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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 727 421 58.2 52.9-63.2 306 41.8 36.8-47.1
AGE
18-24 28 16 60.2 37.7-79.1 12 39.8 20.9-62.3
25-34 69 46 64.9 49.8-77.6 23 35.1 22.4-50.2
35-44 133 90 63.5 52.8-73.0 43 36.5 27.0-47.2
45-54 180 107 54.2 44.4-63.8 73 45.8 36.2-55.6
55-64 155 87 59.5 49.2-69.1 68 40.5 30.9-50.8
65-74 93 43 45.9 34.6-57.7 50 54.1 42.3-65.4
75+ 62 25 34.8 22.2-50.0 37 65.2 50.0-77.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 128 55 47.9 34.4-61.8 73 52.1 38.2-65.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 150 50.8 42.1-59.5 139 49.2 40.5-57.9
Some Post-H.S. 173 112 61.5 51.5-70.7 61 38.5 29.3-48.5
College Graduate 134 102 76.8 66.2-84.8 32 23.2 15.2-33.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 33 32.1 21.2-45.3 72 67.9 54.7-78.8
$15,000- 24,999 136 69 51.6 37.8-65.2 67 48.4 34.8-62.2
$25,000- 34,999 94 49 61.9 47.3-74.7 45 38.1 25.3-52.7
$35,000- 49,999 130 85 64.3 53.3-74.0 45 35.7 26.0-46.7
$50,000-74,999 88 69 71.1 56.1-82.5 19 28.9 17.5-43.9
$75,000+ 101 77 74.0 62.2-83.2 24 26.0 16.8-37.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 295 133 47.3 39.1-55.6 162 52.7 44.4-60.9
No 392 260 63.3 56.1-70.1 132 36.7 29.9-43.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 154 64.5 55.9-72.3 89 35.5 27.7-44.1
Non-Veteran 484 267 55.5 49.1-61.8 217 44.5 38.2-50.9

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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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