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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 371 263 64.1 55.6-71.7 40 12.3 8.3-17.9 28 7.8 4.2-13.8 32 7.8 5.0-11.9 8 8.0 3.1-19.5
GENDER
Male 140 99 58.7 45.4-70.8 13 11.5 6.0-21.1 12 9.7 4.1-21.1 10 5.8 2.7-12.3 6 14.3 5.5-32.5
Female 231 164 70.6 62.9-77.3 27 13.3 8.6-20.1 16 5.4 3.1- 9.3 22 10.2 6.2-16.3 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
RACE
White 215 169 76.0 66.7-83.4 18 12.3 6.3-22.6 13 5.6 3.1-10.1 14 5.7 3.0-10.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Other 152 92 55.6 43.5-67.1 21 11.8 7.1-19.0 14 9.3 4.0-20.2 18 9.4 5.3-16.2 7 13.8 5.3-31.3
AGE
18-44 133 89 56.5 44.2-68.1 23 16.8 10.4-26.1 7 7.5 2.7-18.9 10 7.2 3.6-13.8 4 12.0 4.2-30.1
45+ 236 173 75.1 68.3-80.9 17 5.9 3.5- 9.5 20 8.0 5.0-12.7 22 8.8 5.4-14.0 4 2.2 0.7- 7.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 59 53.9 39.0-68.2 15 13.1 7.0-23.3 8 6.7 2.8-15.6 15 11.6 6.0-21.3 5 14.5 4.4-38.5
Some College + 269 204 69.7 59.7-78.1 25 11.9 7.1-19.3 20 8.3 3.8-17.2 17 5.7 3.2- 9.9 3 4.4 0.9-19.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 86 47.5 35.0-60.3 23 17.6 10.3-28.6 15 6.7 3.3-13.4 21 11.7 6.7-19.7 7 16.4 6.2-36.9
$50,000+ 180 146 80.6 72.9-86.5 14 7.3 4.0-13.1 10 5.7 3.0-10.5 9 5.2 2.4-11.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0

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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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