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2008 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 1344 1003 74.5 71.7-77.1 341 25.5 22.9-28.3
Age
< 20 years 145 100 71.3 61.9-79.1 45 28.7 20.9-38.1
20-24 years 318 223 68.4 62.1-74.0 95 31.6 26.0-37.9
25-34 years 677 516 76.4 72.6-79.8 161 23.6 20.2-27.4
35+ years 204 164 80.5 73.7-85.9 40 19.5 14.1-26.3
Race
White 952 723 75.6 72.4-78.5 229 24.4 21.5-27.6
Black 326 235 73.8 67.8-79.1 91 26.2 20.9-32.2
Other 66 45 59.8 45.5-72.5 21 40.2 27.5-54.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 187 144 79.4 72.1-85.2 43 20.6 14.8-27.9
No 1156 858 73.5 70.5-76.4 298 26.5 23.6-29.5
Education
< High School 262 172 67.6 60.8-73.7 90 32.4 26.3-39.2
High School 368 248 67.8 62.0-73.1 120 32.2 26.9-38.0
> High School 710 580 81.1 77.7-84.1 130 18.9 15.9-22.3
Marital Status
Married 811 644 78.1 74.7-81.2 167 21.9 18.8-25.3
Other 533 359 69.3 64.6-73.6 174 30.7 26.4-35.4
Income
14,999 or less 372 241 66.6 60.7-72.0 131 33.4 28.0-39.3
15,000-24,999 175 123 71.1 62.9-78.1 52 28.9 21.9-37.1
25,000-49,999 261 190 71.5 65.0-77.3 71 28.5 22.7-35.0
50,000 or more 432 368 84.3 80.0-87.7 64 15.7 12.3-20.0
WIC recipient
No 727 602 81.9 78.5-84.8 125 18.1 15.2-21.5
Yes 610 395 66.4 61.9-70.5 215 33.6 29.5-38.1
Medicaid recipient
No 623 520 82.2 78.6-85.4 103 17.8 14.6-21.4
Yes 721 483 68.1 64.0-71.9 238 31.9 28.1-36.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 439 317 70.5 66.0-74.6 122 29.5 25.4-34.0
2500+ grams 905 686 74.8 71.8-77.6 219 25.2 22.4-28.2

#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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