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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 416 278 64.7 58.6-70.3 35 9.5 6.4-13.7 32 8.6 5.7-12.8 54 12.9 9.1-17.8 17 4.4 2.5- 7.5
GENDER
Male 144 85 57.8 48.1-66.9 14 8.4 4.9-14.1 12 9.4 5.0-17.0 23 16.7 10.1-26.3 10 7.7 4.0-14.4
Female 272 193 70.3 62.8-76.8 21 10.3 6.1-17.0 20 8.0 4.6-13.4 31 9.7 6.4-14.5 7 1.7 0.8- 3.7
RACE
White 329 240 73.9 67.6-79.4 22 8.3 5.0-13.4 22 6.0 3.7- 9.4 36 9.8 6.4-14.7 9 2.0 1.0- 4.3
Other 83 37 39.5 28.1-52.1 11 10.7 5.4-20.1 10 16.8 8.5-30.4 18 22.5 12.9-36.2 7 10.5 4.8-21.5
AGE
18-44 205 142 66.9 58.6-74.3 16 8.2 4.8-13.6 14 6.8 3.5-12.6 25 12.7 7.8-19.9 8 5.5 2.7-11.0
45+ 210 136 62.2 53.3-70.4 19 11.2 6.4-18.7 18 11.0 6.4-18.2 29 13.2 8.1-20.8 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 110 48.2 39.7-56.8 22 13.9 8.5-21.8 16 9.9 5.5-17.2 38 20.7 13.8-29.8 12 7.4 3.9-13.5
Some College + 218 168 79.3 72.6-84.7 13 5.6 3.1- 9.7 16 7.5 4.1-13.1 16 5.9 3.5- 9.8 5 1.8 0.6- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 109 53.5 44.6-62.2 21 12.0 7.3-19.0 18 11.4 6.5-19.2 40 18.4 12.5-26.4 9 4.7 2.1-10.1
$50,000+ 143 120 84.0 74.9-90.2 8 5.4 2.6-11.0 5 2.7 1.1- 6.7 8 6.7 2.5-16.5 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7

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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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