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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Oral Health

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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 14,873 10,059 67.5 66.6-68.5 1,605 10.9 10.3-11.6 1,067 7.4 6.9- 8.0 1,993 12.9 12.2-13.6 149 1.2 1.0- 1.5
-Rowan County 439 288 64.0 58.7-69.0 43 10.1 7.2-14.1 36 7.2 5.0-10.3 67 17.4 13.5-22.1 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0
GENDER
Male 153 102 64.2 55.2-72.2 14 10.7 6.0-18.3 11 6.1 3.3-11.2 24 18.0 11.9-26.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2
Female 286 186 63.9 57.4-70.0 29 9.6 6.5-13.9 25 8.2 5.3-12.6 43 16.9 12.3-22.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3
RACE
White 365 249 68.6 63.0-73.7 35 9.4 6.5-13.4 27 6.4 4.2- 9.6 52 15.1 11.3-19.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Other 71 38 46.3 33.2-59.9 8 13.6 6.0-28.1 8 10.3 4.7-20.9 14 25.5 14.8-40.1 3 4.3 1.4-12.9
AGE
18-44 174 119 65.7 57.1-73.4 20 11.9 7.1-19.1 12 6.3 3.4-11.3 20 14.3 9.0-21.9 3 1.9 0.6- 5.7
45+ 264 169 63.1 56.2-69.6 23 8.8 5.5-13.6 24 8.1 5.2-12.5 46 19.3 14.2-25.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 235 127 54.3 46.8-61.6 26 11.4 7.3-17.5 25 8.7 5.6-13.3 52 23.4 17.6-30.4 5 2.2 0.9- 5.2
Some College + 204 161 76.3 68.8-82.5 17 8.5 5.0-14.0 11 5.4 2.8-10.0 15 9.8 5.7-16.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 252 153 58.5 51.2-65.5 23 10.7 6.7-16.6 24 8.2 5.3-12.6 49 21.1 15.7-27.8 3 1.5 0.5- 4.5
$50,000+ 102 84 78.3 67.1-86.4 10 10.1 5.1-19.1 3 2.8 0.8- 9.1 5 8.8 3.6-19.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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