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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 357 235 62.2 54.5-69.3 33 7.9 4.8-12.6 40 14.3 9.7-20.4 39 12.4 7.7-19.3 10 3.3 1.2- 8.7
GENDER
Male 144 87 60.9 49.1-71.5 12 5.7 3.0-10.5 19 14.3 8.5-23.0 20 16.0 8.0-29.5 6 3.1 1.2- 7.8
Female 213 148 63.4 53.1-72.5 21 9.9 5.1-18.2 21 14.2 8.1-23.8 19 9.1 5.5-14.7 4 3.5 0.7-16.1
RACE
White 303 209 67.3 59.6-74.2 27 8.6 4.9-14.5 30 13.0 8.2-20.1 30 9.1 6.1-13.4 7 2.0 0.8- 4.9
Other 54 26 45.7 28.5-64.1 6 5.6 2.1-13.7 10 18.3 9.0-33.7 9 23.0 9.1-46.9 3 7.5 1.4-31.8
AGE
18-44 106 68 59.9 46.9-71.7 8 7.2 2.9-16.8 16 17.2 9.8-28.2 13 12.8 5.7-26.3 1 2.9 0.4-17.9
45+ 248 165 64.9 57.7-71.5 25 8.7 5.7-13.2 23 10.5 6.6-16.3 26 12.0 8.1-17.6 9 3.8 1.7- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 178 98 52.6 41.6-63.4 24 11.9 6.6-20.4 21 13.9 8.4-22.3 29 19.7 11.5-31.7 6 1.9 0.6- 5.5
Some College + 178 136 72.2 61.6-80.7 9 3.7 1.6- 8.2 19 14.6 8.2-24.7 10 4.7 2.3- 9.4 4 4.8 1.3-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 88 43.2 33.1-53.8 22 11.3 6.0-20.4 27 18.5 12.0-27.5 33 23.3 14.2-35.7 8 3.7 1.6- 8.4
$50,000+ 121 102 82.0 72.2-88.8 7 6.1 2.6-13.4 7 7.4 3.3-15.9 5 4.6 1.8-11.1 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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