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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 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 7,443 5,377 73.9 72.4-75.4 597 8.0 7.1- 8.9 552 7.8 6.9- 8.8 895 10.1 9.2-11.1 22 0.2 0.1- 0.3
African American 1,639 952 61.4 58.0-64.7 247 14.3 12.1-16.9 196 12.4 10.2-15.1 228 11.0 9.3-13.0 16 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Other Minorities 610 328 50.6 44.4-56.9 87 12.6 9.5-16.6 98 18.9 14.1-24.9 79 12.3 9.3-16.0 18 5.6 2.9-10.5
AGE
18-24 270 177 70.7 63.5-77.1 39 10.5 7.1-15.3 28 10.8 6.6-17.2 21 6.8 4.1-11.2 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0
25-34 940 639 67.6 63.6-71.3 111 11.2 8.9-14.1 97 11.3 8.8-14.4 80 8.6 6.5-11.1 13 1.3 0.6- 2.6
35-44 1,492 1,077 71.6 68.5-74.5 145 10.0 8.1-12.3 131 8.8 7.2-10.8 133 8.7 7.1-10.6 6 0.8 0.2- 3.0
45-54 1,876 1,350 72.6 69.8-75.2 175 8.2 6.8- 9.8 169 9.8 8.1-11.9 179 8.7 7.3-10.4 3 0.7 0.1- 3.6
55-64 2,003 1,395 71.1 68.5-73.5 184 8.6 7.3-10.3 184 9.5 8.0-11.2 233 10.5 8.9-12.4 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7
65-74 1,715 1,157 68.0 65.1-70.7 141 8.4 6.9-10.2 131 7.7 6.2- 9.6 276 15.3 13.4-17.6 10 0.6 0.3- 1.2
75+ 1,352 826 59.0 55.6-62.4 131 9.7 7.7-12.1 106 9.5 7.4-12.0 275 21.1 18.3-24.1 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,319 508 38.8 34.8-43.0 170 12.6 10.2-15.5 196 18.5 15.4-22.1 420 26.5 23.3-29.9 25 3.6 1.8- 7.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,848 1,786 64.6 61.7-67.4 297 9.5 8.0-11.2 292 11.6 9.6-14.0 449 13.5 11.8-15.4 24 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,723 1,982 72.0 69.4-74.5 285 11.9 10.1-13.9 223 8.6 7.1-10.4 230 7.5 6.2- 9.1 3 0.0 0.0- 0.1
College Graduate 2,819 2,392 84.6 82.6-86.4 183 6.3 5.1- 7.7 138 5.2 4.1- 6.5 101 3.6 2.8- 4.6 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,232 540 45.8 40.9-50.7 171 13.5 11.0-16.5 181 16.5 12.8-21.1 324 22.2 19.0-25.8 16 2.0 0.7- 5.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,607 866 51.1 47.2-55.0 183 12.2 9.8-15.1 220 16.1 13.5-19.2 321 18.6 15.9-21.7 17 2.0 0.9- 4.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,028 662 63.5 59.3-67.5 118 12.2 9.8-15.1 104 11.4 8.7-14.8 140 12.5 10.2-15.3 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,296 1,007 74.2 70.4-77.7 110 9.7 7.4-12.7 93 9.8 7.5-12.7 84 6.2 4.7- 8.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$50,000-74,999 1,275 1,058 81.7 78.6-84.4 98 7.5 5.8- 9.7 62 6.5 4.7- 8.9 55 4.2 3.0- 5.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$75,000+ 1,727 1,533 88.6 86.3-90.5 99 5.5 4.2- 7.3 49 2.5 1.7- 3.8 45 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,658 2,197 60.1 57.7-62.6 385 10.4 9.1-11.9 402 12.6 10.8-14.7 649 16.1 14.5-17.9 25 0.7 0.4- 1.3
No 5,817 4,311 73.7 72.0-75.4 526 9.2 8.2-10.4 431 8.4 7.4- 9.6 521 7.9 7.0- 8.8 28 0.8 0.4- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 158 72.6 63.1-80.4 21 10.4 5.6-18.5 16 9.9 5.1-18.4 16 7.0 3.7-13.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 9,520 6,525 69.4 68.0-70.8 914 9.6 8.7-10.5 834 9.7 8.7-10.7 1,189 10.5 9.7-11.4 58 0.8 0.5- 1.3

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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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