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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRECONCEPTION CARE

What type of health care visit did you have in the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby? VISIT TO HAVE MY TEETH CLEANED BY A DENTIST OR DENTAL HYGIENIST1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 625 246 39.9 35.5-44.5 379 60.1 55.5-64.5
Age
< 25 years 120 62 54.6 44.0-64.8 *** *** ***
25-34 years 360 143 39.1 33.4-45.1 217 60.9 54.9-66.6
35+ years 145 41 27.1 19.6-36.2 104 72.9 63.8-80.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 390 126 32.4 27.5-37.8 264 67.6 62.2-72.5
Non-Hispanic Black 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 465 165 36.8 31.8-42.0 300 63.2 58.0-68.2
Marital Status
Married 440 153 35.1 30.2-40.2 287 64.9 59.8-69.8
Other 185 93 50.3 41.3-59.3 92 49.7 40.7-58.7
Medicaid recipient
No 391 121 31.8 26.8-37.3 270 68.2 62.7-73.2
Yes 234 125 52.3 44.5-60.1 109 47.7 39.9-55.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 196 87 46.5 39.4-53.6 109 53.5 46.4-60.6
2500+ grams 429 159 39.3 34.6-44.3 270 60.7 55.7-65.4

1Asked of mothers who reported a health care visit before pregnancy.
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%.

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