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2009 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. DID YOU NEED TO SEE A DENTIST FOR A PROBLEM BUT WERE NOT ABLE TO?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1155 892 75.2 72.1-78.1 263 24.8 21.9-27.9
Age
< 20 years 118 83 65.0 53.8-74.7 35 35.0 25.3-46.2
20-24 years 266 191 72.7 66.0-78.6 75 27.3 21.4-34.0
25-34 years 594 466 76.8 72.5-80.6 128 23.2 19.4-27.5
35+ years 177 152 82.1 74.1-88.0 25 17.9 12.0-25.9
Race
White 836 664 76.6 73.0-79.8 172 23.4 20.2-27.0
Black 265 189 72.1 64.9-78.4 76 27.9 21.6-35.1
Other 54 39 68.8 52.0-81.7 15 31.2 18.3-48.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 86 55.1 45.9-63.9 62 44.9 36.1-54.1
No 1007 806 78.9 75.7-81.8 201 21.1 18.2-24.3
Education
< High School 196 120 56.9 48.4-65.1 76 43.1 34.9-51.6
High School 317 221 71.3 65.2-76.7 96 28.7 23.3-34.8
> High School 638 549 84.7 81.0-87.7 89 15.3 12.3-19.0
Marital Status
Married 710 600 83.7 80.3-86.7 110 16.3 13.3-19.7
Other 445 292 63.5 57.9-68.7 153 36.5 31.3-42.1
Income
14,999 or less 213 122 58.9 50.6-66.6 91 41.1 33.4-49.4
15,000-24,999 272 176 61.4 54.5-67.8 96 38.6 32.2-45.5
25,000-49,999 236 194 82.2 75.7-87.2 42 17.8 12.8-24.3
50,000 or more 378 357 94.0 90.6-96.2 21 6.0 3.8- 9.4
WIC recipient
No 618 540 86.5 83.0-89.4 78 13.5 10.6-17.0
Yes 535 352 64.1 59.1-68.8 183 35.9 31.2-40.9
Medicaid recipient
No 576 525 90.2 87.0-92.7 51 9.8 7.3-13.0
Yes 579 367 62.2 57.4-66.8 212 37.8 33.2-42.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 302 74.5 69.8-78.6 93 25.5 21.4-30.2
2500+ grams 760 590 75.3 71.9-78.4 170 24.7 21.6-28.1

*Excludes mothers that did not go to a dentist or dental clinic

~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 28JUL11

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