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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
No teeth Fear/Pain Cost No reason to go Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,603 406 22.0 19.3-25.0 165 9.3 7.3-11.8 394 25.5 22.1-29.2 278 19.7 16.8-23.0 360 23.5 20.3-27.0
GENDER
Male 670 156 20.4 16.6-24.9 56 7.2 4.5-11.3 136 21.7 17.2-27.0 150 23.7 19.2-28.9 172 27.0 22.1-32.5
Female 933 250 23.7 20.0-27.9 109 11.8 9.1-15.1 258 29.7 24.8-35.1 128 15.2 11.9-19.3 188 19.6 16.1-23.7
RACE
White 1,128 321 25.2 21.6-29.0 115 9.7 7.3-12.9 274 26.5 22.2-31.2 176 16.2 13.1-19.9 242 22.4 18.7-26.6
African American 362 67 14.8 10.6-20.1 33 6.6 4.1-10.6 91 24.0 18.0-31.1 82 27.6 21.0-35.5 89 27.0 20.4-34.9
Other Minorities 82 12 16.2 8.1-29.6 15 16.0 6.7-33.4 20 20.8 11.4-35.0 15 26.2 14.0-43.6 20 20.8 11.1-35.5
HISPANIC
Yes 54 6 10.9 3.6-28.6 7 5.0 2.1-11.4 13 27.2 14.0-46.2 13 31.1 15.5-52.7 15 25.8 12.8-45.2
No 1,543 399 22.6 19.8-25.7 158 9.6 7.5-12.2 379 25.4 21.9-29.3 263 19.1 16.2-22.5 344 23.3 20.1-26.8
AGE
18-24 129 0 0.0 . - . 9 5.7 2.4-13.2 57 44.4 30.4-59.3 21 18.4 10.2-31.1 42 31.5 19.3-46.9
25-34 272 0 0.0 . - . 34 12.3 7.6-19.2 110 42.2 33.4-51.5 42 14.8 9.5-22.4 86 30.7 23.3-39.3
35-44 258 10 3.7 1.6- 8.4 45 15.0 10.2-21.6 79 29.2 21.5-38.2 43 17.8 12.2-25.2 81 34.4 26.2-43.5
45-54 254 38 12.6 7.9-19.4 35 11.5 5.7-22.0 68 22.8 16.0-31.4 59 29.1 20.7-39.3 54 24.0 17.1-32.6
55-64 233 104 41.4 32.7-50.7 21 9.3 5.1-16.6 33 15.6 9.6-24.4 41 19.3 12.6-28.4 34 14.3 9.0-22.1
65+ 443 250 56.8 50.1-63.4 21 4.3 2.2- 8.2 44 9.0 6.0-13.1 70 17.8 13.0-23.8 58 12.1 8.5-17.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 434 201 39.7 32.9-46.8 18 2.9 1.4- 6.1 78 22.5 16.5-29.8 77 22.8 16.8-30.1 60 12.2 7.4-19.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 516 116 16.3 12.6-20.8 57 10.1 7.0-14.3 146 29.1 22.8-36.3 97 21.4 16.4-27.5 100 23.1 17.7-29.7
Some Post-H.S. 357 55 16.8 11.8-23.5 55 12.5 8.3-18.5 99 25.0 19.2-31.8 54 15.9 11.1-22.2 94 29.8 23.3-37.2
College Graduate 289 32 9.0 5.4-14.4 35 15.4 8.9-25.2 70 24.2 17.0-33.3 48 15.1 9.9-22.2 104 36.4 28.5-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 275 97 30.8 23.0-39.8 14 4.4 1.9- 9.9 88 34.2 25.3-44.3 41 17.0 11.0-25.5 35 13.6 8.4-21.1
$15,000- 24,999 346 95 25.8 19.7-32.9 28 8.3 4.7-14.4 103 25.1 18.6-33.0 53 22.5 15.6-31.4 67 18.3 12.1-26.5
$25,000- 34,999 242 55 18.8 13.4-25.8 29 11.2 6.8-17.9 67 30.4 22.6-39.4 38 16.9 11.4-24.4 53 22.7 16.2-30.7
$35,000- 49,999 179 23 12.3 7.0-20.6 23 9.9 5.3-17.5 40 24.1 15.7-35.2 33 22.4 14.5-33.0 60 31.3 22.6-41.6
$50,000+ 210 17 10.1 5.7-17.4 36 15.7 8.6-27.0 39 18.6 10.8-30.1 34 12.6 7.2-21.0 84 43.0 33.0-53.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 117 32 23.8 16.2-33.4 13 10.0 5.6-17.4 29 27.0 18.0-38.4 22 20.0 12.3-30.9 21 19.1 12.0-29.0
Cumberland 117 20 14.4 9.1-22.0 13 14.5 6.4-29.8 28 22.4 14.7-32.7 23 18.9 11.6-29.3 33 29.7 21.0-40.3
Durham 100 16 11.5 6.5-19.5 14 15.6 8.9-25.9 28 28.6 19.2-40.4 10 11.6 6.1-21.1 32 32.6 22.6-44.6
Forsyth 101 29 25.1 17.2-35.1 13 13.1 7.3-22.2 21 19.0 12.0-28.7 22 25.4 16.7-36.7 16 17.5 10.6-27.4
Gaston 144 50 30.2 22.7-39.0 14 8.4 4.8-14.3 33 27.8 19.6-37.8 17 12.2 7.4-19.3 30 21.4 14.6-30.4
Guilford 104 22 17.6 11.2-26.6 15 11.3 6.5-19.1 23 17.8 11.4-26.7 21 30.5 20.3-43.0 23 22.7 14.5-33.9
Mecklenburg 78 12 14.0 7.7-24.1 10 11.4 5.7-21.6 18 18.7 11.4-29.0 14 21.5 12.3-35.0 24 34.3 23.7-46.7
New Hanover 102 24 19.4 11.8-30.2 10 6.7 3.2-13.4 29 24.6 15.1-37.4 20 21.0 12.2-33.8 19 28.3 12.6-51.9
Onslow 102 17 16.6 9.5-27.4 11 7.6 3.6-15.1 33 38.5 22.5-57.6 15 13.8 7.6-23.8 26 23.5 14.7-35.4
Wake 84 9 8.7 4.2-17.0 9 8.6 4.1-17.3 24 30.1 19.2-43.9 17 18.7 10.9-30.2 25 33.8 23.0-46.7
Western NC 177 70 35.6 28.3-43.6 8 5.6 2.6-11.3 39 21.1 15.3-28.4 30 18.5 12.8-26.0 30 19.2 13.2-27.0
Piedmont NC 199 60 23.5 17.7-30.5 18 10.2 5.9-17.0 48 30.9 22.9-40.3 34 17.4 11.8-25.0 39 18.0 12.7-24.8
Eastern NC 178 45 20.7 14.7-28.2 17 8.0 4.4-14.1 41 22.4 16.0-30.3 33 22.2 15.4-31.0 42 26.7 18.8-36.6

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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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