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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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
-Gaston County 410 262 62.3 55.1-69.0 148 37.7 31.0-44.9
GENDER
Male 169 97 59.0 48.2-69.0 72 41.0 31.0-51.8
Female 241 165 65.4 55.7-73.9 76 34.6 26.1-44.3
RACE
White 349 231 66.7 59.6-73.2 118 33.3 26.8-40.4
Other 61 31 47.5 30.5-65.0 30 52.5 35.0-69.5
AGE
18-44 109 73 61.5 48.5-73.1 36 38.5 26.9-51.5
45+ 298 187 63.2 56.8-69.3 111 36.8 30.7-43.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 114 52.4 42.5-62.2 104 47.6 37.8-57.5
Some College + 191 147 73.5 63.3-81.7 44 26.5 18.3-36.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 109 46.5 37.1-56.1 110 53.5 43.9-62.9
$50,000+ 123 105 82.4 72.7-89.2 18 17.6 10.8-27.3

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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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