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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 382 292 76.4 70.3-81.5 23 6.8 4.1-11.0 28 7.5 4.8-11.4 34 7.7 5.0-11.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3
GENDER
Male 146 104 70.9 60.8-79.3 14 11.1 6.1-19.5 12 7.0 3.6-13.1 13 9.3 4.7-17.4 3 1.7 0.5- 5.8
Female 236 188 81.4 74.3-87.0 9 2.7 1.3- 5.6 16 7.9 4.4-13.9 21 6.3 3.8-10.4 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7
RACE
White 283 234 86.1 80.7-90.1 9 3.5 1.6- 7.4 17 5.2 3.0- 8.9 20 4.2 2.5- 7.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4
Other 96 56 59.6 46.8-71.2 13 11.9 6.0-22.3 11 11.6 6.0-21.2 14 14.2 7.6-24.8 2 2.7 0.7-10.5
AGE
18-44 107 82 80.3 70.3-87.5 8 6.3 2.9-13.0 10 6.8 3.3-13.3 5 4.7 1.6-12.9 2 2.0 0.5- 7.8
45+ 271 207 72.2 64.7-78.6 14 7.2 3.6-13.8 18 8.4 4.8-14.1 29 11.0 7.1-16.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 82 67.6 55.0-78.1 8 5.1 2.0-12.2 15 11.0 5.9-19.6 23 15.3 8.7-25.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
Some College + 251 209 81.9 75.1-87.2 15 7.8 4.3-13.9 13 5.3 2.8- 9.8 11 3.0 1.5- 5.7 3 2.1 0.6- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 99 59.4 48.4-69.6 14 7.4 3.8-14.2 19 13.0 7.6-21.4 30 16.8 10.4-26.0 4 3.4 1.1- 9.7
$50,000+ 170 153 88.5 81.5-93.1 6 4.9 2.1-11.0 7 4.1 1.8- 9.0 3 1.9 0.6- 5.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3

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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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