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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 390 252 63.8 58.1-69.2 48 12.1 8.7-16.5 33 7.5 5.1-10.8 49 14.2 10.6-18.9 8 2.4 1.1- 4.9
GENDER
Male 138 86 62.2 52.8-70.7 16 11.6 6.6-19.5 12 6.7 3.6-12.0 21 17.4 11.3-25.8 3 2.2 0.7- 7.2
Female 252 166 65.3 58.4-71.7 32 12.5 8.5-18.0 21 8.2 5.1-13.0 28 11.4 7.6-16.8 5 2.5 1.0- 6.1
RACE
White 322 220 69.0 63.1-74.4 37 11.1 7.7-15.6 27 7.0 4.6-10.4 36 12.4 8.8-17.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Other 66 31 43.3 30.0-57.5 11 16.3 7.8-30.8 5 9.0 3.6-20.7 13 21.9 11.9-36.9 6 9.5 4.1-20.7
AGE
18-44 172 110 61.2 52.5-69.2 20 12.4 7.5-19.8 14 7.3 4.1-12.4 24 16.5 10.9-24.4 4 2.6 1.0- 6.8
45+ 218 142 66.5 59.1-73.2 28 11.7 7.7-17.4 19 7.7 4.6-12.7 25 11.9 7.9-17.6 4 2.1 0.7- 6.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 104 54.1 45.8-62.2 28 14.2 9.1-21.4 22 9.2 5.7-14.5 33 18.2 12.6-25.5 7 4.3 2.0- 9.0
Some College + 196 148 74.5 67.0-80.8 20 9.7 6.0-15.4 11 5.6 3.0-10.3 16 9.9 5.9-16.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 128 56.9 49.0-64.5 29 13.4 8.7-20.0 20 8.3 5.1-13.3 36 17.9 12.5-24.9 6 3.5 1.5- 7.9
$50,000+ 100 81 77.6 66.9-85.7 8 9.0 4.2-18.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.0 8 11.1 5.6-20.9 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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