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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 333 191 54.1 47.8-60.3 45 13.0 9.4-17.8 39 11.3 8.0-15.8 47 18.1 13.4-24.0 11 3.4 1.7- 6.6
GENDER
Male 104 55 51.6 41.3-61.8 10 8.5 4.5-15.5 12 9.9 5.4-17.2 21 24.7 16.4-35.4 6 5.3 2.1-12.7
Female 229 136 55.9 48.0-63.5 35 16.3 11.1-23.1 27 12.3 7.9-18.7 26 13.4 8.5-20.5 5 2.1 0.8- 5.1
RACE
White 128 88 63.9 53.4-73.2 13 9.5 5.2-16.6 14 11.9 6.4-21.0 12 14.3 7.9-24.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Other 202 100 47.3 39.5-55.3 32 15.5 10.5-22.2 25 11.3 7.3-17.0 35 20.8 14.6-28.7 10 5.2 2.6-10.2
AGE
18-44 154 88 52.9 43.5-62.1 20 13.9 8.4-21.9 19 10.7 6.2-17.8 24 20.9 13.7-30.6 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2
45+ 177 102 55.2 46.7-63.5 25 12.4 8.0-18.5 19 11.7 7.3-18.4 23 15.5 10.0-23.1 8 5.2 2.3-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 96 47.0 38.9-55.3 28 12.6 8.3-18.7 23 11.2 6.9-17.5 36 23.8 17.0-32.3 10 5.4 2.7-10.5
Some College + 139 94 64.5 54.6-73.2 17 13.9 8.1-22.7 16 11.7 6.9-19.0 11 9.5 5.0-17.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 111 49.2 41.6-56.9 31 15.1 10.1-21.8 28 12.5 8.2-18.8 34 18.0 12.7-25.0 10 5.1 2.5-10.1
$50,000+ 37 33 87.4 67.1-95.9 2 3.2 0.7-12.9 1 3.1 0.4-18.8 1 6.4 0.9-33.4 0 0.0 . - .

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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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