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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 6,711 5,043 75.3 73.7-76.8 535 8.0 7.1- 9.1 455 7.5 6.6- 8.6 592 8.2 7.3- 9.2 86 1.0 0.7- 1.3
AGE
18-24 148 106 74.4 65.1-81.8 16 8.7 4.9-14.8 16 10.7 5.9-18.4 10 6.3 3.1-12.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 591 409 68.7 63.8-73.2 65 11.5 8.4-15.6 63 10.6 8.0-14.0 50 8.8 6.3-12.0 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
35-44 1,034 778 76.7 73.4-79.7 76 6.8 5.1- 8.9 81 7.2 5.5- 9.4 93 8.7 6.9-10.9 6 0.6 0.2- 2.0
45-54 1,348 1,015 77.1 74.3-79.7 108 7.1 5.7- 8.9 102 7.7 6.1- 9.7 112 7.1 5.7- 8.7 11 1.0 0.5- 1.9
55-64 1,468 1,098 76.6 73.9-79.1 109 7.6 6.1- 9.4 97 6.0 4.6- 7.6 146 8.5 7.0-10.3 18 1.3 0.7- 2.4
65-74 1,191 950 79.5 76.5-82.2 82 7.0 5.5- 9.0 44 3.6 2.5- 5.2 96 8.4 6.6-10.6 19 1.5 0.9- 2.7
75+ 883 647 73.8 69.9-77.3 74 7.2 5.6- 9.3 51 5.8 4.1- 8.2 83 10.6 8.0-13.9 28 2.6 1.7- 3.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 503 247 49.5 43.1-55.9 51 10.1 7.0-14.2 46 12.6 8.6-17.9 121 20.8 16.7-25.7 38 7.1 4.5-10.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,865 1,289 69.0 65.5-72.2 157 9.2 7.2-11.7 158 8.4 6.7-10.5 230 12.3 10.2-14.7 31 1.2 0.8- 1.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,047 1,548 74.0 70.9-76.8 176 9.3 7.6-11.4 151 9.0 7.0-11.5 162 7.2 5.8- 9.0 10 0.5 0.2- 1.0
College Graduate 2,283 1,950 85.8 83.8-87.7 151 5.7 4.6- 7.0 100 4.8 3.7- 6.2 77 3.5 2.6- 4.8 5 0.1 0.1- 0.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 575 278 50.5 43.4-57.7 62 11.2 7.7-16.1 68 10.6 7.6-14.5 141 24.0 19.2-29.5 26 3.7 2.3- 5.9
$15,000- 24,999 884 521 52.5 46.9-58.0 100 12.6 9.2-17.0 98 13.9 10.3-18.5 142 18.2 14.2-23.2 23 2.8 1.6- 4.8
$25,000- 34,999 667 459 65.2 60.2-69.9 73 13.2 10.0-17.2 57 9.3 6.9-12.6 72 11.0 8.4-14.3 6 1.2 0.5- 3.2
$35,000- 49,999 995 782 74.8 70.5-78.7 81 10.1 7.3-13.8 61 7.8 5.7-10.6 65 6.9 5.0- 9.3 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9
$50,000-74,999 1,034 859 81.7 78.2-84.7 67 6.5 4.8- 8.7 54 7.1 5.1- 9.9 49 4.4 3.1- 6.1 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3
$75,000+ 1,520 1,352 88.5 86.0-90.6 83 5.1 3.8- 7.0 45 3.0 2.0- 4.4 40 3.4 2.3- 5.0 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,345 1,576 67.3 64.3-70.1 218 9.4 7.8-11.2 201 9.3 7.5-11.4 299 12.1 10.3-14.1 51 2.0 1.4- 2.9
No 4,232 3,371 78.8 76.9-80.6 309 7.5 6.4- 8.8 241 6.7 5.6- 7.9 278 6.5 5.5- 7.7 33 0.5 0.3- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 133 109 82.7 73.6-89.1 9 6.5 3.0-13.7 6 3.9 1.5- 9.7 8 6.6 2.9-14.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Non-Veteran 6,578 4,934 75.1 73.5-76.7 526 8.1 7.1- 9.1 449 7.6 6.6- 8.7 584 8.2 7.3- 9.2 85 1.0 0.7- 1.3

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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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