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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 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
AGE
18-24 27 16 61.4 38.4-80.2 3 9.0 2.7-25.8 4 10.1 3.5-25.8 4 19.5 6.5-45.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 68 44 64.8 49.6-77.5 10 16.8 7.3-34.1 6 7.3 2.7-18.2 7 9.9 4.6-20.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
35-44 133 85 60.4 49.8-70.1 18 12.8 7.6-20.7 17 16.4 9.5-27.0 12 8.9 4.6-16.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.0
45-54 180 102 52.5 42.8-62.1 19 10.2 5.9-17.3 28 16.8 10.5-25.7 30 19.2 12.1-29.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9
55-64 154 86 59.4 49.1-69.0 28 17.2 11.0-25.8 16 8.7 5.0-14.6 24 14.7 8.3-24.8 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 93 39 41.1 30.2-53.0 12 14.1 7.9-23.9 19 22.5 13.8-34.5 23 22.2 14.1-33.2 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 61 23 33.2 20.8-48.3 12 20.0 10.3-35.2 8 12.6 5.1-27.6 16 32.4 18.2-50.9 2 1.9 0.5- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 47 43.9 30.0-58.8 22 16.5 9.7-26.7 14 9.5 5.0-17.4 42 29.5 19.6-41.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 147 50.2 41.5-58.9 38 11.8 7.3-18.6 52 18.6 13.0-25.8 48 17.9 11.8-26.1 3 1.5 0.4- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 173 108 60.4 50.4-69.6 26 17.2 10.8-26.2 20 9.5 5.8-15.1 18 12.2 6.4-21.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
College Graduate 134 98 74.7 64.1-82.9 16 10.4 5.9-17.8 12 8.1 3.7-16.8 8 6.8 2.6-16.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 33 32.8 21.7-46.2 20 17.8 10.7-28.2 13 11.1 5.7-20.5 37 37.9 24.7-53.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
$15,000- 24,999 135 61 48.1 34.3-62.2 19 12.4 5.3-26.6 24 19.9 11.3-32.8 29 16.8 10.2-26.4 2 2.7 0.6-10.9
$25,000- 34,999 93 48 61.6 46.8-74.5 12 7.1 3.5-13.7 15 14.1 7.6-24.6 17 14.8 7.9-26.0 1 2.5 0.3-15.6
$35,000- 49,999 130 82 62.7 51.7-72.5 16 10.7 6.1-18.3 17 12.7 7.1-21.6 15 13.9 7.5-24.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 88 68 70.8 55.9-82.3 9 16.9 8.3-31.3 7 5.9 1.6-19.3 4 6.5 2.1-18.6 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 101 73 71.4 59.5-80.9 14 13.2 7.0-23.4 11 13.2 7.0-23.6 3 2.2 0.7- 7.1 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 292 126 46.6 38.3-55.0 50 16.3 11.5-22.6 46 14.7 9.9-21.1 67 20.8 15.1-28.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9
No 391 249 61.6 54.4-68.4 51 12.5 8.5-17.9 46 12.5 8.7-17.6 43 12.9 8.3-19.4 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 150 63.3 54.7-71.2 32 12.4 8.1-18.5 35 12.7 8.4-18.7 25 11.4 6.8-18.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Non-Veteran 480 252 54.1 47.6-60.4 70 13.8 10.0-18.8 63 13.4 9.7-18.3 91 17.5 12.9-23.3 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6

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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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