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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE 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 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
AGE
18-24 203 155 76.5 68.6-82.8 22 8.8 5.5-13.9 11 6.4 3.2-12.4 13 7.4 3.8-14.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0
25-34 612 423 66.7 61.9-71.2 71 13.6 10.6-17.5 49 8.5 6.1-11.8 66 10.5 7.8-14.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3
35-44 788 555 70.8 66.9-74.5 81 9.2 7.1-11.7 61 7.8 5.8-10.4 83 10.6 8.4-13.4 8 1.6 0.6- 3.8
45-54 750 541 74.4 70.6-77.9 79 10.2 7.9-13.0 59 7.3 5.4- 9.8 63 7.3 5.5- 9.7 8 0.8 0.4- 1.6
55-64 683 503 74.9 70.7-78.7 59 8.2 6.0-11.0 38 5.6 3.8- 8.3 68 8.6 6.5-11.3 15 2.7 1.4- 5.3
65-74 424 302 72.8 67.7-77.4 41 8.8 6.3-12.3 21 5.0 3.1- 7.9 51 11.0 8.0-14.8 9 2.4 1.2- 4.9
75+ 274 216 80.0 73.9-84.9 22 8.0 5.1-12.5 9 5.4 2.7-10.7 18 4.3 2.5- 7.3 9 2.2 1.1- 4.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 363 177 49.0 42.7-55.3 44 12.2 8.9-16.5 42 13.5 9.5-19.0 78 18.7 14.6-23.8 22 6.5 3.7-11.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,012 666 65.2 61.5-68.7 114 10.7 8.7-13.2 77 8.9 6.9-11.5 139 13.1 10.8-15.7 16 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Some Post-H.S. 947 679 71.6 68.0-75.0 108 12.0 9.7-14.8 79 8.2 6.4-10.6 73 7.4 5.6- 9.7 8 0.7 0.4- 1.6
College Graduate 1,417 1,178 84.7 82.4-86.8 109 7.3 5.8- 9.0 50 2.9 2.1- 4.0 72 4.8 3.5- 6.4 8 0.4 0.2- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 94 48.3 39.5-57.2 21 9.5 5.3-16.7 26 9.9 6.1-15.6 56 24.9 18.2-33.1 8 7.3 3.0-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 391 227 57.5 51.3-63.4 46 10.7 7.6-14.8 33 11.5 7.7-16.8 63 14.4 10.9-18.9 22 5.9 3.4-10.0
$25,000- 34,999 450 291 64.3 58.9-69.4 52 14.0 10.4-18.6 43 9.4 6.7-13.1 60 11.0 8.3-14.5 4 1.2 0.4- 3.9
$35,000- 49,999 615 445 71.9 67.4-75.9 66 10.2 7.8-13.2 41 6.7 4.6- 9.7 59 10.7 8.0-14.1 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6
$50,000-74,999 623 475 76.9 72.8-80.5 60 9.5 7.1-12.6 42 6.9 4.9- 9.6 43 6.3 4.5- 8.7 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
$75,000+ 781 678 86.7 83.6-89.3 57 7.6 5.7-10.1 25 3.3 2.0- 5.2 20 2.4 1.5- 4.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,008 649 64.2 60.6-67.8 114 11.6 9.4-14.2 73 7.5 5.8- 9.7 138 12.8 10.6-15.4 34 3.8 2.4- 6.0
No 2,609 1,972 76.1 74.0-78.0 248 9.2 8.0-10.6 162 6.5 5.4- 7.8 211 7.7 6.5- 9.0 16 0.6 0.3- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,234 883 73.7 70.8-76.4 133 10.0 8.2-12.0 76 6.4 4.9- 8.2 123 8.9 7.3-10.9 19 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Non-Veteran 2,412 1,735 71.7 69.5-73.9 236 9.9 8.6-11.5 171 7.3 6.1- 8.7 236 9.2 7.9-10.7 34 1.8 1.2- 2.7
Currently Serving 85 76 88.2 77.9-94.1 4 5.5 2.0-14.3 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 3 4.2 1.2-13.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1

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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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