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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 402 277 66.0 59.6-71.9 41 12.0 8.2-17.3 36 8.7 5.9-12.6 40 10.7 7.1-15.9 8 2.5 1.1- 6.0
GENDER
Male 158 115 71.2 61.4-79.4 20 14.2 8.1-23.6 10 4.3 2.1- 8.3 10 6.8 3.5-13.0 3 3.5 1.1-10.9
Female 244 162 61.1 52.6-68.9 21 9.9 6.0-15.9 26 12.9 8.2-19.8 30 14.5 8.7-23.2 5 1.6 0.5- 4.7
RACE
White 352 246 68.9 62.2-74.8 36 11.0 7.6-15.7 30 7.8 5.1-11.6 33 9.7 5.9-15.5 7 2.7 1.0- 6.9
Other 48 30 54.8 37.3-71.2 5 16.5 5.8-38.8 6 12.7 5.2-27.9 6 13.9 5.9-29.4 1 2.1 0.3-13.5
AGE
18-44 119 77 62.1 51.0-72.1 15 14.1 7.8-24.2 15 10.3 5.7-17.9 8 9.6 4.3-19.7 4 3.9 1.3-11.0
45+ 279 197 69.8 63.0-75.9 25 9.8 6.3-15.0 21 7.2 4.5-11.2 32 11.9 7.8-17.9 4 1.2 0.3- 4.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 83 52.0 42.2-61.7 23 15.8 10.0-24.1 18 11.5 6.7-19.1 25 16.1 10.1-24.7 7 4.6 1.7-11.5
Some College + 246 194 76.2 67.4-83.2 18 9.3 4.8-17.2 18 6.6 3.8-11.3 15 6.8 3.1-14.6 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 118 53.8 44.6-62.8 28 17.2 10.7-26.5 26 12.2 7.7-18.8 31 14.7 9.5-22.1 3 2.1 0.5- 9.1
$50,000+ 151 129 81.7 72.9-88.1 11 7.8 4.1-14.2 6 5.1 2.1-12.1 4 3.8 1.4-10.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.3

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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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