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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 51 32 65.9 47.3-80.6 9 14.1 6.1-29.5 6 14.6 4.8-36.5 4 5.4 1.7-16.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 203 141 70.9 62.6-77.9 24 10.1 6.4-15.6 20 11.5 6.7-18.9 14 5.6 3.0-10.1 4 2.0 0.5- 7.3
35-44 281 190 65.9 58.0-73.0 43 17.1 11.5-24.8 21 7.7 4.7-12.4 26 8.8 5.3-14.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
45-54 355 224 64.4 57.4-70.7 41 9.8 6.8-13.9 44 13.2 8.7-19.4 45 12.4 8.6-17.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
55-64 310 171 59.6 52.8-66.1 52 16.5 12.0-22.2 49 14.2 10.3-19.2 34 9.2 6.1-13.5 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
65-74 250 119 51.1 43.1-59.1 45 18.9 13.5-25.8 32 12.7 8.4-18.7 50 15.5 11.0-21.4 4 1.7 0.5- 6.1
75+ 170 62 31.2 23.6-39.9 30 18.6 11.5-28.6 22 18.5 11.4-28.5 54 31.0 23.0-40.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 306 106 37.2 29.9-45.2 56 20.0 13.7-28.2 55 16.8 12.1-22.7 86 25.6 19.8-32.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 540 287 54.3 48.1-60.4 89 14.7 11.0-19.4 66 16.7 11.7-23.3 89 13.1 9.9-17.0 9 1.2 0.6- 2.6
Some Post-H.S. 411 255 65.5 59.2-71.3 70 17.3 13.0-22.7 45 8.9 6.2-12.7 39 8.1 5.3-12.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
College Graduate 380 302 80.4 74.3-85.3 32 7.1 4.5-11.1 30 8.3 5.0-13.4 14 2.8 1.5- 5.2 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 131 42.8 35.7-50.2 58 19.5 14.4-25.9 60 19.0 13.8-25.7 69 17.3 13.0-22.8 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0
$15,000- 24,999 369 186 53.7 46.4-60.8 62 15.1 10.9-20.7 49 13.6 9.4-19.2 67 15.5 11.4-20.7 5 2.1 0.6- 7.1
$25,000- 34,999 210 119 60.9 52.0-69.2 35 13.4 8.9-19.6 23 11.0 6.6-17.8 31 14.0 9.0-21.0 2 0.7 0.1- 4.1
$35,000- 49,999 192 152 74.3 63.6-82.8 13 9.8 4.3-20.8 20 12.5 7.1-20.9 7 3.3 0.9-11.4 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 165 132 77.9 68.1-85.3 19 11.4 6.5-19.3 11 8.9 4.2-17.7 3 1.8 0.5- 7.2 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 141 120 87.6 79.4-92.9 15 9.0 4.8-16.3 3 2.3 0.5-10.4 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 640 303 47.7 42.4-53.1 111 18.3 14.5-22.7 104 17.5 13.5-22.4 115 15.9 12.6-19.8 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4
No 931 605 67.5 63.1-71.7 124 12.5 9.8-15.9 90 10.5 7.8-14.1 104 8.5 6.6-10.9 8 0.9 0.3- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 35 61.5 41.1-78.5 8 15.1 5.1-36.8 6 17.2 6.3-39.3 3 6.2 1.4-24.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,587 917 61.4 58.0-64.7 239 14.3 12.1-16.9 190 12.2 10.0-15.0 225 11.2 9.4-13.2 16 0.9 0.4- 1.8

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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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