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Self-Reported Oral Health Status of Women Aged 18 and Older, by Poverty Status,* 2005-2006

Self-Reported Oral Health Status of Women Aged 18 and Older, by Poverty Status,* 2005-2006
Race/Ethnicity Percent of Women
Excellent/Very Good Good Fair/Poor

*Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $20,444 for a family of four in 2006.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

Total 39.7 30.3 30.0
Less Than 100% of Poverty 24.3 26.8 48.9
100-199% of Poverty 32.3 27.6 40.1
200-299% of Poverty 32.9 36.7 30.8
300% or More of Poverty 49.3 30.4 20.3

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