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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 356 245 62.8 55.3-69.7 24 6.7 4.2-10.5 32 11.5 7.5-17.2 45 15.7 10.5-22.9 10 3.3 1.2- 8.9
GENDER
Male 142 91 60.8 50.0-70.6 6 5.6 2.4-12.8 16 11.2 6.3-19.2 24 17.2 10.9-25.9 5 5.2 1.3-18.3
Female 214 154 64.5 53.9-73.8 18 7.6 4.5-12.6 16 11.7 6.3-20.7 21 14.5 7.3-26.8 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1
RACE
White 316 229 67.4 59.1-74.8 19 5.3 3.1- 8.7 27 11.6 7.3-18.1 32 12.1 7.0-20.2 9 3.5 1.1-10.3
Other 38 15 38.3 22.4-57.3 5 14.7 5.9-32.0 4 9.3 3.1-24.6 13 35.7 20.4-54.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.7
AGE
18-44 115 74 59.6 47.7-70.4 10 7.6 4.0-14.2 15 13.5 7.7-22.4 14 15.7 8.1-28.4 2 3.5 0.7-16.8
45+ 240 170 66.6 58.5-73.8 14 5.6 3.1- 9.9 17 9.1 4.7-17.1 31 15.8 10.5-22.9 8 2.9 1.4- 6.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 195 115 52.1 42.9-61.1 15 7.8 4.3-13.6 22 15.0 9.0-23.9 34 19.7 13.6-27.7 9 5.4 1.9-14.8
Some College + 161 130 77.3 63.9-86.7 9 5.3 2.5-10.7 10 6.7 3.3-13.2 11 10.4 3.3-28.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 126 52.7 42.8-62.5 15 7.6 4.1-13.5 21 12.0 6.7-20.3 35 22.0 13.8-33.1 10 5.7 2.0-15.0
$50,000+ 107 88 80.1 69.2-87.8 6 4.7 2.0-10.8 7 9.6 4.3-20.0 6 5.6 2.3-13.1 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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