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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 13,315 9,305 68.9 67.9-69.9 1,398 10.6 9.9-11.3 902 7.0 6.5- 7.6 1,390 10.6 9.9-11.3 320 2.9 2.5- 3.4
-Cabarrus County 376 265 68.7 63.0-73.9 42 10.8 7.8-14.8 25 7.0 4.4-10.9 35 11.0 7.6-15.6 9 2.5 1.2- 5.3
GENDER
Male 140 100 68.8 59.4-76.8 12 8.6 4.7-15.3 10 8.2 4.1-15.7 17 13.8 8.3-22.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5
Female 236 165 68.6 61.6-74.9 30 12.8 8.8-18.2 15 5.9 3.5-10.0 18 8.4 5.1-13.5 8 4.2 1.9- 9.2
RACE
White 311 228 71.9 65.8-77.3 32 10.6 7.3-15.1 18 5.1 3.1- 8.2 28 11.2 7.4-16.5 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
Other 62 35 55.1 40.8-68.7 9 11.3 5.3-22.2 7 15.1 6.7-30.7 7 10.8 4.9-22.1 4 7.6 2.6-20.2
AGE
18-44 177 127 70.2 62.0-77.3 22 10.0 6.5-15.2 11 6.9 3.6-12.7 12 9.4 5.1-16.6 5 3.5 1.4- 8.9
45+ 199 138 67.1 59.0-74.3 20 11.6 7.2-18.2 14 7.2 3.8-13.2 23 12.7 8.2-19.3 4 1.4 0.5- 4.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 89 52.4 43.5-61.2 22 14.1 8.9-21.5 17 12.3 7.1-20.4 23 16.6 10.8-24.6 6 4.6 1.9-10.8
Some College + 218 176 81.2 74.6-86.4 19 8.0 5.0-12.5 8 3.1 1.5- 6.3 12 6.8 3.5-12.9 3 0.9 0.3- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 110 59.7 50.6-68.1 21 11.8 7.5-18.1 14 9.2 4.8-16.9 20 16.0 10.0-24.5 7 3.4 1.5- 7.5
$50,000+ 114 95 83.6 74.8-89.7 7 5.4 2.4-11.5 7 5.1 2.4-10.6 5 5.9 2.3-14.3 0 0.0 . - .

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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 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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