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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,362 1,354 59.3 56.3-62.3 349 13.9 12.0-16.1 294 12.8 10.9-15.0 344 13.1 11.2-15.4 21 0.9 0.5- 1.6
GENDER
Males 723 402 56.8 51.5-61.9 102 13.4 10.3-17.2 98 13.2 10.2-16.9 116 15.7 12.0-20.2 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6
Females 1,639 952 61.4 58.0-64.7 247 14.3 12.1-16.9 196 12.4 10.2-15.1 228 11.0 9.3-13.0 16 0.8 0.4- 1.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 13 67.7 42.4-85.7 3 8.5 2.4-26.5 2 8.0 1.8-29.4 6 15.7 4.9-40.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,327 1,334 59.1 56.1-62.1 345 14.0 12.1-16.2 292 12.9 11.0-15.1 335 13.1 11.1-15.4 21 0.9 0.5- 1.7
AGE
18-24 78 48 63.5 48.3-76.3 12 11.3 5.6-21.6 10 12.1 5.6-24.4 8 13.1 5.3-29.0 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 271 185 68.5 60.6-75.4 34 12.8 7.8-20.1 26 9.8 6.1-15.4 21 7.3 4.4-11.9 5 1.7 0.6- 5.0
35-44 414 275 63.2 56.6-69.3 61 15.0 10.9-20.3 38 12.0 8.0-17.6 38 8.8 5.9-13.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5
45-54 535 326 58.6 52.5-64.4 60 10.0 7.2-13.8 72 14.9 10.9-20.1 75 15.7 11.5-21.0 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0
55-64 464 257 59.5 53.6-65.2 80 16.8 12.9-21.6 65 11.7 8.8-15.4 58 11.7 8.1-16.6 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8
65-74 343 158 47.0 40.3-53.8 57 16.9 12.6-22.4 51 16.8 12.1-22.8 73 18.3 13.8-23.9 4 1.0 0.3- 3.6
75+ 231 85 31.9 25.1-39.6 42 19.1 13.0-27.1 30 16.3 10.7-24.2 70 31.5 23.8-40.3 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 432 153 39.9 32.5-47.9 78 18.6 13.6-24.8 69 13.8 10.3-18.4 128 27.2 21.8-33.4 4 0.5 0.1- 1.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 828 434 52.1 46.6-57.6 127 13.2 10.0-17.1 118 17.7 13.8-22.5 137 15.6 11.9-20.3 12 1.4 0.6- 3.1
Some Post-H.S. 584 363 63.4 57.8-68.6 96 17.3 13.4-21.9 65 9.2 6.8-12.2 57 9.8 6.7-14.3 3 0.4 0.1- 2.0
College Graduate 514 400 78.1 72.6-82.7 48 8.5 5.9-12.0 42 8.2 5.3-12.5 22 4.4 2.3- 8.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 429 164 39.0 32.6-45.8 78 18.9 14.5-24.2 73 16.0 11.9-21.3 106 25.2 18.9-32.7 8 1.0 0.4- 2.0
$15,000- 24,999 504 247 51.2 43.8-58.6 81 13.9 9.4-20.1 73 16.4 11.6-22.7 96 16.1 12.2-20.9 7 2.4 0.9- 6.0
$25,000- 34,999 303 167 61.2 53.1-68.7 47 10.7 7.5-15.1 38 12.3 8.3-17.8 48 14.3 9.9-20.1 3 1.5 0.3- 6.2
$35,000- 49,999 322 234 68.0 60.5-74.8 29 10.3 6.4-16.2 37 12.6 8.4-18.4 22 9.1 5.2-15.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 253 200 74.3 65.5-81.5 28 14.1 8.8-22.0 18 7.4 3.7-14.0 7 4.2 1.6-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 242 193 79.5 72.3-85.2 29 11.1 7.1-17.0 14 7.8 4.3-13.7 6 1.6 0.7- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 932 429 47.2 42.3-52.1 161 17.3 14.2-21.0 150 16.2 12.9-20.0 182 18.2 14.9-22.1 10 1.1 0.4- 2.8
No 1,322 854 64.9 60.8-68.7 175 12.5 10.1-15.4 136 11.4 9.0-14.3 147 10.5 8.0-13.6 10 0.8 0.3- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 185 63.1 55.1-70.4 40 12.8 8.6-18.5 41 13.3 9.1-19.0 28 10.7 6.5-16.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Non-Veteran 2,067 1,169 58.6 55.3-61.8 309 14.1 12.0-16.5 253 12.7 10.6-15.1 316 13.6 11.4-16.1 20 1.0 0.5- 1.9

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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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