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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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
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
GENDER
Male 197 132 60.6 52.2-68.5 15 9.4 5.3-16.1 21 14.3 9.3-21.4 24 13.5 8.6-20.7 5 2.2 0.8- 5.5
Female 371 277 72.8 66.2-78.5 39 10.1 7.1-14.0 23 8.7 5.2-14.2 25 6.7 4.3-10.3 7 1.8 0.7- 4.2
RACE
White 475 356 69.5 63.6-74.8 40 8.9 6.2-12.7 33 10.1 6.8-14.8 38 9.8 6.8-14.0 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4
Other 85 48 57.4 44.6-69.2 12 13.4 7.1-23.9 10 15.9 8.5-27.8 11 9.5 4.8-18.0 4 3.9 1.2-11.4
AGE
18-44 274 189 65.2 57.9-71.8 32 10.5 7.1-15.4 20 10.8 6.7-17.0 31 12.5 8.2-18.4 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0
45+ 291 218 70.5 63.3-76.7 22 9.1 5.5-14.6 23 10.7 6.8-16.4 18 6.8 4.0-11.3 10 2.9 1.4- 6.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 273 169 57.1 49.7-64.2 31 9.9 6.6-14.6 28 15.0 9.9-22.1 34 14.2 9.6-20.4 11 3.8 2.0- 7.1
Some College + 294 240 78.4 71.3-84.2 23 9.6 6.0-15.2 15 6.9 3.6-12.6 15 5.0 2.9- 8.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 321 217 62.5 55.7-68.8 32 9.2 6.2-13.5 27 12.2 8.1-18.1 36 13.2 9.0-19.0 9 2.8 1.3- 5.7
$50,000+ 150 126 79.1 68.0-87.1 14 11.6 6.3-20.6 5 5.9 2.0-16.3 5 3.3 1.3- 8.0 0 0.0 . - .
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
Guilford 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
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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