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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 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 966 160 16.0 13.5-18.9 806 84.0 81.1-86.5
Age
< 20 years 47 13 27.9 15.2-45.5 34 72.1 54.5-84.8
20-24 years 212 42 20.7 15.0-27.9 170 79.3 72.1-85.0
25-34 years 539 84 14.7 11.6-18.6 455 85.3 81.4-88.4
35+ years 168 21 9.5 5.6-15.8 147 90.5 84.2-94.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 506 51 9.8 7.2-13.2 455 90.2 86.8-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 190 37 20.6 14.4-28.7 153 79.4 71.3-85.6
Non-Hispanic Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 190 59 28.9 22.1-36.8 131 71.1 63.2-77.9
Education
< High School 173 55 27.6 20.5-36.0 118 72.4 64.0-79.5
High School 190 35 19.3 13.5-27.0 155 80.7 73.0-86.5
> High School 602 70 11.5 8.9-14.8 532 88.5 85.2-91.1
Marital Status
Married 587 71 11.4 8.8-14.6 516 88.6 85.4-91.2
Other 379 89 23.2 18.5-28.8 290 76.8 71.2-81.5
WIC recipient
No 559 76 14.3 11.2-18.1 483 85.7 81.9-88.8
Yes 397 84 18.9 14.8-23.8 313 81.1 76.2-85.2
Medicaid recipient
No 594 91 14.9 11.9-18.6 503 85.1 81.4-88.1
Yes 372 69 17.6 13.4-22.6 303 82.4 77.4-86.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 338 61 18.5 14.6-23.2 277 81.5 76.8-85.4
2500+ grams 628 99 15.8 13.1-19.0 529 84.2 81.0-86.9

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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