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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 14,117 9,788 67.2 65.9-68.4 1,342 10.3 9.5-11.1 1,135 8.8 8.1- 9.6 1,499 10.3 9.5-11.1 353 3.4 2.9- 4.1
-Alamance County 334 256 71.5 63.4-78.4 25 9.8 5.9-15.8 20 6.8 4.1-11.1 28 10.7 6.0-18.4 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4
GENDER
Male 107 82 71.5 55.8-83.3 11 12.6 6.2-24.0 4 3.2 1.1- 8.6 8 11.1 3.5-30.0 2 1.6 0.4- 6.9
Female 227 174 71.5 63.1-78.6 14 7.5 3.6-15.0 16 9.7 5.5-16.5 20 10.3 6.4-16.4 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5
RACE
White 263 217 78.9 70.7-85.2 14 9.5 5.0-17.4 13 6.0 3.2-11.1 16 5.0 2.8- 8.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
Other 70 39 49.2 33.6-65.0 11 10.6 5.2-20.4 7 9.3 3.9-20.6 11 27.6 12.7-50.0 2 3.3 0.8-12.8
AGE
18-44 99 65 64.3 50.0-76.4 11 13.1 6.6-24.5 9 8.2 3.9-16.4 12 12.9 5.3-28.0 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3
45+ 231 187 78.6 71.5-84.4 14 6.4 3.4-11.5 11 5.4 2.9-10.1 16 8.5 4.9-14.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 88 62.2 48.0-74.6 11 9.1 4.1-19.2 7 6.6 2.8-14.6 23 19.7 10.5-34.1 4 2.3 0.8- 7.0
Some College + 200 167 80.1 71.6-86.6 14 10.4 5.4-18.9 13 7.0 3.8-12.6 5 2.2 0.8- 6.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 151 99 53.4 41.6-64.9 13 9.1 4.8-16.5 12 10.9 5.8-19.7 22 23.2 12.4-39.1 5 3.4 1.3- 9.0
$50,000+ 133 117 83.1 71.7-90.5 9 10.7 4.8-21.9 5 4.6 1.7-12.1 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 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 cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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