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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 593 458 75.6 71.2-79.5 54 9.1 6.8-12.1 39 7.1 4.9-10.0 39 6.9 4.8- 9.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8
GENDER
Male 229 167 70.2 62.9-76.7 22 9.5 6.0-14.6 21 9.6 6.0-15.0 17 8.2 4.9-13.4 2 2.5 0.6- 9.5
Female 364 291 80.9 76.1-85.0 32 8.7 6.0-12.4 18 4.6 2.8- 7.4 22 5.6 3.4- 9.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
RACE
White 431 352 81.2 76.5-85.1 32 7.1 4.8-10.2 27 7.0 4.6-10.4 20 4.8 2.8- 8.1 0 0.0 . - .
Other 155 101 63.8 54.2-72.3 21 13.2 8.3-20.5 12 7.7 3.9-14.6 18 10.9 6.4-17.9 3 4.4 1.2-14.4
AGE
18-44 324 243 72.7 66.5-78.2 36 11.0 7.7-15.5 25 7.7 5.0-11.8 17 6.2 3.6-10.4 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1
45+ 263 210 79.1 72.7-84.4 18 6.7 4.0-10.9 14 6.4 3.5-11.6 21 7.8 4.7-12.5 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 92 58.6 49.2-67.5 21 13.3 8.3-20.7 16 8.9 5.0-15.2 24 14.5 9.1-22.3 3 4.7 1.3-15.3
Some College + 436 365 82.6 78.0-86.4 33 7.4 5.1-10.6 23 6.3 4.0- 9.9 15 3.7 2.1- 6.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 141 61.7 53.2-69.5 20 9.0 5.4-14.5 21 11.4 6.9-18.1 26 14.0 9.0-21.1 3 4.0 1.1-13.1
$50,000+ 245 212 86.1 80.4-90.3 19 8.6 5.4-13.7 11 4.5 2.4- 8.3 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 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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