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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 373 247 63.5 57.2-69.4 30 7.0 4.6-10.5 30 9.1 6.1-13.2 62 18.6 13.7-24.8 4 1.8 0.6- 5.3
GENDER
Male 151 100 61.8 51.9-70.8 6 4.6 1.9-10.4 17 11.3 6.8-18.4 27 20.8 13.2-31.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.4
Female 222 147 65.6 58.2-72.3 24 9.8 6.3-15.0 13 6.4 3.6-11.2 35 16.1 11.3-22.6 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2
RACE
White 339 235 68.0 61.4-74.0 27 7.1 4.6-10.8 23 7.5 4.8-11.6 53 17.2 12.1-23.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Other 32 11 27.1 14.0-45.9 3 6.9 1.7-24.6 6 19.2 7.6-40.5 9 32.2 16.0-54.1 3 14.6 4.4-38.8
AGE
18-44 148 97 59.5 49.2-69.0 13 6.0 3.4-10.6 13 10.6 6.0-18.3 22 20.5 12.5-31.9 3 3.3 1.0-10.7
45+ 221 147 67.0 59.6-73.7 17 8.0 4.5-13.8 16 7.4 4.3-12.4 40 17.2 12.2-23.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 98 47.2 38.8-55.9 21 8.1 4.9-13.0 25 13.3 8.6-20.1 49 28.1 20.1-37.7 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5
Some College + 175 149 84.5 77.4-89.6 9 5.7 2.7-11.8 4 2.7 1.0- 7.1 13 7.1 4.0-12.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 131 55.7 47.2-64.0 18 7.4 4.4-12.2 20 9.9 6.1-15.9 46 25.0 17.5-34.4 2 1.9 0.4- 8.9
$50,000+ 77 65 81.3 68.6-89.7 5 7.5 2.8-18.9 2 4.6 1.0-17.8 5 6.6 2.6-15.6 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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