74.6 122 30.7 25.4-36.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 283 229 79.0 73.6-83.5 54 21.0 16.5-26.4
2500+ grams 612 482 78.3 74.6-81.6 130 21.7 18.4-25.4

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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