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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-MALES

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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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 4,723 3,233 70.4 68.4-72.3 409 9.9 8.7-11.3 418 8.7 7.6- 9.9 639 10.2 9.1-11.5 24 0.8 0.4- 1.6
African American 723 402 56.8 51.5-61.9 102 13.4 10.3-17.2 98 13.2 10.2-16.9 116 15.7 12.0-20.2 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6
Other Minorities 469 230 46.7 39.9-53.7 58 11.7 8.4-16.1 63 10.0 7.1-13.8 81 20.2 15.2-26.4 37 11.3 7.0-17.9
AGE
18-24 198 122 63.5 54.6-71.6 23 9.5 5.8-15.1 18 8.6 5.0-14.5 22 10.7 6.2-17.7 13 7.6 3.7-15.0
25-34 559 367 61.9 56.7-66.9 89 15.8 12.4-19.9 45 8.1 5.8-11.1 47 10.8 7.6-15.1 11 3.4 1.7- 6.7
35-44 954 623 64.3 60.4-68.0 95 9.5 7.5-12.1 120 13.0 10.6-16.0 103 11.6 9.2-14.6 13 1.5 0.8- 2.8
45-54 1,197 774 64.9 61.3-68.3 129 11.8 9.6-14.5 131 9.8 7.9-12.1 152 12.4 10.2-15.1 11 1.1 0.5- 2.2
55-64 1,353 950 72.2 69.1-75.1 110 8.1 6.4-10.1 109 7.5 6.0- 9.3 174 11.8 9.7-14.1 10 0.5 0.3- 1.0
65-74 986 620 63.8 60.1-67.3 75 8.2 6.3-10.5 103 11.2 8.9-13.9 185 16.7 14.2-19.5 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7
75+ 660 397 59.8 54.8-64.6 49 8.7 6.1-12.1 56 9.0 6.5-12.3 153 21.9 17.9-26.6 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 872 327 38.6 33.3-44.1 99 12.6 9.5-16.4 118 11.0 8.6-14.0 288 28.0 23.5-33.1 40 9.9 6.1-15.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,763 1,023 60.1 56.3-63.7 182 10.7 8.7-13.1 220 12.1 10.1-14.5 316 15.2 12.7-18.1 22 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,363 932 67.8 63.8-71.5 139 12.3 9.8-15.5 144 11.3 8.8-14.4 144 8.1 6.4-10.4 4 0.4 0.1- 1.4
College Graduate 1,927 1,585 81.1 78.6-83.4 150 8.6 7.1-10.4 101 5.3 4.1- 6.8 91 5.0 3.7- 6.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 517 167 34.4 28.3-41.1 60 10.4 7.2-14.7 81 14.2 10.4-19.0 192 33.2 26.7-40.4 17 7.8 3.7-15.4
$15,000- 24,999 896 394 43.1 37.0-49.3 116 13.7 10.4-17.9 127 13.9 10.7-17.8 231 23.3 18.8-28.5 28 6.0 3.2-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 642 349 56.3 50.1-62.3 76 13.3 9.6-18.1 93 13.4 9.6-18.5 113 13.5 10.4-17.3 11 3.5 1.7- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 886 606 68.3 64.0-72.3 81 9.9 7.5-13.0 92 9.8 7.6-12.6 104 11.8 9.2-15.0 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9
$50,000-74,999 962 751 74.9 70.6-78.8 80 11.2 8.5-14.6 69 6.6 4.8- 8.9 60 5.9 4.1- 8.5 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5
$75,000+ 1,500 1,262 82.3 79.6-84.7 109 8.0 6.4- 9.9 69 5.6 4.2- 7.3 59 4.0 2.9- 5.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,145 1,227 58.3 55.1-61.4 228 11.7 9.8-13.9 250 12.0 10.1-14.3 419 15.8 13.8-18.0 21 2.1 1.1- 4.2
No 3,607 2,546 67.8 65.3-70.2 328 10.3 8.9-11.9 311 8.7 7.4-10.1 381 10.9 9.3-12.7 41 2.3 1.4- 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,161 1,492 70.5 67.6-73.2 173 9.2 7.5-11.4 183 9.0 7.3-10.9 304 11.1 9.5-13.0 9 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Non-Veteran 3,772 2,382 62.7 60.3-65.0 399 11.3 9.9-12.9 400 10.0 8.7-11.4 534 13.0 11.4-14.8 57 3.0 2.0- 4.5

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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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