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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist?*

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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 14,117 9,788 67.2 65.9-68.4 1,342 10.3 9.5-11.1 1,135 8.8 8.1- 9.6 1,499 10.3 9.5-11.1 353 3.4 2.9- 4.1
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,447 857 61.8 58.2-65.3 208 15.0 12.3-18.1 158 10.8 8.8-13.3 173 10.0 8.3-12.0 51 2.4 1.6- 3.5
AGE
18-24 51 34 68.4 49.6-82.7 11 26.3 13.0-46.1 2 2.0 0.4- 9.8 4 3.3 0.9-10.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 202 131 68.0 59.7-75.3 23 8.5 5.4-13.3 22 13.3 8.1-21.1 21 7.9 4.8-12.8 5 2.2 0.6- 7.3
35-44 277 190 64.9 56.8-72.2 40 16.2 10.6-24.0 19 8.6 5.2-13.8 25 8.8 5.3-14.4 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4
45-54 337 202 59.2 51.7-66.2 48 14.9 10.1-21.5 44 14.1 9.3-20.7 38 10.5 7.1-15.2 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
55-64 277 150 57.3 50.1-64.2 40 14.8 10.3-20.8 33 10.0 6.7-14.8 40 14.3 10.1-20.1 14 3.5 1.9- 6.5
65-74 185 91 55.1 46.1-63.7 27 12.9 8.3-19.6 23 9.9 6.2-15.3 29 15.9 10.4-23.4 15 6.3 3.3-11.7
75+ 100 49 46.8 34.4-59.5 14 12.9 6.8-23.3 14 17.8 9.9-30.0 14 14.6 7.9-25.5 9 7.8 3.6-16.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 75 40.0 30.9-49.8 25 16.1 8.8-27.6 38 14.1 9.5-20.3 55 25.4 18.5-33.7 20 4.5 2.6- 7.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 254 53.6 47.0-60.1 78 17.6 12.3-24.6 53 12.8 8.9-18.0 67 12.2 9.0-16.3 21 3.7 2.2- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 386 235 62.7 56.1-69.0 64 16.8 12.5-22.3 43 11.6 7.9-16.7 37 8.1 5.4-12.1 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
College Graduate 372 290 79.8 73.5-84.9 41 9.5 6.0-14.5 24 6.3 3.6-10.7 14 2.7 1.5- 5.1 3 1.7 0.5- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 261 102 41.0 33.5-49.1 39 17.0 11.8-23.7 50 20.1 14.0-28.0 54 18.0 13.2-24.2 16 3.9 2.2- 6.8
$15,000- 24,999 318 162 53.1 45.2-60.8 48 15.5 10.5-22.2 36 9.9 6.6-14.8 56 16.4 12.0-22.0 16 5.1 2.5-10.2
$25,000- 34,999 192 114 63.6 54.4-71.9 27 9.6 6.1-14.9 23 12.1 7.4-19.1 23 12.5 7.5-20.1 5 2.2 0.8- 5.7
$35,000- 49,999 190 139 66.5 55.7-75.9 21 15.3 8.1-26.9 18 11.8 6.5-20.5 11 5.8 2.5-12.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
$50,000-74,999 163 127 77.4 67.5-85.0 22 10.2 6.0-16.8 11 10.8 5.3-20.8 3 1.7 0.4- 7.2 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 140 120 87.2 78.5-92.8 12 8.7 4.3-16.7 5 3.1 0.9-10.1 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 519 239 45.8 40.0-51.8 90 19.1 14.7-24.4 81 17.2 12.8-22.8 80 14.4 11.0-18.6 29 3.5 2.2- 5.3
No 864 576 68.0 63.3-72.3 107 13.4 10.0-17.7 76 8.6 6.4-11.4 86 8.1 6.2-10.5 19 1.9 1.0- 3.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 34 63.7 43.5-79.9 9 20.5 8.2-42.6 7 15.5 6.5-32.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,396 823 61.7 58.0-65.3 199 14.8 12.0-17.9 151 10.6 8.6-13.1 172 10.4 8.6-12.5 51 2.5 1.7- 3.6

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having teeth.
Note: Denominator includes respondents who reported having never been to a dental clinic.

^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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