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2011 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 957 518 55.3 51.6-58.9 439 44.7 41.1-48.4
Age
< 20 years 70 49 77.4 64.2-86.7 21 22.6 13.3-35.8
20-24 years 234 155 63.8 56.3-70.7 79 36.2 29.3-43.7
25-34 years 507 260 51.8 46.9-56.7 247 48.2 43.3-53.1
35+ years 146 54 38.3 29.4-48.1 92 61.7 51.9-70.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 242 47.4 42.5-52.3 284 52.6 47.7-57.5
Non-Hispanic Black 243 150 63.7 56.0-70.7 93 36.3 29.3-44.0
Non-Hispanic Other 54 32 54.7 38.9-69.7 22 45.3 30.3-61.1
Latina 124 90 73.6 64.5-81.2 34 26.4 18.8-35.5
Education
< High School 172 127 77.1 69.0-83.5 45 22.9 16.5-31.0
High School 191 125 63.7 55.4-71.3 66 36.3 28.7-44.6
> High School 593 265 44.7 40.2-49.3 328 55.3 50.7-59.8
Marital Status
Married 563 253 45.4 40.8-50.1 310 54.6 49.9-59.2
Other 393 264 69.2 63.7-74.3 129 30.8 25.7-36.3
WIC recipient
No 470 185 40.8 35.9-46.0 285 59.2 54.0-64.1
Yes 484 330 68.6 63.5-73.2 154 31.4 26.8-36.5
Medicaid recipient
No 408 150 36.6 31.4-42.1 258 63.4 57.9-68.6
Yes 549 368 68.9 64.2-73.2 181 31.1 26.8-35.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 324 185 58.5 53.0-63.9 139 41.5 36.1-47.0
2500+ grams 633 333 55.0 51.0-58.9 300 45.0 41.1-49.0

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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.

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