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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 NEED TO SEE A DENTIST FOR A PROBLEM?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 950 762 80.4 77.1-83.2 188 19.6 16.8-22.9
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 209 156 73.7 66.0-80.2 53 26.3 19.8-34.0
25-34 years 529 434 81.7 77.4-85.4 95 18.3 14.6-22.6
35+ years 166 135 84.3 76.8-89.7 31 15.7 10.3-23.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 497 410 82.8 78.6-86.3 87 17.2 13.7-21.4
Non-Hispanic Black 186 132 72.3 63.8-79.5 54 27.7 20.5-36.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 188 155 82.3 74.7-88.0 33 17.7 12.0-25.3
Education
< High School 172 133 76.4 67.7-83.3 39 23.6 16.7-32.3
High School 186 130 71.1 62.7-78.2 56 28.9 21.8-37.3
> High School 591 498 84.9 81.2-88.0 93 15.1 12.0-18.8
Marital Status
Married 579 476 81.8 77.8-85.3 103 18.2 14.7-22.2
Other 371 286 78.0 72.3-82.8 85 22.0 17.2-27.7
WIC recipient
No 546 465 84.3 80.2-87.7 81 15.7 12.3-19.8
Yes 395 289 74.6 69.1-79.4 106 25.4 20.6-30.9
Medicaid recipient
No 582 498 85.1 81.3-88.2 84 14.9 11.8-18.7
Yes 368 264 73.6 67.8-78.6 104 26.4 21.4-32.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 334 257 75.9 70.8-80.3 77 24.1 19.7-29.2
2500+ grams 616 505 80.7 77.2-83.8 111 19.3 16.2-22.8

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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