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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 431 296 66.0 58.6-72.6 45 12.7 8.6-18.4 36 8.3 5.5-12.3 43 11.6 6.6-19.6 11 1.4 0.7- 2.9
GENDER
Male 146 100 64.9 51.7-76.1 13 10.5 5.0-20.6 8 5.5 2.5-11.9 22 17.7 8.4-33.6 3 1.3 0.3- 5.1
Female 285 196 66.9 59.3-73.7 32 14.7 9.4-22.2 28 10.7 6.7-16.7 21 6.2 3.8- 9.9 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1
RACE
White 245 175 64.2 53.1-74.0 24 13.5 7.6-22.8 16 7.9 4.3-14.1 24 12.7 5.3-27.2 6 1.7 0.6- 4.5
Other 184 120 68.0 59.2-75.7 20 11.7 7.0-18.8 20 8.8 5.1-14.9 19 10.4 5.9-17.6 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7
AGE
18-44 148 108 64.0 51.6-74.8 15 14.2 7.8-24.6 13 8.5 4.4-15.7 12 13.2 5.4-29.0 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 279 184 67.7 61.1-73.6 30 11.1 7.5-16.2 23 8.2 5.3-12.6 31 9.8 6.8-14.1 11 3.1 1.5- 6.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 97 48.8 37.5-60.2 23 18.5 10.8-29.9 22 10.6 6.3-17.2 28 19.8 9.9-35.8 10 2.4 1.2- 4.7
Some College + 249 197 79.2 72.0-84.8 22 8.3 4.9-13.7 14 6.6 3.4-12.5 15 5.2 2.8- 9.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 141 58.0 47.4-67.9 29 14.9 8.7-24.2 23 7.1 4.4-11.2 35 17.8 9.4-31.0 9 2.2 1.0- 5.0
$50,000+ 151 128 82.4 72.9-89.1 11 7.7 3.8-15.2 9 8.4 3.8-17.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 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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