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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 330 228 69.7 62.8-75.8 26 8.6 5.6-13.1 35 8.7 6.0-12.6 32 10.2 6.6-15.5 9 2.7 1.1- 6.8
GENDER
Male 125 78 65.5 54.5-75.0 14 11.9 6.7-20.3 13 8.9 4.9-15.9 17 10.2 5.6-17.8 3 3.5 0.8-13.9
Female 205 150 73.3 64.3-80.7 12 5.9 3.0-11.0 22 8.6 5.3-13.5 15 10.2 5.4-18.7 6 2.1 0.8- 5.0
RACE
White 271 192 73.4 66.0-79.7 18 6.8 3.9-11.5 28 8.3 5.4-12.5 28 10.5 6.5-16.6 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
Other 58 36 55.6 40.2-70.0 8 16.3 8.0-30.4 6 9.3 3.8-21.0 4 9.3 3.1-24.6 4 9.5 2.7-28.5
AGE
18-44 107 71 69.9 58.6-79.2 12 10.3 5.6-18.2 10 6.9 3.5-13.1 11 9.7 4.8-18.8 3 3.2 0.8-12.2
45+ 221 155 69.3 61.4-76.1 14 6.8 3.8-11.9 25 10.9 7.1-16.4 21 10.9 6.5-17.7 6 2.1 0.9- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 64 52.0 39.9-63.8 9 9.5 4.5-18.7 14 8.1 4.4-14.3 24 22.3 13.8-33.8 8 8.2 3.0-20.1
Some College + 210 164 77.8 69.9-84.1 16 8.0 4.6-13.7 21 9.0 5.6-14.3 8 4.9 2.0-11.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 145 81 48.0 37.1-59.0 9 8.4 4.1-16.5 23 15.2 9.4-23.6 23 20.6 12.5-32.1 9 7.8 3.1-18.3
$50,000+ 143 122 85.7 77.8-91.1 8 6.2 2.9-12.8 9 5.4 2.7-10.6 4 2.7 0.9- 7.9 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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