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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 GO TO A DENTIST OR DENTAL CLINIC?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1151 640 55.5 52.2-58.8 511 44.5 41.2-47.8
Age
< 20 years 116 81 67.4 56.3-76.8 35 32.6 23.2-43.7
20-24 years 265 176 68.9 62.1-75.1 89 31.1 24.9-37.9
25-34 years 593 314 50.9 46.3-55.5 279 49.1 44.5-53.7
35+ years 177 69 38.5 30.6-47.1 108 61.5 52.9-69.4
Race
White 832 445 54.8 51.0-58.6 387 45.2 41.4-49.0
Black 265 166 59.3 51.6-66.5 99 40.7 33.5-48.4
Other 54 29 46.6 31.8-62.0 25 53.4 38.0-68.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 106 73.6 64.8-80.9 37 26.4 19.1-35.2
No 1008 534 52.3 48.7-55.9 474 47.7 44.1-51.3
Education
< High School 193 146 73.9 65.7-80.7 47 26.1 19.3-34.3
High School 316 205 65.6 59.3-71.5 111 34.4 28.5-40.7
> High School 638 288 42.7 38.4-47.1 350 57.3 52.9-61.6
Marital Status
Married 708 339 48.2 44.1-52.4 369 51.8 47.6-55.9
Other 443 301 65.6 60.0-70.7 142 34.4 29.3-40.0
Income
14,999 or less 214 149 67.1 58.9-74.3 65 32.9 25.7-41.1
15,000-24,999 270 190 68.8 62.1-74.8 80 31.2 25.2-37.9
25,000-49,999 235 136 58.4 50.9-65.6 99 41.6 34.4-49.1
50,000 or more 378 133 32.8 27.7-38.3 245 67.2 61.7-72.3
WIC recipient
No 616 280 43.9 39.5-48.4 336 56.1 51.6-60.5
Yes 533 358 67.0 62.1-71.6 175 33.0 28.4-37.9
Medicaid recipient
No 576 241 39.9 35.5-44.5 335 60.1 55.5-64.5
Yes 575 399 69.2 64.5-73.6 176 30.8 26.4-35.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 394 244 63.4 58.6-68.0 150 36.6 32.0-41.4
2500+ grams 757 396 54.8 51.2-58.4 361 45.2 41.6-48.8

~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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