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2008 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 1342 799 59.8 56.8-62.7 543 40.2 37.3-43.2
Age
< 20 years 145 95 67.0 57.5-75.3 50 33.0 24.7-42.5
20-24 years 317 203 62.3 55.9-68.3 114 37.7 31.7-44.1
25-34 years 677 380 56.9 52.7-61.0 297 43.1 39.0-47.3
35+ years 203 121 60.4 52.7-67.5 82 39.6 32.5-47.3
Race
White 955 567 59.8 56.3-63.2 388 40.2 36.8-43.7
Black 322 194 60.2 53.7-66.4 128 39.8 33.6-46.3
Other 65 38 57.7 43.7-70.6 27 42.3 29.4-56.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 186 135 72.9 65.1-79.5 51 27.1 20.5-34.9
No 1155 663 57.3 54.1-60.5 492 42.7 39.5-45.9
Education
< High School 261 172 67.0 60.1-73.2 89 33.0 26.8-39.9
High School 367 246 66.2 60.3-71.6 121 33.8 28.4-39.7
> High School 710 379 53.2 49.1-57.2 331 46.8 42.8-50.9
Marital Status
Married 811 455 56.1 52.3-59.9 356 43.9 40.1-47.7
Other 531 344 65.0 60.2-69.6 187 35.0 30.4-39.8
Income
14,999 or less 369 254 67.8 61.9-73.1 115 32.2 26.9-38.1
15,000-24,999 174 113 63.9 55.4-71.6 61 36.1 28.4-44.6
25,000-49,999 262 164 61.9 55.1-68.2 98 38.1 31.8-44.9
50,000 or more 433 200 47.2 42.1-52.4 233 52.8 47.6-57.9
WIC recipient
No 728 407 56.0 52.0-60.0 321 44.0 40.0-48.0
Yes 607 387 63.8 59.2-68.0 220 36.2 32.0-40.8
Medicaid recipient
No 626 327 52.7 48.4-57.0 299 47.3 43.0-51.6
Yes 716 472 65.7 61.5-69.6 244 34.3 30.4-38.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 438 271 62.0 57.4-66.4 167 38.0 33.6-42.6
2500+ grams 904 528 59.6 56.3-62.8 376 40.4 37.2-43.7

#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 20MAY10

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