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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Oral Health

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason?

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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
-Forsyth County 406 294 71.0 64.9-76.4 40 11.9 8.3-16.8 31 6.6 4.4- 9.7 40 10.3 6.9-15.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
GENDER
Male 159 111 68.4 58.5-76.9 18 13.4 7.8-22.1 12 5.1 2.7- 9.4 18 13.1 7.4-22.0 0 0.0 . - .
Female 247 183 73.6 66.4-79.7 22 10.4 6.5-16.1 19 8.0 4.7-13.2 22 7.5 4.6-11.9 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
RACE
White 305 236 76.1 69.4-81.7 25 9.4 6.0-14.6 20 5.7 3.5- 9.1 24 8.8 5.3-14.4 0 0.0 . - .
Other 101 58 59.3 46.8-70.7 15 17.5 9.7-29.6 11 8.6 4.3-16.6 16 13.6 7.1-24.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
AGE
18-44 109 77 71.0 59.9-80.0 12 10.4 5.5-19.0 5 4.2 1.7-10.2 14 13.7 7.4-24.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
45+ 292 213 71.1 64.3-77.2 27 12.6 8.0-19.2 26 8.5 5.5-12.8 26 7.8 5.1-11.7 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 80 60.5 49.3-70.7 13 12.7 6.6-23.1 19 13.3 7.9-21.5 23 13.5 8.2-21.4 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 271 214 75.9 68.6-82.0 27 11.5 7.4-17.3 12 3.4 1.8- 6.3 17 8.8 4.8-15.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 108 62.0 51.8-71.3 19 12.9 7.4-21.6 23 12.6 7.8-19.6 23 12.6 7.2-21.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 184 156 83.6 76.4-89.0 16 9.3 5.5-15.4 4 2.1 0.7- 6.1 8 5.0 2.3-10.6 0 0.0 . - .

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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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