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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,467 5,464 74.9 73.4-76.3 2,003 25.1 23.7-26.6
AGE
18-24 148 109 76.0 66.9-83.2 39 24.0 16.8-33.1
25-34 599 433 71.3 66.4-75.7 166 28.7 24.3-33.6
35-44 1,050 815 79.6 76.6-82.4 235 20.4 17.6-23.4
45-54 1,412 1,085 78.3 75.5-80.8 327 21.7 19.2-24.5
55-64 1,624 1,193 75.3 72.6-77.8 431 24.7 22.2-27.4
65-74 1,423 1,024 72.2 69.1-75.0 399 27.8 25.0-30.9
75+ 1,157 762 66.4 62.9-69.8 395 33.6 30.2-37.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 805 333 42.8 37.8-47.9 472 57.2 52.1-62.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,149 1,443 70.0 66.9-73.0 706 30.0 27.0-33.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,174 1,664 75.4 72.4-78.1 510 24.6 21.9-27.6
College Graduate 2,323 2,014 87.0 85.0-88.7 309 13.0 11.3-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 785 361 48.4 42.3-54.6 424 51.6 45.4-57.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,086 621 54.9 50.0-59.8 465 45.1 40.2-50.0
$25,000- 34,999 749 510 66.4 61.7-70.7 239 33.6 29.3-38.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,042 831 76.4 72.2-80.1 211 23.6 19.9-27.8
$50,000-74,999 1,056 895 83.5 80.2-86.4 161 16.5 13.6-19.8
$75,000+ 1,535 1,384 89.7 87.3-91.7 151 10.3 8.3-12.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,804 1,806 65.8 63.1-68.4 998 34.2 31.6-36.9
No 4,510 3,551 79.3 77.5-81.0 959 20.7 19.0-22.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 114 82.5 73.7-88.8 28 17.5 11.2-26.3
Non-Veteran 7,325 5,350 74.8 73.3-76.2 1,975 25.2 23.8-26.7

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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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