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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,374 1,417 61.3 58.3-64.2 957 38.7 35.8-41.7
GENDER
Males 727 421 58.2 52.9-63.2 306 41.8 36.8-47.1
Females 1,647 996 64.0 60.6-67.2 651 36.0 32.8-39.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 16 79.5 55.6-92.3 8 20.5 7.7-44.4
Non-Hispanic 2,338 1,394 61.1 58.0-64.0 944 38.9 36.0-42.0
AGE
18-24 79 51 64.6 49.6-77.2 28 35.4 22.8-50.4
25-34 272 189 68.8 61.0-75.7 83 31.2 24.3-39.0
35-44 414 288 65.7 59.1-71.7 126 34.3 28.3-40.9
45-54 536 338 60.8 54.7-66.6 198 39.2 33.4-45.3
55-64 466 271 61.6 55.6-67.2 195 38.4 32.8-44.4
65-74 346 169 51.3 44.6-58.0 177 48.7 42.0-55.4
75+ 235 91 35.5 28.1-43.6 144 64.5 56.4-71.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 436 171 43.5 36.2-51.2 265 56.5 48.8-63.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 832 450 53.6 48.1-59.0 382 46.4 41.0-51.9
Some Post-H.S. 585 377 65.4 59.8-70.5 208 34.6 29.5-40.2
College Graduate 515 414 80.3 74.8-84.8 101 19.7 15.2-25.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 431 171 39.8 33.4-46.6 260 60.2 53.4-66.6
$15,000- 24,999 505 268 55.5 48.1-62.7 237 44.5 37.3-51.9
$25,000- 34,999 304 175 62.7 54.7-70.0 129 37.3 30.0-45.3
$35,000- 49,999 325 240 69.1 61.5-75.8 85 30.9 24.2-38.5
$50,000-74,999 253 205 75.8 66.9-82.9 48 24.2 17.1-33.1
$75,000+ 242 200 81.5 74.3-87.0 42 18.5 13.0-25.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 940 454 49.2 44.3-54.0 486 50.8 46.0-55.7
No 1,325 889 67.0 62.9-70.8 436 33.0 29.2-37.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 190 65.2 57.3-72.3 105 34.8 27.7-42.7
Non-Veteran 2,079 1,227 60.6 57.3-63.8 852 39.4 36.2-42.7

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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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