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2012 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 KNOW IT WAS IMPORTANT TO CARE FOR YOUR TEETH AND GUMS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 611 92 15.8 12.6-19.5 519 84.2 80.5-87.4
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** 36 73.9 57.4-85.6
20-24 years 140 30 21.5 14.5-30.7 110 78.5 69.3-85.5
25-34 years 342 39 11.4 8.0-15.8 303 88.6 84.2-92.0
35+ years 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 349 34 11.0 7.8-15.4 315 89.0 84.6-92.2
Non-Hispanic Black 141 19 14.6 8.7-23.7 122 85.4 76.3-91.3
Non-Hispanic Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 83 32 34.1 23.6-46.4 51 65.9 53.6-76.4
Education
< High School 91 30 32.1 21.9-44.3 61 67.9 55.7-78.1
High School 117 21 14.0 8.2-22.7 96 86.0 77.3-91.8
> High School 403 41 12.2 8.9-16.5 362 87.8 83.5-91.1
Marital Status
Married 368 41 11.4 8.3-15.6 327 88.6 84.4-91.7
Other 243 51 21.5 15.9-28.3 192 78.5 71.7-84.1
WIC recipient
No 285 26 7.5 4.7-11.7 259 92.5 88.3-95.3
Yes 323 66 22.8 17.8-28.8 257 77.2 71.2-82.2
Medicaid recipient
No 317 34 10.9 7.4-15.6 283 89.1 84.4-92.6
Yes 294 58 20.8 15.8-26.8 236 79.2 73.2-84.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 199 32 18.7 13.6-25.3 167 81.3 74.7-86.4
2500+ grams 412 60 15.5 12.2-19.6 352 84.5 80.4-87.8

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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