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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Oral Health

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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 15,669 10,561 67.2 66.0-68.4 1,507 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,433 9.7 9.0-10.4 2,044 11.5 10.7-12.3 124 1.5 1.1- 2.1
-Eastern NC 5,258 3,433 64.4 62.4-66.4 572 11.5 10.2-12.9 529 10.6 9.4-11.8 675 11.9 10.6-13.3 49 1.7 1.1- 2.6
GENDER
Male 1,912 1,220 63.3 59.9-66.5 202 11.8 9.7-14.3 196 9.8 8.2-11.7 272 12.8 10.6-15.4 22 2.3 1.3- 4.2
Female 3,346 2,213 65.5 63.2-67.7 370 11.2 9.7-12.7 333 11.2 9.8-12.9 403 11.0 9.7-12.5 27 1.1 0.7- 1.8
RACE
White 3,530 2,464 69.2 66.7-71.6 326 10.2 8.7-12.0 292 8.8 7.5-10.2 436 10.9 9.4-12.7 12 0.9 0.3- 2.4
African American 1,211 684 58.2 54.1-62.2 182 14.7 12.1-17.9 163 13.7 11.3-16.6 172 12.6 10.3-15.3 10 0.8 0.3- 2.3
Other Minorities 487 264 51.2 44.7-57.6 61 11.7 8.0-16.6 72 13.9 10.3-18.6 65 15.8 11.2-21.9 25 7.4 4.6-11.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 224 106 44.2 35.7-53.1 24 11.4 6.7-18.8 35 16.3 11.1-23.4 37 18.4 12.1-26.9 22 9.6 6.1-15.0
Non-Hispanic 5,012 3,316 66.1 64.1-68.1 544 11.5 10.1-12.9 491 10.1 9.0-11.3 635 11.3 10.0-12.8 26 1.0 0.5- 2.1
AGE
18-24 184 108 60.1 50.7-68.8 27 14.1 8.9-21.7 20 8.9 5.3-14.5 18 10.9 5.9-19.1 11 6.0 2.8-12.3
25-34 528 362 64.9 59.6-69.9 69 14.6 11.2-18.7 48 9.2 6.7-12.6 40 9.4 6.3-13.8 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9
35-44 822 554 65.7 61.5-69.7 88 10.2 7.7-13.4 92 12.7 10.1-15.9 82 10.1 7.9-12.9 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3
45-54 1,022 666 65.6 62.0-69.1 121 10.4 8.4-12.8 121 12.3 10.0-15.0 111 11.5 9.2-14.3 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
55-64 1,083 742 68.7 65.3-71.8 96 8.7 6.9-10.8 108 11.3 9.1-14.0 128 10.6 8.7-12.8 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7
65-74 926 592 63.4 59.6-67.1 84 9.0 7.0-11.4 85 9.4 7.2-12.1 161 17.8 15.1-21.0 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
75+ 657 380 57.2 52.7-61.6 84 13.5 10.6-17.1 54 7.9 5.8-10.6 132 20.3 16.9-24.1 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 824 311 37.5 32.5-42.7 117 14.6 11.1-18.9 126 15.2 12.0-19.0 239 26.5 22.1-31.5 31 6.3 3.9-10.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,636 993 61.2 57.3-65.1 185 10.5 8.5-13.0 200 12.7 10.5-15.3 242 13.7 11.0-16.9 16 1.8 0.8- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,420 985 68.2 64.5-71.6 162 13.6 10.9-16.9 132 10.2 8.3-12.5 140 8.0 6.4- 9.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
College Graduate 1,365 1,133 82.9 80.0-85.4 107 8.1 6.3-10.5 71 4.9 3.7- 6.5 53 3.8 2.7- 5.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 674 282 41.0 35.3-46.8 100 15.3 11.5-20.1 109 14.7 11.4-18.9 167 26.6 21.2-32.7 16 2.4 1.2- 4.6
$15,000- 24,999 841 428 48.1 42.7-53.5 105 9.9 7.7-12.6 123 18.2 14.4-22.6 170 20.4 15.5-26.3 15 3.5 1.8- 6.7
$25,000- 34,999 588 349 61.9 55.4-67.9 77 13.7 9.9-18.7 67 11.0 8.0-14.8 90 11.0 8.4-14.2 5 2.5 0.8- 7.6
$35,000- 49,999 751 537 67.7 63.2-72.0 76 11.2 8.5-14.5 69 11.3 8.6-14.9 68 9.7 7.3-12.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
$50,000-74,999 771 619 76.4 71.3-80.8 58 9.3 6.5-13.2 51 7.4 5.2-10.5 42 5.5 3.8- 7.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3
$75,000+ 941 799 83.7 80.3-86.6 74 8.5 6.3-11.3 34 4.0 2.7- 5.9 33 3.4 2.2- 5.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,067 1,196 58.4 55.2-61.6 247 12.4 10.4-14.7 254 12.7 10.8-14.9 355 14.7 12.9-16.9 15 1.7 0.8- 3.5
No 3,029 2,139 67.5 64.8-70.1 310 11.3 9.6-13.2 260 9.4 8.1-11.0 291 10.2 8.5-12.3 29 1.6 0.9- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 947 665 71.0 66.5-75.1 96 12.1 8.9-16.2 72 8.3 6.2-11.0 110 8.3 6.5-10.5 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Non-Veteran 4,308 2,765 62.9 60.6-65.1 476 11.3 10.0-12.9 457 11.1 9.8-12.5 565 12.7 11.2-14.4 45 2.0 1.3- 3.1

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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