SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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 782 415 53.6 49.3-57.9 107 13.5 10.9-16.6 79 9.6 7.4-12.4 142 17.9 14.8-21.6 39 5.3 3.7- 7.7
AGE
18-24 57 38 64.7 48.1-78.3 4 7.6 2.7-19.4 4 11.9 3.7-32.0 10 12.4 6.2-23.3 1 3.5 0.5-21.0
25-34 141 77 49.5 40.1-58.9 18 15.3 9.4-23.9 17 9.9 5.7-16.7 26 21.1 14.2-30.2 3 4.2 1.3-12.3
35-44 174 90 51.6 42.2-60.9 24 12.0 7.3-19.0 17 9.5 5.6-15.6 33 20.8 13.3-31.1 10 6.2 2.9-12.7
45-54 163 97 58.8 49.6-67.4 19 13.3 8.1-21.3 14 8.8 4.9-15.5 26 15.7 10.0-23.6 7 3.4 1.4- 7.7
55-64 133 64 50.3 40.2-60.4 27 18.7 12.1-27.6 16 11.3 6.6-18.8 20 15.1 9.1-23.9 6 4.6 2.0-10.5
65-74 80 32 45.2 33.1-57.9 15 16.5 9.4-27.4 7 6.2 2.8-13.0 17 19.7 11.3-32.0 9 12.4 5.9-24.1
75+ 30 13 52.8 32.4-72.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 11.2 4.0-27.2 10 24.5 11.8-43.9 3 11.6 3.0-36.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 51 37.0 28.2-46.8 18 11.4 6.8-18.4 17 10.4 6.1-17.1 53 31.2 23.3-40.4 17 10.0 5.9-16.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 149 49.7 42.8-56.6 44 12.0 8.6-16.4 38 13.1 8.9-18.8 58 20.3 14.9-27.1 14 4.9 2.7- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 183 110 58.5 49.7-66.8 29 18.5 12.2-27.0 17 7.8 4.5-13.1 22 11.5 7.1-18.2 5 3.8 1.3-10.4
College Graduate 137 105 74.3 64.1-82.4 15 11.5 6.5-19.7 7 4.1 1.8- 9.0 8 6.9 2.9-15.3 2 3.2 0.8-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 106 32 28.4 19.5-39.2 10 8.1 3.8-16.4 14 13.0 7.3-22.3 42 41.3 30.4-53.2 8 9.2 4.0-19.8
$15,000- 24,999 150 53 36.6 27.5-46.8 25 16.2 10.2-24.8 19 11.0 6.5-18.0 35 24.1 15.5-35.4 18 12.1 7.1-19.9
$25,000- 34,999 100 57 60.8 49.9-70.7 21 17.8 11.4-26.8 7 6.4 2.9-13.6 12 11.4 6.2-20.0 3 3.6 1.0-12.4
$35,000- 49,999 120 76 57.2 46.6-67.2 12 13.0 7.0-22.8 18 17.9 11.0-27.7 14 11.9 6.6-20.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 98 69 72.4 61.3-81.3 17 15.0 8.8-24.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.3 6 6.2 2.6-14.0 2 3.0 0.6-14.4
$75,000+ 65 52 78.3 63.8-88.1 6 12.4 5.1-27.1 3 3.0 0.9- 9.0 4 6.3 2.1-17.1 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 244 100 41.2 34.2-48.6 34 12.6 8.7-17.8 35 15.1 10.1-21.9 60 25.5 19.4-32.7 15 5.7 3.1-10.1
No 503 294 58.8 53.6-63.9 67 13.6 10.4-17.7 41 7.7 5.4-10.8 79 14.6 11.4-18.5 22 5.2 3.2- 8.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 133 62.6 55.1-69.5 37 14.4 9.7-20.7 21 7.2 4.5-11.4 35 12.6 8.7-18.0 7 3.2 1.3- 7.7
Non-Veteran 517 256 48.5 43.2-53.8 66 13.2 10.1-17.0 57 11.0 8.1-14.8 106 20.8 16.7-25.7 32 6.5 4.3- 9.6
Currently Serving 27 25 94.5 77.1-98.9 1 4.2 0.6-24.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

Back to Oral Health.

* 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook