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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE 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 4,152 2,900 70.6 68.9-72.2 398 9.5 8.5-10.6 299 7.4 6.5- 8.5 538 12.2 11.0-13.5 17 0.3 0.2- 0.5
AGE
18-24 205 162 79.8 72.5-85.6 19 7.7 4.6-12.6 12 4.9 2.5- 9.4 12 7.5 3.9-14.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 612 433 68.6 63.8-73.1 76 13.4 10.4-17.2 56 9.8 7.2-13.2 47 8.1 5.7-11.6 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 807 587 73.1 69.3-76.5 79 9.5 7.5-12.1 59 7.6 5.7-10.1 82 9.7 7.6-12.5 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 801 583 73.9 70.1-77.4 74 8.8 6.7-11.4 65 8.1 6.1-10.6 76 9.0 6.9-11.7 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
55-64 792 550 70.1 66.0-73.8 80 9.2 7.2-11.8 55 7.4 5.4-10.1 101 12.5 9.9-15.7 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9
65-74 564 341 61.5 56.6-66.1 49 8.2 6.0-11.2 34 6.0 4.0- 8.7 137 23.9 19.9-28.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
75+ 362 238 69.6 63.9-74.7 20 5.7 3.6- 9.1 16 4.7 2.7- 8.1 83 19.1 15.1-23.9 5 0.8 0.3- 2.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 531 229 46.1 40.9-51.3 62 11.2 8.5-14.5 54 10.8 7.9-14.7 182 31.3 26.7-36.2 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,138 728 63.8 60.4-67.1 132 11.4 9.4-13.8 93 9.6 7.6-11.9 180 14.9 12.6-17.6 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,022 732 70.6 67.0-73.9 103 10.9 8.7-13.5 91 8.9 7.0-11.3 93 9.3 7.3-11.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
College Graduate 1,456 1,209 84.5 82.2-86.6 100 6.3 5.0- 8.0 60 3.6 2.7- 4.8 82 5.3 4.1- 7.0 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 124 44.2 37.1-51.4 27 8.7 5.3-14.0 43 14.2 10.1-19.6 101 32.4 26.0-39.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
$15,000- 24,999 485 278 58.6 53.1-63.9 54 10.5 7.8-14.0 37 8.9 6.0-13.0 110 21.0 16.9-25.8 6 0.9 0.4- 2.4
$25,000- 34,999 496 311 61.5 56.2-66.5 66 14.9 11.4-19.3 43 8.6 6.1-12.0 76 15.0 11.7-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 664 481 71.7 67.5-75.6 66 10.5 8.0-13.7 40 6.6 4.6- 9.4 75 11.0 8.6-14.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$50,000-74,999 656 496 75.6 71.6-79.2 59 9.1 6.8-12.0 50 8.0 5.9-10.8 49 7.1 5.2- 9.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0
$75,000+ 796 690 86.8 83.8-89.3 54 6.6 4.9- 8.9 30 3.7 2.4- 5.7 22 2.9 1.8- 4.6 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,219 742 60.7 57.4-64.0 122 10.2 8.3-12.4 98 8.7 7.0-10.8 245 19.5 16.9-22.5 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6
No 2,787 2,068 74.9 72.9-76.8 256 9.0 7.8-10.3 184 6.7 5.7- 8.0 275 9.3 8.1-10.7 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,443 981 69.7 66.9-72.4 143 9.4 7.8-11.2 96 6.3 5.0- 7.9 212 14.0 12.1-16.3 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0
Non-Veteran 2,610 1,832 70.4 68.2-72.5 250 9.7 8.4-11.1 201 8.2 6.9- 9.6 322 11.5 10.1-13.1 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Currently Serving 87 81 92.5 83.1-96.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 3 3.9 1.0-13.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0

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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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