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Table 1 Weighted estimates for gingivitis prevalence in 12-year-old Puerto Ricans by regiona, 2011

From: Prevalence of gingivitis and calculus in 12-year-old Puerto Ricans: a cross-sectional study

      Gingivitis Limited Gingivitis Extensive Gingivitis BOP% Sitesc
Region N % N Wtb N Wt N% % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI Mean SE 95% CI
North 165 10.40 297 18.73 72.68 (60.73–84.64) 20.30 (12.47–28.14) 52.38 (38.43–66.32) 14.77 1.351 (11.89–17.65)
East 129 8.13 69 4.35 72.36 (56.75–87.97) 31.69 (22.31–41.08) 40.67 (26.14–55.19) 12.01 1.466 (8.69–15.33)
Metropolitan 363 22.89 581 36.63 89.16 (84.04–94.28) 15.60 (10.55–20.66) 73.56 (66.41–80.70) 21.20 1.186 (18.77–23.62)
San Juan 163 10.28 164 10.34 76.75 (66.13–87.37) 21.07 (9.55–32.59) 55.68 (42.75–68.61) 18.69 3.093 (12.06–25.33)
Central 222 14.00 243 15.32 73.26 (61.33–85.20) 19.12 (12.89–25.36) 54.14 (41.20–67.08) 16.17 2.245 (11.41–20.93)
Southeast 143 9.02 67 4.22 74.07 (67.44–80.70) 24.74 (13.94–35.53) 49.34 (39.53–59.14) 14.21 1.234 (11.42–17.00)
Ponce 68 4.29 29 1.83 77.86 (58.11–97.60) 22.35 (15.94–28.75) 55.51 (34.90–76.12) 14.15 2.526 (7.66–20.64)
Southwest 82 5.17 13 0.82 74.86 (67.13–82.59) 26.67 (17.02–36.32) 48.19 (31.84–64.54) 14.46 2.690 (6.99–21.93)
West 78 4.92 47 2.96 80.40 (67.90–92.90) 23.32 (13.47–33.18) 57.07 (38.74–75.41) 17.00 1.987 (12.42–21.58)
Northwest 77 4.85 46 2.90 92.61 (82.67–100.00) 29.06 (7.47–50.65) 63.55 (42.36–84.74) 16.75 1.605 (12.95–20.54)
Northeast 96 6.05 30 1.89 83.87 (61.80–100.00) 20.08 (12.60–27.56) 63.79 (36.94–90.65) 18.97 3.215 (11.10–26.83)
Total PR 1,586 100 1,586 100 80.41 (76.60–84.21) 19.59 (16.77–22.42) 60.81 (56.03–65.59) 17.79 0.755 (16.30–19.29)
  1. aPuerto Rico health administrative regions, as in 1997
  2. bweighted
  3. cpercentage of bleeding on probing sites