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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Oral Health

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,034 3,408 54.7 52.7-56.7 2,626 45.3 43.3-47.3
GENDER
Male 2,317 1,373 57.2 54.1-60.2 944 42.8 39.8-45.9
Female 3,717 2,035 52.5 49.9-55.0 1,682 47.5 45.0-50.1
RACE
White 4,585 2,514 53.6 51.4-55.9 2,071 46.4 44.1-48.6
African American 1,100 694 59.9 55.4-64.2 406 40.1 35.8-44.6
Other Minorities 258 145 51.3 41.7-60.7 113 48.7 39.3-58.3
HISPANIC
Yes 170 95 47.3 35.5-59.3 75 52.7 40.7-64.5
No 5,850 3,307 55.0 53.0-57.0 2,543 45.0 43.0-47.0
AGE
18-24 530 350 59.1 52.1-65.8 180 40.9 34.2-47.9
25-34 1,132 746 60.7 56.1-65.2 386 39.3 34.8-43.9
35-44 1,253 863 69.0 64.9-72.7 390 31.0 27.3-35.1
45-54 1,112 704 60.7 55.5-65.6 408 39.3 34.4-44.5
55-64 800 407 49.4 44.4-54.4 393 50.6 45.6-55.6
65+ 1,153 310 25.3 21.8-29.2 843 74.7 70.8-78.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 801 263 30.7 26.1-35.8 538 69.3 64.2-73.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,800 983 55.0 51.5-58.5 817 45.0 41.5-48.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,559 922 59.8 56.2-63.3 637 40.2 36.7-43.8
College Graduate 1,856 1,234 63.8 60.2-67.3 622 36.2 32.7-39.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 569 183 33.7 28.0-40.1 386 66.3 59.9-72.0
$15,000- 24,999 989 406 37.2 32.6-42.0 583 62.8 58.0-67.4
$25,000- 34,999 864 471 56.3 51.4-61.2 393 43.7 38.8-48.6
$35,000- 49,999 952 660 66.6 62.1-70.8 292 33.4 29.2-37.9
$50,000+ 1,571 1,179 72.6 68.7-76.2 392 27.4 23.8-31.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 407 204 50.1 44.6-55.7 203 49.9 44.3-55.4
Cumberland 419 262 60.8 51.7-69.3 157 39.2 30.7-48.3
Durham 388 234 63.2 56.9-69.0 154 36.8 31.0-43.1
Forsyth 450 274 65.8 60.7-70.5 176 34.2 29.5-39.3
Gaston 459 237 53.4 48.2-58.5 222 46.6 41.5-51.8
Guilford 400 239 61.7 56.2-67.0 161 38.3 33.0-43.8
Mecklenburg 418 283 67.6 62.3-72.6 135 32.4 27.4-37.7
New Hanover 398 219 53.8 46.9-60.6 179 46.2 39.4-53.1
Onslow 428 291 66.7 58.6-73.8 137 33.3 26.2-41.4
Wake 415 258 63.1 57.5-68.3 157 36.9 31.7-42.5
Western NC 600 273 46.3 41.8-50.8 327 53.7 49.2-58.2
Piedmont NC 651 345 54.3 49.4-59.0 306 45.7 41.0-50.6
Eastern NC 601 289 46.7 41.8-51.6 312 53.3 48.4-58.2

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#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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