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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 872 455 53.7 49.6-57.7 140 15.4 12.8-18.5 93 11.5 8.9-14.8 171 17.5 14.7-20.6 13 1.9 1.0- 3.6
AGE
18-24 57 36 58.7 42.3-73.4 7 14.6 6.3-30.3 4 11.5 3.5-31.9 9 11.7 5.6-22.6 1 3.5 0.5-21.0
25-34 140 84 59.5 49.8-68.5 15 9.6 5.4-16.5 18 10.2 6.0-16.8 20 16.5 10.3-25.3 3 4.2 1.4-12.5
35-44 176 93 53.0 43.5-62.2 38 21.6 14.8-30.3 17 12.6 6.2-23.8 24 10.9 6.9-16.6 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2
45-54 172 109 63.1 54.1-71.2 22 13.4 8.3-20.8 13 9.2 4.9-16.6 26 13.7 8.8-20.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
55-64 164 77 49.2 40.2-58.3 32 17.0 11.4-24.6 21 11.5 7.2-17.9 33 21.9 15.2-30.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
65-74 102 35 36.3 25.9-48.1 18 18.1 10.9-28.5 19 22.8 13.3-36.1 28 20.5 13.1-30.4 2 2.3 0.6- 9.2
75+ 56 17 32.6 19.7-48.7 8 13.6 6.1-27.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.0 30 52.2 36.7-67.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 69 34.7 27.2-43.0 36 18.2 12.4-25.8 22 13.8 8.4-21.8 78 32.0 25.1-39.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 332 163 50.6 44.1-57.2 57 14.9 11.0-19.7 45 15.6 10.6-22.3 61 17.2 13.1-22.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.2
Some Post-H.S. 188 113 59.4 50.8-67.5 31 17.2 11.5-25.0 19 8.6 5.2-14.1 22 11.7 7.1-18.6 3 3.0 0.8-10.1
College Graduate 143 110 78.0 68.5-85.3 16 10.9 6.1-18.8 7 3.1 1.4- 6.8 9 6.3 2.7-13.9 1 1.7 0.2-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 43 30.6 22.4-40.4 22 15.0 9.4-23.2 18 15.9 9.3-25.8 52 35.0 26.2-45.0 2 3.4 0.8-13.4
$15,000- 24,999 174 66 36.9 28.6-46.1 35 21.3 14.4-30.4 20 15.7 8.5-27.3 46 21.4 15.4-28.9 7 4.7 2.0-10.8
$25,000- 34,999 109 60 59.4 48.9-69.1 23 20.0 13.1-29.4 11 8.6 4.6-15.7 15 12.0 6.8-20.2 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 122 77 61.3 50.7-70.9 17 13.2 7.6-21.9 19 16.9 10.3-26.4 9 8.6 4.2-17.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 99 70 73.1 62.3-81.8 15 13.4 7.7-22.3 5 3.2 1.2- 8.4 7 7.3 3.4-15.2 2 3.0 0.6-14.3
$75,000+ 65 55 81.9 66.3-91.2 4 9.2 2.9-25.6 3 3.0 0.9- 9.0 3 6.0 1.6-19.5 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 296 125 44.1 37.6-50.9 53 15.3 11.4-20.2 36 14.3 9.6-20.6 82 26.3 20.9-32.6 0 0.0 . - .
No 534 302 57.9 52.7-62.9 82 15.8 12.3-20.0 53 9.5 6.9-12.9 84 13.9 10.9-17.6 13 3.0 1.6- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 257 141 61.0 53.8-67.8 49 15.2 11.0-20.6 23 8.0 4.6-13.5 42 14.4 10.2-19.9 2 1.4 0.3- 6.4
Non-Veteran 582 285 48.9 43.9-53.9 88 16.0 12.6-20.0 69 13.3 9.9-17.7 129 19.6 16.1-23.6 11 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Currently Serving 27 26 98.7 91.2-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 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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