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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE FEMALES

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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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,443 5,377 73.9 72.4-75.4 597 8.0 7.1- 8.9 552 7.8 6.9- 8.8 895 10.1 9.2-11.1 22 0.2 0.1- 0.3
AGE
18-24 148 106 75.4 66.3-82.7 20 10.0 5.9-16.5 12 7.4 3.7-14.4 10 7.2 3.6-13.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 598 425 69.6 64.6-74.1 68 11.4 8.5-15.3 57 10.4 7.6-14.1 47 8.6 6.0-12.0 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
35-44 1,050 806 78.7 75.6-81.5 73 6.2 4.7- 8.2 82 7.2 5.5- 9.3 88 7.8 6.2- 9.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
45-54 1,410 1,072 77.7 74.9-80.2 118 7.5 6.1- 9.4 105 7.8 6.2- 9.9 115 7.0 5.6- 8.6 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 1,619 1,175 74.4 71.6-76.9 128 7.1 5.8- 8.7 121 7.5 6.0- 9.2 192 10.8 9.0-13.0 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
65-74 1,417 1,007 71.4 68.3-74.3 92 6.4 5.0- 8.2 92 6.6 5.0- 8.7 221 15.4 13.2-17.9 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6
75+ 1,147 744 65.3 61.6-68.7 94 7.5 5.9- 9.5 81 7.5 5.7- 9.8 216 19.0 16.2-22.2 12 0.7 0.4- 1.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 796 321 41.9 36.9-47.1 76 8.7 6.4-11.7 98 15.3 11.8-19.7 293 33.3 28.8-38.2 8 0.8 0.3- 1.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,142 1,412 69.0 65.8-71.9 190 8.3 6.7-10.2 191 8.6 7.0-10.7 339 13.9 11.9-16.1 10 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,167 1,631 74.0 70.9-76.8 194 10.5 8.5-12.7 164 8.5 6.8-10.7 177 7.0 5.6- 8.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
College Graduate 2,322 2,003 86.4 84.4-88.2 137 5.3 4.2- 6.7 99 4.6 3.5- 6.0 81 3.6 2.7- 4.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 779 347 47.3 41.2-53.5 96 12.1 9.0-16.0 93 11.7 8.9-15.3 238 28.5 23.7-33.8 5 0.4 0.2- 1.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,082 610 53.1 48.1-58.0 104 11.7 8.5-15.9 138 14.7 11.6-18.5 225 20.3 16.6-24.5 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6
$25,000- 34,999 746 500 65.6 61.0-70.0 72 11.6 8.7-15.2 71 9.8 7.5-12.8 101 12.7 10.0-16.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,042 821 75.6 71.4-79.3 83 9.2 6.8-12.4 62 8.2 5.8-11.4 75 7.0 5.2- 9.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$50,000-74,999 1,055 883 82.8 79.5-85.7 74 6.6 4.9- 8.8 48 6.3 4.4- 9.1 48 4.1 2.9- 5.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$75,000+ 1,534 1,373 89.0 86.5-91.1 81 5.2 3.8- 7.1 43 2.6 1.7- 3.8 37 3.2 2.1- 4.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,792 1,776 65.1 62.4-67.8 243 8.3 6.9- 9.8 260 10.0 8.3-12.0 501 16.4 14.5-18.5 12 0.2 0.1- 0.4
No 4,500 3,495 78.1 76.3-79.9 345 7.9 6.8- 9.2 280 6.7 5.7- 7.9 370 7.1 6.1- 8.2 10 0.1 0.1- 0.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 114 82.5 73.7-88.8 9 6.0 2.7-12.9 7 4.1 1.7- 9.7 12 7.4 3.6-14.5 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 7,301 5,263 73.8 72.3-75.3 588 8.0 7.1- 9.0 545 7.9 7.0- 8.9 883 10.2 9.3-11.2 22 0.2 0.1- 0.3

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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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