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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 375 280 72.6 66.4-78.0 34 10.6 7.1-15.4 23 6.1 3.9- 9.4 36 10.4 6.9-15.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9
GENDER
Male 148 108 72.8 62.8-80.9 13 9.3 4.8-17.3 9 4.7 2.3- 9.3 17 13.0 7.2-22.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Female 227 172 72.4 64.6-79.0 21 11.9 7.3-18.6 14 7.4 4.1-12.9 19 7.8 4.7-12.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
RACE
White 287 225 77.0 70.2-82.7 21 7.6 4.5-12.7 14 5.1 2.9- 8.7 26 10.1 6.3-15.9 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Other 88 55 61.5 48.3-73.3 13 17.8 9.8-30.0 9 8.5 4.0-17.3 10 11.2 4.8-23.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
AGE
18-44 108 77 72.5 61.6-81.3 9 7.6 3.8-14.9 6 4.6 1.9-10.6 15 14.6 8.0-25.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
45+ 262 199 72.8 65.4-79.0 24 12.5 7.7-19.7 17 7.4 4.4-12.1 21 7.1 4.5-11.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 71 66.5 54.7-76.5 10 8.9 4.3-17.5 9 10.6 5.3-20.0 19 13.6 7.9-22.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Some College + 265 209 75.1 67.6-81.3 24 11.2 7.1-17.3 14 4.2 2.4- 7.3 17 9.1 5.0-15.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 147 97 65.3 54.5-74.8 18 12.2 7.1-20.1 14 10.9 6.1-18.7 17 11.3 5.8-20.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
$50,000+ 183 155 83.3 75.9-88.8 12 7.7 4.2-14.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.7 11 6.3 3.2-11.9 0 0.0 . - .

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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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