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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 409 290 70.7 65.3-75.6 50 11.1 8.2-15.0 31 8.3 5.5-12.4 33 8.3 5.7-11.9 5 1.5 0.5- 4.2
GENDER
Male 148 101 68.4 59.2-76.4 15 10.2 5.9-17.3 13 9.8 5.2-18.0 15 8.9 5.1-15.1 4 2.5 0.8- 8.1
Female 261 189 72.7 66.3-78.3 35 11.9 8.3-16.7 18 7.0 4.3-11.3 18 7.8 4.7-12.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
RACE
White 246 185 75.2 68.6-80.8 28 10.7 7.1-16.0 15 6.5 3.8-10.8 16 6.2 3.7-10.4 2 1.3 0.3- 6.6
Other 158 100 63.0 53.6-71.5 22 12.1 7.5-18.8 16 11.4 6.1-20.3 17 11.7 7.0-19.0 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7
AGE
18-44 211 159 73.9 66.1-80.4 24 9.8 6.2-15.1 14 8.5 4.5-15.5 12 6.1 3.2-11.1 2 1.8 0.4- 7.4
45+ 196 129 66.7 58.9-73.7 26 12.9 8.4-19.2 17 8.2 4.9-13.3 21 11.1 7.0-17.1 3 1.2 0.4- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 86 57.4 48.0-66.2 25 13.2 8.4-20.1 22 15.9 9.8-24.7 20 11.1 6.8-17.7 2 2.5 0.6-10.0
Some College + 253 203 79.4 73.1-84.6 25 9.8 6.3-14.9 9 3.4 1.6- 7.0 13 6.5 3.7-11.2 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 151 64.6 56.9-71.6 33 12.6 8.5-18.1 19 10.0 5.8-16.9 23 10.6 6.8-16.1 3 2.2 0.6- 7.4
$50,000+ 103 84 79.2 69.0-86.7 7 8.8 4.0-18.1 7 6.8 3.1-14.2 4 4.6 1.7-12.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7

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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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