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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,938 3,878 64.8 62.9-66.7 572 10.7 9.6-12.0 583 9.7 8.6-10.8 839 12.5 11.3-13.9 66 2.3 1.5- 3.3
Female 9,731 6,683 69.5 68.1-70.8 935 9.6 8.7-10.5 850 9.7 8.8-10.7 1,205 10.5 9.7-11.3 58 0.8 0.5- 1.2
RACE
White 12,166 8,610 72.2 71.0-73.4 1,006 8.9 8.1- 9.7 970 8.2 7.5- 9.0 1,534 10.2 9.5-11.0 46 0.5 0.3- 0.8
African American 2,362 1,354 59.3 56.3-62.3 349 13.9 12.0-16.1 294 12.8 10.9-15.0 344 13.1 11.2-15.4 21 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Asian 107 74 58.1 44.1-71.0 13 16.2 8.4-28.8 12 13.2 5.7-27.7 6 10.0 3.4-26.0 2 2.5 0.6-10.3
Native American 318 179 58.4 50.6-65.7 44 14.5 9.4-21.6 48 12.7 9.1-17.5 44 13.9 9.4-20.1 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Other Minorities 654 305 45.3 39.4-51.3 88 11.1 8.4-14.6 101 13.9 10.6-17.9 110 18.4 14.4-23.3 50 11.3 7.5-16.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 628 285 44.8 38.8-51.0 90 12.9 9.8-16.8 102 14.1 11.0-17.9 103 16.9 13.0-21.6 48 11.3 7.3-16.9
-English Speaking 234 145 70.5 60.7-78.7 33 12.3 7.3-20.0 29 10.6 6.7-16.5 25 5.9 3.4-10.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
-Spanish Speaking 394 140 35.7 29.4-42.6 57 13.2 9.5-17.9 73 15.4 11.6-20.2 78 20.8 15.7-26.8 46 15.0 9.8-22.3
Non-Hispanic 14,993 10,252 69.2 68.0-70.3 1,411 9.9 9.2-10.7 1,327 9.3 8.6-10.1 1,928 11.0 10.2-11.7 75 0.7 0.5- 1.0
AGE
18-24 468 299 67.0 61.2-72.3 62 10.0 7.3-13.5 46 9.6 6.7-13.7 43 8.9 6.0-12.9 18 4.6 2.4- 8.5
25-34 1,499 1,006 64.7 61.4-67.9 200 13.5 11.4-16.0 142 9.7 7.9-11.8 127 9.7 7.7-12.1 24 2.4 1.4- 4.0
35-44 2,446 1,700 67.9 65.5-70.3 240 9.8 8.3-11.5 251 10.9 9.4-12.7 236 10.2 8.7-11.9 19 1.2 0.6- 2.2
45-54 3,073 2,124 68.8 66.6-71.0 304 10.0 8.6-11.5 300 9.8 8.5-11.3 331 10.5 9.2-12.1 14 0.9 0.4- 1.9
55-64 3,356 2,345 71.6 69.6-73.5 294 8.4 7.3- 9.6 293 8.5 7.4- 9.7 407 11.1 9.8-12.6 17 0.4 0.2- 0.7
65-74 2,701 1,777 66.1 63.8-68.3 216 8.3 7.1- 9.7 234 9.3 7.9-10.8 461 16.0 14.4-17.7 13 0.4 0.2- 0.8
75+ 2,012 1,223 59.3 56.5-62.1 180 9.3 7.7-11.2 162 9.3 7.7-11.2 428 21.4 19.1-23.9 19 0.7 0.4- 1.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,191 835 38.7 35.2-42.2 269 12.6 10.6-15.0 314 14.4 12.4-16.7 708 27.3 24.4-30.4 65 7.0 4.7-10.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,611 2,809 62.3 60.0-64.6 479 10.1 8.9-11.5 512 11.9 10.4-13.5 765 14.3 12.8-16.0 46 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 4,086 2,914 70.2 67.9-72.3 424 12.1 10.5-13.8 367 9.8 8.3-11.4 374 7.8 6.7- 9.0 7 0.2 0.1- 0.6
College Graduate 4,746 3,977 82.9 81.3-84.4 333 7.4 6.4- 8.5 239 5.3 4.4- 6.2 192 4.3 3.5- 5.2 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,749 707 40.7 36.7-44.8 231 12.1 10.0-14.6 262 15.5 12.7-18.7 516 27.1 23.6-31.0 33 4.6 2.5- 8.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,503 1,260 47.2 43.7-50.8 299 12.9 10.8-15.4 347 15.0 12.9-17.4 552 20.9 18.2-23.8 45 3.9 2.3- 6.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,670 1,011 59.9 56.1-63.5 194 12.8 10.5-15.5 197 12.4 10.0-15.3 253 13.0 11.0-15.3 15 2.0 1.0- 3.8
$35,000- 49,999 2,182 1,613 71.4 68.5-74.0 191 9.8 8.1-11.9 185 9.8 8.1-11.7 188 8.9 7.3-10.7 5 0.2 0.1- 0.4
$50,000-74,999 2,237 1,809 78.3 75.6-80.7 178 9.4 7.7-11.4 131 6.5 5.2- 8.1 115 5.1 3.9- 6.5 4 0.7 0.2- 2.8
$75,000+ 3,227 2,795 85.2 83.4-86.8 208 6.8 5.8- 8.1 118 4.2 3.3- 5.2 104 3.6 2.8- 4.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,803 3,424 59.3 57.3-61.2 613 11.0 9.9-12.3 652 12.3 11.0-13.8 1,068 16.0 14.7-17.4 46 1.4 0.8- 2.3
No 9,424 6,857 70.8 69.3-72.3 854 9.8 8.9-10.7 742 8.5 7.7- 9.4 902 9.3 8.4-10.4 69 1.5 1.0- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,372 1,650 70.6 67.9-73.3 194 9.3 7.6-11.3 199 9.0 7.4-10.9 320 10.8 9.3-12.6 9 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Non-Veteran 13,292 8,907 66.6 65.3-67.9 1,313 10.3 9.5-11.1 1,234 9.8 9.0-10.6 1,723 11.6 10.7-12.5 115 1.7 1.3- 2.4

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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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