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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 387 282 71.8 65.7-77.2 36 10.8 7.2-15.8 23 7.0 4.3-11.0 37 9.1 6.1-13.3 9 1.4 0.7- 2.9
GENDER
Male 133 98 69.2 58.5-78.2 12 14.3 7.7-25.1 6 5.7 2.4-13.1 14 9.8 5.2-17.4 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2
Female 254 184 73.7 66.5-79.8 24 8.2 5.3-12.3 17 7.9 4.5-13.6 23 8.5 5.1-14.0 6 1.7 0.7- 4.2
RACE
White 338 252 73.8 67.4-79.4 31 11.4 7.4-17.2 16 4.7 2.6- 8.3 32 8.6 5.6-13.0 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2
Other 47 29 61.1 43.3-76.4 4 6.2 2.0-17.6 7 19.5 8.8-37.6 5 11.8 4.2-28.9 2 1.4 0.3- 6.3
AGE
18-44 127 89 70.5 60.6-78.7 20 14.9 9.0-23.8 8 6.9 3.4-13.7 8 6.8 3.3-13.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
45+ 258 191 73.0 65.7-79.2 16 6.2 3.6-10.5 15 7.1 3.8-12.7 29 11.7 7.5-17.9 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 96 57.3 46.9-67.2 14 12.4 6.2-23.2 14 9.9 5.3-17.6 27 18.4 11.8-27.7 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6
Some College + 228 184 80.9 74.1-86.2 22 9.8 6.2-15.3 9 5.1 2.4-10.6 10 3.1 1.5- 6.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 177 113 62.9 53.5-71.5 17 11.3 6.6-18.6 16 10.9 6.0-18.7 25 12.6 7.8-19.7 6 2.3 0.9- 5.6
$50,000+ 154 127 79.6 69.7-86.9 15 11.5 6.0-20.9 4 2.9 1.0- 7.8 6 5.3 2.1-13.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9

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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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