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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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What is the main reason you have not visited the dentist in the past year?

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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%)
North Carolina 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
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
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

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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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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