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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,647 996 64.0 60.6-67.2 651 36.0 32.8-39.4
AGE
18-24 51 35 70.0 50.9-83.9 16 30.0 16.1-49.1
25-34 203 143 71.4 63.2-78.4 60 28.6 21.6-36.8
35-44 281 198 67.8 59.8-74.8 83 32.2 25.2-40.2
45-54 356 231 67.1 60.3-73.2 125 32.9 26.8-39.7
55-64 311 184 63.2 56.5-69.5 127 36.8 30.5-43.5
65-74 253 126 55.1 47.2-62.8 127 44.9 37.2-52.8
75+ 173 66 35.9 27.2-45.5 107 64.1 54.5-72.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 116 40.4 33.0-48.3 192 59.6 51.7-67.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 543 300 56.8 50.6-62.8 243 43.2 37.2-49.4
Some Post-H.S. 412 265 68.1 62.0-73.7 147 31.9 26.3-38.0
College Graduate 381 312 82.6 76.6-87.3 69 17.4 12.7-23.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 138 44.6 37.5-51.9 188 55.4 48.1-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 369 199 58.6 51.5-65.4 170 41.4 34.6-48.5
$25,000- 34,999 210 126 63.2 54.4-71.3 84 36.8 28.7-45.6
$35,000- 49,999 195 155 74.8 64.0-83.2 40 25.2 16.8-36.0
$50,000-74,999 165 136 80.4 70.7-87.5 29 19.6 12.5-29.3
$75,000+ 141 123 89.0 80.7-93.9 18 11.0 6.1-19.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 645 321 50.9 45.5-56.2 324 49.1 43.8-54.5
No 933 629 69.9 65.5-74.0 304 30.1 26.0-34.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 36 69.4 49.5-84.0 16 30.6 16.0-50.5
Non-Veteran 1,595 960 63.8 60.4-67.0 635 36.2 33.0-39.6

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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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