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2015 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 879 732 82.3 78.8-85.2 147 17.7 14.8-21.2
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 154 126 81.1 72.6-87.5 28 18.9 12.5-27.4
25-34 years 518 427 81.5 76.9-85.4 91 18.5 14.6-23.1
35+ years 165 145 86.9 79.6-91.9 20 13.1 8.1-20.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 481 406 82.4 77.7-86.3 75 17.6 13.7-22.3
Non-Hispanic Black 201 163 78.8 70.2-85.5 38 21.2 14.5-29.8
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 118 97 84.0 74.7-90.4 21 16.0 9.6-25.3
Education
< High School 115 88 76.6 65.5-85.0 27 23.4 15.0-34.5
High School 166 134 76.3 67.1-83.6 32 23.7 16.4-32.9
> High School 592 504 85.6 81.9-88.6 88 14.4 11.4-18.1
Marital Status
Married 587 506 85.3 81.2-88.6 81 14.7 11.4-18.8
Other 292 226 76.9 70.4-82.4 66 23.1 17.6-29.6
WIC recipient
No 533 468 87.8 83.9-90.8 65 12.2 9.2-16.1
Yes 334 254 75.9 69.8-81.1 80 24.1 18.9-30.2
Medicaid recipient
No 546 483 89.9 86.6-92.5 63 10.1 7.5-13.4
Yes 333 249 71.4 64.8-77.2 84 28.6 22.8-35.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 311 255 82.0 77.3-85.9 56 18.0 14.1-22.7
2500+ grams 568 477 82.3 78.6-85.5 91 17.7 14.5-21.4

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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 26OCT17

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