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2014 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 A DENTAL CLINIC ABOUT A PROBLEM?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 945 820 87.1 84.3-89.4 125 12.9 10.6-15.7
Age
< 20 years 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 208 176 84.3 77.5-89.3 32 15.7 10.7-22.5
25-34 years 526 460 87.8 84.0-90.9 66 12.2 9.1-16.0
35+ years 166 143 87.2 80.1-92.0 23 12.8 8.0-19.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 494 434 88.7 85.1-91.4 60 11.3 8.6-14.9
Non-Hispanic Black 185 146 80.5 72.5-86.6 39 19.5 13.4-27.5
Non-Hispanic Other 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 188 169 88.9 82.1-93.4 19 11.1 6.6-17.9
Education
< High School 171 154 89.2 81.7-93.9 17 10.8 6.1-18.3
High School 187 149 80.5 72.9-86.4 38 19.5 13.6-27.1
> High School 586 516 88.9 85.6-91.6 70 11.1 8.4-14.4
Marital Status
Married 574 507 89.0 85.6-91.6 67 11.0 8.4-14.4
Other 371 313 84.1 78.9-88.2 58 15.9 11.8-21.1
WIC recipient
No 541 485 88.9 85.2-91.7 56 11.1 8.3-14.8
Yes 394 327 84.7 79.9-88.4 67 15.3 11.6-20.1
Medicaid recipient
No 580 516 88.6 85.1-91.3 64 11.4 8.7-14.9
Yes 365 304 85.0 80.0-88.9 61 15.0 11.1-20.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 332 280 83.5 79.0-87.3 52 16.5 12.7-21.0
2500+ grams 613 540 87.4 84.4-89.9 73 12.6 10.1-15.6

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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