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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 671 499 71.2 66.6-75.4 64 11.3 8.5-14.8 55 8.8 6.5-12.0 50 8.1 5.8-11.2 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
GENDER
Male 271 186 64.3 56.9-71.0 33 15.2 10.5-21.5 27 9.2 5.9-14.2 23 10.3 6.5-16.1 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8
Female 400 313 78.1 72.8-82.7 31 7.3 4.9-10.8 28 8.5 5.5-12.9 27 5.8 3.7- 9.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
RACE
White 459 374 78.7 73.6-83.2 32 8.9 6.0-13.0 28 6.5 4.2- 9.9 25 5.9 3.6- 9.5 0 0.0 . - .
Other 210 124 60.9 52.5-68.6 31 14.4 9.5-21.2 27 12.2 7.8-18.5 25 11.1 6.9-17.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6
AGE
18-44 199 147 71.0 63.0-77.8 17 10.2 6.1-16.6 16 8.4 4.9-14.2 17 9.6 5.7-15.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4
45+ 462 345 71.7 66.5-76.4 45 11.9 8.6-16.2 38 9.2 6.4-12.9 33 6.8 4.6- 9.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 103 56.0 46.2-65.4 23 15.5 9.6-24.1 23 12.1 7.5-19.1 26 15.1 9.5-23.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2
Some College + 490 393 78.0 73.1-82.3 41 9.4 6.7-13.2 31 7.2 4.7-10.9 24 5.0 3.1- 8.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 263 162 58.3 49.9-66.2 30 14.1 9.0-21.2 37 13.6 9.4-19.4 31 12.4 7.9-18.9 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2
$50,000+ 316 269 80.2 74.0-85.3 22 8.8 5.6-13.5 14 6.2 3.4-11.0 11 4.9 2.5- 9.3 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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