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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I HAD MY TEETH CLEANED BY A DENTIST OR A DENTAL HYGENIST

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 971 462 46.3 42.6-50.0 509 53.7 50.0-57.4
Age
< 20 years 48 26 46.7 30.6-63.6 22 53.3 36.4-69.4
20-24 years 215 124 55.0 47.0-62.7 91 45.0 37.3-53.0
25-34 years 541 239 44.7 39.8-49.7 302 55.3 50.3-60.2
35+ years 167 73 38.6 30.6-47.3 94 61.4 52.7-69.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 509 197 40.1 35.3-45.1 312 59.9 54.9-64.7
Non-Hispanic Black 190 97 47.9 39.4-56.5 93 52.1 43.5-60.6
Non-Hispanic Other 59 28 40.2 26.7-55.4 31 59.8 44.6-73.3
Latina 192 127 63.9 55.4-71.5 65 36.1 28.5-44.6
Education
< High School 178 115 58.4 49.3-66.9 63 41.6 33.1-50.7
High School 191 117 57.6 49.2-65.7 74 42.4 34.3-50.8
> High School 601 230 38.6 34.1-43.2 371 61.4 56.8-65.9
Marital Status
Married 588 233 39.2 34.7-43.8 355 60.8 56.2-65.3
Other 383 229 57.3 51.1-63.3 154 42.7 36.7-48.9
WIC recipient
No 557 212 36.3 31.8-41.0 345 63.7 59.0-68.2
Yes 399 243 60.1 54.1-65.7 156 39.9 34.3-45.9
Medicaid recipient
No 594 241 39.5 35.1-44.2 353 60.5 55.8-64.9
Yes 377 221 55.9 49.8-61.8 156 44.1 38.2-50.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 337 178 54.3 48.8-59.6 159 45.7 40.4-51.2
2500+ grams 634 284 45.6 41.7-49.6 350 54.4 50.4-58.3

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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