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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-MALES

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%)
TOTAL 4,959 3,323 66.3 64.7-68.0 534 10.6 9.6-11.6 371 7.8 6.9- 8.8 585 11.5 10.5-12.7 146 3.8 3.1- 4.7
RACE
White 3,742 2,701 72.7 70.9-74.4 376 9.9 8.8-11.1 249 6.9 6.0- 8.0 362 9.0 8.0-10.2 54 1.5 1.1- 2.2
African American 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
Asian 41 28 70.8 53.3-83.7 8 18.8 9.1-35.0 2 2.6 0.6-11.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 2 6.2 1.2-26.4
Native American 76 45 64.2 49.4-76.7 9 9.3 4.1-19.5 8 13.7 5.6-29.8 10 9.0 4.3-17.9 4 3.9 1.3-11.6
Other Minorities 291 113 37.2 30.3-44.8 31 9.9 6.5-14.8 32 11.5 7.6-17.2 69 22.3 17.0-28.8 46 19.0 13.4-26.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 292 117 38.7 31.8-46.2 32 9.6 6.4-14.2 34 12.6 8.4-18.3 66 21.0 15.9-27.4 43 18.1 12.7-25.2
-English Speaking 96 66 63.7 51.1-74.7 14 15.2 8.4-26.1 7 9.2 4.1-19.5 6 6.2 2.5-14.6 3 5.6 1.5-19.4
-Spanish Speaking 196 51 30.4 22.5-39.7 18 7.7 4.4-13.0 27 13.7 8.7-20.8 60 26.0 19.3-34.0 40 22.2 15.4-31.1
Non-Hispanic 4,659 3,199 69.0 67.4-70.6 502 10.7 9.7-11.8 337 7.3 6.4- 8.3 519 10.6 9.6-11.8 102 2.4 1.9- 3.0
AGE
18-24 331 228 65.1 58.1-71.6 33 8.0 5.3-11.8 24 8.8 5.4-14.1 32 9.9 6.6-14.6 14 8.1 4.4-14.5
25-34 894 557 59.3 55.2-63.2 106 13.4 10.8-16.4 83 9.8 7.5-12.6 127 14.8 12.1-18.1 21 2.8 1.7- 4.4
35-44 1,067 688 63.7 60.1-67.2 122 10.5 8.5-12.8 88 8.1 6.3-10.2 138 13.4 11.0-16.3 31 4.3 2.8- 6.7
45-54 970 669 69.8 66.1-73.2 102 10.5 8.4-13.0 77 7.5 5.7- 9.7 98 9.3 7.4-11.8 24 2.9 1.6- 5.3
55-64 850 585 69.7 65.8-73.4 92 10.2 8.0-12.9 57 7.0 5.1- 9.5 93 10.0 7.9-12.6 23 3.1 1.8- 5.2
65-74 519 347 69.1 64.4-73.5 56 9.7 7.3-12.9 28 5.0 3.3- 7.5 69 12.0 9.2-15.6 19 4.1 2.5- 6.7
75+ 312 236 77.7 71.9-82.6 22 7.1 4.5-11.1 13 5.9 3.2-10.5 28 6.1 4.0- 9.3 13 3.2 1.6- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 714 289 41.6 37.0-46.4 77 9.9 7.7-12.6 81 11.6 9.0-14.9 188 24.5 20.8-28.7 79 12.3 9.4-15.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,400 856 59.4 56.2-62.6 174 11.6 9.8-13.8 123 10.1 8.2-12.3 209 14.6 12.4-17.0 38 4.3 2.7- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,205 832 68.3 65.0-71.5 149 13.5 11.2-16.2 103 8.5 6.7-10.7 106 8.3 6.6-10.4 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4
College Graduate 1,631 1,343 83.5 81.2-85.5 132 7.7 6.3- 9.4 62 3.3 2.4- 4.4 81 4.7 3.6- 6.3 13 0.8 0.4- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 363 141 38.2 31.6-45.4 36 7.9 5.1-12.0 45 9.6 6.7-13.5 113 29.2 23.3-35.8 28 15.1 9.6-23.1
$15,000- 24,999 696 331 45.6 40.9-50.3 87 11.5 8.9-14.7 74 13.0 9.9-16.9 142 20.4 16.8-24.6 62 9.5 7.0-12.8
$25,000- 34,999 600 372 61.8 57.1-66.3 82 15.1 12.0-19.0 54 8.5 6.3-11.4 80 11.5 9.0-14.6 12 3.1 1.6- 6.0
$35,000- 49,999 773 543 68.6 64.5-72.5 86 11.3 8.9-14.2 61 8.5 6.3-11.3 77 10.7 8.3-13.6 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4
$50,000-74,999 753 568 76.3 72.6-79.6 81 10.6 8.3-13.4 48 6.2 4.5- 8.5 49 6.0 4.4- 8.1 7 0.9 0.4- 2.3
$75,000+ 878 756 85.3 82.2-87.9 65 8.2 6.2-10.7 31 3.7 2.5- 5.7 25 2.8 1.8- 4.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,355 796 57.6 54.3-60.9 164 11.8 9.9-14.0 122 9.5 7.6-11.7 214 15.1 12.9-17.5 59 6.0 4.1- 8.6
No 3,431 2,417 69.7 67.8-71.6 349 10.1 8.9-11.3 232 7.1 6.1- 8.3 355 10.3 9.1-11.6 78 2.9 2.2- 3.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,510 1,047 71.5 68.7-74.1 175 10.6 9.0-12.6 99 6.6 5.2- 8.2 161 9.4 7.9-11.2 28 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Non-Veteran 3,301 2,153 63.6 61.5-65.7 344 10.6 9.4-11.9 269 8.5 7.3- 9.8 420 12.7 11.3-14.2 115 4.6 3.7- 5.8
Currently Serving 131 115 88.2 80.7-93.1 9 7.0 3.5-13.6 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2 3 2.7 0.7- 9.2 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5

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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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