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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 A DENTAL OR OTHER HEALTH CARE WORKER TALK WITH YOU ABOUT HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR TEETH AND GUMS?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 906 439 48.3 44.5-52.2 467 51.7 47.8-55.5
Age
< 25 years 212 103 50.3 42.3-58.3 109 49.7 41.7-57.7
25-34 years 511 269 51.9 46.8-56.9 242 48.1 43.1-53.2
35+ years 183 67 35.3 27.7-43.7 116 64.7 56.3-72.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 491 225 46.3 41.5-51.3 266 53.7 48.7-58.5
Non-Hispanic Black 162 77 46.5 36.8-56.6 85 53.5 43.4-63.2
Non-Hispanic Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 162 80 51.1 42.5-59.6 82 48.9 40.4-57.5
Education
< High School 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 200 114 55.3 46.8-63.5 86 44.7 36.5-53.2
> High School 593 269 45.5 40.9-50.2 324 54.5 49.8-59.1
Marital Status
Married 580 262 45.5 41.1-50.0 318 54.5 50.0-58.9
Other 326 177 52.7 45.8-59.5 149 47.3 40.5-54.2
Medicaid recipient
No 501 207 42.2 37.4-47.1 294 57.8 52.9-62.6
Yes 405 232 55.4 49.4-61.3 173 44.6 38.7-50.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 143 50.9 45.1-56.8 147 49.1 43.2-54.9
2500+ grams 616 296 48.1 43.9-52.2 320 51.9 47.8-56.1

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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