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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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%)
TOTAL 1,776 1,066 61.5 58.6-64.3 255 14.9 12.9-17.1 164 8.1 6.8- 9.7 276 14.6 12.7-16.7 15 0.9 0.5- 1.7
AGE
18-24 116 71 60.1 48.5-70.6 16 15.2 8.6-25.5 10 5.8 2.5-12.9 18 16.8 9.9-27.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.2
25-34 326 228 68.8 62.3-74.7 43 14.5 10.3-20.0 24 6.9 4.3-11.0 28 8.7 5.4-13.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4
35-44 350 253 73.1 67.0-78.4 46 13.5 9.7-18.4 20 5.2 3.0- 8.9 29 7.8 5.0-11.8 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8
45-54 347 217 62.6 56.2-68.7 66 19.4 14.8-24.9 27 7.5 4.9-11.4 36 10.3 6.9-15.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
55-64 258 154 61.1 53.6-68.2 31 12.3 8.0-18.3 32 10.6 7.0-15.6 40 15.7 10.6-22.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
65-74 215 84 40.4 32.4-49.0 31 15.9 9.8-24.7 31 12.1 7.9-18.0 67 31.1 24.0-39.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
75+ 153 52 35.8 27.0-45.7 21 11.5 7.3-17.5 19 14.5 8.7-23.2 56 32.8 24.8-41.9 5 5.4 1.9-14.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 372 155 43.4 37.4-49.5 47 12.8 9.4-17.2 45 11.8 8.3-16.5 118 29.7 24.4-35.6 7 2.3 0.9- 5.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 337 57.1 52.1-62.0 94 16.7 13.2-21.0 58 8.9 6.5-11.9 93 16.5 13.1-20.7 5 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 462 308 67.0 61.4-72.1 69 15.6 11.8-20.2 39 7.1 5.0-10.0 43 9.4 6.4-13.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
College Graduate 352 264 75.9 69.9-81.1 45 13.1 9.2-18.3 22 5.3 3.0- 9.1 21 5.7 3.5- 9.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 183 51.7 45.5-57.8 57 14.7 11.1-19.2 51 10.6 7.7-14.4 82 21.8 17.1-27.3 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4
$15,000- 24,999 440 237 52.6 46.7-58.4 70 17.9 13.5-23.2 42 9.3 6.6-13.1 88 19.6 15.4-24.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2
$25,000- 34,999 230 158 66.1 57.8-73.5 34 16.2 10.8-23.5 19 8.2 4.6-14.2 19 9.6 5.6-15.9 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 180 141 77.2 68.9-83.8 24 15.3 9.7-23.1 8 3.8 1.6- 8.5 6 3.3 1.4- 7.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
$50,000-74,999 93 72 80.5 69.9-88.1 14 11.3 6.0-20.2 4 4.1 1.4-11.4 3 4.0 1.1-13.3 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 80 64 75.4 62.2-85.2 11 19.0 10.2-32.6 2 1.9 0.5- 7.7 3 3.7 1.2-10.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 628 313 51.9 47.2-56.7 86 13.9 11.0-17.5 75 11.4 8.7-14.8 143 20.9 17.5-24.8 11 1.8 0.8- 3.6
No 1,087 719 66.6 63.0-70.1 159 15.2 12.6-18.1 84 6.5 5.0- 8.4 121 11.1 8.9-13.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 35 77.4 62.1-87.7 10 16.4 7.8-31.4 4 4.7 1.6-13.0 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,715 1,020 60.8 57.9-63.7 245 14.9 12.9-17.2 160 8.3 6.9- 9.9 275 15.1 13.1-17.2 15 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Currently Serving 10 10 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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