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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

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 6,046 4,280 68.3 66.4-70.2 657 11.4 10.1-12.8 416 7.9 6.8- 9.0 556 10.0 8.8-11.2 137 2.5 1.9- 3.1
Pitt County 386 262 64.7 58.7-70.3 47 13.7 10.3-18.0 24 8.0 5.0-12.4 43 11.4 8.2-15.6 10 2.2 1.1- 4.5
GENDER
Male 146 93 59.3 50.6-67.4 22 16.9 11.9-23.3 15 12.2 7.0-20.4 13 9.4 5.4-16.0 3 2.2 0.7- 6.7
Female 240 169 70.0 61.9-77.0 25 10.6 6.4-17.0 9 3.8 1.9- 7.6 30 13.3 8.9-19.5 7 2.3 0.9- 5.4
RACE
White 275 211 75.1 68.3-80.8 29 10.5 7.0-15.6 14 6.6 3.6-11.8 18 6.9 4.2-11.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9
Other 111 51 41.4 31.9-51.6 18 20.8 14.0-29.7 10 10.9 5.3-21.2 25 21.5 14.2-31.3 7 5.4 2.3-12.2
AGE
18-44 212 145 62.8 55.2-69.8 27 16.9 12.0-23.2 14 7.0 3.9-12.2 25 12.7 8.4-18.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
45+ 171 117 68.5 58.6-77.0 20 9.4 5.6-15.2 9 8.6 3.9-17.7 16 9.0 5.1-15.2 9 4.6 2.1- 9.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 68 47.6 37.7-57.6 18 13.9 7.4-24.5 13 12.8 7.1-22.2 27 19.6 13.1-28.4 10 6.1 3.0-12.2
Some College + 248 192 74.4 66.8-80.8 29 13.6 8.9-20.3 11 5.2 2.6-10.3 16 6.8 3.9-11.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 124 56.9 48.2-65.2 27 16.9 10.8-25.3 18 10.9 6.4-17.9 26 13.6 8.9-20.0 4 1.8 0.5- 5.6
$50,000+ 99 88 86.8 75.7-93.3 4 5.5 2.0-14.2 3 5.2 1.5-16.8 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 362 257 69.8 64.0-75.1 43 12.9 9.2-17.8 23 5.6 3.5- 8.8 31 8.9 6.1-12.8 8 2.7 1.2- 5.9
Forsyth 434 340 78.9 74.1-83.1 41 9.2 6.5-12.8 19 4.7 2.8- 7.7 31 6.4 4.2- 9.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8
Guilford 387 283 69.4 62.8-75.2 39 9.4 6.5-13.3 31 11.3 7.1-17.4 26 7.5 4.6-11.9 8 2.5 1.0- 6.2
Henderson/Transylvania 419 303 68.0 61.1-74.2 50 10.7 7.8-14.4 25 7.3 4.7-11.2 36 10.4 6.9-15.5 5 3.5 0.7-15.6
Mecklenburg 413 316 69.6 63.3-75.2 35 10.8 6.7-16.9 26 7.2 4.7-10.9 28 9.1 5.8-14.0 8 3.4 1.5- 7.5
Orange 430 319 68.7 59.8-76.4 46 11.6 8.0-16.7 29 11.5 5.1-24.1 29 6.5 4.3- 9.7 7 1.7 0.6- 4.2
Randolph 358 248 68.8 61.6-75.2 43 10.5 7.5-14.6 33 9.3 6.3-13.5 30 10.4 6.2-17.0 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Robeson 384 229 55.9 49.2-62.4 51 13.9 9.4-20.2 33 11.5 7.6-17.1 54 13.6 9.6-18.8 17 5.0 2.9- 8.7
Wake 415 324 75.5 69.7-80.5 36 7.4 5.0-10.6 27 9.7 6.1-14.9 22 4.9 3.0- 7.9 6 2.5 1.0- 6.4
Western NC 568 377 66.3 61.5-70.8 51 9.0 6.5-12.4 49 8.5 6.2-11.6 74 13.8 10.7-17.7 17 2.3 1.3- 4.1
Piedmont NC 787 555 68.3 64.1-72.3 85 11.6 9.1-14.7 44 6.6 4.7- 9.3 82 11.1 8.6-14.3 21 2.3 1.4- 3.7
Eastern NC 703 467 65.2 60.7-69.5 90 13.9 10.8-17.8 53 8.1 5.9-10.9 70 10.2 7.8-13.3 23 2.5 1.6- 4.0

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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