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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

Oral Health

How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,447 4,046 71.0 68.9-72.9 575 10.6 9.4-11.9 327 8.0 6.8- 9.5 425 8.9 7.7-10.2 74 1.5 1.1- 2.1
Guilford County 373 272 69.8 63.9-75.2 46 14.6 10.6-19.8 23 7.3 4.5-11.6 28 7.1 4.6-10.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2
GENDER
Male 132 86 61.7 51.7-70.8 21 19.6 12.5-29.4 10 7.9 3.8-15.7 13 9.3 5.1-16.4 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1
Female 241 186 76.8 70.2-82.3 25 10.3 6.9-15.2 13 6.8 3.7-12.3 15 5.2 2.9- 9.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
RACE
White 256 206 80.2 74.1-85.2 23 9.7 6.3-14.7 13 5.7 3.1-10.4 13 3.9 2.1- 7.3 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Other 113 64 51.8 40.9-62.6 22 22.8 14.4-34.1 10 10.3 5.0-20.2 14 12.5 7.0-21.2 3 2.5 0.8- 8.2
AGE
18-44 192 130 65.2 56.8-72.7 28 18.6 12.5-26.7 15 8.3 4.7-14.0 17 7.0 4.0-12.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
45+ 178 140 76.1 67.5-83.0 18 10.0 5.9-16.5 7 5.2 1.9-13.0 11 7.3 3.8-13.4 2 1.5 0.3- 6.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 72 56.4 45.8-66.5 24 22.5 14.4-33.4 9 7.8 3.8-15.1 15 12.7 7.3-21.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
Some College + 252 200 76.8 69.8-82.6 22 10.5 6.7-16.1 14 7.1 3.8-13.0 13 4.1 2.1- 7.9 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 124 61.2 52.5-69.4 28 18.2 12.0-26.5 14 9.3 5.0-16.6 22 10.8 6.7-17.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1
$50,000+ 114 96 83.1 74.3-89.3 9 8.0 4.1-15.2 5 4.2 1.7- 9.9 3 3.2 1.0- 9.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 366 264 70.1 64.2-75.5 41 11.4 8.1-15.8 19 5.9 3.3-10.3 40 12.1 8.5-17.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Cumberland 387 275 72.3 65.5-78.2 52 14.0 9.7-19.7 25 5.8 3.8- 8.8 27 6.2 3.8- 9.9 8 1.7 0.8- 3.6
Durham 358 269 73.7 67.6-79.0 39 12.7 8.8-18.0 17 4.5 2.7- 7.7 25 7.1 4.7-10.7 8 2.0 0.9- 4.2
Forsyth 409 322 79.5 74.7-83.5 36 8.7 6.1-12.3 21 5.2 3.2- 8.4 24 5.2 3.3- 8.1 6 1.3 0.6- 3.2
Gaston 385 284 71.9 66.3-77.0 43 11.5 8.3-15.8 25 6.5 4.1-10.4 27 7.7 5.0-11.6 6 2.3 0.9- 5.6
Mecklenburg 394 312 77.3 72.2-81.7 40 11.3 8.2-15.5 20 5.4 3.3- 8.5 21 5.8 3.6- 9.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
New Hanover 368 279 73.6 67.8-78.7 37 9.8 6.7-14.0 17 5.2 3.0- 8.8 30 9.4 6.4-13.7 5 2.0 0.6- 5.9
Onslow 397 301 75.0 67.3-81.3 37 8.7 6.0-12.4 25 10.0 5.0-19.1 32 6.1 4.1- 9.0 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
Wake 399 314 78.9 73.9-83.3 44 10.5 7.5-14.5 17 4.5 2.5- 7.9 21 5.4 3.3- 8.7 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2
Western NC 510 378 72.2 67.4-76.5 43 9.7 7.1-13.1 31 5.8 3.9- 8.7 51 10.9 8.1-14.5 7 1.4 0.5- 3.6
Piedmont NC 568 409 67.5 62.3-72.4 54 9.8 7.2-13.2 44 11.1 8.0-15.3 49 9.7 7.0-13.2 12 1.9 1.0- 3.7
Eastern NC 533 367 67.0 61.8-71.8 63 10.6 7.8-14.2 43 9.6 6.7-13.6 50 10.9 7.9-14.7 10 2.0 1.0- 3.9

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having teeth.
Note: Denominator includes respondents who reported having never been to a dental clinic.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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