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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 645 358 55.3 49.7-60.7 83 12.0 9.1-15.6 68 12.2 8.8-16.5 103 14.9 11.3-19.3 33 5.7 3.6- 9.0
AGE
18-24 28 16 60.2 37.7-79.1 2 6.3 1.5-23.1 4 9.9 3.4-25.3 4 15.3 4.6-40.5 2 8.3 1.8-30.5
25-34 68 42 60.2 45.3-73.5 9 11.9 5.4-24.2 6 13.4 4.9-31.7 7 9.2 4.2-19.2 4 5.3 1.9-14.1
35-44 130 83 59.6 48.9-69.5 18 14.3 8.6-22.7 13 12.5 6.3-23.0 12 8.6 4.5-15.9 4 5.1 1.8-13.5
45-54 173 91 47.7 38.1-57.5 20 10.2 5.8-17.3 21 15.9 9.6-25.4 35 22.5 14.8-32.7 6 3.7 1.4- 9.2
55-64 136 68 50.8 40.3-61.3 24 19.1 11.2-30.5 15 9.0 5.2-15.2 22 16.3 9.8-25.8 7 4.8 2.2-10.4
65-74 64 37 59.3 44.8-72.4 4 6.8 2.4-17.5 7 12.4 5.1-27.1 12 14.5 7.3-26.8 4 7.0 2.3-19.3
75+ 41 17 36.3 21.1-54.8 6 14.3 5.9-30.6 2 3.0 0.6-14.4 11 30.5 15.3-51.5 5 16.0 5.1-40.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 40 45.9 30.4-62.2 11 8.3 4.1-15.8 5 4.0 1.5-10.3 34 34.1 21.9-48.9 10 7.7 3.8-14.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 254 124 47.9 38.6-57.3 36 10.1 6.7-15.1 39 19.6 12.9-28.5 43 17.6 11.3-26.5 12 4.8 2.4- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 160 97 56.7 46.4-66.4 20 14.9 8.8-24.1 15 8.5 4.9-14.5 21 11.8 7.2-18.9 7 8.1 3.1-19.4
College Graduate 129 97 75.0 64.0-83.5 15 14.3 7.6-25.3 9 5.4 2.5-11.5 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 3 3.3 1.0-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 20 26.1 15.1-41.2 15 15.2 8.4-26.2 7 8.1 3.3-18.4 36 38.2 25.3-53.1 7 12.3 3.4-35.8
$15,000- 24,999 113 55 50.4 35.3-65.4 12 5.1 2.5-10.3 17 24.6 13.0-41.6 21 13.4 7.6-22.4 8 6.5 2.8-14.4
$25,000- 34,999 81 42 59.4 43.4-73.7 12 9.5 4.7-18.2 9 12.7 5.8-25.6 14 14.1 7.2-25.8 4 4.3 1.2-14.4
$35,000- 49,999 119 75 61.4 49.8-71.8 15 14.6 8.4-24.2 11 8.5 3.9-17.4 15 12.0 5.9-22.9 3 3.5 1.0-11.8
$50,000-74,999 86 63 69.7 54.8-81.4 11 15.3 6.9-30.4 6 3.7 1.1-11.3 4 6.0 1.9-17.5 2 5.3 1.3-18.6
$75,000+ 99 74 71.4 59.3-81.1 11 12.2 6.1-23.0 11 13.4 7.1-23.8 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 241 104 44.6 35.6-54.0 34 12.7 8.2-19.3 25 12.1 7.2-19.4 60 23.0 16.6-30.9 18 7.6 4.3-13.1
No 372 230 59.5 52.1-66.5 47 11.8 8.2-16.7 43 12.9 8.6-19.0 38 10.8 6.7-16.9 14 5.0 2.5- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 213 135 66.0 57.0-74.0 28 12.5 7.8-19.3 22 9.3 5.5-15.2 24 10.5 6.5-16.5 4 1.7 0.5- 6.2
Non-Veteran 432 223 51.1 44.3-57.8 55 11.8 8.4-16.3 46 13.3 9.1-19.0 79 16.5 12.0-22.3 29 7.3 4.5-11.6

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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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