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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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%)
North Carolina 14,873 10,059 67.5 66.6-68.5 1,605 10.9 10.3-11.6 1,067 7.4 6.9- 8.0 1,993 12.9 12.2-13.6 149 1.2 1.0- 1.5
-Alamance County 399 271 68.1 62.5-73.2 47 10.8 7.9-14.5 25 6.6 4.1-10.5 52 13.6 9.9-18.4 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6
GENDER
Male 122 87 68.6 58.1-77.4 9 6.3 3.2-12.2 9 8.8 4.2-17.6 16 15.5 9.0-25.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
Female 277 184 67.8 61.4-73.5 38 14.0 9.9-19.3 16 5.0 2.9- 8.5 36 12.3 8.6-17.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5
RACE
White 312 211 68.9 62.8-74.4 39 11.8 8.4-16.4 20 6.5 3.8-11.0 40 12.2 8.7-16.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
Other 85 58 64.9 51.3-76.4 8 7.7 3.5-16.1 5 7.1 2.6-18.1 12 18.4 9.3-33.1 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2
AGE
18-44 142 103 72.2 62.6-80.1 16 8.7 5.1-14.6 7 5.3 2.4-11.1 14 12.7 6.9-22.4 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9
45+ 256 167 65.0 57.9-71.4 31 12.3 8.4-17.6 18 7.7 4.2-13.6 38 14.3 10.1-19.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 117 58.4 50.1-66.2 30 14.5 9.9-20.9 16 7.9 4.6-13.1 32 17.6 11.6-25.8 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3
Some College + 200 154 77.6 70.0-83.7 17 7.2 4.2-12.0 8 5.2 2.1-12.3 20 9.8 6.1-15.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 153 62.4 54.9-69.4 29 10.4 7.0-15.3 17 7.3 4.3-12.3 41 18.3 12.8-25.4 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4
$50,000+ 81 65 76.6 63.5-86.0 8 9.6 4.5-19.1 3 5.7 1.3-21.7 5 8.1 3.3-18.3 0 0.0 . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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