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2005 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 997 565 54.5 50.6-58.3 432 45.5 41.7-49.4
Age
< 20 years 94 60 66.6 53.4-77.7 34 33.4 22.3-46.6
20-24 years 242 158 57.7 49.5-65.6 84 42.3 34.4-50.5
25-34 years 505 267 52.1 46.7-57.4 238 47.9 42.6-53.3
35+ years 156 80 49.1 39.4-59.0 76 50.9 41.0-60.6
Race
White 714 388 52.8 48.3-57.2 326 47.2 42.8-51.7
Black 244 147 57.6 48.7-66.0 97 42.4 34.0-51.3
Other 39 30 72.4 51.4-86.7 9 27.6 13.3-48.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 127 87 64.0 53.5-73.3 40 36.0 26.7-46.5
No 870 478 52.7 48.5-56.8 392 47.3 43.2-51.5
Education
< High School 191 120 60.0 51.0-68.3 71 40.0 31.7-49.0
High School 286 187 62.7 55.0-69.9 99 37.3 30.1-45.0
> High School 518 257 48.2 43.0-53.4 261 51.8 46.6-57.0
Marital Status
Married 637 344 51.6 46.9-56.3 293 48.4 43.7-53.1
Other 360 221 59.6 52.6-66.3 139 40.4 33.7-47.4
Income
14,999 or less 290 179 61.8 54.2-68.8 111 38.2 31.2-45.8
15,000-24,999 154 104 66.5 56.0-75.5 50 33.5 24.5-44.0
25,000-49,999 177 102 52.3 43.5-60.9 75 47.7 39.1-56.5
50,000 or more 289 120 39.6 33.0-46.6 169 60.4 53.4-67.0
WIC recipient
No 543 287 50.8 45.7-55.9 256 49.2 44.1-54.3
Yes 446 271 58.6 52.5-64.5 175 41.4 35.5-47.5
Medicaid recipient
No 461 216 45.0 39.6-50.5 245 55.0 49.5-60.4
Yes 536 349 62.7 57.2-67.9 187 37.3 32.1-42.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 454 276 61.3 56.8-65.6 178 38.7 34.4-43.2
2500+ grams 543 289 53.9 49.6-58.1 254 46.1 41.9-50.4

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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 25JUN07

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