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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 332 222 67.5 61.2-73.2 42 13.3 9.6-18.2 17 5.0 2.7- 9.0 42 12.3 8.8-16.9 9 1.9 0.9- 3.8
GENDER
Male 127 78 64.4 54.4-73.4 17 12.9 7.8-20.6 7 5.8 2.5-12.9 20 14.0 8.7-21.9 5 2.9 1.2- 6.9
Female 205 144 70.5 62.6-77.4 25 13.7 8.9-20.6 10 4.2 1.8- 9.6 22 10.6 6.7-16.5 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4
RACE
White 293 198 68.9 62.3-74.8 35 12.4 8.6-17.5 14 4.3 2.2- 8.2 40 13.1 9.3-18.2 6 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Other 39 24 58.1 40.0-74.3 7 19.7 9.0-37.7 3 9.8 2.6-31.3 2 6.7 1.6-23.6 3 5.7 1.7-17.6
AGE
18-44 139 91 66.7 56.8-75.4 21 15.8 9.9-24.3 8 6.0 2.6-13.4 17 10.2 5.8-17.2 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9
45+ 189 128 68.3 60.2-75.5 20 10.4 6.5-16.3 9 4.1 1.8- 9.3 25 14.6 9.6-21.5 7 2.5 1.1- 5.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 187 108 58.9 50.0-67.1 27 15.1 10.0-22.3 16 8.3 4.5-14.8 30 15.9 10.7-23.1 6 1.8 0.7- 4.3
Some College + 145 114 79.8 71.8-86.0 15 10.6 6.2-17.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 12 7.1 3.9-12.6 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 97 59.5 49.7-68.6 20 13.9 8.5-21.9 11 5.4 2.5-11.2 29 19.1 12.8-27.5 4 2.1 0.7- 5.7
$50,000+ 83 72 88.6 79.2-94.0 7 7.6 3.3-16.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.8 1.4-10.3 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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