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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Nationwide

Oral Health

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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%)
All Participants 52,102 36,927 70.6 70.0-71.2 5,726 11.5 11.0-11.9 3,877 7.6 7.3- 8.0 5,359 9.9 9.5-10.2 213 0.5 0.4- 0.6
Arizona 3,130 2,052 66.9 64.5-69.3 428 13.5 11.8-15.4 271 9.0 7.6-10.8 360 9.5 8.3-11.0 19 1.0 0.5- 1.9
Idaho 4,714 3,037 65.4 63.8-67.0 622 13.7 12.5-15.0 477 9.7 8.8-10.8 559 10.8 9.9-11.9 19 0.3 0.2- 0.5
Iowa 3,428 2,417 71.4 69.6-73.1 352 10.4 9.2-11.8 236 6.7 5.8- 7.7 413 11.2 10.0-12.4 10 0.3 0.2- 0.7
Missouri 4,133 2,667 66.8 64.8-68.7 495 12.7 11.4-14.2 327 7.5 6.4- 8.6 625 12.7 11.5-14.1 19 0.3 0.2- 0.7
Nebraska 3,458 2,543 74.0 72.3-75.6 337 9.4 8.4-10.6 206 6.2 5.3- 7.2 356 9.8 8.7-11.0 16 0.5 0.3- 0.9
New Hampshire 3,941 3,030 76.4 74.8-77.9 351 9.5 8.5-10.6 216 5.7 4.9- 6.6 327 7.8 6.9- 8.8 17 0.6 0.3- 1.0
North Carolina 6,033 4,314 69.4 67.5-71.2 632 10.7 9.6-11.9 415 8.0 6.9- 9.4 648 11.5 10.2-12.8 24 0.4 0.2- 0.8
North Dakota 2,454 1,745 70.4 68.3-72.3 278 11.7 10.4-13.2 220 9.5 8.2-10.8 202 8.1 7.0- 9.3 9 0.4 0.2- 0.7
Pennsylvania 3,568 2,573 70.9 69.2-72.7 384 11.4 10.2-12.7 245 7.3 6.4- 8.4 348 9.9 8.8-11.0 18 0.5 0.3- 0.8
Rhode Island 3,904 2,898 72.2 70.5-73.9 385 10.3 9.2-11.6 254 7.0 6.1- 8.0 347 9.6 8.5-10.8 20 0.8 0.5- 1.5
South Carolina 3,037 2,184 70.6 68.6-72.5 328 11.7 10.4-13.3 198 6.9 5.9- 8.0 307 10.1 8.9-11.5 20 0.7 0.4- 1.1
Virginia 2,838 2,044 72.0 70.1-73.9 319 11.8 10.4-13.2 221 7.4 6.4- 8.5 244 8.4 7.3- 9.6 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Washington 4,122 2,877 69.6 67.9-71.2 460 11.3 10.2-12.6 374 9.2 8.3-10.3 405 9.7 8.7-10.7 6 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Wisconsin 3,342 2,546 76.3 74.6-78.0 355 10.5 9.3-11.8 217 6.6 5.6- 7.7 218 6.4 5.5- 7.4 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6

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+ Only participating states or terretories are presented here.

#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.

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