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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 331 230 65.4 58.6-71.6 22 6.0 3.7- 9.6 24 8.1 5.1-12.5 43 14.3 10.3-19.5 12 6.3 2.7-13.8
GENDER
Male 134 92 61.7 51.1-71.3 6 5.3 2.3-11.8 13 10.4 5.8-18.1 18 13.8 8.3-22.1 5 8.7 3.0-23.0
Female 197 138 69.6 61.9-76.4 16 6.8 3.9-11.4 11 5.3 2.7-10.3 25 14.8 9.8-21.7 7 3.5 1.5- 7.8
RACE
White 301 221 71.1 64.0-77.4 19 6.0 3.6-10.0 18 5.9 3.5-10.0 34 11.8 8.2-16.7 9 5.1 1.7-14.0
Other 28 8 18.2 8.3-35.4 3 6.1 1.6-20.3 5 22.9 9.0-47.0 9 36.1 18.0-59.2 3 16.7 5.1-43.0
AGE
18-44 142 91 57.6 47.1-67.5 10 4.5 2.3- 8.7 13 10.3 5.6-18.0 22 17.6 11.3-26.3 6 10.0 3.7-24.3
45+ 185 136 73.3 65.3-80.0 12 7.7 4.0-14.4 10 5.5 2.7-11.1 21 11.1 6.9-17.3 6 2.4 1.0- 5.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 87 49.2 39.7-58.9 11 4.8 2.4- 9.4 18 11.7 6.8-19.2 32 22.0 15.1-30.9 12 12.3 5.5-25.4
Some College + 170 143 83.1 75.6-88.6 11 7.3 3.8-13.7 5 3.2 1.2- 8.4 11 6.3 3.4-11.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 118 59.3 49.6-68.4 11 4.2 2.1- 8.0 17 9.6 5.6-16.2 30 18.9 12.7-27.2 8 8.0 2.6-21.9
$50,000+ 76 62 76.6 63.5-86.1 6 11.0 4.9-23.0 3 5.7 1.5-19.2 5 6.6 2.6-15.8 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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