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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-MALES

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
-MALES 5,955 3,981 66.2 64.3-68.0 1,974 33.8 32.0-35.7
RACE
White 4,735 3,305 71.6 69.6-73.4 1,430 28.4 26.6-30.4
African American 727 421 58.2 52.9-63.2 306 41.8 36.8-47.1
Other Minorities 470 242 49.4 42.5-56.3 228 50.6 43.7-57.5
AGE
18-24 200 124 63.7 54.8-71.7 76 36.3 28.3-45.2
25-34 561 381 63.9 58.7-68.8 180 36.1 31.2-41.3
35-44 955 639 66.0 62.1-69.7 316 34.0 30.3-37.9
45-54 1,198 793 66.4 62.8-69.8 405 33.6 30.2-37.2
55-64 1,357 966 72.9 69.8-75.8 391 27.1 24.2-30.2
65-74 988 647 67.0 63.4-70.4 341 33.0 29.6-36.6
75+ 665 406 60.2 55.3-65.0 259 39.8 35.0-44.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 880 349 41.0 35.7-46.5 531 59.0 53.5-64.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,766 1,055 61.7 58.0-65.3 711 38.3 34.7-42.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,366 953 68.6 64.7-72.3 413 31.4 27.7-35.3
College Graduate 1,929 1,612 82.3 79.8-84.5 317 17.7 15.5-20.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 522 172 35.1 28.9-41.8 350 64.9 58.2-71.1
$15,000- 24,999 899 418 45.9 39.9-52.1 481 54.1 47.9-60.1
$25,000- 34,999 644 357 57.4 51.2-63.4 287 42.6 36.6-48.8
$35,000- 49,999 887 626 70.2 65.9-74.1 261 29.8 25.9-34.1
$50,000-74,999 963 766 76.3 72.0-80.2 197 23.7 19.8-28.0
$75,000+ 1,500 1,279 83.2 80.5-85.6 221 16.8 14.4-19.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,153 1,267 59.6 56.5-62.7 886 40.4 37.3-43.5
No 3,616 2,605 69.2 66.7-71.5 1,011 30.8 28.5-33.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,165 1,523 71.5 68.6-74.2 642 28.5 25.8-31.4
Non-Veteran 3,785 2,454 64.2 61.8-66.6 1,331 35.8 33.4-38.2

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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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