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2007 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 1639 1217 75.0 72.2-77.6 422 25.0 22.4-27.8
Age
< 20 years 191 141 76.6 68.0-83.4 50 23.4 16.6-32.0
20-24 years 389 261 66.0 59.9-71.7 128 34.0 28.3-40.1
25-34 years 830 623 76.8 73.0-80.2 207 23.2 19.8-27.0
35+ years 229 192 84.3 77.5-89.4 37 15.7 10.6-22.5
Race
White 1134 881 78.8 75.7-81.6 253 21.2 18.4-24.3
Black 433 287 65.7 59.3-71.6 146 34.3 28.4-40.7
Other 72 49 62.7 47.9-75.4 23 37.3 24.6-52.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 200 162 80.4 73.2-86.1 38 19.6 13.9-26.8
No 1436 1053 74.0 70.9-76.8 383 26.0 23.2-29.1
Education
< High School 322 223 72.3 65.7-78.0 99 27.7 22.0-34.3
High School 446 305 70.9 65.3-75.9 141 29.1 24.1-34.7
> High School 865 686 78.7 75.0-82.0 179 21.3 18.0-25.0
Marital Status
Married 1002 779 78.7 75.4-81.7 223 21.3 18.3-24.6
Other 637 438 69.7 64.9-74.2 199 30.3 25.8-35.1
Income
14,999 or less 441 273 66.0 60.1-71.5 168 34.0 28.5-39.9
15,000-24,999 257 186 70.8 63.2-77.5 71 29.2 22.5-36.8
25,000-49,999 304 230 72.7 65.8-78.6 74 27.3 21.4-34.2
50,000 or more 540 452 85.4 81.4-88.7 88 14.6 11.3-18.6
WIC recipient
No 936 763 82.5 79.2-85.3 173 17.5 14.7-20.8
Yes 691 447 66.1 61.5-70.5 244 33.9 29.5-38.5
Medicaid recipient
No 781 644 83.9 80.4-86.8 137 16.1 13.2-19.6
Yes 858 573 67.5 63.4-71.4 285 32.5 28.6-36.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 754 540 70.6 67.3-73.7 214 29.4 26.3-32.7
2500+ grams 885 677 75.4 72.4-78.2 208 24.6 21.8-27.6

#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.

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