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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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This question is about the care of your teeth during your most recent pregnancy. DID YOU HAVE INSURANCE TO COVER DENTAL CARE DURING YOUR PREGNANCY?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 958 384 39.3 35.7-43.0 574 60.7 57.0-64.3
Age
< 20 years 46 17 37.1 22.2-54.9 29 62.9 45.1-77.8
20-24 years 208 98 44.9 37.1-52.9 110 55.1 47.1-62.9
25-34 years 536 210 40.4 35.6-45.4 326 59.6 54.6-64.4
35+ years 168 59 28.6 21.7-36.7 109 71.4 63.3-78.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 502 157 32.3 27.7-37.2 345 67.7 62.8-72.3
Non-Hispanic Black 188 61 32.3 24.7-40.9 127 67.7 59.1-75.3
Non-Hispanic Other 58 20 35.1 22.0-50.9 38 64.9 49.1-78.0
Latina 189 139 70.9 62.6-78.0 50 29.1 22.0-37.4
Education
< High School 172 111 59.9 50.6-68.6 61 40.1 31.4-49.4
High School 189 87 43.4 35.3-52.0 102 56.6 48.0-64.7
> High School 596 186 32.0 27.8-36.5 410 68.0 63.5-72.2
Marital Status
Married 584 201 34.3 30.0-38.9 383 65.7 61.1-70.0
Other 374 183 47.3 41.2-53.5 191 52.7 46.5-58.8
WIC recipient
No 555 190 34.2 29.8-39.0 365 65.8 61.0-70.2
Yes 393 191 46.7 40.8-52.7 202 53.3 47.3-59.2
Medicaid recipient
No 590 227 36.7 32.3-41.3 363 63.3 58.7-67.7
Yes 368 157 43.1 37.1-49.2 211 56.9 50.8-62.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 337 141 41.0 35.8-46.5 196 59.0 53.5-64.2
2500+ grams 621 243 39.2 35.3-43.2 378 60.8 56.8-64.7

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.

This page was generated on 27JAN17

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