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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

This question is about the care of your teeth during your most recent pregnancy. A DENTAL OR OTHER HEALTH CARE WORKER TALKED WITH ME ABOUT HOW TO CARE FOR MY TEETH AND GUMS.

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1540 979 62.7 59.6-65.7 561 37.3 34.3-40.4
Age
< 20 years 163 109 64.2 54.0-73.3 54 35.8 26.7-46.0
20-24 years 401 281 71.9 66.1-77.2 120 28.1 22.8-33.9
25-34 years 787 487 59.7 55.4-63.8 300 40.3 36.2-44.6
35+ years 189 102 52.1 43.2-60.7 87 47.9 39.3-56.8
Race
White 1059 663 62.0 58.4-65.5 396 38.0 34.5-41.6
Black 417 266 63.0 56.3-69.1 151 37.0 30.9-43.7
Other 64 50 73.9 58.6-84.9 14 26.1 15.1-41.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 120 72.6 63.6-80.0 42 27.4 20.0-36.4
No 1378 859 61.1 57.8-64.2 519 38.9 35.8-42.2
Education
< High School 306 221 70.6 63.6-76.7 85 29.4 23.3-36.4
High School 445 312 69.3 63.5-74.6 133 30.7 25.4-36.5
> High School 786 443 54.7 50.5-58.9 343 45.3 41.1-49.5
Marital Status
Married 945 572 59.3 55.5-63.0 373 40.7 37.0-44.5
Other 595 407 67.9 62.7-72.7 188 32.1 27.3-37.3
Income
14,999 or less 455 322 72.9 67.3-77.9 133 27.1 22.1-32.7
15,000-24,999 240 175 72.8 65.0-79.5 65 27.2 20.5-35.0
25,000-49,999 315 208 62.7 56.0-68.9 107 37.3 31.1-44.0
50,000 or more 416 198 45.3 39.7-51.1 218 54.7 48.9-60.3
WIC recipient
No 783 441 54.2 49.9-58.4 342 45.8 41.6-50.1
Yes 746 531 71.1 66.7-75.1 215 28.9 24.9-33.3
Medicaid recipient
No 714 389 51.5 47.0-55.9 325 48.5 44.1-53.0
Yes 826 590 71.9 67.8-75.7 236 28.1 24.3-32.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 693 459 67.2 63.7-70.5 234 32.8 29.5-36.3
2500+ grams 847 520 62.3 59.0-65.5 327 37.7 34.5-41.0

#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 02OCT06

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