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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 405 251 60.4 53.2-67.1 44 11.4 7.5-17.0 44 11.6 8.2-16.0 63 16.0 10.9-22.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
GENDER
Male 167 92 56.6 45.8-66.8 17 9.8 5.7-16.2 20 12.2 7.5-19.3 35 20.0 11.8-31.8 3 1.4 0.4- 5.6
Female 238 159 63.8 54.1-72.5 27 12.9 7.0-22.6 24 11.0 6.8-17.3 28 12.3 7.1-20.7 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 345 222 64.4 57.2-71.1 33 10.1 6.3-15.8 33 10.4 6.9-15.3 55 14.4 10.1-20.3 2 0.7 0.1- 3.6
Other 60 29 46.4 29.4-64.3 11 16.0 6.6-34.1 11 15.7 8.0-28.4 8 21.3 7.9-45.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
AGE
18-44 107 69 59.3 46.2-71.2 14 14.6 7.7-26.0 12 11.0 6.0-19.2 12 15.1 6.9-30.0 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 295 180 61.6 55.0-67.7 30 8.4 5.6-12.5 31 11.7 8.0-16.8 51 17.0 12.7-22.3 3 1.3 0.3- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 107 50.3 40.4-60.2 32 13.7 8.4-21.7 26 13.1 8.3-20.0 47 21.6 13.8-32.2 3 1.3 0.3- 5.0
Some College + 189 143 71.8 61.5-80.2 12 8.8 3.9-18.5 18 9.9 5.8-16.2 16 9.6 4.5-19.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 105 45.3 35.9-55.0 25 12.3 7.0-20.9 30 15.7 10.4-23.0 51 25.2 16.7-36.3 3 1.4 0.4- 5.6
$50,000+ 123 101 79.3 69.4-86.6 10 8.9 4.4-17.2 7 6.9 3.1-14.7 5 4.8 1.9-11.4 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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