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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. I WENT TO A DENTIST OR DENTAL CLINIC.

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1540 992 64.6 61.6-67.5 548 35.4 32.5-38.4
Age
< 20 years 163 121 75.1 65.4-82.8 42 24.9 17.2-34.6
20-24 years 396 302 80.5 75.3-84.9 94 19.5 15.1-24.7
25-34 years 790 490 60.7 56.4-64.8 300 39.3 35.2-43.6
35+ years 191 79 33.9 26.1-42.7 112 66.1 57.3-73.9
Race
White 1062 647 61.6 58.0-65.1 415 38.4 34.9-42.0
Black 417 299 74.4 68.3-79.7 118 25.6 20.3-31.7
Other 61 46 64.5 48.5-77.7 15 35.5 22.3-51.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 143 90.0 83.0-94.3 19 10.0 5.7-17.0
No 1378 849 60.4 57.1-63.6 529 39.6 36.4-42.9
Education
< High School 304 246 81.5 75.4-86.4 58 18.5 13.6-24.6
High School 445 332 75.6 70.2-80.3 113 24.4 19.7-29.8
> High School 788 411 49.9 45.7-54.2 377 50.1 45.8-54.3
Marital Status
Married 949 535 55.1 51.2-58.9 414 44.9 41.1-48.8
Other 591 457 79.5 74.9-83.4 134 20.5 16.6-25.1
Income
14,999 or less 454 354 80.8 75.8-85.0 100 19.2 15.0-24.2
15,000-24,999 239 184 77.5 70.1-83.5 55 22.5 16.5-29.9
25,000-49,999 317 210 64.7 58.1-70.7 107 35.3 29.3-41.9
50,000 or more 418 164 36.4 31.1-42.1 254 63.6 57.9-68.9
WIC recipient
No 786 423 50.4 46.1-54.7 363 49.6 45.3-53.9
Yes 743 562 78.9 75.0-82.4 181 21.1 17.6-25.0
Medicaid recipient
No 716 355 46.2 41.8-50.7 361 53.8 49.3-58.2
Yes 824 637 79.9 76.2-83.1 187 20.1 16.9-23.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 692 468 69.2 65.8-72.4 224 30.8 27.6-34.2
2500+ grams 848 524 64.2 60.9-67.4 324 35.8 32.6-39.1

#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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