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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 A DENTAL OR OTHER HEALTH CARE WORKER TALK WITH YOU ABOUT HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR TEETH AND GUMS?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 959 477 48.9 45.2-52.6 482 51.1 47.4-54.8
Age
< 20 years 46 28 60.2 42.2-75.8 18 39.8 24.2-57.8
20-24 years 209 118 54.1 46.0-61.9 91 45.9 38.1-54.0
25-34 years 537 246 45.9 41.0-50.9 291 54.1 49.1-59.0
35+ years 167 85 47.6 39.1-56.3 82 52.4 43.7-60.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 503 233 45.0 40.1-50.0 270 55.0 50.0-59.9
Non-Hispanic Black 186 84 45.1 36.6-53.8 102 54.9 46.2-63.4
Non-Hispanic Other 59 25 49.1 34.1-64.2 34 50.9 35.8-65.9
Latina 190 123 65.6 57.3-73.1 67 34.4 26.9-42.7
Education
< High School 172 103 59.1 50.0-67.6 69 40.9 32.4-50.0
High School 188 106 54.8 46.3-63.1 82 45.2 36.9-53.7
> High School 598 268 43.9 39.3-48.6 330 56.1 51.4-60.7
Marital Status
Married 584 265 43.8 39.2-48.4 319 56.2 51.6-60.8
Other 375 212 57.0 50.8-63.0 163 43.0 37.0-49.2
WIC recipient
No 553 252 43.3 38.6-48.2 301 56.7 51.8-61.4
Yes 396 221 56.8 50.9-62.6 175 43.2 37.4-49.1
Medicaid recipient
No 591 271 45.5 40.9-50.2 320 54.5 49.8-59.1
Yes 368 206 53.7 47.6-59.8 162 46.3 40.2-52.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 337 178 52.8 47.3-58.2 159 47.2 41.8-52.7
2500+ grams 622 299 48.5 44.5-52.6 323 51.5 47.4-55.5

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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