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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 1004 730 71.9 68.2-75.3 274 28.1 24.7-31.8
Age
< 20 years 95 71 76.6 63.9-85.8 24 23.4 14.2-36.1
20-24 years 247 161 62.2 54.0-69.7 86 37.8 30.3-46.0
25-34 years 507 371 73.6 68.6-78.1 136 26.4 21.9-31.4
35+ years 155 127 79.1 69.6-86.3 28 20.9 13.7-30.4
Race
White 718 525 72.4 68.1-76.2 193 27.6 23.8-31.9
Black 246 174 69.6 61.0-77.1 72 30.4 22.9-39.0
Other 40 31 73.8 53.3-87.4 9 26.2 12.6-46.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 94 73.9 63.7-82.0 31 26.1 18.0-36.3
No 879 636 71.5 67.5-75.1 243 28.5 24.9-32.5
Education
< High School 193 134 68.2 59.5-75.8 59 31.8 24.2-40.5
High School 289 206 72.5 65.2-78.8 83 27.5 21.2-34.8
> High School 520 389 73.3 68.3-77.8 131 26.7 22.2-31.7
Marital Status
Married 642 493 76.7 72.5-80.4 149 23.3 19.6-27.5
Other 362 237 63.2 56.2-69.6 125 36.8 30.4-43.8
Income
14,999 or less 292 192 65.8 58.3-72.5 100 34.2 27.5-41.7
15,000-24,999 156 103 65.8 55.3-74.9 53 34.2 25.1-44.7
25,000-49,999 177 128 71.1 62.4-78.5 49 28.9 21.5-37.6
50,000 or more 291 234 79.4 73.2-84.5 57 20.6 15.5-26.8
WIC recipient
No 547 434 77.8 73.2-81.8 113 22.2 18.2-26.8
Yes 449 292 64.5 58.5-70.0 157 35.5 30.0-41.5
Medicaid recipient
No 466 364 75.6 70.5-80.0 102 24.4 20.0-29.5
Yes 538 366 68.6 63.2-73.5 172 31.4 26.5-36.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 455 331 72.5 68.2-76.4 124 27.5 23.6-31.8
2500+ grams 549 399 71.8 67.8-75.5 150 28.2 24.5-32.2

~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.

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