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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1549 1154 75.0 72.2-77.6 395 25.0 22.4-27.8
Age
< 20 years 163 126 78.9 69.6-86.0 37 21.1 14.0-30.4
20-24 years 405 290 74.1 68.4-79.1 115 25.9 20.9-31.6
25-34 years 788 595 74.4 70.4-78.0 193 25.6 22.0-29.6
35+ years 193 143 76.2 67.9-83.0 50 23.8 17.0-32.1
Race
White 1067 830 77.1 73.9-80.1 237 22.9 19.9-26.1
Black 418 277 69.9 63.6-75.6 141 30.1 24.4-36.4
Other 64 47 64.1 48.7-77.0 17 35.9 23.0-51.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 169 133 76.6 68.1-83.4 36 23.4 16.6-31.9
No 1380 1021 74.7 71.7-77.5 359 25.3 22.5-28.3
Education
< High School 311 214 69.7 62.9-75.8 97 30.3 24.2-37.1
High School 448 333 73.3 67.7-78.2 115 26.7 21.8-32.3
> High School 787 604 78.4 74.7-81.7 183 21.6 18.3-25.3
Marital Status
Married 953 725 76.4 73.0-79.5 228 23.6 20.5-27.0
Other 596 429 72.8 67.8-77.3 167 27.2 22.7-32.2
Income
14,999 or less 461 320 70.8 65.2-75.9 141 29.2 24.1-34.8
15,000-24,999 242 169 69.9 62.2-76.7 73 30.1 23.3-37.8
25,000-49,999 317 236 75.9 69.8-81.1 81 24.1 18.9-30.2
50,000 or more 414 340 82.7 78.0-86.7 74 17.3 13.3-22.0
WIC recipient
No 784 629 80.4 76.8-83.6 155 19.6 16.4-23.2
Yes 754 517 69.5 65.2-73.6 237 30.5 26.4-34.8
Medicaid recipient
No 711 583 82.2 78.5-85.3 128 17.8 14.7-21.5
Yes 838 571 69.2 65.0-73.0 267 30.8 27.0-35.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 510 73.3 69.9-76.4 185 26.7 23.6-30.1
2500+ grams 854 644 75.2 72.1-78.0 210 24.8 22.0-27.9

#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 02OCT06

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