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2006 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 1317 966 73.3 70.0-76.3 351 26.7 23.7-30.0
Age
< 20 years 128 102 79.2 68.3-87.1 26 20.8 12.9-31.7
20-24 years 291 200 70.0 63.0-76.2 91 30.0 23.8-37.0
25-34 years 684 501 73.1 68.5-77.2 183 26.9 22.8-31.5
35+ years 214 163 74.6 65.9-81.7 51 25.4 18.3-34.1
Race
White 961 728 76.0 72.4-79.3 233 24.0 20.7-27.6
Black 280 181 64.1 56.3-71.3 99 35.9 28.7-43.7
Other 76 57 77.5 61.9-88.0 19 22.5 12.0-38.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 126 71.2 62.1-78.9 46 28.8 21.1-37.9
No 1145 840 73.7 70.2-76.9 305 26.3 23.1-29.8
Education
< High School 208 144 69.0 60.2-76.7 64 31.0 23.3-39.8
High School 395 266 68.5 62.2-74.1 129 31.5 25.9-37.8
> High School 712 555 77.9 73.8-81.6 157 22.1 18.4-26.2
Marital Status
Married 868 670 76.4 72.6-79.8 198 23.6 20.2-27.4
Other 449 296 68.7 62.8-74.0 153 31.3 26.0-37.2
Income
14,999 or less 352 219 61.6 54.7-68.1 133 38.4 31.9-45.3
15,000-24,999 175 107 63.7 54.1-72.4 68 36.3 27.6-45.9
25,000-49,999 255 193 75.4 68.3-81.4 62 24.6 18.6-31.7
50,000 or more 434 369 86.1 81.6-89.7 65 13.9 10.3-18.4
WIC recipient
No 739 589 80.7 76.8-84.1 150 19.3 15.9-23.2
Yes 568 369 64.7 59.4-69.6 199 35.3 30.4-40.6
Medicaid recipient
No 666 537 82.0 78.1-85.3 129 18.0 14.7-21.9
Yes 651 429 65.6 60.7-70.3 222 34.4 29.7-39.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 583 412 69.8 65.8-73.5 171 30.2 26.5-34.2
2500+ grams 734 554 73.6 70.1-76.8 180 26.4 23.2-29.9

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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