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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 676 510 72.5 67.9-76.6 166 27.5 23.4-32.1
GENDER
Male 273 193 65.9 58.6-72.6 80 34.1 27.4-41.4
Female 403 317 79.0 73.8-83.5 86 21.0 16.5-26.2
RACE
White 461 377 79.2 74.0-83.5 84 20.8 16.5-26.0
Other 213 132 63.4 55.1-71.0 81 36.6 29.0-44.9
AGE
18-44 200 149 71.4 63.5-78.3 51 28.6 21.7-36.5
45+ 466 354 73.7 68.6-78.3 112 26.3 21.7-31.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 111 59.8 50.0-68.9 70 40.2 31.1-50.0
Some College + 491 396 78.3 73.4-82.5 95 21.7 17.5-26.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 170 61.2 52.9-68.9 96 38.8 31.1-47.1
$50,000+ 316 270 80.3 74.1-85.4 46 19.7 14.6-25.9

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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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