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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? DID NOT THINK IT WAS SAFE TO GO TO THE DENTIST DURING PREGNANCY1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 886 706 81.2 78.0-84.0 180 18.8 16.0-22.0
Age
< 25 years 210 151 75.4 68.1-81.6 59 24.6 18.4-31.9
25-34 years 501 416 84.0 79.8-87.5 85 16.0 12.5-20.2
35+ years 175 139 81.5 74.1-87.1 36 18.5 12.9-25.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 487 434 89.9 86.6-92.5 53 10.1 7.5-13.4
Non-Hispanic Black 157 119 78.9 69.5-86.1 38 21.1 13.9-30.5
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 156 88 56.2 47.3-64.7 68 43.8 35.3-52.7
Education
< High School 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 192 142 77.0 69.2-83.3 50 23.0 16.7-30.8
> High School 584 505 87.5 84.0-90.4 79 12.5 9.6-16.0
Marital Status
Married 567 477 84.9 81.3-87.9 90 15.1 12.1-18.7
Other 319 229 75.4 69.2-80.8 90 24.6 19.2-30.8
Medicaid recipient
No 491 406 82.5 78.3-86.0 85 17.5 14.0-21.7
Yes 395 300 79.7 74.6-84.1 95 20.3 15.9-25.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 279 206 73.5 67.9-78.4 73 26.5 21.6-32.1
2500+ grams 607 500 81.9 78.4-84.9 107 18.1 15.1-21.6

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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