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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 391 289 68.2 59.9-75.5 102 31.8 24.5-40.1
GENDER
Male 145 107 63.8 50.3-75.5 38 36.2 24.5-49.7
Female 246 182 73.4 66.1-79.6 64 26.6 20.4-33.9
RACE
White 221 180 78.9 69.7-85.9 41 21.1 14.1-30.3
Other 166 107 61.1 49.0-71.9 59 38.9 28.1-51.0
AGE
18-44 135 99 63.4 50.6-74.6 36 36.6 25.4-49.4
45+ 254 189 74.9 68.1-80.6 65 25.1 19.4-31.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 69 60.3 46.0-73.1 46 39.7 26.9-54.0
Some College + 276 220 73.0 62.8-81.3 56 27.0 18.7-37.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 104 54.3 41.7-66.3 66 45.7 33.7-58.3
$50,000+ 181 154 84.5 77.2-89.8 27 15.5 10.2-22.8

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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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