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2005 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 997 584 56.0 52.2-59.9 413 44.0 40.1-47.8
Age
< 20 years 95 66 70.3 57.2-80.8 29 29.7 19.2-42.8
20-24 years 244 173 62.9 54.7-70.4 71 37.1 29.6-45.3
25-34 years 502 270 53.0 47.6-58.3 232 47.0 41.7-52.4
35+ years 156 75 45.1 35.5-55.1 81 54.9 44.9-64.5
Race
White 714 384 52.2 47.7-56.6 330 47.8 43.4-52.3
Black 245 172 66.5 57.8-74.2 73 33.5 25.8-42.2
Other 38 28 77.8 56.4-90.4 10 22.2 9.6-43.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 104 81.6 72.3-88.4 21 18.4 11.6-27.7
No 872 480 51.3 47.1-55.5 392 48.7 44.5-52.9
Education
< High School 191 142 71.8 63.1-79.1 49 28.2 20.9-36.9
High School 286 202 67.7 60.1-74.5 84 32.3 25.5-39.9
> High School 518 239 43.8 38.7-49.1 279 56.2 50.9-61.3
Marital Status
Married 637 331 48.4 43.7-53.0 306 51.6 47.0-56.3
Other 360 253 70.0 63.2-75.9 107 30.0 24.1-36.8
Income
14,999 or less 289 204 70.7 63.4-77.2 85 29.3 22.8-36.6
15,000-24,999 153 106 68.5 58.1-77.3 47 31.5 22.7-41.9
25,000-49,999 178 101 52.2 43.4-60.8 77 47.8 39.2-56.6
50,000 or more 290 103 30.9 24.9-37.6 187 69.1 62.4-75.1
WIC recipient
No 543 270 46.5 41.4-51.6 273 53.5 48.4-58.6
Yes 446 309 68.0 62.0-73.4 137 32.0 26.6-38.0
Medicaid recipient
No 462 194 37.9 32.8-43.4 268 62.1 56.6-67.2
Yes 535 390 71.9 66.6-76.6 145 28.1 23.4-33.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 452 295 66.6 62.3-70.7 157 33.4 29.3-37.7
2500+ grams 545 289 55.1 50.9-59.3 256 44.9 40.7-49.1

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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 25JUN07

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