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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Oral Health

Adults that have visited a dentist, dental hygenist or dental clinic within the past year
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,722 10,807 68.5 67.4-69.7 4,915 31.5 30.3-32.6
-Buncombe County 343 247 73.6 67.0-79.4 96 26.4 20.6-33.0
GENDER
Male 127 90 65.2 53.3-75.4 37 34.8 24.6-46.7
Female 216 157 80.3 74.0-85.4 59 19.7 14.6-26.0
RACE
White 309 236 77.4 70.4-83.2 73 22.6 16.8-29.6
Other 32 11 40.2 21.3-62.6 21 59.8 37.4-78.7
AGE
18-44 75 56 72.6 58.3-83.4 19 27.4 16.6-41.7
45+ 267 191 74.4 68.4-79.7 76 25.6 20.3-31.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 54 58.7 46.9-69.7 59 41.3 30.3-53.1
Some College + 229 193 81.3 72.9-87.5 36 18.7 12.5-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 114 63.6 54.4-71.8 71 36.4 28.2-45.6
$50,000+ 123 116 90.9 78.6-96.5 7 9.1 3.5-21.4

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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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