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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 NEED TO SEE A DENTIST FOR A PROBLEM?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 899 722 79.6 76.2-82.6 177 20.4 17.4-23.8
Age
< 25 years 211 157 73.6 65.7-80.2 54 26.4 19.8-34.3
25-34 years 506 414 80.7 76.1-84.6 92 19.3 15.4-23.9
35+ years 182 151 84.9 78.3-89.7 31 15.1 10.3-21.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 488 396 81.2 77.0-84.8 92 18.8 15.2-23.0
Non-Hispanic Black 160 117 72.9 63.0-81.0 43 27.1 19.0-37.0
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 140 84.8 77.4-90.0 23 15.2 10.0-22.6
Education
< High School 112 86 75.8 64.6-84.4 26 24.2 15.6-35.4
High School 196 149 74.8 66.5-81.6 47 25.2 18.4-33.5
> High School 590 486 81.8 77.8-85.3 104 18.2 14.7-22.2
Marital Status
Married 575 493 85.9 82.4-88.8 82 14.1 11.2-17.6
Other 324 229 69.8 63.0-75.8 95 30.2 24.2-37.0
Medicaid recipient
No 497 438 87.2 83.4-90.3 59 12.8 9.7-16.6
Yes 402 284 70.8 65.0-76.0 118 29.2 24.0-35.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 284 220 74.5 68.8-79.5 64 25.5 20.5-31.2
2500+ grams 615 502 80.1 76.4-83.3 113 19.9 16.7-23.6

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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