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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 9,767 6,826 70.8 69.4-72.1 2,941 29.2 27.9-30.6
RACE
White 7,467 5,464 74.9 73.4-76.3 2,003 25.1 23.7-26.6
African American 1,647 996 64.0 60.6-67.2 651 36.0 32.8-39.4
Other Minorities 613 340 52.9 46.6-59.0 273 47.1 41.0-53.4
AGE
18-24 270 185 72.1 64.8-78.4 85 27.9 21.6-35.2
25-34 943 652 68.7 64.7-72.4 291 31.3 27.6-35.3
35-44 1,492 1,097 72.9 69.9-75.8 395 27.1 24.2-30.1
45-54 1,879 1,372 73.7 70.9-76.2 507 26.3 23.8-29.1
55-64 2,011 1,427 72.5 70.0-74.9 584 27.5 25.1-30.0
65-74 1,724 1,182 69.3 66.5-71.9 542 30.7 28.1-33.5
75+ 1,365 848 60.8 57.4-64.1 517 39.2 35.9-42.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,332 536 40.8 36.7-44.9 796 59.2 55.1-63.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,859 1,832 65.6 62.7-68.4 1,027 34.4 31.6-37.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,731 2,026 73.6 71.1-76.0 705 26.4 24.0-28.9
College Graduate 2,822 2,416 85.6 83.6-87.3 406 14.4 12.7-16.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,240 561 46.9 42.0-51.8 679 53.1 48.2-58.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,613 896 53.6 49.7-57.6 717 46.4 42.4-50.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,031 679 64.6 60.4-68.6 352 35.4 31.4-39.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,299 1,021 75.0 71.2-78.5 278 25.0 21.5-28.8
$50,000-74,999 1,276 1,074 82.6 79.5-85.3 202 17.4 14.7-20.5
$75,000+ 1,728 1,548 89.4 87.1-91.3 180 10.6 8.7-12.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,677 2,249 61.4 58.9-63.8 1,428 38.6 36.2-41.1
No 5,831 4,398 75.0 73.3-76.7 1,433 25.0 23.3-26.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 159 75.3 66.5-82.4 52 24.7 17.6-33.5
Non-Veteran 9,556 6,667 70.7 69.2-72.0 2,889 29.3 28.0-30.8

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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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