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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I HAD MY TEETH CLEANED BY A DENTIST OR DENTAL HYGENIST

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1159 579 50.0 46.7-53.4 580 50.0 46.6-53.3
Age
< 20 years 119 80 65.9 54.9-75.4 39 34.1 24.6-45.1
20-24 years 268 169 63.2 56.2-69.7 99 36.8 30.3-43.8
25-34 years 593 276 45.5 41.0-50.2 317 54.5 49.8-59.0
35+ years 179 54 29.3 22.1-37.8 125 70.7 62.2-77.9
Race
White 837 404 50.4 46.5-54.2 433 49.6 45.8-53.5
Black 269 151 49.9 42.4-57.4 118 50.1 42.6-57.6
Other 53 24 45.4 30.4-61.2 29 54.6 38.8-69.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 112 76.6 68.0-83.4 34 23.4 16.6-32.0
No 1013 467 45.2 41.6-48.9 546 54.8 51.1-58.4
Education
< High School 198 153 77.4 69.5-83.6 45 22.6 16.4-30.5
High School 320 206 61.6 55.2-67.7 114 38.4 32.3-44.8
> High School 637 219 32.5 28.5-36.8 418 67.5 63.2-71.5
Marital Status
Married 711 281 40.8 36.7-45.0 430 59.2 55.0-63.3
Other 448 298 62.6 57.0-67.8 150 37.4 32.2-43.0
Income
14,999 or less 214 141 62.9 54.6-70.5 73 37.1 29.5-45.4
15,000-24,999 272 191 68.6 62.0-74.6 81 31.4 25.4-38.0
25,000-49,999 233 123 52.3 44.8-59.7 110 47.7 40.3-55.2
50,000 or more 377 90 22.5 18.1-27.5 287 77.5 72.5-81.9
WIC recipient
No 614 221 35.3 31.1-39.8 393 64.7 60.2-68.9
Yes 542 356 64.4 59.5-69.1 186 35.6 30.9-40.5
Medicaid recipient
No 575 179 30.6 26.5-35.1 396 69.4 64.9-73.5
Yes 584 400 66.7 61.9-71.1 184 33.3 28.9-38.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 400 227 59.1 54.3-63.8 173 40.9 36.2-45.7
2500+ grams 759 352 49.2 45.6-52.9 407 50.8 47.1-54.4

~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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