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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,275 3,528 66.2 64.2-68.1 1,747 33.8 31.9-35.8
GENDER
Male 1,917 1,257 65.3 61.9-68.5 660 34.7 31.5-38.1
Female 3,358 2,271 67.1 64.8-69.3 1,087 32.9 30.7-35.2
RACE
White 3,539 2,518 70.6 68.1-72.9 1,021 29.4 27.1-31.9
African American 1,217 717 60.8 56.7-64.7 500 39.2 35.3-43.3
Other Minorities 489 272 53.6 47.1-60.0 217 46.4 40.0-52.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 225 113 47.9 39.2-56.7 112 52.1 43.3-60.8
Non-Hispanic 5,028 3,404 67.7 65.7-69.7 1,624 32.3 30.3-34.3
AGE
18-24 184 110 60.7 51.3-69.4 74 39.3 30.6-48.7
25-34 528 377 68.3 63.1-73.1 151 31.7 26.9-36.9
35-44 822 567 67.3 63.2-71.3 255 32.7 28.7-36.8
45-54 1,024 687 67.9 64.2-71.3 337 32.1 28.7-35.8
55-64 1,088 755 69.8 66.5-73.0 333 30.2 27.0-33.5
65-74 930 610 65.3 61.5-68.9 320 34.7 31.1-38.5
75+ 663 392 57.8 53.3-62.2 271 42.2 37.8-46.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 832 328 39.8 34.8-45.1 504 60.2 54.9-65.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,639 1,028 63.4 59.5-67.2 611 36.6 32.8-40.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,424 1,013 69.9 66.3-73.3 411 30.1 26.7-33.7
College Graduate 1,365 1,147 83.9 81.1-86.4 218 16.1 13.6-18.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 679 293 42.8 37.1-48.7 386 57.2 51.3-62.9
$15,000- 24,999 842 449 50.8 45.4-56.3 393 49.2 43.7-54.6
$25,000- 34,999 590 356 62.6 56.2-68.6 234 37.4 31.4-43.8
$35,000- 49,999 752 550 69.6 65.1-73.8 202 30.4 26.2-34.9
$50,000-74,999 771 633 78.4 73.4-82.7 138 21.6 17.3-26.6
$75,000+ 941 812 84.8 81.5-87.7 129 15.2 12.3-18.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,080 1,225 59.4 56.2-62.5 855 40.6 37.5-43.8
No 3,032 2,201 69.8 67.1-72.3 831 30.2 27.7-32.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 949 678 72.2 67.7-76.2 271 27.8 23.8-32.3
Non-Veteran 4,323 2,847 64.8 62.6-67.0 1,476 35.2 33.0-37.4

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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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