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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Oral Health

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason?

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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 15,669 10,561 67.2 66.0-68.4 1,507 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,433 9.7 9.0-10.4 2,044 11.5 10.7-12.3 124 1.5 1.1- 2.1
-Buncombe County 343 246 73.5 66.9-79.3 19 3.8 2.3- 6.2 27 11.1 6.9-17.5 47 9.1 6.5-12.5 4 2.5 0.7- 8.7
GENDER
Male 127 90 65.2 53.3-75.4 8 4.7 2.2- 9.7 14 17.5 9.4-30.2 12 7.3 4.0-12.9 3 5.3 1.4-18.5
Female 216 156 80.2 73.8-85.3 11 3.0 1.6- 5.8 13 6.1 3.3-11.0 35 10.5 7.1-15.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
RACE
White 309 235 77.3 70.3-83.1 15 3.2 1.9- 5.6 21 9.6 5.5-16.4 35 7.5 5.1-10.8 3 2.3 0.5- 9.9
Other 32 11 40.2 21.3-62.6 4 8.9 2.7-25.7 6 25.2 10.6-49.1 10 21.9 10.4-40.3 1 3.8 0.5-22.7
AGE
18-44 75 56 72.6 58.3-83.4 4 2.4 0.8- 6.6 10 17.3 8.7-31.6 3 2.8 0.8- 9.3 2 4.8 1.0-20.6
45+ 267 190 74.3 68.2-79.5 15 4.8 2.7- 8.3 17 6.8 4.1-11.3 43 13.3 9.6-18.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 54 58.7 46.9-69.7 8 4.8 2.3-10.1 12 10.0 4.9-19.4 35 19.0 12.7-27.3 4 7.4 2.0-23.6
Some College + 229 192 81.1 72.8-87.3 11 3.3 1.7- 6.4 15 11.7 6.3-20.6 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 114 63.6 54.4-71.8 13 4.7 2.6- 8.4 23 16.4 10.2-25.3 33 13.8 9.4-20.0 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0
$50,000+ 123 115 90.7 78.5-96.3 5 3.2 1.2- 8.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 1 3.9 0.6-22.4

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^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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