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2015 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 888 403 46.9 43.0-51.0 485 53.1 49.0-57.0
Age
< 20 years 42 16 39.4 23.0-58.7 26 60.6 41.3-77.0
20-24 years 155 77 50.3 40.7-59.9 78 49.7 40.1-59.3
25-34 years 524 238 47.2 42.2-52.4 286 52.8 47.6-57.8
35+ years 167 72 44.7 36.0-53.7 95 55.3 46.3-64.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 203 44.2 39.0-49.5 280 55.8 50.5-61.0
Non-Hispanic Black 205 87 39.6 31.2-48.6 118 60.4 51.4-68.8
Non-Hispanic Other 63 26 45.9 31.8-60.7 37 54.1 39.3-68.2
Latina 121 78 63.5 53.0-72.9 43 36.5 27.1-47.0
Education
< High School 118 63 54.4 43.1-65.3 55 45.6 34.7-56.9
High School 167 89 55.1 45.9-64.1 78 44.9 35.9-54.1
> High School 597 249 42.3 37.7-47.1 348 57.7 52.9-62.3
Marital Status
Married 594 256 44.8 40.1-49.6 338 55.2 50.4-59.9
Other 294 147 50.8 43.6-58.0 147 49.2 42.0-56.4
WIC recipient
No 538 221 42.7 37.8-47.7 317 57.3 52.3-62.2
Yes 338 175 51.6 45.0-58.1 163 48.4 41.9-55.0
Medicaid recipient
No 553 225 41.8 37.0-46.7 328 58.2 53.3-63.0
Yes 335 178 54.3 47.6-60.9 157 45.7 39.1-52.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 316 144 45.9 40.5-51.5 172 54.1 48.5-59.5
2500+ grams 572 259 47.0 42.8-51.4 313 53.0 48.6-57.2

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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