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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-MALES

How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist?*

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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 14,117 9,788 67.2 65.9-68.4 1,342 10.3 9.5-11.1 1,135 8.8 8.1- 9.6 1,499 10.3 9.5-11.1 353 3.4 2.9- 4.1
-MALES 5,348 3,570 64.1 62.0-66.1 526 11.0 9.8-12.3 421 8.5 7.4- 9.8 650 11.5 10.3-12.9 181 4.9 3.9- 6.1
RACE
White 4,243 2,994 70.5 68.4-72.5 381 9.9 8.7-11.4 305 7.6 6.4- 8.9 469 9.5 8.3-10.8 94 2.5 1.8- 3.4
African American 645 358 55.3 49.7-60.7 83 12.0 9.1-15.6 68 12.2 8.8-16.5 103 14.9 11.3-19.3 33 5.7 3.6- 9.0
Other Minorities 437 207 43.9 37.0-51.1 57 14.6 10.5-20.1 46 8.6 5.8-12.5 73 17.3 12.7-23.0 54 15.6 10.7-22.3
AGE
18-24 199 112 58.2 49.3-66.6 29 11.7 7.5-17.6 17 8.9 5.0-15.1 22 10.6 6.2-17.4 19 10.7 6.1-18.1
25-34 554 358 60.5 55.3-65.6 85 15.2 11.9-19.3 42 8.3 5.7-11.8 45 9.0 6.3-12.7 24 6.9 4.4-10.6
35-44 936 596 62.8 58.9-66.6 91 9.4 7.3-11.9 99 11.2 8.8-14.1 119 12.9 10.4-16.0 31 3.7 2.5- 5.5
45-54 1,134 719 63.6 59.9-67.1 130 12.2 9.9-15.0 102 8.6 6.7-11.0 154 13.2 10.8-16.0 29 2.4 1.5- 3.7
55-64 1,205 869 72.9 69.6-76.0 90 7.9 6.0-10.3 78 5.9 4.5- 7.6 133 10.6 8.6-13.0 35 2.7 1.8- 4.1
65-74 799 569 71.9 68.1-75.4 60 7.1 5.4- 9.5 52 6.9 5.0- 9.5 98 11.5 9.2-14.2 20 2.6 1.5- 4.4
75+ 494 329 65.2 59.7-70.3 38 9.0 6.4-12.6 30 6.3 4.1- 9.5 76 15.0 11.4-19.5 21 4.5 2.4- 8.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 664 247 35.6 30.0-41.7 82 15.1 11.0-20.2 57 7.3 5.1-10.4 181 23.4 18.9-28.6 97 18.6 13.7-24.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,531 894 58.9 54.9-62.8 161 10.2 8.3-12.4 168 11.3 9.1-14.0 252 15.3 12.6-18.5 56 4.3 2.9- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,254 867 66.0 61.8-70.0 132 12.5 9.9-15.8 106 10.5 7.8-14.0 129 8.4 6.7-10.5 20 2.6 1.4- 4.8
College Graduate 1,887 1,555 81.0 78.5-83.4 147 8.6 7.0-10.6 90 5.0 3.8- 6.4 88 4.8 3.5- 6.4 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 392 123 32.1 25.4-39.5 49 15.2 9.9-22.7 43 10.7 7.1-15.8 137 26.6 20.8-33.3 40 15.5 9.4-24.5
$15,000- 24,999 742 324 41.1 34.6-48.0 97 12.1 9.0-15.9 93 13.4 9.6-18.2 165 21.7 17.0-27.4 63 11.7 7.8-17.2
$25,000- 34,999 546 290 51.1 44.3-57.7 81 16.3 12.1-21.8 64 13.3 8.7-19.8 86 13.6 10.2-17.8 25 5.7 3.3- 9.9
$35,000- 49,999 812 564 67.8 63.2-72.1 69 10.1 7.5-13.6 73 7.8 5.8-10.3 90 11.8 8.9-15.3 16 2.5 1.3- 4.9
$50,000-74,999 916 714 74.1 69.6-78.1 76 10.3 7.6-13.7 57 6.3 4.6- 8.6 59 6.7 4.7- 9.6 10 2.6 1.1- 6.0
$75,000+ 1,467 1,236 82.2 79.4-84.6 117 8.3 6.6-10.2 55 4.9 3.6- 6.7 55 4.1 3.0- 5.7 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,804 1,072 57.1 53.6-60.5 177 10.8 8.8-13.1 171 10.8 8.8-13.3 308 15.7 13.5-18.2 76 5.6 3.9- 8.0
No 3,389 2,400 66.9 64.3-69.4 334 11.1 9.6-12.8 239 7.7 6.4- 9.3 319 9.8 8.3-11.6 97 4.5 3.3- 6.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,874 1,370 72.6 69.5-75.4 152 9.2 7.3-11.4 131 7.7 6.0- 9.8 188 9.1 7.5-10.9 33 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Non-Veteran 3,470 2,197 61.1 58.6-63.6 374 11.6 10.2-13.3 290 8.8 7.4-10.3 461 12.4 10.8-14.2 148 6.1 4.7- 7.7

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having teeth.
Note: Denominator includes respondents who reported having never been to a dental clinic.

^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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