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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I HAD MY TEETH CLEANED BY A DENTIST OR DENTAL HYGENIST

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1123 555 49.0 45.6-52.4 568 51.0 47.6-54.4
Age
18-19 years 86 57 60.1 47.0-71.8 29 39.9 28.2-53.0
20-24 years 268 169 63.2 56.2-69.7 99 36.8 30.3-43.8
25-34 years 593 276 45.5 41.0-50.2 317 54.5 49.8-59.0
35-44 years 176 53 29.3 22.1-37.8 123 70.7 62.2-77.9
Race
White 821 394 49.9 46.0-53.8 427 50.1 46.2-54.0
Black 251 139 47.6 40.0-55.4 112 52.4 44.6-60.0
Other 51 22 40.7 26.1-57.1 29 59.3 42.9-73.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 108 76.6 67.9-83.5 33 23.4 16.5-32.1
No 982 447 44.1 40.5-47.7 535 55.9 52.3-59.5
Education
< High School 168 131 76.8 68.1-83.7 37 23.2 16.3-31.9
High School 317 204 61.5 55.0-67.6 113 38.5 32.4-45.0
> High School 634 219 32.5 28.6-36.8 415 67.5 63.2-71.4
Marital Status
Married 708 281 40.8 36.8-45.0 427 59.2 55.0-63.2
Other 415 274 61.1 55.2-66.6 141 38.9 33.4-44.8
Income
14,999 or less 317 217 66.0 59.5-72.0 100 34.0 28.0-40.5
15,000-24,999 150 101 64.1 54.8-72.5 49 35.9 27.5-45.2
25,000-49,999 228 120 51.9 44.4-59.4 108 48.1 40.6-55.6
50,000 or more 373 88 22.4 18.0-27.5 285 77.6 72.5-82.0
WIC recipient
No 610 218 34.9 30.7-39.3 392 65.1 60.7-69.3
Yes 511 336 63.7 58.5-68.5 175 36.3 31.5-41.5
Medicaid recipient
No 569 176 30.4 26.3-34.9 393 69.6 65.1-73.7
Yes 554 379 65.7 60.8-70.3 175 34.3 29.7-39.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 382 218 59.6 54.6-64.3 164 40.4 35.7-45.4
2500+ grams 741 337 48.1 44.4-51.8 404 51.9 48.2-55.6

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009. The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
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.

This page was generated on 20APR12

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