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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Oral Health

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 386 279 71.0 64.4-76.9 107 29.0 23.1-35.6
Buncombe 343 247 73.6 67.0-79.4 96 26.4 20.6-33.0
Cabarrus 367 248 70.3 63.9-76.1 119 29.7 23.9-36.1
Catawba 444 309 69.2 63.2-74.7 135 30.8 25.3-36.8
Cumberland 474 326 68.8 62.0-75.0 148 31.2 25.0-38.0
Davidson 404 276 64.0 57.1-70.5 128 36.0 29.5-42.9
Durham 391 289 68.2 59.9-75.5 102 31.8 24.5-40.1
Forsyth 406 299 72.8 67.0-78.0 107 27.2 22.0-33.0
Gaston 410 262 62.3 55.1-69.0 148 37.7 31.0-44.9
Guilford 418 318 77.7 72.2-82.5 100 22.3 17.5-27.8
Iredell 429 303 72.3 66.8-77.2 126 27.7 22.8-33.2
Johnston 467 319 63.5 56.6-69.9 148 36.5 30.1-43.4
Mecklenburg 676 510 72.5 67.9-76.6 166 27.5 23.4-32.1
New Hanover 371 283 77.2 70.2-83.0 88 22.8 17.0-29.8
Onslow 406 285 70.2 63.9-75.8 121 29.8 24.2-36.1
Orange 379 302 77.2 70.5-82.7 77 22.8 17.3-29.5
Pitt 389 263 67.9 60.9-74.1 126 32.1 25.9-39.1
Randolph 396 256 63.2 56.1-69.8 140 36.8 30.2-43.9
Robeson 397 208 52.1 43.9-60.2 189 47.9 39.8-56.1
Rowan 446 294 63.2 56.2-69.7 152 36.8 30.3-43.8
Union 405 286 66.7 59.1-73.6 119 33.3 26.4-40.9
Wake 584 451 73.2 68.0-77.8 133 26.8 22.2-32.0
Wayne 442 311 69.6 61.6-76.6 131 30.4 23.4-38.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,275 3,528 66.2 64.2-68.1 1,747 33.8 31.9-35.8
Piedmont 7,558 5,384 70.1 68.4-71.7 2,174 29.9 28.3-31.6
Western NC 2,889 1,895 66.8 64.3-69.3 994 33.2 30.7-35.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,895 1,254 66.8 63.7-69.7 641 33.2 30.3-36.3
Northwest 3,289 2,234 68.1 65.7-70.4 1,055 31.9 29.6-34.3
Charlotte 2,089 1,460 68.8 65.9-71.6 629 31.2 28.4-34.1
Greensboro 1,797 1,313 72.0 68.4-75.4 484 28.0 24.6-31.6
Southern Regional 1,543 990 65.3 61.5-69.0 553 34.7 31.0-38.5
Coastal 777 556 70.6 65.8-74.9 221 29.4 25.1-34.2
Wake 1,708 1,235 69.9 66.3-73.3 473 30.1 26.7-33.7
Area L 473 318 67.3 61.5-72.6 155 32.7 27.4-38.5
Eastern 2,151 1,447 66.3 63.1-69.4 704 33.7 30.6-36.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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