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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt County

Oral Health

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%)
North Carolina 13,315 9,305 68.9 67.9-69.9 1,398 10.6 9.9-11.3 902 7.0 6.5- 7.6 1,390 10.6 9.9-11.3 320 2.9 2.5- 3.4
-Pitt County 350 237 64.3 58.1-69.9 42 11.5 8.3-15.8 25 8.7 5.7-12.9 38 12.8 8.9-18.0 8 2.7 1.3- 5.7
GENDER
Male 142 88 58.6 49.2-67.4 17 11.6 7.0-18.6 15 10.9 6.4-17.8 17 15.2 9.1-24.4 5 3.7 1.5- 9.1
Female 208 149 70.7 63.5-77.1 25 11.5 7.7-16.9 10 6.2 3.1-11.8 21 10.0 6.4-15.2 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2
RACE
White 235 168 68.7 61.7-75.0 28 11.4 7.7-16.5 20 11.2 7.1-17.2 16 7.3 4.3-12.0 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5
Other 112 67 57.0 45.9-67.5 14 12.1 6.7-20.9 5 4.7 1.8-11.7 21 21.2 13.0-32.7 5 5.0 1.9-12.2
AGE
18-44 184 117 60.0 51.5-67.9 26 13.4 8.7-19.8 19 11.7 7.3-18.3 20 13.8 8.5-21.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2
45+ 164 118 69.6 60.8-77.1 16 9.3 5.5-15.2 6 4.6 2.0-10.5 18 11.5 6.7-19.0 6 5.0 2.1-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 67 48.4 38.4-58.4 19 13.6 8.2-21.6 11 10.4 5.6-18.4 25 22.3 14.4-32.8 6 5.4 2.3-12.1
Some College + 222 170 75.6 68.7-81.3 23 10.1 6.5-15.4 14 7.4 4.2-12.8 13 6.0 3.4-10.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 104 54.1 45.3-62.7 24 13.0 8.4-19.6 12 8.4 4.7-14.8 29 19.9 13.3-28.8 7 4.5 2.0- 9.8
$50,000+ 111 89 78.2 68.3-85.7 8 7.3 3.4-14.9 11 11.5 6.1-20.7 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5

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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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