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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 427 298 66.5 60.6-71.9 41 11.5 7.6-17.1 26 5.4 3.5- 8.3 60 16.0 12.2-20.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
GENDER
Male 171 118 64.1 54.7-72.6 16 12.3 6.2-22.8 7 3.9 1.7- 9.0 29 18.9 13.0-26.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
Female 256 180 69.0 62.3-75.0 25 10.7 7.1-15.8 19 7.0 4.3-11.2 31 12.9 8.8-18.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
RACE
White 368 264 68.7 62.3-74.5 33 11.3 6.9-17.8 23 5.8 3.6- 9.1 46 13.5 9.9-18.1 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2
Other 56 31 53.6 38.8-67.8 8 13.1 6.3-25.3 3 3.7 1.0-12.1 14 29.6 17.3-45.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 164 117 65.3 55.1-74.3 22 17.4 10.0-28.5 13 7.4 4.0-13.2 12 9.9 5.4-17.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 259 177 67.0 60.1-73.2 19 6.7 4.1-10.6 13 3.8 2.1- 6.9 48 21.4 16.0-27.9 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 119 58.6 50.4-66.4 19 9.4 5.9-14.8 7 3.4 1.3- 8.5 46 27.2 20.4-35.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6
Some College + 233 179 73.6 64.8-80.9 21 13.1 7.0-23.2 19 7.2 4.4-11.6 14 6.0 3.4-10.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 121 54.1 45.3-62.6 26 18.6 11.3-29.1 16 6.4 3.7-10.9 40 20.9 15.1-28.2 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 123 105 84.8 76.2-90.6 8 4.9 2.3-10.0 5 3.8 1.5- 9.1 4 5.2 1.9-13.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0

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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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