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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 390 288 70.9 64.7-76.4 33 10.7 6.6-16.8 22 5.3 3.4- 8.3 41 11.3 8.1-15.7 6 1.7 0.7- 4.0
GENDER
Male 154 115 70.7 60.3-79.2 13 11.8 5.5-23.7 5 3.3 1.4- 7.9 19 13.0 8.0-20.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5
Female 236 173 71.2 64.2-77.3 20 9.5 6.0-14.7 17 7.5 4.5-12.3 22 9.6 6.0-15.0 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9
RACE
White 334 252 72.7 65.9-78.6 27 10.8 6.2-18.0 19 5.8 3.6- 9.3 32 9.3 6.3-13.4 4 1.5 0.5- 4.0
Other 52 32 60.8 45.3-74.5 6 10.8 4.6-23.1 3 3.4 0.9-12.0 9 21.9 11.2-38.5 2 3.0 0.7-12.4
AGE
18-44 162 113 64.8 54.6-73.8 21 17.0 9.6-28.3 11 6.2 3.3-11.5 16 11.4 6.6-18.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5
45+ 223 170 76.3 69.6-82.0 12 4.8 2.6- 8.6 11 4.6 2.4- 8.6 25 11.5 7.6-17.2 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 113 67.0 58.3-74.7 14 7.8 4.4-13.4 8 3.4 1.6- 7.3 28 19.9 13.5-28.3 3 1.9 0.5- 6.4
Some College + 222 173 73.9 64.7-81.4 19 13.1 6.9-23.6 14 6.9 4.0-11.8 13 4.5 2.5- 7.9 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 111 54.1 44.8-63.1 20 17.3 9.7-29.0 16 8.5 5.0-14.2 32 17.9 12.3-25.2 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0
$50,000+ 117 105 90.3 83.2-94.7 7 4.9 2.2-10.5 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 1 1.5 0.2- 9.6

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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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